INFOGRAPHIC: The Most Popular Books of All Time

There is no way to objectively know the most popular books in world history, but the following infographic (from Lovereading.co.uk) gives a good guess based on estimated editions, translations, and copies sold.

Note: Jane Austen’s name is misspelled as “Jane Austin” here.

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