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Books on the Bestseller List the Year You Were Born

Saw this from a galleycat tweet and wanted to share. Now you can even find out what books were on the bestseller list the year you were born, here. to read the galleycat piece, and here to skip the bullshit and find out. This is what it looked like the year I was born, 1970.

Fiction 1 THE GODFATHER Mario Puzo author info
Fiction 2 THE FRENCH LIEUTENANT’S WOMAN John Fowles author info
Fiction 3 THE HOUSE ON THE STRAND Daphne du Maurier author info
Fiction 4 THE INHERITORS Harold Robbins author info
Fiction 5 PUPPET ON A CHAIN Alistair MacLean author info
Fiction 6 FIRE FROM HEAVEN Mary Renault author info
Fiction 7 IN THIS HOUSE OF BREDE Rumer Godden author info
Fiction 8 THE GANG THAT COULDN’T SHOOT STRAIGHT Jimmy Breslin author info
Fiction 9 THE SEVEN MINUTES Irving Wallace author info
Fiction 10 TRAVELS WITH MY AUNT Graham Greene author info
Non-Fiction 1 THE SELLING OF THE PRESIDENT 1968 Joe McGinniss author info
Non-Fiction 2 THE PETER PRINCIPLE Laurence J. Peter and Raymond Hull author info
Non-Fiction 3 PRESENT AT THE CREATION Dean Acheson author info
Non-Fiction 5 MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS Antonia Fraser author info
Non-Fiction 6 THE GRAHAM KERR COOKBOOK the Galloping Gourmet and Hubert 6 THE GRAHAM KERR COOKBOOK, the Galloping Gourmet and Hubert Sieben author info
Non-Fiction 7 EVERYTHING YOU ALWAYS WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT SEX Dr. 7 EVERYTHING YOU ALWAYS WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT SEX, Dr. David Reuben author info
Non-Fiction 8 THE COLLAPSE OF THE THIRD REPUBLIC William L. Shirer author info
Non-Fiction 9 AMBASSADOR’S JOURNAL John Kenneth Galbraith author info
Non-Fiction 10 IN SOMEONES SHADOW