Top-selling 100 books of all times

The ranking was recently published by The Guardian. It was prepared by Nielsen Bookscan and lists books published in UK between 1998 and 2010.

Not surprisingly top authors are Dan Brown, Jane Rowling and Stephenie Meyer.

1. The Da Vinci Code – Dan Brown
2. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone – J. K. Rowling
3. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets – J. K. Rowling
4. Angels and Demons – Dan Brown
5. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix – J. K. Rowling
6. Harry Potter and the Half-blood Prince: Children’s Edition – J. K. Rowling
7. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – J. K. Rowling
8. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban – J. K. Rowling
9. Twilight – Stephenie Meyer
10. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire – J. K. Rowling
11. Deception Point – Dan Brown
12. New Moon – Stephenie Meyer
13. The Lovely Bones – Alice Sebold
14. Digital Fortress – Dan Brown
15. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time – Mark Haddon
16. Eclipse – Stephenie Meyer
17. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo: Millennium Trilogy – Stieg Larsson
18. The Kite Runner – Khaled Hosseini
19. The Time Traveler’s Wife – Audrey Niffenegger
20. The World According to Clarkson – Jeremy Clarkson
21. Atonement – Ian McEwan
22. The Lost Symbol – Dan Brown
23. A Short History of Nearly Everything – Bill Bryson
24. Breaking Dawn – Stephenie Meyer
25. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire – J. K. Rowling
26. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – J. K. Rowling
27. The Girl Who Played With Fire: Millennium Trilogy – Stieg Larsson
28. A Child Called It – Dave Pelzer
29. The No.1 Ladies’ Detective Agency  – Alexander McCall Smith
30. You are What You Eat: The Plan That Will Change Your Life – Gillian McKeith
31. Man and Boy – Tony Parsons
32. Birdsong – Sebastian Faulks
33. Labyrinth – Kate Mosse
34. The Island – Victoria Hislop
35. Life of Pi – Yann Martel
36. Dr. Atkins’ New Diet Revolution – Robert C. Atkins
37. The Tales of Beedle the Bard – J. K. Rowling
38. Captain Corelli’s Mandolin –  Louis De Bernieres
39. Delia’s How to Cook: Bk 1 – Delia Smith
40. The Gruffalo – Julia Donaldson
41. Eats, Shoots and Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation – Lynne Truss
42. Northern Lights – Philip Pullman
43. The Interpretation of Murder – Jed Rubenfeld
44. The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets’ Nest: Millennium Trilogy – Stieg Larsson
45. Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason – Helen Fielding
46. A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian – Marina Lewycka
47. The Alchemist: A Fable About Following Your Dream –  Paulo Coelho
48. Notes from a Small Island – Bill Bryson
49. The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas – John Boyne
50. Stupid White Men: …and Other Sorry Excuses for the State of the Nation! – Michael Moore
51. Jamie’s 30-minute Meals – Jamie Oliver
52. The Broker – John Grisham
53. Bridget Jones’s Diary – Helen Fielding
54. The Very Hungry Caterpillar – Eric Carle
55. A Thousand Splendid Suns – Khaled Hosseini
56. The Sound of Laughter – Peter Kay
57. Jamie’s Italy – Jamie Oliver
58. Small Island – Andrea Levy
59. The Memory Keeper’s Daughter – Kim Edwards
60. Billy Connolly – Pamela Stephenson
61. The House at Riverton – Kate Morton
62. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix – J.K. Rowling
63. Nigella Express – Nigella Lawson
64. Memoirs of a Geisha – Arthur Golden
65. Delia’s How to Cook: Bk 2 – Delia Smith
66. The Subtle Knife – Philip Pullman
67. Jamie’s Ministry of Food: Anyone Can Learn to Cook in 24 Hours – Jamie Oliver
68. Guinness World Records 2009
69. Why Don’t Penguins’ Feet Freeze?: And 114 Other Questions
70. Jamie at Home: Cook Your Way to the Good Life – Jamie Oliver
71. White Teeth – Zadie Smith
72. The Devil Wears Prada – Lauren Weisberger
73. At My Mother’s Knee… and Other Low Joints – Paul O’Grady
74. No Time for Goodbye – Linwood Barclay
75. The “Times” Su Doku: The Utterly Addictive Number-placing Puzzle: Bk 1
76. Chocolat – Joanne Harris
77. The Return of the Naked Chef – Jamie Oliver
78. Angela’s Ashes: A Memoir of a Childhood – Frank McCourt
79. Schott’s Original Miscellany – Ben Schott
80. Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance – Barack Obama
81. The Dangerous Book for Boys – Conn Iggulden & Hal Iggulden
82. To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee
83. Harry Potter and the Half-blood Prince – J.K. Rowling
84. The Summons – John Grisham
85. The Lost Symbol – Dan Brown
86. The Catcher in the Rye – J.D. Salinger
87. I Can Make You Thin – Paul McKenna
88. Happy Days with the Naked Chef – Jamie Oliver
89. Brick Lane – Monica Ali
90. Anybody Out There? – Marian Keyes
91. The Undomestic Goddess – Sophie Kinsella
92. The Book Thief – Markus Zusak
93. I Know You Got Soul – Jeremy Clarkson
94. Sharon Osbourne Extreme: My Autobiography – Sharon Osbourne
95. Guinness World Records 2010
96. The Amber Spyglass: His Dark Materials – Philip Pullman
97. Can You Keep a Secret? – Sophie Kinsella
98. Down Under – Bill Bryson
99. A Spot of Bother – Mark Haddon
100. Dear Fatty – Dawn French