“ARMENPRESS” INTRODUCES 20TH BESTSELLER BOOKS LIST: LEVON ANANYAN’S BOOK SETS NEW RECORD
11:28, 31 May, 2013
YEREVAN, MAY 31, ARMENPRESS. New samples of fine literature appear
in the bestseller books list introduced by “Armenpress” News Agency
each week. The book titled “The Class of Armenian Language” by the
Chairman of the Writers’ Union of Armenia, author Levon Ananyan set a
new record this time, thus surpassing its own record of the previous
week. “The Class of Armenian Language” dedicated to the issues of
preservation of the native language tops the Bestseller Books List.
“A Place Far Away” novel by contemporary Lebanese-Armenian author
Vahan Zanoyan occupies the second position of the Bestseller Books
List. Vahan Zanoyan’s novel appears in our list for the first
time. Popular “Masha and the Bear” tale occupies the third place of
this week’s rating list. This book has always been included in the
bestseller books list and occupied high rank positions. This book is
followed by “The Squirrel’s Song” book, which has been included in
our list for the first time.
“Stone Candle-Stick” By Zaven Bekyan occupies the fifth place.
“Tales” by Hovhannes Toumanyan published by “Bookinist” publishing
house occupies the sixth position of the list. Hovhannes Toumanyan’s
“Tales” is followed by “The Alchemist” novel by contemporary Brazilian
author Paulo Coelho. This book has been translated into 67 languages
and according to AFP, it has sold more than 30 million copies in 56
different languages, becoming one of the best-selling books in history
and winning the Guinness World Record for most translated book by a
living author. “Memories of My Melancholy Whores” by Columbian author
Gabriel García Marquez is on the eighth position.
The Armenian version of prominent Azerbaijani writer Akram Aylisli’s
“Stone Dreams” published by “Graber” publishing house occupies the
ninth place in the bestseller books list. Artak Vardanyan translated
the novel into Armenian. Aram Ananyan authored the preface of the
book and the publication was edited by Seyranuhi Geghamyan. And
“Tales” by Hovhannes Toumanyan published by “Arevik” publishing house
occupies the final position of the Bestseller Books List introduced by
“Armenpress” News Agency.