Many people in the world are fond of books and wanted to read them in their spare time. Awdry 10 — San-Antonio series 200 million copies sold by Frédéric Dard 11 — Robert Langdon series 200 million copies sold by Dan Brown 12 — The Baby-sitters Club 172 million copies sold by Ann Martin 13 — Star Wars series 150 million copies sold by various authors 14 — Little Critter series 150 million copies sold by Mercer Mayer 15 — Peter Rabbit 150 million copies sold by Beatrix Potter 16 — Chicken Soup for the Soul series 130 million copies sold by Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen 17 — American Girl series 120 million copies sold by various authors 18 — The Chronicles of Narnia series 120 million copies sold by C. An 1843 portrait of Alexander von Humboldt by Joseph Karl Stieler. It is one of the most cost-effective ways to extend life and fulfills my bigger mission to spread healthy habits and help others realize their full potential. Nobel Prize in Physics 1918 A 1915 photograph of Max Planck.
The maser and the laser. A portrait of Alessandro Volta. It seems there was a whole other Creation scene going on in the next county. We have reviewed our partners privacy policies to ensure that they comply with similar policies in order to ensure your data security. In time, he became the greatest enemy of the Green Lanterns and formed his own cops, each powered by the ability to evoke great fear. The Stormlight Archives The Stormlight Archives is the epic fantasy book which was written by the author of American called Brandon Sanderson.
Nobel Prize in Physics 1903 A photograph of Henri Becquerel. These are the best movies of all time, ranked by movie experts and film fans alike. The Method of Mechanical Theorems. Many theologians would agree with me on that. Adams invests the books with a contagious sense of fun, tempered by a deep cynicism about the state of the universe as a whole. It asks old questions -- what are our biggest fears? The two became one, and fuelled with hatred became more powerful than Spider-Man.
That doesn't usually get written about baseball books. I certainly value your selections and would much prefer them to several titles that now appear on the useful list: it's wonderful of Goodreads to point readers toward it. A 1785 portrait of Benjamin Franklin wearing his bifocal lenses by Charles Wilson Peale. That may come under the heading of covetting thy neighbor's bestselling title. If you have questions or need assistance setting up your account please email pw pubservice.
You can withdraw consent at any time. Let the list below, organized from the earliest published work to the most recent, steer you toward your next reality-shattering read. Designed: a parachute; a helicopter; an armored vehicle; an adding machine; a double-hulled ship; automated bobbin winder; wire-strength testing machine. He was quickly promoted to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. The movie camera and projector.
Then, I sorted them by count. Tycho Brahe Denmark, 1546-1601 Astronomer. The other of course is to enrage. Sagan mixes hard and soft sciences with ease, explaining radio telemetry on one page and staging a debate with fundamentalist preachers the next. A short list of possible definitions of 'greatness' might look like this: 1.
I'd like to point out that I'm completely consistent throughout my work: I'm consistently arguing for the other side. On 17 lists Galileo Galilei Italy, 1564-1642 Physicist, astronomer, mathematician, inventor, engineer and philosopher. Take it up with the Norwegian Book Club. Leo Tolstoy — 327 2. Whatever your moral stance, all of these can and should be questioned, and anyone is well within their rights to satirise anything.
Alfred Nobel Sweden, 1833-1896 Chemist and engineer. In losing control of that power, Venom was born. Neils Bohr Denmark, 1885-1962 Theoretical and experimental physicist. Often erroneously referred to as the first mutant that's actually Selene En Sabah Nur was born in ancient Egypt at the time of the Great Pyramids construction. Christian Doppler Austria, 1803-1853 Mathematician, physicist and astronomer. The list was compiled through votes from members of the Svenska Akademien, Swedish Crime Writers' Academy, librarian, authors and others.
Here is a list of 12 novels that, for various reasons, have been considered some of the greatest works of literature ever written. Chemical History of a Candle 1861. Although the exact number of copies sold is unknown, it is thought to be over 500 million and certainly more than any other non-political or non-religious book on the list. The Mismeasure of Man 1981. Are you fucking kidding me? The Lesson: I'm not really sure. The wave theory of light. A portrait of Sir Humphrey Davy by Thomas Phillips.