Facts about Books

Facts about Books:-

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  • The number of the self published kindle books gets higher each year.
  • The first printed books didn’t have the name of the author and the title printed on the covers.
  • The longest sentence ever printed was found in Victor Hugo’s Les Miserable’s. The sentence has 823 words.
  • Word “Cyberspace” originally came from Neuromancer, written by William Gibson in 1984.
  • The term Yahoo actually comes from Gulliver’s Travels, published in 1726.
  • Books used to be chained to shelves in libraries, in order to prevent stealing.
  • The first book was written using the typewriter was The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.
  • People in Iceland read more books than in any other country.
  • Top 3 most read books in the world are: The Holy BibleQuotations from Chairman Mao Tse-Tungand Harry Potter.

  • The world’s most expensive book was purchased by Bill Gates for $30.8 million. It was Codex Leicesterby Leonardo Da Vinci.
  • The worldwide phenomenon and best-seller E.L. James’ 50 Shades of Greywas first published on a fan website.

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