1996 Popular Books and Bestsellers

1996 Books & Bestsellers

1996 Fiction Top Ten Books

(according to Publisher’s Weekly)
1. The Runaway Jury by John Grisham
2. Executive Orders by Tom Clancy
3. Desperation by Stephen King
4. Airframe by Michael Crichton
5. The Regulators by Richard Bachman
6. Malice by Danielle Steel
7. Silent Honor by Danielle Steel
8. Primary Colors by Anonymous (Joe Klein)
9. Cause of Death by Patricia Cornwell
10. The Tenth Insight by James Redfield

1996 Non-Fiction Books

1. Make the Connection by Oprah Winfrey and Bob Greene Hyperion
2. Men Are from Mars, Women are From Venus by John Gray
3. The Dilbert Principle by Scott Adams
4. Simple Abundance by Sarah Ban Breathnach
5. The Zone by Barry Sears with Bill Lawren
6. Bad As I Wanna Be by Dennis Rodman
7. In Contempt by Christopher Darden
8. A Reporter’s Life by Walter Cronkite
9. Dogbert’s Top Secret Management Handbook by Scott Adams
10. My Sergei: A Love Story by Ekaterina Gordeeva with E.M. Swift

New York Times Bestsellers

It Takes a Village by Hillary Rodham Clinton
Rush Limbaugh Is a Big Fat Idiot by Al Franken
Blood Sport by James B. Stewart
In Contempt by Christopher A. Darden with Jess Walter
Bad As I Wanna Be by Dennis Rodman with Tom Keown
Outrage by Vincent Bugliosi
The Dilbert Principle by Scott Adams
Unlimited Access by Gary Aldrich
American Tragedy by Lawrence Schiller and James Willwerth
The Soul’s Code by James Hillman
My Sergei by Ekaterina Gordeeva E. M. with Swift
Angela’s Ashes by Frank McCourt
A Reporter’s Life by Walter Cronkite

1996 Notable Literature

Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace
The Clash of Civilizations by Samuel P. Huntington
Darwin’s Dangerous Idea by Daniel Dennett
Climbing Mount Improbable by Richard Dawkins
The Rise of the Network Society by Manuel Castells

Amazon’s Top 10 Books

1. Creating Killer Web Sites: The Art of Third-Generation Site Design by David Siegel
2. Executive Orders by Tom Clancy
3. The Dilbert Principle by Scott Adams
4. Against the Gods by Peter L. Bernstein
5. The English Patient by Michaels Ondaatje
6. Idoru by William Gibson
7. Airframe by Michael Crichton
8. Creating Great Web Graphics by Laurie McCanna
9. Dogbert’s Top Secret Management Handbook by Scott Adams
10. Where Wizards Stay Up Late by Katie Hafner

Oprah’s Book Club Selections

The Deep End of the Ocean by Jacquelyn Mitchard
Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison
The Book of Ruth by Jane Hamilton
She’s Come Undone by Wally Lamb
1996 Nobel Prize in Literature
Most Popular Books of 1996, according to GoodReads
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