Top 10 Bestselling Oprah’s Book Club BooksThe Nielsen Company created a list of the bestselling Oprah's Book Club selections over the past ten years, now that Oprah Winfrey's show is coming to an end. Oprah had a huge influence on book sales. Books by Eckhart Tolle, James Frey and Elie Wiesel each sold over two million copies.
|Rank||Author||Ttitle||Release||Unit Sales to Date|
|1||Eckhart Tolle||A New Earth||Jan-05||3,370,000|
|2||James Frey||A Million Little Pieces||Sep-05||2,695,500|
|4||Cormac McCarthy||The Road||Mar-07||1,385,000|
|5||Joyce Carol Oates||We Were the Mulvaneys||Jan-01||1,348,000|
|6||John Steinbeck||East of Eden||Jun-03||1,314,000|
|7||Ken Follett||The Pillars of the Earth||Nov-07||1,109,000|
|8||Gabriel García Márquez||Love in the Time of Cholera||Oct-07||817,000|
|9||Gwyn Hyman Rubio||Icy Sparks||Mar-01||794,000|
|10||David Wroblewski||The Story of Edgar Sawtelle||Oct-08||770,000|
Source: The Nielsen Company/ BookScan
*Figures rounded to the nearest hundred. Does not include sales from Wal-Mart/Sam’s Club.
You can find a list of Oprah's book picks over the years here on readersread.com.
Posted on May 20, 2011