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FICTION FACTS AND STATISTICS
L. Ron Hubbards Battlefield Earth has appeared on a Best seller
list more than 150 times.
Mission Earth volumes 1-10 have appeared on a Best seller list 549
times. This breaks down as follows:
ME 1: 131
ME 2: 78
ME 3: 69
ME 4: 52
ME 5: 50
ME 6: 48
ME 7: 28
ME 8: 37
ME 9: 29
ME 10: 27
These include the NY Times, B. Dalton, Waldens, Ingrams, Time Magazine, USA Today, LA Times, Publishers Weekly and UPI.
- In a time period spanning 23 months, from Dec 1985 to Nov 1987, L. Ron Hubbard had 10 New York Times Best sellers.
- No other author in the 20th century came close.
- The top NY Times Best-selling authors write a best-selling book every 1-3 yearswriting an average of 30 books tops in a lifetime. And they write exclusively in 1, possibly 2 fields, whereas L. Ron Hubbard wrote in 35 different fields.
- In his lifetime, L. Ron Hubbard wrote 554 fiction and nonfiction books, an average of 1 published book every month for 56 yearsthe equivalent of the lifetime work of 32 New York Times best-selling authors.
- And this doesnt include his 136 theatrical and screenplays, 3 music albums, over 100 poems and lyrics,
- L. Ron Hubbard wrote in 35 different fields:
- Historical Fiction
- Science Fiction
- Self Improvement
- Criminal Reform
- Drug Rehabilitation
- Writing - technical
- Seamanship - technical
- Aviation - technical
- Horticulture, Farming & Agriculture