Best Selling Novels of the 1960s Books
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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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  1. 1
    Allen Drury More
    Year in the Top Ten: 1962
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    John le Carré More
    Year in the Top Ten: 1968
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    Advise and Consent

    Year in the Top Ten: 1960
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    Arthur Hailey More
    Year in the Top Ten: 1968
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    All in the family

    Edwin O'Connor More
    Year in the Top Ten: 1966
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    Tim LaHaye, Jerry B. Jenkins More
    Year in the Top Ten: 1964
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    Candy

    Kevin Brooks More
    Year in the Top Ten: 1964
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    Allen Drury More
    Year in the Top Ten: 1966
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    James A. Michener More
    Year in the Top Ten: 1963
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    Catherine Marshall More
    Years in the Top Ten: 1967, 1968
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    John Rechy More
    Year in the Top Ten: 1963
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    Convention

    Richard Reeves More
    Year in the Top Ten: 1964
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    John Updike More
    Year in the Top Ten: 1968
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    daughter of silence

    Edgar Fawcett More
    Year in the Top Ten: 1961
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    Dearly Beloved

    Anne Morrow Lindbergh More
    Year in the Top Ten: 1962
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    Don't Stop the Carnival

    Herman Wouk More
    Year in the Top Ten: 1965
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    Elizabeth Appleton

    John O'Hara More
    Year in the Top Ten: 1963
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    Harvey Wheeler, Eugene Burdick More
    Year in the Top Ten: 1962
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    J. D. Salinger More
    Years in the Top Ten: 1961, 1962
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    Grandmother and the priests

    Taylor Caldwell More
    Year in the Top Ten: 1963
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    James A. Michener More
    Year in the Top Ten: 1960
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    Saul Bellow More
    Years in the Top Ten: 1964, 1965
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    Arthur Hailey More
    Year in the Top Ten: 1965
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    Leon Uris More
    Year in the Top Ten: 1961
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    Gore Vidal More
    Year in the Top Ten: 1968

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