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Best Selling Novels of the 1960s

A list of the best selling novels in the US during the 1960's as reported by Publishers Weekly. This list ranges from 1960 through 1969. 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 60'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. What were the best selling novels of the 1960s? This list will provide you that answer.

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    Allen Drury Year in the Top Ten: 1962

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    John le Carré Year in the Top Ten: 1968

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    Year in the Top Ten: 1960

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    Arthur Hailey Year in the Top Ten: 1968

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    Edwin O'Connor Year in the Top Ten: 1966

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    Tim LaHaye, Jerry B. Jenkins Year in the Top Ten: 1964

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    Kevin Brooks Year in the Top Ten: 1964

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    Allen Drury Year in the Top Ten: 1966

    ) open buy @ amazon
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    James A. Michener Year in the Top Ten: 1963

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    Catherine Marshall Years in the Top Ten: 1967, 1968

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    John Rechy Year in the Top Ten: 1963

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    Richard Reeves Year in the Top Ten: 1964

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    John Updike Year in the Top Ten: 1968

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    Edgar Fawcett Year in the Top Ten: 1961

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    Anne Morrow Lindbergh Year in the Top Ten: 1962

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    Herman Wouk Year in the Top Ten: 1965

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    John O'Hara Year in the Top Ten: 1963

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    Harvey Wheeler, Eugene Burdick Year in the Top Ten: 1962

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    J. D. Salinger Years in the Top Ten: 1961, 1962

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    Taylor Caldwell Year in the Top Ten: 1963

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    James A. Michener Year in the Top Ten: 1960

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    Saul Bellow Years in the Top Ten: 1964, 1965

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    Arthur Hailey Year in the Top Ten: 1965

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    Leon Uris Year in the Top Ten: 1961

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    Gore Vidal Year in the Top Ten: 1968

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    Penelope Ashe Year in the Top Ten: 1969

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    John O'Hara Year in the Top Ten: 1960

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    Philip Roth Year in the Top Ten: 1969

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    Allen Drury Year in the Top Ten: 1968

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    Ira Levin Year in the Top Ten: 1967

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    John O'Hara Year in the Top Ten: 1960

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    Fletcher Knebel Year in the Top Ten: 1962

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    Katherine Anne Porter Year in the Top Ten: 1962

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    Year in the Top Ten: 1966

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    Adela Rogers St. Johns Year in the Top Ten: 1966

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    Taylor Caldwell Year in the Top Ten: 1968

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    Harold Robbins Year in the Top Ten: 1966

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    Irving Stone Years in the Top Ten: 1961, 1962

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    Graham McNeill Year in the Top Ten: 1965

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    Michael Crichton Year in the Top Ten: 1969

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    Elia Kazan Year in the Top Ten: 1967

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    Year in the Top Ten: 1963

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    Harold Robbins Year in the Top Ten: 1961

    ) open buy @ amazon
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    Year in the Top Ten: 1960

    ) open buy @ amazon
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    Chaim Potok Year in the Top Ten: 1967

    ) open buy @ amazon
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    William Styron Year in the Top Ten: 1967

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    Helen Clark MacInnes Year in the Top Ten: 1966

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    Edwin O'Connor Year in the Top Ten: 1961

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