Week of January 22 – List of best-selling single-volume books

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A Tale of Two Cities, written by Charles Dickens in 1859.  Approximate sales $200 million. (Genre:  History Fiction/English)

Le Petit Prince (The Little Prince), written by Antoine de Saint-Exupery in 1943. Approximate sales close to $200 million.  (Genre:  Fantasy/French)

The Lord of the Rings, written by J.R.R. Tolkien in 1954 – 1955.  Approximate sales $150 million.  (Genre:  High Fantasy/English) million.

The Hobbit, written by J.R.R. Tolkien in 1937.  Approximate sales $100 million.  (Genre: Juvenile Fantasy/English).

紅樓夢/红楼梦 Hong lou meng (Dream of the Red Chamber), written by Cao Xuequin, in 1759 – 1791.  Approximately sales:  $100 million.  (Genre:  Family Saga/Chinese)

And Then There Were None, written by Agatha Christie in 1930.  Approximate sales $100 million.  (Genre:  Mystery).

My favorite book:  To Kill A Mockingbird, written by Harper Lee in 1960.  Approximate sales $30 million.  (Genre:  Social Drama).

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