The most shoplifted book ever…

The most shoplifted book ever is the Bible. Hopefully, at least some of the shoplifters will learn a thing or two, such as Thou Shalt Not Steal…7-7-2013 5-56-31 AMvia

The Most Frequently Stolen Books

bukowskiAccording to Publishers Weekly, the books that are stolen the most from bookstores are the same across the country. They are:

  • anything by Charles Bukowski tops the list
  • anything by William S. Burrows
  • On the Road by Jack Kerouac
  • The New York Trilogy by Paul Aster
  • anything by Martin Amis


Interestingly, public libraries report that the most stolen books are how-to books, the Bible, and anything to do with witchcraft, the occult, UFOs, or astrology.

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