New York Times Best Seller List


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Most Books On List - Authors

The top 50 authors with the most total books that spent at least one week on the New York Times best seller list.

1. Danielle Steel (65 books, last on list 06/28/2009)
2. Robert B. Parker (42 books, last on list 05/24/2009)
3. Stephen King (40 books, last on list 01/18/2009)
4. Dean R. Koontz (33 books, last on list 09/20/2009)
5. Mary Higgins Clark (31 books, last on list 06/07/2009)
6. Sandra Brown (29 books, last on list 09/20/2009)
7. Jack Higgins (27 books, last on list 03/01/2009)
8. Stuart Woods (26 books, last on list 10/11/2009)
9. Robin Cook (26 books, last on list 08/30/2009)
10. W. E. B. Griffin (25 books, last on list 03/01/2009)
11. Nora Roberts (24 books, last on list 08/23/2009)
12. Jonathan Kellerman (23 books, last on list 05/03/2009)
13. John Sandford (23 books, last on list 06/28/2009)
14. Dick Francis (23 books, last on list 11/05/2006)
15. Robert Ludlum (22 books, last on list 11/19/2006)
16. Lawrence Sanders (22 books, last on list 08/15/1999)
17. James A. Michener (22 books, last on list 01/31/1993)
18. Barbara Taylor Bradford (22 books, last on list 09/07/2008)
19. John Grisham (21 books, last on list 05/24/2009)
20. James Patterson (21 books, last on list 02/15/2009)
21. John le Carré (20 books, last on list 11/16/2008)
22. Terry Brooks (19 books, last on list 09/06/2009)
23. Taylor Caldwell (19 books, last on list 05/17/1981)
24. Patricia Cornwell (18 books, last on list 03/01/2009)
25. Lilian Jackson Braun (18 books, last on list 01/28/2007)
26. Ken Follett (18 books, last on list 04/20/2008)
27. John Updike (18 books, last on list 07/16/2006)
28. Iris Johansen (18 books, last on list 05/10/2009)
29. Anne Rice (18 books, last on list 04/06/2008)
30. Sidney Sheldon (17 books, last on list 10/31/2004)
31. Janet Evanovich (17 books, last on list 08/23/2009)
32. Jackie Collins (17 books, last on list 07/06/2008)
33. Harold Robbins (17 books, last on list 08/04/1991)
34. David Baldacci (17 books, last on list 07/05/2009)
35. Amanda Quick (17 books, last on list 05/17/2009)
36. Laurell K. Hamilton (16 books, last on list 07/05/2009)
37. Joseph Wambaugh (16 books, last on list 04/20/2008)
38. John O'Hara (16 books, last on list 02/16/1969)
39. Jayne Ann Krentz (16 books, last on list 01/25/2009)
40. Elmore Leonard (16 books, last on list 06/14/2009)
41. Victoria Holt (15 books, last on list 08/21/1988)
42. R. A. Salvatore (15 books, last on list 11/02/2008)
43. Louis L'Amour (15 books, last on list 07/01/2001)
44. Jimmy Carter (15 books, last on list 02/15/2009)
45. Helen MacInnes (15 books, last on list 12/09/1984)
46. David Halberstam (15 books, last on list 10/28/2007)
47. Belva Plain (15 books, last on list 08/18/2002)
48. Alistair MacLean (15 books, last on list 04/26/1987)
49. Sue Grafton (14 books, last on list 02/17/2008)
50. Nicholas Sparks (14 books, last on list 10/11/2009)
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