1933 Popular Books and Bestsellers

1933 Books & Bestsellers

1933 Fiction Top Ten Books

(according to Publisher’s Weekly)
1. Anthony Adverse by Hervey Allen
2. As the Earth Turns by Gladys Hasty Carroll
3. Ann Vickers by Sinclair Lewis
4. Magnificent Obsession by Lloyd C. Douglas
5. One More River by John Galsworthy
6. Forgive Us Our Trespasses by Lloyd C. Douglas
7. The Master of Jalna by Mazo de la Roche
8. Miss Bishop by Bess Streeter Aldrich
9. The Farm by Louis Bromfield
10. Little Man, What Now? by Hans Fallada

1933 Non-Fiction Books

1. Life Begins at Forty by Walter B. Pitkin
2. Marie Antoinette by Stefan Zweig
3. British Agent by R.H. Bruce Lockhart
4. 100,000 Guinea Pigs by Arthur Kallet and F.J. Schlink
5. The House of Exile by Nora Waln
6. Van Loon’s Geography by Hendrik Willem Van Loon
7. Looking Forward by Franklin D. Roosevelt
8. Contract Bridge Blue Book of 1933 by Ely Culbertson
9. The Arches of the Years by Halliday Sutherland
10. The March of Democracy, vol. 2 by James Truslow Adams

1933 Notable Literature

The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas by Gertrude Stein
Recent Social Trends by Wesley Mitchell et al.
Limitations of Science by J.W.N. Sullivan
Toward an Understanding of Karl Marx by Sidney Hook
Law and the Social by Morris R. Cohen
Coming Struggle for Power by John Strachey
Man’s Fate by André Malraux
The Shape of Things to Come by H.G. Wells

1933 Book of the Month Club Selections

The Last Adam by James Gould Cozzens
British Agent by R. H. Bruce Lockheart
Adventures of the Black Girl by Bernard Shaw
South Moon Under by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
Marie Antoinette by Stefan Zweig
As the Earth Turns by Gladys Hasty Carroll
Little Man, What Now? by Hans Fallada
Anthony Adverse by Hervey Allen
Twenty-Years A-Growing by Maurice O’Sullivan
Dark Hazard by W.R. Burnett
Woods Colt by Thames Williamson
Flush by Virginia Woolf
The Great Offensive by Maurice Hindus
The Man of the Renaissance by Ralph Roeder
1933 Nobel Prize in Literature
Most Popular Books of 1933, according to GoodReads
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