A book that has had a large and rapid sale.
Book that achieves large sales. Listings are based upon sales figures from bookstores and other retail stores.
The Bible has sold more copies worldwide than any other book over time, but popular and commercial examples include Charles Monroe Seldon’s In His Steps 1897, Margaret Mitchell’s Gone with the Wind 1936, and Dale Carnegie’s How to Win Friends and Influence People 1937. Current best-seller lists appear in newspapers, magazines, and book trade publications. best-seller
(Informal) A reference to oneself; means to put one's own interests first.