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Number One Fiction
The very first novel to be on the New York Times Best Seller List for Fiction was And Now Tomorrow by Rachel Field (August 9, 1942). Here's a sampling of Number One Fiction over the years...   Print this list Print this list
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Cover Art: South of Broad : a novel /
South of Broad : a novel
Conroy, Pat.
Adult Fiction CONROY
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Cover Art: My cousin Rachel /
My cousin Rachel
Du Maurier, Daphne, 1907-1989.
Adult Fiction DU MAUR
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Cover Art: Triple /
Triple
Follett, Ken.
Adult Fiction FOLLETT
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Cover Art: Cold Mountain /
Cold Mountain
Frazier, Charles, 1950-
Adult Fiction FRAZIER
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Cover Art: A thousand splendid suns /
A thousand splendid suns
Hosseini, Khaled.
Adult Fiction HOSSEIN
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Cover Art: Up the down staircase /
Up the down staircase
Kaufman, Bel.
Adult Fiction KAUFMAN
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Cover Art: Historian : a novel.
Historian : a novel.
Kostova, Elizabeth.
Adult Fiction KOSTOVA
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Cover Art: Unaccustomed earth /
Unaccustomed earth
Lahiri, Jhumpa.
Adult Fiction LAHIRI
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Cover Art: The girl who played with fire /
The girl who played with fire
Larsson, Stieg, 1954-2004.
Adult Fiction LARSSON
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Cover Art: Smiley's people /
Smiley's people
Le Carre, John, 1931-
Adult Fiction LE CARR
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Cover Art: The Matarese circle /
The Matarese circle
Ludlum, Robert, 1927-2001.
Adult Fiction LUDLUM
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Cover Art: Peyton Place /
Peyton Place
Metalious, Grace.
Adult Fiction METALIO
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Cover Art: Paradise /
Paradise
Morrison, Toni.
Adult Fiction MORRISO
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Cover Art: Winter solstice /
Winter solstice
Pilcher, Rosamunde.
Adult Fiction PILCHER
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Cover Art: The chosen /
The chosen
Potok, Chaim.
Adult Fiction POTOK
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Cover Art: Looking for Mr. Goodbar /
Looking for Mr. Goodbar
Rossner, Judith, 1935-2005.
Adult Fiction ROSSNER
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Cover Art: Franny and Zooey.
Franny and Zooey.
Salinger, J. D. 1919-2010
Adult Fiction SALINGE
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Cover Art: The lovely bones /
The lovely bones
Sebold, Alice.
Adult Fiction SEBOLD
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Cover Art: East of Eden /
East of Eden
Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968.
Adult Fiction STEINBE
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Cover Art: The last enchantment /
The last enchantment
Stewart, Mary, 1916-
Adult Fiction STEWART
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Cover Art: The help /
The help
Stockett, Kathryn.
Adult Fiction STOCKET
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Cover Art: Sophie's choice /
Sophie's choice
Styron, William, 1925-2006.
Adult Fiction STYRON
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Cover Art: The kitchen god's wife /
The kitchen god's wife
Tan, Amy.
Adult Fiction TAN
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Cover Art: Breakfast of champions : or, Goodbye blue Monday! /
Breakfast of champions : or, Goodbye blue Monday!
Vonnegut, Kurt.
Adult Fiction VONNEGUT
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Cover Art: The story of Edgar Sawtelle : a novel /
The story of Edgar Sawtelle : a novel
Wroblewski, David.
Adult Fiction WROBLEW
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