Bestselling books ranked by total copies sold in the United Kingdom (UK) as of August 2012 (in million copies)

All-time bestselling books in the United Kingdom (UK) as of August 2012 The statistic presents all-time world's bestselling books in the United Kingdom as of August 2012. The ranking is dominated by various series - J.K. Rowling's 'Harry Potter', E.L. James's 'Fifty Shades of Grey', Stephanie Meyer's 'Twlight' as well as books written by Dan Brown and the Swedish journalist and writer Stieg Larsson. Dan Brown's 'Da Vinci Code' is UK's all-time bestseller, with 5.09 million copies sold. Here you can see a ranking of global all-time bestsellers.
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Number of copies sold in millions
'The Da Vinci Code'
by Dan Brown
5.09
'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows' by J.K. Rowling4.48
'Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone' by J.K. Rowling4.2
'Harry Potter and the Order of Phoenix'
by J.K. Rowling
4.18
'Fifty Shades of Grey'
by E.L. James
3.76
'Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire'
by J.K.Rowling
3.58
'Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets' by J.K. Rowling3.48
'Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban' by J.K. Rowling3.38
'Angels and Demons'
by Dan Brown
3.19
'Harry Potter and the Half-blood Prince'
by J.K. Rowling
2.95
'Fifty Shades Darker'
by E.L. James
2.48
'Twilight' by Stephanie Meyer2.32
'Girl with the Dragon Tattoo'
by Stieg Larsson
2.33
'Fifty Shades Freed'
by E.L. James
2.19
'The Lost Symbol'
by Dan Brown
2.18
'New Moon'
by Stephanie Meyer
2.15
'Deception Point'
by Dan Brown
2.06
'Eclipse' by Stephanie Meyer2.05
'The Lovely Bones'
by Alice Sebold
2.01
'The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime' by Mark haddon1.98
'Digital Fortness'
by Dan Brown
1.93
'A Short History of Nearly Everything'
by Bill Bryson
1.85
'The Girl Who Played with Fire'
'by Stieg Larsson
1.81
'Breaking Dawn'
by Stephanie Meyer
1.79
'The Very Hungry Caterpillar'
by Eric Carle
1.78
Number of copies sold in millions
'The Da Vinci Code'
by Dan Brown
5.09
'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows' by J.K. Rowling4.48
'Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone' by J.K. Rowling4.2
'Harry Potter and the Order of Phoenix'
by J.K. Rowling
4.18
'Fifty Shades of Grey'
by E.L. James
3.76
'Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire'
by J.K.Rowling
3.58
'Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets' by J.K. Rowling3.48
'Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban' by J.K. Rowling3.38
'Angels and Demons'
by Dan Brown
3.19
'Harry Potter and the Half-blood Prince'
by J.K. Rowling
2.95
'Fifty Shades Darker'
by E.L. James
2.48
'Twilight' by Stephanie Meyer2.32
'Girl with the Dragon Tattoo'
by Stieg Larsson
2.33
'Fifty Shades Freed'
by E.L. James
2.19
'The Lost Symbol'
by Dan Brown
2.18
'New Moon'
by Stephanie Meyer
2.15
'Deception Point'
by Dan Brown
2.06
'Eclipse' by Stephanie Meyer2.05
'The Lovely Bones'
by Alice Sebold
2.01
'The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime' by Mark haddon1.98
'Digital Fortness'
by Dan Brown
1.93
'A Short History of Nearly Everything'
by Bill Bryson
1.85
'The Girl Who Played with Fire'
'by Stieg Larsson
1.81
'Breaking Dawn'
by Stephanie Meyer
1.79
'The Very Hungry Caterpillar'
by Eric Carle
1.78
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The statistic presents all-time world's bestselling books in the United Kingdom as of August 2012. The ranking is dominated by various series - J.K. Rowling's 'Harry Potter', E.L. James's 'Fifty Shades of Grey', Stephanie Meyer's 'Twlight' as well as books written by Dan Brown and the Swedish journalist and writer Stieg Larsson. Dan Brown's 'Da Vinci Code' is UK's all-time bestseller, with 5.09 million copies sold. Here you can see a ranking of global all-time bestsellers.
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Release date
August 2012
Region
United Kingdom
Survey time period
as of August 2012
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Figures have been rounded.

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