10 thoughts on “What were the ten 10 NYT bestsellers the day you were born?

  1. 28/01/1963: “Unfortunately there are some weeks where no bestseller lists were compiled by the New York Times, usually due to industrial action – Sorry!”

    Huh!

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  2. I just discovered your Kate Shugak mysteries while on an Alaskan cruise. (Literally just discovered. I haven’t even adjusted to being back on land yet.) I enjoyed “A Cold Day for Murder”, and I would love to interview you on my blog (the website address I left here). You can check out the other author interviews to verify that I am serious. Please let me know if you are interested. I make the process as painless as possible. 🙂

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  3. Jennifer says:

    The Agony and the Ecstasy, Irving Stone was number 1. Good book which, amazingly, I have actually read. But most exciting is To Kill a Mockingbird was number 3, my favorite book of all time!

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  4. Fiction 1 The King’s General Daphne du Maurier author info
    Fiction 2 This Side of Innocence Taylor Caldwell author info
    Fiction 3 The River Road Frances Parkinson Keyes
    Fiction 4 The Miracle of the Bells Russell Janney
    Fiction 5 The Hucksters Frederic Wakeman
    Fiction 6 The Foxes of Harrow Frank Yerby
    Fiction 7 Arch of Triumph Erich Maria Remarque
    Fiction 8 The Black Rose Thomas B. Costain
    Fiction 9 B. F.’s Daughter John P. Marquand
    Fiction 10 The Snake Pit Mary Jane Ward

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  5. Leah GS says:

    Cool! A favorite author was #1, Herman Wouk with ‘The Winds of War’ & #2 was a book I’ve always despised (freshman English, ugh) ‘Jonathon Livingston Seagull. Neat tool!

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  6. Sandy Marcks says:

    My birth year is 1942. The list was by the whole year. I recognized 3 of the authors on the fiction list and know I read at least one of their books over time. Douglas, Steinbeck and Buck. The title I know I read for sure is THE ROBE. Did you know they published by carving the books by chisel in stone in 1942? e-books were not even anyone’s dream.

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