1928 Popular Books and Bestsellers

1928 Books & Bestsellers

1928 Fiction Top Ten Books

(according to Publisher’s Weekly)
1. The Bridge of San Luis Rey by Thornton Wilder
2. Wintersmoon by Hugh Walpole
3. Swan Song by John Galsworthy
4. The Greene Murder Case by S.S. Van Dine
5. Bad Girl by Vina Delmar
6. Claire Ambler by Booth Tarkington
7. Old Pybus by Warwick Deeping
8. All Kneeling by Anne Parrish
9. Jalna by Mazo de la Roche
10. The Strange Case of Miss Annie Spragg by Louis Bromfield

1928 Non-Fiction Books

1. Disraeli by André Maurois
2. Mother India by Katherine Mayo
3. Trader Horn, vol. 1 by Alfred Aloysius Horn and Ethelreda Lewis
4. Napoleon by Emil Ludwig
5. Strange Interlude by Eugene O’Neill
6. We by Charles A. Lindbergh
7. Count Luckner, The Sea Devil by Lowell Thomas
8. Goethe by Emil Ludwig
9. Skyward by Richard E. Byrd
10. The Intelligent Woman’s Guide to Socialism and Capitalism by George Bernard Shaw

1928 Notable Literature

Point Counter Point by Aldous Huxley
Parade’s End by Ford Madox Ford
Coming of Age in Samoa by Margaret Mead
Lady Chatterley’s Lover by D.H. Lawrence
Nature of the Physical World by Arthur Eddington

1928 Book of the Month Club Selections

Claire Ambler by Booth Tarkington
Disraeli by André Marois
The Deluge by S. Fowler Wright
The Hotel by Elizabeth Bowen
The Closed Garden by Julian Green
The Intelligent Woman’s Guide to Socialism and Capitalism by George Bernard Shaw
Bambi by Felix Salten
John Brown’s Body by Stephen Vincent Benét
The Children by Edith Wharton
Hunger Fighters by Paul de Kruif
Whither Mankind? Edited by Charles Beard
The Case of Sargeant Grischa by Arnold Zweig
1928 Nobel Prize in Literature
Most Popular Books of 1928, according to GoodReads
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