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Which are the 10 most famous books ever made?
Glory depends on many things and essentially on what you want to do with the response. This is a readinglist? Interested in the latest hit books, how long has a title been on the market? Cause books with massive revenues include: What's great, but are the purchases what you're looking for?
The Bible, if so, is a separate class. It sells more books than any other *but* is often free of charge to print and distribute or many are purchased by church around the globe as references in church during preaching, masses, etc., so the numbers are partly due to selling to large organisations and not to possession.
I' m not sure if this would be useful for your most famous books or if it would discredit you. Also, because the global community has been growing so rapidly, communication in many places is almost immediate, translation is easy to get, more languages are multilingual and recent changes in the field of publication have made books more readily available, this means that the latest break-out hit releases will almost immediately outpace most books (except the Bible) on sale.
Films that are also product establish contribute to the quality, honor and selling of these product. So, The Martian and 50 Shades of Gray should be on that shortlist? However, I didn't end this mailing lists, partly because it's something you can google, and it's not such an interesting one.
The other way, perhaps a more interesting way to look at glory, is to look at the appreciation and impact of a work, especially across cultures. I' m fond of English, but I have the feeling that the following books have a wide range and almost immediate multicultural appreciation. Three Muskateers I almost didn't put on that hit lists until I recall it even found its way into Slumdog Millionaire.
Now, without further fuss, here's my very, very famous book lis.