Saturday, August 20, 2011

All Time Bestseller Books


Fiction
  • 1984 by George Orwell
  • To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
  • The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
  • The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien
  • Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
  • The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky
  • Catch-22 by Joseph Heller
  • Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov
  • The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky
Non-Fiction
  • On the Origin of Species by Charles Darwin
  • The Republic by Plato
  • Walden by Henry David Thereau
  • The Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
  • The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank
  • The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli
  • A People's History of the United States by Howard Zinn
  • The Principia by Sir Isaac Newton
  • Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis
  • 1776 by David McCullough
Best Autobiographies/Biographies
  • The Autobiography of Malcolm X: As Told to Alex Haley by Alex Haley
  • Black Boy (The Restored Text Established by The Library of America) (Perennial Classics) by Richard Wright
  • The Heart of a Woman by Maya Angelou
  • Assata: An Autobiography (Lawrence Hill & Co.) by Assata Shakur
  • Bone Black: Memories of Girlhood by Bell Hooks
  • Long Walk to Freedom: The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela by Nelson Mandela
  • Indian Pilgrim: an unfinished autobiography by Subhas Chandra Bose
  • The Bell Jar: A Novel (Perennial Classics) by Sylvia Plath
  • The Bolivian Diary of Ernesto Che Guevara by Ernesto Guevara
  • The Ice Opinion: Who Gives a Fuck? by (Musician) Ice-T
Fantasy Novels
  • The Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkien
  • Harry Potter (series) by J. K. Rowling
  • The Wheel of Time (series) by Robert Jordan
  • The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis
  • The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien
  • A Song of Ice and Fire (series) by George R. R. Martin
  • The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman
  • Wizard’s First Rule by Terry Goodkind
  • Magician by Raymond E. Feist
  • The Belgariad (series) by David Eddings
Children Books
Picture Books
  • Alfie (series), by Shirley Hughes
  • Arthur (series), by Marc Brown
  • Babar (series), by Jean De Brunhoff
  • Bread and Jam for Frances, by Russell Hoban, illustrated by Lillian Hoban
  • A Chair for My Mother, by Vera Williams
  • Chicka Chicka Boom Boom, by Bill Martin Jr., illustrated by Lois Ehlert
  • Chrysanthemum, by Kevin Henkes
  • Doctor DeSoto, by William Steig
  • Dog Heaven, by Cynthia Rylant
  • Frog and Toad (series), by Arnold Lobel
Chapter Books
  • Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, by Lewis Carroll, illustrated by Sir John Tenniel
  • Anastasia Krupnik, by Lois Lowry
  • Anne of Green Gables, by L.M. Montgomery
  • Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret, by Judy Blume
  • Because of Winn-Dixie, by Kate DiCamillo
  • The Borrowers (series), by Mary Norton
  • Bridge to Terabithia, by Katherine Patterson
  • Charlotte’s Web, by E.B. White
  • The Devil’s Arithmetic, by Jane Yolen
  • Fallen Angels, by Walter Dean Myers

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