Here’s a good exercise. Not counting books such as the Bible, what do you think the top ten best selling books are? We’re talking about books that have sold the most copies and ignore cover price, literary quality, or subliminal cover art.
Jeffrey Somers has posted the surprising statistics on About.com (Jeffrey is their Bestsellers expert).
I have listed the bestsellers below but you should read the original article on About.com for a much further discussion of each entry.