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  • Who: James Patterson

  • What: Highest earning adult fiction author

  • Where: United States

In terms of book sales and earnings, James Patterson (USA) is the most successful author of adult fiction. He has sold more than 200 million books since 1992 and in the 12 months to 1 June 2010 alone earned $70 million (£46.5 million).

 

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