The Bestselling Books of the Last One Hundred Years: 1992

By February 17, 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 1992!

1992 was the year that President Clinton came to power in the USA. The continuing Balkan War between Muslims, Serbs and Croats prompted UN intervention. In the UK rioting broke out in cities, but it wasn’t all political. In lighter news Euro Disney opened in France and in the US the largest mall in American opened in Minnesota, spanning 78 acres!

Among all that, there were plenty of books published and read too, and today we’re featuring the bestselling novels of 1992, and some that didn’t make the list but have stood the test of time.

Dolores Clairborne – Stephen King


The Pelican Brief – John Grisham


Gerald’s Game – Stephen King


Mixed Blessings – Danielle Steel


Jewels – Danielle Steel


The Stars Shine Down – Sidney Sheldon


The Tale of the Body Thief – Anne Rice


Mexico – James Michener


Waiting to Exhale – Terry McMillan


All Around the World – Mary Higgins Clark


1992 also saw the release of Jung Chang’s Wild Swans,Donna Tartt’s, The Secret History, and Cormac McCarthy’s All the Pretty Horses!

We’ll continue this series right through to 2018, keep an eye out for 1993, coming soon!

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

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