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American Fiction Bestsellers 1960-1969

Bestsellers by Harper Lee, Salinger, Steinbeck, Faulkner, Du Maurier, Mario Puzo, Michael Crichton & John le Carré. Adventure, lust & romance, crime and espionage and war dramas, Southern Gothic & fantasy. Even a translation of Winnie the Pooh into Latin!
This list uses a bestseller table in "The Chronology of American Literature: America's Literary Achievements from the Colonial Era to Modern Times" by Daniel S. Burt (2004). 4 books appeared twice in the bestseller list: (Franny and Zooey, The Agony and the Ecstasy, Herzog & Christy).I have simply duplicated their icon in the rankings, so easy points for those who have read any of these books!
Click on the link to see the fiction bestsellers from 1970-1979.
For reference, each block of 10 books shows the bestsellers for a particular year in descending rank order, as below:.
1960: 01-10
1961: 11-20
1962: 21-30
1963: 31-40
1964: 41-50
1965: 51-60
1966: 61-70
1967: 71-80
1968: 81-90
1969: 91-100
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Advise and Consent
Advise and Consent
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Hawaii (James. A. Michener)
Hawaii (James. A. Michener)
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The Leopard (Giuseppe Tomasi Di Lampedusa)
The Leopard (Giuseppe Tomasi Di Lampedusa)
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The Chapman Report (Irving Wallace)
The Chapman Report (Irving Wallace)
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Ourselves to Know (John O'Hara)
Ourselves to Know (John O'Hara)
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The Constant Image (Marcia Davenport)
The Constant Image (Marcia Davenport)
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The Lovely Ambition (Mary Ellen Chase)
The Lovely Ambition (Mary Ellen Chase)
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The Listener (Taylor Caldwell)
The Listener (Taylor Caldwell)
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Trustee From the Toolroom
Trustee From the Toolroom
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Sermons and Soda Water (John O'Hara)
Sermons and Soda Water (John O'Hara)
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The Agony and the Ecstasy (Irving Stone)
The Agony and the Ecstasy (Irving Stone)
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Franny and Zooey (J.D. Salinger)
Franny and Zooey (J.D. Salinger)
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To Kill a Mockingbird (Harper Lee)
To Kill a Mockingbird (Harper Lee)
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Mila 18 (Leon Uris)
Mila 18 (Leon Uris)
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The Carpetbaggers (Harold Robbins)
The Carpetbaggers (Harold Robbins)
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Tropic of Cancer (Henry Miller)
Tropic of Cancer (Henry Miller)
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Winnie Ille Pu (A.A. Milne, Alexander Lenard Tr.)
Winnie Ille Pu (A.A. Milne, Alexander Lenard Tr.)
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Daughter of Silence (Morris West)
Daughter of Silence (Morris West)
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The Edge of Sadness
The Edge of Sadness
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The Winter of Our Discontent (John Steinbeck)
The Winter of Our Discontent (John Steinbeck)
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Ship of Fools (Katherine Anne Porter)
Ship of Fools (Katherine Anne Porter)
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Dearly Beloved (Anne Morrow Lindberg)
Dearly Beloved (Anne Morrow Lindberg)
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A Shade of Difference (Allen Drury)
A Shade of Difference (Allen Drury)
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Youngblood Hawke (Herman Wouk)
Youngblood Hawke (Herman Wouk)
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Franny and Zooey (J.D. Salinger)
Franny and Zooey (J.D. Salinger)
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Fail-Safe (Eugene Burdick & Harveywheeler)
Fail-Safe (Eugene Burdick & Harveywheeler)
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Seven Days in May (Fletcher Knebel and Charles W. Bailey)
Seven Days in May (Fletcher Knebel and Charles W. Bailey)
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The Prize (Irving Wallace)
The Prize (Irving Wallace)
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The Agony and the Ecstasy (Irving Stone)
The Agony and the Ecstasy (Irving Stone)
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The Reivers
The Reivers
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The Shoes of the Fisherman (Morris West)
The Shoes of the Fisherman (Morris West)
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The Group (Mary McCarthy)
The Group (Mary McCarthy)
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Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters and Seymour: An Introduction
Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters and Seymour: An Introduction
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Caravans (James Michener)
Caravans (James Michener)
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Elizabeth Appleton (John O'Hara)
Elizabeth Appleton (John O'Hara)
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Grandmother and the Priests (Taylor Caldwell)
Grandmother and the Priests (Taylor Caldwell)
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City of Night
City of Night
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The Glass Blowers (Daphne Du Maurier)
The Glass Blowers (Daphne Du Maurier)
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The Sand Pebbles (Richard McKenna)
The Sand Pebbles (Richard McKenna)
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The Battle of the Villa Fiorita (Rumer Godden)
The Battle of the Villa Fiorita (Rumer Godden)
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