Cool book facts

Worlds Most Expensive Book:

The Codex Leicester, Leonardo da Vinci — $30.8 million

Interesting fact: The Tales of Beedle the Bard, J.K. Rowling — $3.98 million (hand written, only 3 copies made, 1 sold, all proceeds went to charity)

The 10 Most Expensive Books in the World

World’s most translated book:

The Bible (no surprise there)

Interesting facts: 

Le Petite Prince is #11 most translated book. 253 languages

The Watch Tower Society also known as “the society,” dominated the charts with 7 out of the top ten most translated books. 

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_literary_works_by_number_of_translations

Cool book find:
Go the f**k to sleep by Adam Mansbach

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4 thoughts on “Cool book facts

  1. Rowena says:

    Thank you very much for following me over at Beyond the Flow. I found the top 10 books read in the world very interesting. I’ve been meaning to read The Alchemist and it’s been sitting on my shelf for years so I’d better hop to it.
    xx Rowena

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