Year Dracula was first published:

1897
Dracula was written by Irish-born Bram Stoker. It first published in England in 1897, and revived interest in Gothic horror romance.
Source: Panati's Extraordinary Origins of Everyday Things, 1/1/1987

 
   
  Number of English books translated into German for every German book translated into English:

About 9
In 2003, 3,732 books were translated from English to German while only 419 books were translated from German to English.
Source: The New York Times Magazine, 5/14/2006

 
   
  Number of books sold in the U.S. in 2005:

3.1 billion
According to figures released by the Book Industry Study Group.
Source: The New York Times, 5/19/2006

 
   
  Original name of the novel "Peyton Place" :

"The Tree and the Blossom"
The book sold 10 million copies after it was published in 1956.
Source: The New York Times, 12/15/2005