1937 Popular Books and Bestsellers

1937 Books & Bestsellers

1937 Fiction Top Ten Books

(according to Publisher’s Weekly)
1. Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
2. Northwest Passage by Kenneth Roberts
3. The Citadel by A.J. Cronin
4. And So-Victoria by Vaughan Wilkins
5. Drums Along the Mohawk by Walter D. Edmonds
6. The Years by Virginia Woolf
7. Theatre by W. Somerset Maugham
8. Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
9. The Rains Came by Louis Bromfield
10. We Are Not Alone by James Hilton

1937 Non-Fiction Books

1. How To Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie
2. An American Doctor’s Odyssey by Victor Heiser
3. The Return to Religion by Henry C. Link
4. The Arts by Hendrik Willem Van Loon
5. Orchids on Your Budget by Marjorie Hillis
6. Present Indicative by Noel Coward
7. Mathematics for the Million by Lancelot Hogben
8. Life with Mother by Clarence Day
9. The Nile by Emil Ludwig
10. The Flowering of New England by Van Wyck Brooks

1937 Notable Literature

Out of Africa by Isak Dinesen
The Folklore of Capitalism by Thurman Arnold
Not Guilty by John Dewey et al.
Middletown in Transition by Robert and Helen Lynd
The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
The Neurotic Personality in Our Time by Karen Horney
Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
The Structure of Social Action by Talcott Parsons

1937 Book of the Month Club Selections

Shining Scabbard by R.C. Hutchinson
Beloved Friend by Catherine Drinker Bowen and Barbara von Meck
Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
The Croquet Player
 by H.G. Wells
Bread and Wine by Ignazio Silone
The Outward Room by Millen Brand
They Came Like Swallows by William Maxwell
Bulwark of the Republic by Burton J. Hendrick
Northwest Passage by Kenneth Roberts
The Life and Death of a Spanish Town by Elliott Paul
The Anointed by Clyde Brion Davis
Animal Treasure by Ivan Sanderson
New Frontiers of the Mind by J.B. Rhine
The Turning Wheels by Stuart Cloete
The Importance of Living by Lin Yutang
Pepita by Vita Sackville-West
1937 Nobel Prize in Literature
Most Popular Books of 1937, according to GoodReads
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