1995 Popular Books and Bestsellers

1995 Books & Bestsellers

1995 Fiction Top Ten Books

(according to Publisher’s Weekly)
1. The Rainmaker by John Grisham
2. The Lost World by Michael Crichton
3. Five Days in Paris by Danielle Steel
4. The Christmas Box by Richard Paul Evans
5. Lightning by Danielle Steel
6. The Celestine Prophecy by James Redfield
7. Rose Madder by Stephen King
8. Silent Night by Mary Higgins Clark
9. Politically Correct Holiday Stories by James Finn Garner
10. The Horse Whisperer by Nicholas Evans

1995 Non-Fiction Books

1. Men Are from Mars, Women Are From Venus by John Gray
2. My American Journey by Colin Powell
3. Miss America by Howard Stern
4. The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success by Deepak Chopra
5. The Road Ahead by Bill Gates
6. Charles Kuralt’s America by Charles Kuralt
7. Mars and Venus in the Bedroom by John Gray
8. To Renew America by Newt Gingrich
9. My Point… and I Do Have One by Ellen DeGeneres
10. The Moral Compass by William J. Bennett

New York Times Bestsellers

The Hot Zone by Richard Preston
I Want to Tell You by O.J. Simpson
Breaking the Surface by Greg Louganis with Eric Marcus
In Retrospect by Robert S. McNamara with Brian VanDeMark
A Good Walk Spoiled by John Feinstein
New Passages by Gail Sheehy
To Renew America by Newt Gingrich
My Point… And I Do Have One by Ellen DeGeneres
My American Journey by Colin L. Powell with Joseph E. Persico
Miss America by Howard Stern
The Road Ahead by Bill Gates with Nathan Myhrvold and Peter Rinearson

1995 Notable Literature

The Demon-Haunted World by Carl Sagan
Independence Day by Richard Ford
Long Walk to Freedom by Nelson Mandela
Dreams from My Father by Barack Obama
The Golden Compass or Northern Lights (His Dark Materials, #1) by Philip Pullman

Amazon’s Top 10 Books in 1995

1. How to Set Up and Maintain a World Wide Web Site by Lincoln D. Stein
2. A Mathematician Reads the Newspaper by John Allen Paulos
3. Brightness Reef by David Brin
4. Silicon Snake Oil by Clifford Stoll
5. The Dark and Deadly Pool by Joan Lowery Nixon
6. Being Digital by Nicholas Negroponte
7. Learning the UNIX Operating System by Jerry Peek
8. Emblems of the Mind: The Inner Life of Music and Mathematics by Edward Rothstein
9. Fluid Concepts And Creative Analogies: Computer Models Of The Fundamental Mechanisms Of Thought by Douglas R. Hofstadler
10. The Bold Vegetarian by Bharti Kirchner
1995 Nobel Prize in Literature
Most Popular Books of 1995, according to GoodReads
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