The Bestselling Books of the Last One Hundred Years: 1926

We promised you the best selling fiction of the last one hundred years and we’re up to 1926 now and making great headway. That said, we’ll be a while on this one, we’re a month in and we haven’t even managed 1918-1928 yet!

Already we can see some hot authors and trends appearing and while you may not be familiar with some of the names, we’re expecting some well known contemporary authors to lead the lists later on.

But today, we have the ten top selling books of 1926!

The Private Life of Helen of Troy

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Gentlemen Prefer Blondes – Anita Loos

Buy

Sorrell and Son – Warwick Deeping

Buy

The Hounds of Spring – Sylvia Thompson

Buy

Beau Sabreur – P. C Wren

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The Silver Spoon – John Galsworthy

Buy

Beau Geste – P. C Wren

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Show Boat – Edna Ferber

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After Noon – Susan Ertz

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The Blue Window – Temple Bailey

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Also released in 1926, Ernest Hemingway’s classic, The Sun Also Rises, proving that the bestselling books aren’t always the ones that have longevity.

We’ll continue this series right through to 2018, keep an eye out for 1927, coming soon!

If you’d like to see all the lists so far, try this search 



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