World Book Day 2021- Get to Know, 10 Most Read Books in the World
This year, the theme of World book day is “share a story”. On April 23rd, World Book Day is observed, across the globe. Get to know, top ten most read books across the globe.
The Holy Bible
The most read book in the World is Bible. This holy book so far has outsold any other in the world. During the last 50 years, a whopping 3.9 billion copies has been sold.
The Holy Quran
The second most read book in the world is the Holy Quran. As per survey the Quran is not only most read book of the Islamic world, but it also the most recited book of all time.
Quotation from the works of Mao Tse –tung
The Third most read book is Quotation from the works of Mao Tse –tung. The above book recorded sales, were about 820 million copies in the last 50 years. It is shortly known as “The Little Red Book, it is also most known book of all time.
The Harry Potter Series by J.K Rowling
The fourth most read book in the world is Harry Potter, 500 million (includes all series cumulatively) copies of this book have been sold. It is a series of seven fantasy novels. Since the time of its first book, it has garnered immense popularity and positive reviews.
The Lord of The Rings by J.R.R Tolkien
The lord of the rings is the fifth most read book in the world in the last 50 years. The copies sold of this book, were 150 million. This one too, is an epic high fantasy novel written by an English author.
The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
The “Alchemist”, is the sixth most read book in the world, during the past 50 years. Its recorded sales were 65 million. This book challenges you to think about your own personal legend and it also helps you explore the meaning of “living the dream”
The Da Vinci Code By Dan Brown
The seventh most read book in the world is “The Da Vinci Code”. Nearing to 57 million copies were sold in the last 50 years. It is a 2003 mystery thriller novel by Dan Brown. This book has been translated in 44 languages.
The Twilight Saga by Stephenie Meyer
The eighth most read book in the world, is “ the twilight Saga”. It is a story of urban girl, who falls in love with a 104 year old vampire. With a total of 4 parental books followed by another 2 replicas which retell the story. In the past 50 years,43 millions copies were sold.
Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
The ninth most read book in the world is “Gone with the Wind”. The novel was first published in the year 1938, it is one of the oldest thriller books. In the long-lasting run, the book has gone to sell above 33 million copies across the world.
Think and Grow Rich by Napolean Hill
Every individual faces both up and downs in their life. Sometimes experience very low phase in their life, with the help of this book, they can leap out the seclusion phases of the absolute low key phase and self hatred. This book has sold nearing to 27 million copies in the world and it was first published in the year 1937.