Many people seek out science fiction books in order to, like Star Trek’s many ships and missions, “explore strange new worlds,” and “go where no one has gone before.” Without the thousands of other worlds depicted by science fiction authors throughout the 20th Century and into the 21st, it’s unlikely that as many as 80% [...]Continue Reading →
Forgotten Authors of Fiction Books After major religious books like The Bible and the Q’uran, number six on the bestselling books of all time is the first Harry Potter book, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, by J.K. Rowling, with an estimated 107 million copies sold as of 2010. Other top authors who have [...]Continue Reading →
Find all Your Fiction Books as E-Books Publishing industry authority Bowker estimates that fiction books represent about 16 percent of the total books published in the U.S. each year. As recently as 2006, paperback books were the major publishing format for fiction books, with 65 percent of romance books, 61 percent of science fiction [...]Continue Reading →
Let’s get the Fiction Books Statistics According to the Google Book Project, throughout modern recorded history, nearly 130 million book titles have been published. In August, 2010, Google software engineer Leonid Taycher described Google’s analysis and algorithms for identifying and quantifying the total number of books published. Google Books refers to books that include the same [...]Continue Reading →
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