New York Times # 1 Fiction Bestsellers, 1950-1959

What's surprising is how few books achieve that # 1 bestseller title; what's shocking is how few are remembered today.
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The Egyptian (Mika Waltari)
2
The Parasites
3
The Wall (John Hershey)
4
The Cardinal (Henry Morton Robinson)
5
Across the River and Into the Trees (Ernest Hemingway)
6
The Disenchanted (Budd Schulberg)
7
Joy Street (Francis Parkinson Keyes)
8
From Here to Eternity (James Jones)
9
The Caine Mutiny (Herman Wouk)
10
My Cousin Rachel (Daphne Du Maurier)
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The Silver Chalice (Thomas B. Costain)
12
East of Eden (John Steinbeck)
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13
Desiree (Annemarie Selinko)
14
Beyond This Place (A.J. Cronin)
15
Lord Vanity (Samuel Shellabarger)
16
Not as a Stranger (Morton Thompson)
17
MARY ANNE (DAPHNE DU MAURIER)
18
Love Is Eternal (Irving Stone)
19
The View From Pompey's Head (Hamilton Basso)
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Sincerely, Willis Wayde (John P. Marquand)
21
Bonjour Tristesse (Fran├žoise Sagan)
22
Something of Value (Robert Ruark)
23
Auntie Mame (Patrick Dennis)
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Marjorie Morningstar (Herman Wouk)
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25
Andersonville
26
The Last Hurrah (Edwin O'connor)
27
Don't Go Near the Water (William Brinkley)
28
Peyton Place (Grace Metalious)
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The Scapegoat, Daphne Du Maurier
30
By Love Possessed (James Gould Cozzens)
31
Anatomy of a Murder
32
Lolita (Vladimir Nabokov)
33
Doctor Zhivago (Boris Pasternak)
34
Exodus
35
Advise and Consent
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