Translated into 40 languages and sold over 40 million copies worldwide.
『To Kill a Mockingbird』 Newly published in Open Books
The most influential book after the Bible, Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird, the most influential book in the world, was published in 2015 with a revised translation and a new design.
Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird was published in 1960 and became a sensation across the United States immediately after it was published, and the following year, Harper Lee was awarded a Pulitzer Prize. It has been translated into 40 languages and sold more than 40 million copies, and it is still a steady bestseller, selling more than 1 million copies annually in the United States.
In 1991, the Library of Congress ranked No. 1 in [The Second Most Influential Book after the Bible], in 1998 by the Library Journal of the United States [Most Influential Novel of the 20th Century], and in 2008, ranked No. It took the first place on the list of recommended books such as [Best Novel in History]. High schools in the United States include "To Kill a Mockingbird" in their curriculum and have a good reputation as a work that helps the growth of American history and human rights awareness enough to be read by students.
In 2001, it was selected as a book of the [One City, One Book] movement in Chicago, contributing to a discussion about racism, which was a big problem there at the time, and to change the consciousness of citizens. In Korea, since its official release in 2003, it has been continuously read by readers and has sold over 300,000 copies. In particular, it received a lot of love from the youth and established itself as a must-read, and it was even listed on the Steady Bestseller List.