The Bestselling Books of the Last One Hundred Years: 1999

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 1999!

1999 Was the end of a millennium and that in itself brought its own news and excitment, such as stories and worry about the Yk2 bug. The world’s population surpassed six billion. The popularity of the Internet rose, and with it the Internet entrepreneur.

Among all that, there were plenty of books published and read too, and today we’re featuring the bestselling novels of 1999, and some that didn’t make the list but have stood the test of time.

The Testaments – John Grisham

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Hannibal – Thomas Harris

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Assassins – Tim LaHaye

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Star Wars: Phantom Menace – Terry Brooks

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Timeline – Michael Chrichton

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Stephen King – Hearts in Atlantis

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Apollyon – Richard B Jenkins, Tim LaHaye

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The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon – Stephen King

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Irresistible Forces – Danielle Steel

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Tara Road – Maeve Binchy

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1999 also saw the release of Jhumpa Lahiri’s Interpreter of Maladies.

We’ll continue this series right through to 2018, keep an eye out for 2000 and a whole new Millennium, coming soon!

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