Who was the best selling author of the 1990s?

Catherine Cookson sold 14.5million books during the last decade according to a Bookwatch survey on the top-selling author of the 1990’s.

Who is the best-selling author of the 20th century?

  • Danielle Steel.
  • Stephen King.
  • James A. Michener.
  • Sidney Sheldon.
  • Mary Higgins Clark.
  • Robert Ludlum.
  • Lloyd C. Douglas.
  • Sinclair Lewis.

When was Harry Potter written?

The first Harry Potter book, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, was published in 1997 to immediate popular and critical acclaim. Six further best-selling books and eight blockbuster films followed.

Who is the most famous author in history?

  • Leo Tolstoy – 327.
  • William Shakespeare – 293.
  • James Joyce – 194.
  • Vladimir Nabokov – 190.
  • Fyodor Dostoevsky – 177.
  • William Faulkner – 173.
  • Charles Dickens – 168.
  • Anton Checkhov – 165.

Who is the most published author in the world?

The most published works by one author is 1,084 by L. Ron Hubbard (USA) whose first work was published in February 1934 and the last in March 2006.

Who is the best author in Nigeria?

  • Chinua Achebe. Chinua Achebe is one of the most internationally-acclaimed writers from Africa, and his death in 2013 saw an outpouring of tributes from across the globe.
  • Wole Soyinka.
  • Femi Osofisan.
  • Ben Okri.
  • Buchi Emecheta.
  • Sefi Atta.
  • Helon Habila.
  • Teju Cole.

What defines a best seller?

Definition of best seller – : an article (such as a book) whose sales are among the highest of its class.


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