Re: Guess what.
- From: "[M]adman" <grat@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 18 Mar 2009 20:51:39 -0500
Mitchell Coffey wrote:
On Mar 18, 6:20 am, "[M]adman" <g...@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Mike Painter wrote:
What is the most published book in the world?
Not a science book.
How about THAT.
Over it's life span about 11 million bibles have been printed each
year. Over Mao Tse-Tung's books lifespan about 26 million have been
printed each year.
I wonder which one has been read more and how they compare with
"Valley of the Dolls"
I remember starting to read that when it first came out and was a
huge best seller. I read far more than I would have, had it not been
the huge success it was. I kept telling myself it had to get better
soon, because nobody would read this pap.
During basic training in 1964 a friend and I discussed writing
exactly this type of book when we got out. Who knew that the
Harlequin romance would eat all the book shelves?
For "Valley of the Dolls" to be as popular as it was i am convinced
that it had a cryptic message of some sort that only women of the
As for Harlequin. Well....Harlequin clearly shows the difference
between the female and male brains and how they interpret
entertainment. I suspect women on average can suspend-disbelief
easier then men in the romance area.
And i believe Mao's book. I do not think it has reached the total
amount published as the bible. Yet anyway.
If it hasn't by now it's unlikely to.
perhaps you are right
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