As a result, worldwide sales of at least 80 million for Wheel of Time are credible, and significantly more than that is likely.
Since assembling the previous list the 80 million figure has been confirmed (as on the low side of things) by one of Jordan's international publishers.
The 100 million sales of The Hobbit alone have also been bolstered significantly by the new Peter Jackson movies.
Only eight of those novels are SF, but these include most of his best-known and likely biggest-selling novels (including Jurassic Park, The Lost World, Sphere, Congo and The Andromeda Strain).Doctor Lowry, a retired physician and historian, talked about his book, The Story the Soldiers Wouldn’t Tell: Sex in the Civil War, published by Stackpole Books.The book examines the sexual behavior of soldiers during the Civil War, looking at prostitution and the cause and treatment of venereal disease.He has sold more than 100 million copies of his novels, including the SF Barsoom, Pellucidar, Venus, Caspak and Moon series and the non-SF Tarzan series. Clarke was already a well-known, big-selling SF author when the film 2001: A Space Odyssey and his television coverage of the first moon landing catapulted him into becoming a household name.A steady stream of best-selling, high-profile and critically-acclaimed SF novels continued into the 1980s, when his profile was again boosted by his TV series, Arthur C. As well as his SF novels he also published a large number of non-fiction books and volumes of criticism on matters of science.