1912 Popular Books and Bestsellers

1912 Books & Bestsellers

1912 Fiction Top Ten Books

(according to Publisher’s Weekly)
1. The Harvester by Gene Stratton Porter
2. The Street Called Straight by Basil King
3. Their Yesterdays by Harold Bell Wright
4. The Melting of Molly by Maria Thompson Daviess
5. A Hoosier Chronicle by Meredith Nicholson
6. The Winning of Barbara Worth by Harold Bell Wright
7. The Just and the Unjust by Vaughan Kester
8. The Net by Rex Beach
9. Tante by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
10. Fran by J. Breckenridge Ellis

1912 Non-Fiction Top Ten Books

(according to Publisher’s Weekly)
1. The Promised Land by Mary Antin
2. The Montessori Method by Maria Montessori
3. South America by James Bryce
4. A New Conscience and an Ancient Evil by Jane Addams
5. Three Plays by Eugene Brieux
6. Your United States by Arnold Bennett
7. Creative Evolution by Henri Bergson
8. How to Live on Twenty-Four Hours a Day by Arnold Bennett
9. Woman and Labor by Olive Schreiner
10. Mark Twain by Albert Bigelow Paine

1912 Notable Literature

The New History by James Harvey Robinson
Tarzan of the Apes by Edgar Rice Burroughs
Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man by James Weldon Johnson
The Promised Land by Mary Antin
1912 Nobel Prize in Literature
Most Popular Books of 1912, according to GoodReads
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