1988 Popular Books and Bestsellers

1988 Books & Bestsellers

1988 Fiction Top Ten Books

(according to Publisher’s Weekly)
1. The Cardinal of the Kremlin by Tom Clancy
2. The Sands of Time by Sidney Sheldon
3. Zoya by Danielle Steel
4. The Icarus Agenda by Robert Ludlum
5. Alaska by James A. Michener
6. Till We Meet Again by Judith Krantz
7. The Queen of the Damned by Anne Rice
8. To Be the Best by Barbara Taylor Bradford
9. One: A Novel by Richard Bach
10. Mitla Pass by Leon Uris

1988 Non-Fiction Books

1. The 8-Week Cholesterol Cure by Robert E. Kowalski
2. Talking Straight by Lee Iacocca with Sonny Kleinfield
3. A Brief History of Time by Stephen W. Hawking
4. Trump: The Art of the Deal by Donald J. Trump with Tony Schwartz
5. Gracie: A Love Story by George Burns
6. Elizabeth Takes Off by Elizabeth Taylor
7. Swim with the Sharks without Being Eaten Alive by Harvey MacKay
8. Christmas in America, edited by David Cohen
9. Weight Watchers Quick Success Program Book by Jean Nidetch
10. Moonwalk by Michael Jackson

New York Times Bestsellers

Trump: The Art of the Deal by Donald Trump and Tony Schwartz
Moonwalk by Michael Jackson
For the Record by Donald T. Regan
A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking
Talking Straight by Lee Iacocca and Sonny Kleinfeld
The Last Lion by William Manchester
Gracie by George Burns

1988 Notable Literature

The Battle Cry of Freedom by James McPherson
The Satanic Verses by Salman Rushdie
A Bright Shining Lie by Neil Sheehan
Gender and the Politics of History by Joan W. Scott
The Signifying Monkey by Henry Louis Gates, Jr
Selected Subaltern Studies edited by Ranajit Guha and Gayatri C. Spivak
Reconstruction by Eric Foner
1988 Nobel Prize in Literature
Most Popular Books of 1988, according to GoodReads
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