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FICTION FACTS AND STATISTICS

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L. Ron Hubbard’s “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:

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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
             549


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 years—writing 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 years—the equivalent of the lifetime work of 32 New York Times best-selling authors.

  • And this doesn’t include his 136 theatrical and screenplays, 3 music albums, over 100 poems and lyrics,

  • L. Ron Hubbard wrote in 35 different fields:

    • Aviation
    • Suspense/Horror
    • Historical Fiction
    • Humor
    • Romance
    • Western
    • Mystery-Detective
    • Adventure
    • Science Fiction
    • Fantasy
    • Self Improvement
    • Photography
    • Music
    • Filmmaking
    • Criminal Reform
    • Drug Rehabilitation
    • Morals
    • Education
    • Administration
    • Art
    • Philosophy
    • Poetry
    • Writing - technical
    • Seamanship - technical
    • Cartoons
    • Aviation - technical
    • Travel
    • Horticulture, Farming & Agriculture
    • Religion
    • Environmental
    • Science
    • Sports-journalism
    • Animals-journalism
    • Military
    • History

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