1927 Popular Books and Bestsellers

1927 Books & Bestsellers

1927 Fiction Top Ten Books

(according to Publisher’s Weekly)
1. Elmer Gantry by Sinclair Lewis
2. The Plutocrat by Booth Tarkington
3. Doomsday by Warwick Deeping
4. Sorrell and Son by Warwick Deeping
5. Jalna by Mazo de la Roche
6. Lost Ecstasy by Mary Roberts Rinehart
7. Twilight Sleep by Edith Wharton
8. Tomorrow Morning by Anne Parrish
9. The Old Countess by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
10. A Good Woman by Louis Bromfield

1927 Non-Fiction Books

1. The Story of Philosophy by Will Durant
2. Napoleon by Emil Ludwig
3. Revolt in the Desert by T.E. Lawrence
4. Trader Horn, vol. 1 by Alfred Aloysius Horn and Ethelreda Lewis
5. We by Charles A. Lindbergh
6. Ask Me Another by Julian Spafford and Lucien Esty
7. The Royal Road to Romance by Richard Halliburton
8. The Glorious Adventure by Richard Halliburton
9. Why We Behave Like Human Beings by George A. Dorsey
10. Mother India by Katherine Mayo

1927 Notable Literature

To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf
Bridge of San Luis Rey by Thornton Wilder
Aspects of the Novel by E.M. Forster
Death Comes for the Archbishop by Willa Cather
The Public and Its Problems by John Dewey
Being and Time by Martin Heidegger
Main Currents in American Thought by V.L. Parrington
The Rise of American Civilization by Charles and Mary Beard
The Logic of Modern Physics by Percy C. Bridgeman
Why I Am Not a Christian by Bertrand Russell
The Concept of the Political by Carl Schmitt

1927 Book of the Month Club Selections

The Heart of Emerson’s Journals, edited by Bliss Perry
Napoleon by Emil Ludwig
Elmer Gantry by Sinclair Lewis
Revolt in the Desert by T.E. Lawrence
Marching On by James Boyd
Giants in the Earth by O.E. Rolvaag
Your Money’s Worth by Stuart Chase and F.J. Schlink
Meanwhile by H.G. Wells
Dusty Answer by Rosamond Lehmann
Right Off the Map by C.E. Montague
Red Sky at Morning by Margaret Kennedy
Abraham Lincoln by Carl Sandburg
1927 Nobel Prize in Literature
Most Popular Books of 1927, according to GoodReads
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