1976 Popular Books and Bestsellers

1976 Books & Bestsellers

1976 Fiction Top Ten Books

(according to Publisher’s Weekly)
1. Trinity by Leon Uris
2. Sleeping Murder by Agatha Christie
3. Dolores by Jacqueline Susann
4. Storm Warning by Jack Higgins
5. The Deep by Peter Benchley
6. 1876 by Gore Vidal
7. Slapstick: or, Lonesome No More! by Kurt Vonnegut
8. The Lonely Lady by Harold Robbins
9. Touch Not the Cat by Mary Stewart
10. A Stranger in the Mirror by Sidney Sheldon

1976 Non-Fiction Books

1. The Final Days by Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein
2. Roots by Alex Haley
3. Your Erroneous Zones by Dr. Wayne W. Dyer
4. Passages: The Predictable Crises of Adult Life by Gail Sheehy
5. Born Again by Charles W. Colson
6. The Grass ls Always Greener over the Septic Tank by Erma Bombeck
7. Angels: God’s Secret Agents by Billy Graham
8. Blind Ambition: The White House Years by John Dean
9. The Hite Report: A Nationwide Study of Female Sexuality by Shere Hite
10. The Right and the Power: The Prosecution of Watergate by Leon Jaworski

1976 New York Times Bestsellers

Winning Through Intimidation by Robert J. Ringer
Doris Day: Her Own Story by A. E. Hotchner
World of Our Fathers by Irving Howe with Kenneth Libo
The Final Days by Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein
Passages by Gail Sheehy
Roots by Alex Haley

1976 Notable Literature

The Cultural Contradictions of Capitalism by Daniel Bell
History of Sexuality, vol. 1 by Michel Foucault
The Face of Battle by John Keegan
The Uses of Enchantment by Bruno Bettelheim
The Bride Price by Buchi Emecheta
The Selfish Gene by Richard Dawkins
A Theory of Semiotics by Umberto Eco
1976 Nobel Prize in Literature
Most Popular Books of 1976, according to GoodReads
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