1977 Popular Books and Bestsellers

1977 Books & Bestsellers

1977 Fiction Top Ten Books

(according to Publisher’s Weekly)
1. The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien and Christopher Tolkien
2. The Thorn Birds by Colleen McCullough
3. Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah by Richard Bach
4. The Honourable Schoolboy by John Le Carre
5. Oliver’s Story by Erich Segal
6. Dreams Die First by Harold Robbins
7. Beggarman, Thief by Irwin Shaw
8. How To Save Your Own Life by Erica Jong
9. Delta of Venus: Erotica by Anaïs Nin
10. Daniel Martin by John Fowles

1977 Non-Fiction Books

1. Roots by Alex Haley
2. Looking Out for #1 by Robert Ringer
3. All Things Wise and Wonderful by James Herriot
4. Your Erroneous Zones by Dr. Wayne W. Dyer
5. The Book of Lists by David Wallechinsky, Irving Wallace and Amy Wallace
6. The Possible Dream: A Candid Look at Amway by Charles Paul Conn
7. The Dragons of Eden by Carl Sagan
8. The Second Ring of Power by Carlos Castaneda
9. The Grass ls Always Greener over the Septic Tank by Erma Bombeck
10. The Amityville Horror by Jay Anson

1977 New York Times Bestsellers

Your Erroneous Zones by Wayne Dwyer
The Book of Lists by David Wallechinsky, Irving Wallace, and Amy Wallace
Looking Out for Number One by Robert J. Ringer
All Things Wise and Wonderful by James Herriot

1977 Notable Literature

Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison
Outline of a Theory of Practice by Pierre Bourdieu
Children of Crisis by Robert Coles
Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson
Dispatches by Michael Herr
Just and Unjust Wars by Michael Walzer
Samuel Johnson by Walter Jackson Bate
Taking Rights Seriously by Ronald Dworkin
1977 Nobel Prize in Literature
Most Popular Books of 1977, according to GoodReads
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