Saturday, March 24, 2012

Top Ten Best Selling Novels for the Year 1960

This is a list of bestselling novels in the United States in 1960, as determined by Publishers Weekly.*

Advise and Consent by Allen Drury
  • The novel won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1960.
  • ‘Advise and Consent’ at 50 by Thomas Mallon | The New York Times, June 25, 2009
  •  Advise and Consent: Film adaptation directed by Otto Preminger and starring Henry Fonda, Charles Laughton, Burgess Meredith, Gene Tierney, and Peter Lawford.

Hawaii by James A. Michener

The Leopard by Giuseppe di Lampedusa

The Chapman Report by Irving Wallace

Ourselves to Know by John O'Hara

The Constant Image by Marcia Davenport

The Lovely Ambition by Mary Ellen Chase

The Listener by Taylor Caldwell

Trustee from the Toolroom by Nevil Shute

Sermons and Soda-Water by John O'Hara

* Publishers Weekly list of bestselling novels in the United States in the 1960s on Wikipedia

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