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Experience the 1970s Through Nonfiction Bestsellers

Smiles of nostalgia or incredulity guaranteed. This list should evoke memories of the surprising seventies for older people, while providing a history lesson for youngsters. Fondue parties, Watergate, The Muppet Show, pop psychology, the Atkins diet, faeries & gnomes, AMWAY. the Bermuda triangle and more!
The table below details the year in which the book first appeared in the Nonfiction Bestseller Top 10. I have omitted duplicates & reference books (apologies to those who like reading dictionaries).
The books by year are are:
1970: 1-8
1971: 9-18
1972: 19-26
1973: 27-33
1974: 34-42
1975: 43-51
1976: 52-60
1977: 61-67
1978: 68-77
1979: 78-87
The source is "The Chronology of American Literature: America's Literary Achievements from the Colonial Era to Modern Times" by Daniel S. Burt (2004).
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Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex: But Were Afraid to Ask (Dr David Reuben)
Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex: But Were Afraid to Ask (Dr David Reuben)
2
The Sensuous Woman (J)
The Sensuous Woman (J)
3
Better Homes and Gardens Fondue and Tabletop Cooking (Nancy Morton)
Better Homes and Gardens Fondue and Tabletop Cooking (Nancy Morton)
4
Up the Organization (Robert C. Townsend)
Up the Organization (Robert C. Townsend)
5
Ball Four (Jim Bouton)
Ball Four (Jim Bouton)
6
Body Language (Julian Fast)
Body Language (Julian Fast)
7
In Someone's Shadow (Rod McKuen)
In Someone's Shadow (Rod McKuen)
8
Caught in the Quiet (Rod McKuen)
Caught in the Quiet (Rod McKuen)
9
The Sensuous Man (M)
The Sensuous Man (M)
10
Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee  by Dee Brown
Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee by Dee Brown
11
Better Homes and Gardens Blender Cook Book (Joyce Trollope)
Better Homes and Gardens Blender Cook Book (Joyce Trollope)
12
I'm OK, You're OK
I'm OK, You're OK
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13
Any Woman Can! (David Reuben)
Any Woman Can! (David Reuben)
14
Inside the Third Reich (Albert Speer)
Inside the Third Reich (Albert Speer)
15
Eleanor and Franklin (Joseph P. Lash)
Eleanor and Franklin (Joseph P. Lash)
16
Wunnerful, Wunnerful! (Lawrence Welk)
Wunnerful, Wunnerful! (Lawrence Welk)
17
Honor Thy Father (Gay Talese)
Honor Thy Father (Gay Talese)
18
Fields of Wonder (Rod McKuen)
Fields of Wonder (Rod McKuen)
19
Open Marriage (Nena and George O'neill)
Open Marriage (Nena and George O'neill)
20
Harry S. Truman (Margaret Truman)
Harry S. Truman (Margaret Truman)
21
Dr. Atkins' New Diet Revolution (Robert C. Atkins)
Dr. Atkins' New Diet Revolution (Robert C. Atkins)
22
Better Homes and Gardens Menu Cook Book (Better Homes and Gardens)
Better Homes and Gardens Menu Cook Book (Better Homes and Gardens)
23
The Peter Prescription (Laurence J. Peter)
The Peter Prescription (Laurence J. Peter)
24
A World Beyond (Ruth Montgomery)
A World Beyond (Ruth Montgomery)
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25
Journey to Ixtlan: The Lessons of Don Juan (Carlos Castaneda)
Journey to Ixtlan: The Lessons of Don Juan (Carlos Castaneda)
26
Better Homes and Gardens Low-Calorie Desserts (Better Homes and Gardens)
Better Homes and Gardens Low-Calorie Desserts (Better Homes and Gardens)
27
The Joy of Sex (Alex Comfort)
The Joy of Sex (Alex Comfort)
28
Weight Watchers Program Cookbook (Jean Nidetch)
Weight Watchers Program Cookbook (Jean Nidetch)
29
How to Be Your Own Best Friend (Mildred Newman Et Al.)
How to Be Your Own Best Friend (Mildred Newman Et Al.)
30
The Art of Walt Disney (Christopher Finch)
The Art of Walt Disney (Christopher Finch)
31
Better Homes and Gardens Home Canning Cookbook (Better Homes and Gardens)
Better Homes and Gardens Home Canning Cookbook (Better Homes and Gardens)
32
Alistair Cooke's America (Alistair Cooke)
Alistair Cooke's America (Alistair Cooke)
33
Sybil (Flora Rheta Schreiber)
Sybil (Flora Rheta Schreiber)
34
The Total Woman
The Total Woman
35
All the President's Men (Carl Bernstein & Bob Woodward)
All the President's Men (Carl Bernstein & Bob Woodward)
36
Plain Speaking, an Oral Biography of Harry S. Truman (Merle Miller)
Plain Speaking, an Oral Biography of Harry S. Truman (Merle Miller)
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37
More Joy of Sex (Alex Comfort)
More Joy of Sex (Alex Comfort)
38
Tales of Power (Carlos Castaneda)
Tales of Power (Carlos Castaneda)
39
You Can Profit From a Monetary Crisis (Harry Browne)
You Can Profit From a Monetary Crisis (Harry Browne)
40
All Things Bright and Beautiful (James Herriot)
All Things Bright and Beautiful (James Herriot)
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