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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

Buy

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes – Anita Loos

Buy

Sorrell and Son – Warwick Deeping

Buy

The Hounds of Spring – Sylvia Thompson

Buy

Beau Sabreur – P. C Wren

Buy

The Silver Spoon – John Galsworthy

Buy

Beau Geste – P. C Wren

Buy

Show Boat – Edna Ferber

Buy

After Noon – Susan Ertz

Buy

The Blue Window – Temple Bailey

Buy

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!

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The Bestselling Books of the Last One Hundred Years: 1926

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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!

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Barack Obama Reveals His Favourite Books of 2018

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Since leaving the White House in 2017, Barack Obama has occasionally taken to social media to share books, films, and music that he has enjoyed. In late December, Obama took to Facebook to list off the best art that he’s read, watched, and listened to over the past year. Books included in his list consists of Long Walk to Freedom by Nelson Mandela, Why Liberalism Failed by Patrick Deneen, and (of course) Becoming by Michelle Obama. Read More

The Bestselling Books of the Last One Hundred Years: 1925

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We promised you the best selling fiction of the last one hundred years and we’re up to 1925 now, but we’re likely to be on this book series for the next few months at least!

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 1925!

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Nicola Sturgeon – Best Books 2018

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First Minister of Scotland and SNP leader, Nicola Sturgeon, has taken a break for Christmas and treated us to her favourite reads of 2018. On Twitter she explained, “Since it’s Christmas, I’m going to indulge myself in some book chat (so look away now if you’re only here for the politics). In the next few tweets, I’ll share the books I’ve most enjoyed in 2018”
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The Bestselling Books of the Last One Hundred Years: 1924

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We promised you the best selling fiction of the last one hundred years and we’re up to 1924 now, but we’re likely to be on this book series for the next few months and certainly into the New Year!

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 1924!

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