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Best Selling Novels of the 1900's

A list of the best selling novels in the US during the 1900's as reported by Publishers Weekly. This list ranges from 1900 through 1909. All types of novels have been included and each of them has made it into the top ten. With the introduction of the Nook, Kindle, and iPad with iBooks, reading is hot again. The best selling novels on this list were the most popular books in the United States during the 1900's, so you can be sure they're well written and enjoyable (depending, of course, on your preferred literary genre). This list is intended to help long-time readers and newcomers alike with discovering (and rediscovering) some of the best selling novels of all time.
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    Bob Young Year in the Top Ten: 1909

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    Maurice Thompson Years in the Top Ten: 1900, 1901

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    Audrey Mary Johnston Year in the Top Ten: 1902

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    Beverly of Graustark George Barr McCutcheon Year in the Top Ten: 1904

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    Coniston Year in the Top Ten: 1906

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    D'Ri and I Irving Bacheller Year in the Top Ten: 1901

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    Charles Major Year in the Top Ten: 1902

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    Eben Holden Years in the Top Ten: 1900, 1901

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    Gordon Keith Thomas Nelson Page Year in the Top Ten: 1903

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    Graustark George Barr McCutcheon Year in the Top Ten: 1901

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    Half a Rogue Harold MacGrath Year in the Top Ten: 1907

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    In the Bishop's Carriage Miriam Michelson Year in the Top Ten: 1904

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    Jane Cable George Barr McCutcheon Year in the Top Ten: 1906

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    Janice Meredith Paul Leicester Ford Year in the Top Ten: 1900

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    Katrine Elinor Macartney Lane Year in the Top Ten: 1909

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    Lady Baltimore Owen Wister Year in the Top Ten: 1906

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    Humphry Ward Year in the Top Ten: 1903

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    Letters of a Self-Made Merchant to His Son Year in the Top Ten: 1903

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    Lewis Rand Mary Johnston Year in the Top Ten: 1908

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    Lovey Mary Alice Hegan Rice Year in the Top Ten: 1903

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    Mr. Crewe's career Winston Churchill Year in the Top Ten: 1908

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    Mrs. Wiggs of Cabbage Patch Year in the Top Ten: 1902

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    Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch Alice Hegan Rice Year in the Top Ten: 1903

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    My Friend Prospero Henry Harland Year in the Top Ten: 1904

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    George Barr McCutcheon Year in the Top Ten: 1905

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    Peter Francis Hopkinson Smith Years in the Top Ten: 1908, 1909

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    Kate Douglas Wiggin Year in the Top Ten: 1904

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    Red pottage Mary Cholmondeley Year in the Top Ten: 1900

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    Richard Carvel Winston Churchill Year in the Top Ten: 1900

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    Rose o' the River Kate Douglas Wiggin Year in the Top Ten: 1905

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    Sandy Samuel Rutherford Crockett Year in the Top Ten: 1905

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    Satan Sanderson Hallie Rives Year in the Top Ten: 1907

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    Septimus William John Locke

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    Sir Mortimer Mary Johnston Year in the Top Ten: 1904

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    Sir Richard Calmady Year in the Top Ten: 1902

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    The Awakening of Helena Ritchie Year in the Top Ten: 1906

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    The Barrier Rex Beach Year in the Top Ten: 1908

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    The Black Bag Year in the Top Ten: 1908

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    Penelope Fitzgerald Year in the Top Ten: 1902

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    The Brass Bowl Louis Joseph Vance Year in the Top Ten: 1907

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    The Clansman Year in the Top Ten: 1905

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    Winston Churchill Year in the Top Ten: 1901

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    The crossing Winston Churchill Year in the Top Ten: 1904

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    George Barr McCutcheon Year in the Top Ten: 1907

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    The deliverance Richard S. Wheeler Year in the Top Ten: 1904

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    Patricia Duncker Year in the Top Ten: 1907

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    The Fighting Chance Year in the Top Ten: 1906

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    The Gambler Katherine Cecil Thurston Year in the Top Ten: 1905

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    The Garden of Allah Robert Smythe Hichens Year in the Top Ten: 1905

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    The goose girl Harold MacGrath Year in the Top Ten: 1909

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