Must-reads Here’s an illustrated timeline of blockbuster books from as early as the 10th century BC, highlighting everything from classics like Homer’s The Iliad and The Odyssey to modern-day sensations such as the Harry Potter series.

This week’s infographic pick from Global English Editing offers at-a-glance descriptions and interesting facts about some of the greatest reads of all time, including important religious, political, and philosophical texts and literary works of art that combined reflect human history throughout the ages.

Impress everyone with your knowledge of Confucius, Plato, and Shakespeare: Check out the full infographic A History of the Blockbuster Book on Ebook Friendly’s site.

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A thought leader in the publishing industry, Margot Knorr Mancini has helped numerous publishers redefine their missions to become nimble content generators with the ability to repurpose content easily and efficiently. As Founder & CEO of Technology for Publishing, her analytical mind allows her to remain a step ahead of the industry, recognizing early trends and developing pivotal best practices.