The Bestselling Books of the Last One Hundred Years: 1991

By February 10, 2020 Discussion and Recommendations

We started at 1918, bringing you the bestselling books of the last one hundred years. Today we start a new decade, as we countdown to the end of a century and a millennia with 1991!

1991 saw the Iraq invasion of Kuwait, bringing both American and British troops into the conflict. America also had its own troubles as the nation slipped into recession, but the Simpsons hit the screens for the first time, so there was that to cause some cheer! In other news, East and West Germany were finally reunited after the fall of the Berlin Wall.

Among all that, there were plenty of books published and read too, and today we’re featuring the bestselling novels of 1991, and some that didn’t make the list but have stood the test of time.

Scarlett: The Sequel – Alexandra Ripley


The Sum of all Fears – Tom Clancy


Needful Things – Stephen King


No Greater Love – Danielle Steel


Heartbeat – Danielle Steel


The Doomsday Conspiracy – Sidney Sheldon


The Firm – John Grisham


Night Over Water – Ken Follett


Remember – Barbara Taylor Bradford


Loves Music, Loves to Dance – Mary Higgins Clark


1991 also saw the release of Bret Easton Ellis’ American Psycho

We’ll continue this series right through to 2018, keep an eye out for 1992, coming soon!

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

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