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1924 Books & Bestsellers

1924 Fiction Top Ten Books

(according to Publisher's Weekly)
1. So Big by Edna Ferber
2. The Plastic Age by Percy Marks
3. The Little French Girl by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
4. The Heirs Apparent by Philip Gibbs
5. A Gentleman of Courage by James Oliver Curwood
6. The Call of the Canyon by Zane Grey
7. The Midlander by Booth Tarkington
8. The Coast of Folly by Coningsby Dawson
9. Mistress Wilding by Rafael Sabatini
10. The Homemaker by Dorothy Canfield Fisher

1924 Non-Fiction Books

1. Diet and Health by Lulu Hunt Peters
2. The Life of Christ by Giovanni Papini
3. The Boston Cooking School Cook Book edited by Fannie Farmer
4. Etiquette by Emily Post
5. Ariel by André Maurois
6. The Cross Word Puzzle Books by Prosper Buranelli et al.
7. Mark Twain's Autobiography by Mark Twain
8. Saint Joan by George Bernard Shaw
9. The New Decalogue of Science by Albert E. Wiggam
10. The Americanization of Edward Bok by Edward Bok

1924 Notable Literature

A Passage to India by E.M. Forster
The Gift by Marcel Mauss
Autobiography of Mark Twain by Mark Twain
Billy Budd by Herman Melville
My Disillusionment with Russia by Emma Goldman
The Magic Mountain by Thomas Mann
Faith of Modernism by Shailer Mathews
Judgment and Reasoning in the Child by Jean Piaget

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