Best Selling Novels of the 1970's Books
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Best Selling Novels of the 1970's

A list of the best selling novels in the US during the 1970's as reported by Publishers Weekly. This list ranges from 1970 through 1979. 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 70'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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    Gore Vidal Year in the Top Ten: 1976

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    Sidney Sheldon Year in the Top Ten: 1976

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    Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn Year in the Top Ten: 1972

    ) open buy @ amazon
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    Irwin Shaw Year in the Top Ten: 1977

    ) open buy @ amazon
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    Sidney Sheldon Year in the Top Ten: 1978

    ) open buy @ amazon
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    Kurt Vonnegut Year in the Top Ten: 1973

    ) open buy @ amazon
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    Gore Vidal Year in the Top Ten: 1973

    ) open buy @ amazon
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    Taylor Caldwell Year in the Top Ten: 1972

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    James A. Michener Year in the Top Ten: 1974

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    James A. Michener Year in the Top Ten: 1978

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    Agatha Christie Year in the Top Ten: 1975

    ) open buy @ amazon
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    John Fowles Year in the Top Ten: 1977

    ) open buy @ amazon
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    Anaïs Nin

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    Jacqueline Susann Year in the Top Ten: 1976

    ) open buy @ amazon
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    Harold Robbins Year in the Top Ten: 1977

    ) open buy @ amazon
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    Irwin Shaw Year in the Top Ten: 1973

    ) open buy @ amazon
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    Belva Plain Year in the Top Ten: 1978

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    Ken Follett Year in the Top Ten: 1978

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    Mario Puzo Year in the Top Ten: 1978

    ) open buy @ amazon
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    Taylor Caldwell Year in the Top Ten: 1970

    ) open buy @ amazon
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    Erica Jong Year in the Top Ten: 1977

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    Saul Bellow Year in the Top Ten: 1975

    ) open buy @ amazon
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    Margaret Craven Year in the Top Ten: 1974

    ) open buy @ amazon
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    Years in the Top Ten: 1977, 1978

    ) open buy @ amazon
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    Ernest Hemingway Year in the Top Ten: 1970

    ) open buy @ amazon
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    Kurt Vonnegut Year in the Top Ten: 1979

    ) open buy @ amazon
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    Peter Benchley Year in the Top Ten: 1974

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    Richard Bach Years in the Top Ten: 1972, 1973

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    Judith Perelman Rossner Year in the Top Ten: 1975

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    Year in the Top Ten: 1970

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    Harold Robbins Year in the Top Ten: 1979

    ) open buy @ amazon
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    Helen Clark MacInnes Year in the Top Ten: 1971

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    Chaim Potok Year in the Top Ten: 1972

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    Erich Segal Year in the Top Ten: 1977

    ) open buy @ amazon
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    Jacqueline Susann Year in the Top Ten: 1973

    ) open buy @ amazon
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    Arthur Hailey Year in the Top Ten: 1979

    ) open buy @ amazon
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    Leon Uris Year in the Top Ten: 1970

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    John Updike Year in the Top Ten: 1971

    ) open buy @ amazon
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    E. L. Doctorow Year in the Top Ten: 1975

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    Irwin Shaw Year in the Top Ten: 1970

    ) open buy @ amazon
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    Judith Krantz Year in the Top Ten: 1978

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    Howard Fast Year in the Top Ten: 1978

    ) open buy @ amazon
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    Dan Jenkins Year in the Top Ten: 1972

    ) open buy @ amazon
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    Year in the Top Ten: 1975

    ) open buy @ amazon
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    Year in the Top Ten: 1976

    ) open buy @ amazon
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    Agatha Christie Year in the Top Ten: 1976

    ) open buy @ amazon
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    John le Carré Year in the Top Ten: 1979

    ) open buy @ amazon
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    Joseph Heller Year in the Top Ten: 1974

    ) open buy @ amazon
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    William Styron Year in the Top Ten: 1979

    ) open buy @ amazon
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    Jack Higgins Year in the Top Ten: 1976

    ) open buy @ amazon
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