Top 10 Best-Selling Books Of All Time

Regardless of the fact that the modern world now has several advanced modes of entertainment, reading still remains arguably one of the best recreational activities. For readers, nothing beats the pleasure of manually reading a book and getting to know an imaginary world. When it comes to the best-selling books in the world, some commonly owned books top the list. The Holy Bible, for example, remains the most sold book with over 6 Billion copies purchased worldwide. Other books in the list include    The American Spelling Book and Guinness Book of World Records. In this list, however, we are focusing on fiction novels that have topped the charts in popular publication houses. If you are an avid reader, here are the top 10 best-selling books that are must-haves for your bookshelf.

 

10. The Alchemist

Best-Selling Books

First released in 1988, The Alchemist is the favorite book of many dedicated readers. While Paulo Coelho is one of the most favorite modern writers and has a knack for publishing the most successful books, none of his works have been able to beat the popularity The Alchemist has gained and maintained. Revolving around the topics of spirituality and nature, the book tells the tale of a young shepherd who decides to go off on a long journey. With the boy’s experiences with the nature’s omens, the book is an inspiring and thought-provoking one and is rightly in the list of the 10 best-selling books.