Best Selling Books

The importance of reading could be worded as a stimulation of the intellect and the imagination and it is a important part of life. For those reasons, we've decided to look into the top ten best-selling books of all time. It is not known which books have sold the most copies in history, because there are no records that cover all of history! But we made a list of those that are known as the best selling ones.

1

The Holy Bible

Not suprasing at all. The Good Book was first printed around 1450. It is the foundation of Christianity, aside from Christ himself. Before that, the book had been hand-copied by patient monks. It was only available to clerics and scholars. It has been printed in more than 2,000 languages and dialects.

2

In His Steps: What Would Jesus Do?

This discourse shows how we can use the Bible in everyday life, putting Christianity down to its very essence. Sheldon proposes to put ourselves in Jesus' shoes for the decisions we make as the only way to truly exercise discipleship.

3

Valley of the Dolls

this novel , published in 1966, was a real hit. It talks about three women trying to make it in showbiz, pushing the boundaries of the '60s, they get plagued by sex, drugs and scandal. This trashy melodrama is addictive and entertaining nonetheless.

4

A Message to Garcia

Published in 1899, this short 1,500 words essay, is about the real hero of the Cuban War. it is a dissertation on labor relations that addresses workers and preaches initiative that still rings true today. The sales reached this number because companies were buying the book in bulk to distribute to their employees.

5

The McGuffey Readers

when it was first printed in 1836. numerous editions of this anthology of short stories were very popular for young readers, though they were initially rather preachy. they were a great learning tool that contained valuable moral lessons. 80% of all American schoolchildren used them during the 19th century.

6

The World Almanac and Book of Facts (2003)

It first appeared in 1868 and it's been published every year since, except between 1876 and 1886 when ownership was in limbo. A comprehensive reference manual contains information on just about every subject, from sports and economy to history and geography. Calvin Coolidge was sworn in as U.S. President by his Justice father who read the oath from a copy of this book In 1923.

7

Guinness World Records (2003)

Originally published in 1955, this book of world records of all sorts came to be when the big boss of the Guinness brewery wanted to know what the fastest game bird in Europe was. Since it contains lots of photographs deeply appeals to the human voyeuristic hunger.

8

The American Spelling Book

It was published in 1783 and very quickly became the preferred English textbook in American schools . The words were broken down into syllables and that made learning pronunciation easier for students.

9

Quotations From Chairman Mao Tse-Tung

Also known under its nickname: The Little Red Book . It was First published in 1966, it displays the Chinese dictator's views on life, economics, and politics.

10

Dr. Spock's Baby and Child Care

In 1946, pediatrician Spock penned wide range of topics relating to childcare, from infancy to early education. It was a very important book, but also very controversial considering a man wrote about what was traditionally considered a woman's task. generations of parents have relied on this book as a source when dealing with newborns and toddlers.