We started at 1918, bringing you the bestselling books of the last one hundred years. We’re moving along now, covering each year at a time and we’re well into the 1930s now. Today we’re documenting the ten bestselling books of 1937, and what you were reading instead.
1937 was the year the Hindenburg crashed down over New Jersey, the year Amelia Earhart vanished on her attempt to be the first woman to fly around the world, and the year that the Marihuana Tax Act started the move towards the criminalisation of the drug in the US.
So here they are, the ten top selling books of 1937 as the world, unbeknown sat on the brink of World War II. We’re also featuring some well known books that didn’t make the cut!
1937 also saw the release of J. R. R. Tolkien’s, The Hobbit, but the top book for 1937, Gone with the Wind has more than stood the test of time and was spending its second year in the top spot.
We’ll continue this series right through to 2018, keep an eye out for 1938, coming soon!
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We’re covering each year at a time and we’re now approaching the end of the 1940s as we feature 1948.
1948 was a leap year, which saw the first prefab houses to counter the lack of housing after the war, televisions started to appear in homes, Mahatma Gandhi was murdered, and a loaf of bread in the US cost just 14c.
Among all that, there were plenty of books published and read too, and today we’re featuring the bestselling novels of 1948, and some that didn’t make the list but have stood the test of time. Read More
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