1990 Popular Books and Bestsellers

1990 Books & Bestsellers

1990 Fiction Top Ten Books

(according to Publisher’s Weekly)
1. The Plains of Passage by Jean M. Auel
2. Four Past Midnight by Stephen King
3. The Burden of Proof by Scott Turow
4. Memories of Midnight by Sidney Sheldon
5. Message from Nam by Danielle Steel
6. The Bourne Ultimatum by Robert Ludlum
7. The Stand: The Complete and Uncut Edition by Stephen King
8. Lady Boss by Jackie Collins
9. The Witching Hour by Anne Rice
10. September by Rosamunde Pilcher

1990 Non-Fiction Books

1. A Life on the Road by Charles Kuralt
2. The Civil War by Geoffrey C. Ward with Ric Burns and Ken Burns
3. The Frugal Gourmet on Our Immigrant Heritage: Recipes You Should Have Gotten from Your Grandmother by Jeff Smith
4. Better Homes and Gardens New Cook Book by the BH&G Editors
5. Financial Self-Defense: How To Win the Fight for Financial Freedom by Charles J. Givens
6. Homecoming: Reclaiming and Championing Your Inner Child by John Bradshaw
7. Wealth Without Risk: How To Develop a Personal Fortune Without Going Out on a Limb by Charles J. Givens
8. Bo Knows Bo by Bo Jackson and Dick Schaap
9. An American Life: An Autobiography by Ronald Reagan
10. Megatrends 2000: Ten New Directions for the 1990s by John Naisbitt and Patricia Aburdene

New York Times Bestsellers

It Was On Fire When I Lay Down On It by Robert Fulghum
Megatrends 2000 by John Naisbitt and Patricia Aburdene
Barbarians at the Gate by Bryan Burrough and John Helyer
Means of Ascent by Robert A. Caro
Men at Work by George Will
Trump: Surviving at the Top by Donald Trump and Charles Leerhsen
Darkness Visible by William Styron
Millie’s Book by Millie as told to Barbara Bush
By Way of Deception by Victor Ostrovsky and Claire Hoy
The Civil War by Geoffrey Ward with Ric and Ken Burns
A Life on the Road by Charles Kuralt

1990 Notable Literature

Sexual Personae by Camille Paglia
Darkness Visible by William Styron
The Ants by Bert Hölldobler and Edward O. Wilson
The House of Morgan by Ron Chernow
Gender Trouble by Judith Butler
City of Quartz by Mike Davis
The Taming of Chance by Ian Hacking
Foundations of Social Theory by James Coleman
The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien
Mating by Norman Rush
The Epistemology of the Closet by Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick
The Journalist and the Murderer by Janet Malcolm
1990 Nobel Prize in Literature
Most Popular Books of 1990, according to GoodReads
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