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1984 Books & Bestsellers

1984 Fiction Top Ten Books

(according to Publisher's Weekly)
1. The Talisman by Stephen King and Peter Strau
2. The Aquitaine Progression by Robert Ludlum
3. The Sicilian by Mario Puzo
4. Love and War by John Jakes
5. The Butter Battle Book by Dr. Seuss
6. "... And the Ladies of the Club" by Helen Hooven Santmyer
7. The Fourth Protocol by Frederick Forsyth
8. Full Circle by Danielle Steel
9. The Life and Hard Times of Heidi Abromowitz by Joan Rivers
10. Lincoln: A Novel by Gore Vidal

1984 Non-Fiction Books

1. Iacocca: An Autobiography by Lee Iacocca with William Novak
2. Loving Each Other by Leo Buscaglia
3. Eat to Win: The Sports Nutrition Bible by Robert Haas
4. Pieces of My Mind by Andrew A. Rooney
5. Weight Watchers Fast and Fabulous Cookbook by Jean Nidetch(?)
6. What They Don't Teach You at Harvard Business School: Notes from a Street-Smart Executive by Mark H. McCormack
7. Women Coming of Age by Jane Fonda with Mignon McCarthy
8. Moses the Kitten by James Herriot
9. The One Minute Salesperson by Spencer Johnson and Larry Wilson
10. Weight Watchers Quick Start Program Cookbook by Jean Nidetch

New York Times Bestsellers

Mayor by Edward Koch and W. William Raven
First Lady from Plains by Rosalynn Carter
Wired by Bob Woodward
The Kennedys: An American Drama by Peter Collier and David Horowitz
Loving Each Other by Leo Buscaglia
Iacocca by Lee Iacocca and William Novak

1984 Notable Literature

Neuromancer by William Gibson
Distinction by Pierre Bourdieu
The Lover by Marguerite Duras
The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera
Feminist Theory by bell hooks

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