Best Selling Novels of the 1920's Books
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Best Selling Novels of the 1920's

A list of the best selling novels in the US during the 1920's as reported by Publishers Weekly. This list ranges from 1920 through 1929. 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 20'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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    A Gentleman of Courage

    James Oliver Curwood More
    Year in the Top Ten: 1924
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    Danielle Steel More
    Year in the Top Ten: 1927
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    Irving Bacheller More
    Year in the Top Ten: 1920
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    A Poor Wise Man

    Mary Roberts Rinehart More
    Year in the Top Ten: 1921
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    After noon

    Susan Ertz More
    Year in the Top Ten: 1926
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    All Kneeling

    Anne Parrish More
    Year in the Top Ten: 1928
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    Erich Maria Remarque More
    Year in the Top Ten: 1929
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    Sinclair Lewis More
    Year in the Top Ten: 1925
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    Sinclair Lewis More
    Years in the Top Ten: 1922, 1923
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    Viña Delmar More
    Year in the Top Ten: 1928
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    P. C. Wren More
    Year in the Top Ten: 1926
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    Beau Sabreur

    P. C. Wren More
    Year in the Top Ten: 1926
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    Black oxen

    Gertrude Atherton More
    Year in the Top Ten: 1923
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    Claire Ambler

    Booth Tarkington More
    Year in the Top Ten: 1928
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    Dark Hester

    Anne Douglas Sedgwick More
    Year in the Top Ten: 1929
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    Dodsworth

    Sinclair Lewis More
    Year in the Top Ten: 1929
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    Doomsday

    Warwick Deeping More
    Year in the Top Ten: 1927
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    Sinclair Lewis More
    Year in the Top Ten: 1927
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    Gentle Julia

    Booth Tarkington More
    Year in the Top Ten: 1922
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    Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

    Anita Loos, Joseph Fields, Anita Loos More
    Year in the Top Ten: 1926
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    Elizabeth Louisa Moresby More
    Year in the Top Ten: 1925
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    Harriet and the Piper

    Kathleen Norris More
    Year in the Top Ten: 1920
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    Her Father's Daughter

    Gene Stratton-Porter More
    Year in the Top Ten: 1921
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    His Children's Children

    Arthur Cheney Train More
    Year in the Top Ten: 1923
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    If winter comes

    Susan Kyle More
    Year in the Top Ten: 1922

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