The Bestselling Books of the Last One Hundred Years: 1967

We started at 1918, bringing you the bestselling books of the last one hundred years. We’re moving along now and today we’re at the halfway point of this series as we rest at 1967.

1967 saw the world’s first heart transplant, and the world’s first ATM. Gibraltar held a referendum where they decided to stay part of the UK. The Beatles released the Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club. The first edition of Rolling Stone magazine was published, and in the US interracial marriage was declared constitutional as some states attempted to declare it a crime.

Among all that, there were plenty of books published and read too, and today we’re featuring the bestselling novels of 1967, and some that didn’t make the list but have stood the test of time.

The Arrangement – Elia Kazan

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The Confessions of Nat Turner – William Styron

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The Chosen – Chaim Potok

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Topaz – Leon Uris

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Christy – Catherine Marshall

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The Eighth Day – Thornton Wilder

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Rosemary’s Baby – Ira Levin

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The Plot – Irving Wallace

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The Gabriel Hounds – Mary Stewart

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The Exhibitionist – Henry Sutton

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1967 also saw the release of English translation of Mikhail Bulgakov’s The Master and Margarita and S. E Hinton’s The Outsiders.

We’ll continue this series right through to 2018, keep an eye out for 1968, coming soon!

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