Archive | September 2012

Best-selling Books of the 1920′s

A list of the #1 best-selling books from 1920 to 1929 according to Publisher’s Weekly magazine (post provided originally by Printedpages.wordpress.com)

  • The Man of the Forest by Zane Grey (1920)
  • Main Street by Sinclair Lewis in (1921)
  • If Winter Comes by A. S. M. Hutchison (1922)
  • Black Oxen by Gertrude Atherton (1923)
  • So Big by Edna Ferber (1924)
  • Soundings by A. Hamilton Gibbs (1925)
  • The Private Life of Helen of Troy by John Erskine (1926)
  • Elmer Gantry by Sinclair Lewis (1927)
  • The Bridge of San Luis Rey by Thornton Wilder ( 1928 )
  • All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque ( 1929 )

Only one Sinclair Lewis achieve #1 status twice during the decade (in 1921 and 1927).