1945 Popular Books and Bestsellers

1945 Books & Bestsellers

1945 Fiction Top Ten Books

(according to Publisher’s Weekly)
1. Forever Amber by Kathleen Winsor
2. The Robe by Lloyd C. Douglas
3. The Black Rose by Thomas B. Costain
4. The White Tower by James Ramsey Ullman
5. Cass Timberlane by Sinclair Lewis
6. A Lion Is in the Streets by Adria Locke Langley
7. So Well Remembered by James Hilton
8. Captain from Castile by Samuel Shellabarger
9. Earth and High Heaven by Adria Locke Langley
10. Immortal Wife by Irving Stone

1945 Non-Fiction Books

1. Brave Men by Ernie Pyle
2. Dear Sir by Juliet Lowell
3. Up Front by Bill Mauldin
4. Black Boy by Richard Wright
5. Try and Stop Me by Bennett Cerf
6. Anything Can Happen by George and Helen Papashvily
7. General Marshall’s Report by U.S. War Department General Staff
8. The Egg and I by Betty MacDonald
9. The Thurber Carnival by James Thurber
10. Pleasant Valley by Louis Bromfield

1945 Notable Literature

Animal Farm by George Orwell
Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh
Loving by Henry Green
The Open Society and Its Enemies by Karl Popper
Science-The Endless Frontier by Vannevar Bush
Four Quartets by T.S. Eliot
The Age of Jackson by Arthur Schlesinger, Jr

1945 Book of the Month Club Selections

Story of a Secret State by Jan Karski
Anything Can Happen by George and Helen Papashvily
The Thurber Carnival by James Thurber
Black Boy by Richard Wright
Apartment in Athens by Glenway Wescott
The Ballad and the Source by Rosamond Lehmann
American Guerrilla in the Philippines by Ira Wolfert
Commodore Hornblower by C.S. Forester
The World, the Flesh, and Father Smith by Bruce Marshall
Up Front by Bill Mauldin
Rickshaw Boy by Lau Shaw
The White Tower by James Ramsey Ullman
Cass Timberlane by Sinclair Lewis
Days and Nights by Constantin Simonov
Beach Red by Peter Bowman
Lovely is the Lee by Robert Gibbings
1945 Nobel Prize in Literature
Most Popular Books of 1945, according to GoodReads
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