Top 10 Most Popular Authors in The World

Although this is the era of technology and internet but still a large number of people have great interest in reading books and novels. Books and novels are the pure reflection of different happenings of life and society which are sketched by the authors.

In the world there are a lot of great authors who created a number of amazing writings from their pen and liked a lot by the readers. For all of the people who have real literary taste and keenly interested to know about the most popular authors in the world ever here we are giving the  list of Top 10 Most Popular Authors in The World.

10. Stieg Larsson

Stieg Larsson

At the number ten we have a well known and successful author Stieg Larsson who gave some of the amazing piece of writings. He is a Swedish writer and also a journalists and popular for writing the millennium series of crime novels. Most of his novels are a big attraction for the investigative and crime series readers. He got the title of the best seller author in the year 2008 as well.

 

9. Stephenie Meyer

Stephenie Meyer

Stephenie Meyer is an American young author and producer and famous for her amazing vampire romance series, which are later filmed and business too much. This series got the appreciation worldwide and sold over 100 million copies with translation in thirty seven different languages. Meyer was the best seller author for the year 2008 and 2009. Throughout the world she is famous for the tremendous fictitious series of novel. Besides Twilight she also gives some of the amazing piece of writings which are liked by the public. Due to her amazing achievements and likeness we added her in our list at the ninth position.

 

8. James Herbert

James Herbert

A person who gave some of the amazing horror novels and piece of writings and get the best response from the public is James Herbert who is actually and English writer and known for the horror novels. He is an author of his own type, he writes his novels and also designs their covers and advertise and promote them by himself as well. His books are sold around the world and also translated into thirty four languages.

 

7. Dan Brown

Dan Brown

Dan Brown is an American author of thriller fiction, he is known for his amazing novel named The Da Vinci Code which was the best seller of 2003. All of the characters of his novels are placed as specific and in proper position. His books have been translated in more than fifty languages and till 2012 there are about 200 million copies of his novels have been sold all over the world. We have ranked him at the number seven in our list.

 

6. James Patterson

James Patterson

At the number sixth in our list we have another amazing author of America James Patterson. He has written a number of psychological fiction novels and popular for different novels and series such as Alex Cross series, Michael Bennett, Women’s Murder Club, Maximum Ride, Daniel X and Witch and Wizard series. Besides these he also creates some stand alone thrillers, nonfiction and romantic novels as well. There are about two hundred and seventy million copies of his novels have been sold.

 

5. J. R. R. Tolkien

J. R. R. Tolkien

J. R. R. Tolkien was an English writer, poet and university professor as well. He is famous for his beautiful fictitious creations of writings such as The Hobbit, The Lord of The Rings and The Silmarilion. He was a great writer and a number of fans are still reading him and praising his work. After his death his some gather and publish all of his notes and unscripted work related to all of the best selling novels of his father to present an honor to his father. In our list we have J. R. R. Tolkien at number five.

 

4. J K Rowling

J K Rowling

The fourth position in our list is hold up by the J K Rowling a British novelist who gave an amazing magical fiction series of novel Harry Potter which is praised and loved by a huge number of people. The Harry Potter is considered as the most favorite novel of the readers and the video adoption of the novel is equally popular among the adults and kids. Both, the novel and the move business very well around the world. Besides this she also wrote some of the amazing novels on adult comedy, tragicomedy and crime.

 

3. John Grisham

John Grisham

John Grisham an American writer, novel and politician but he is more famous for his novels and writings. He starts writing his first novel in 1984 by the name of A Time to kill and it was published in 1989. His theme of writing is investigative, crime and a little bit social. Till 2008 there are about over two hundred and fifty million copies of his books have been sold and he received a number of awards under different categories.

 

2. Stephen King

Stephen King

At the second number in our list we have Stephen King, an American author of fantasy, science fiction, suspense and horror. As like his name he is the king of the writing world. He has sold about three hundred and fifty copies of his novels and has achieved a huge number of awards. His novels and stories are adopted by a number of feature films, plays, television movies and comic books.

 

1. William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare

A well known and great name of English literature from the history which is known and loved by a majority of literature lovers, a person who has a name in drama writing, stories  and novels and he is at the top from a long time. Yes, he is the William Shakespeare who is a writer, poet, story creator and much more. He wrote on every topic and in every dimension and the most popular piece of writing which is common among youth is Rome and Juliet, followed by different actors in their street plays and stage plays as well. In our list of the best writers we have found him at the top rank.

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