Wednesday, September 28, 2005

Best Selling Books - 1970

I ran across some lists with best sellers. This is some fun stuff! How many of these would you re-read today?

Remember sneaking quick reads from "The Sensuous Woman"? That was some STRONG stuff back then.

And multiple books by Rod McKuen? How many coffee tables in the seventies did NOT have a Rod McKuen book on them?

We'll make this a regular feature on Product Of The Seventies.

1970 Fiction:

1. Love Story - Erich Segal
2. The French Lieutenant's Woman - John Fowles
3. Islands in the Stream - Ernest Hemingway
4. The Crystal Cave - Mary Stewart
5. Great Lion of God - Taylor Caldwell
6. QB VII - Leon Uris
7. The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight - Jimmy Breslin
8. The Secret Woman - Victoria Holt
9. Travels with My Aunt - Graham Greene
10. Rich Man, Poor Man - Irwin Shaw

1970 Nonfiction:

1. Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Sex but Were Afraid To Ask - David Reuben, M.D.
2. The New English Bible
3. The Sensuous Woman - "J"
4. Better Homes and Gardens Fondue and Tabletop Cooking
5. Up the Organization - Robert Townsend
6. Ball Four - Jim Bouton
7. American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language - William Morris
8. Body Language - Julius Fast
9. In Someone's Shadow - Rod McKuen
10. Caught in the Quiet - Rod McKuen

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