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1929 Books & Bestsellers

1929 Fiction Top Ten Books

(according to Publisher's Weekly)
1. All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque
2. Dodsworth by Sinclair Lewis
3. Dark Hester by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
4. The Bishop Murder Case by S.S. Van Dine
5. Roper's Row by Warwick Deeping
6. Peder Victorious by O.E. Rolvaag
7. Mamba's Daughters by DuBose Heyward
8. The Galaxy by Susan Ertz
9. Scarlet Sister Mary by Julia Peterkin
10. Joseph and His Brethren by H.W. Freeman

1929 Non-Fiction Books

1. The Art of Thinking by Ernest Dimnet
2. Henry the Eighth by Francis Hackett
3. The Cradle of the Deep by Joan Lowell
4. Elizabeth and Essex by Lytton Strachey
5. The Specialist by Chic Sale
6. A Preface to Morals by Walter Lippmann
7. Believe It or Not by Robert L. Ripley
8. John Brown's Body by Stephen Vincent Benét
9. The Tragic Era by Claude G. Bowers
10. The Mansions of Philosophy by Will Durant

1929 Notable Literature

The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner
A High Wind in Jamaica by Richard Hughes
A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway
A Room of One's Own by Virginia Woolf
Good-bye to All That by Robert Graves
A Preface to Morals by Walter Lippmann
Ideology and Utopia by Karl Mannheim
Modern Temper by Joseph Wood Krutch
Middletown by Robert and Helen Lynd
Quest for Certainty by John Dewey
Look Homeward, Angel by Thomas Wolfe
The Story of My Experiments with Truth by Mohandas Gandhi
The Revolt of the Masses by Jose Ortega y Gasset

Book of the Month Club Selections

Joseph and His Brethren by H.W. Freeman
Kristin Lavransdatter by Sigrid Undset
Cradle of the Deep by Joan Lowell
Henry the Eighth by Francis Hackett
A Preface to Morals by Walter Lippmann
All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque
Hunky by Thames Williamson
The Omnibus of Crime edited by Dorothy L. Sayers
Ultima Thule by Henry Handel Richardson
The Good Companions by J.B. Priestley
The Embezzlers by Valentin Kataev
Franklin, The Apostle of Modern Times by Bernard Fay

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