Best Selling Books In History
The Catcher in the Rye 65 million
A fictional comingofage tale, J.D. Salingers The Catcher in the Rye was one of the most controversial books of the 20th century. An archetype for teenage angst, rebellion, and the search for identity, this novel continues to sell over a quarterofamillion copies annually, many to high school English classes some of which have made the book required reading.