Talk:Lists of The New York Times fiction best sellers

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1 THE EGYPTIAN, by Mika Waltari. 1 17
2 MARY, by Sholem Asch. 2 11
3 A RAGE TO LIVE, by John O'Hara. 3 18
4 THE WAY WEST, by A.B. Guthrie Jr. 4 10
5 ONE ON THE HOUSE, by Mary Lasswell. 5 4
6 THE WOMAN OF ROME, by Alberto Moravia. 6 6
7 THE BIG FISHERMAN, by Lloyd C. Douglas. 9 57
8 LET LOVE COME LAST, by Taylor Caldwell. 8 20
9 THE MAN WITH THE GOLDEN ARM, by Nelson Algren. 12 14
10 THE MUDLARK, by Theodore Bonnet. 10 18
11 LOVING, by Henry Green. 7 9
12 PRINCE OF EGYPT, by Dorothy Clarke Wilson. -- 2
13 THE DREAM MERCHANTS, by Harold Robbins. 16 8
14 CRY, THE BELOVED COUNTRY, by Alan Paton. 11 24
15 THE SHELTERING SKY, by Paul Bowles. -- 1
16 GYPSY SIXPENCE, by Edison Marshall. -- 7

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1 THE EGYPTIAN, by Mika Waltari. 1 17
2 MARY, by Sholem Asch. 2 11
3 A RAGE TO LIVE, by John O'Hara. 3 18
4 THE WAY WEST, by A.B. Guthrie Jr. 4 10
5 ONE ON THE HOUSE, by Mary Lasswell. 5 4
6 THE WOMAN OF ROME, by Alberto Moravia. 6 6
7 THE BIG FISHERMAN, by Lloyd C. Douglas. 9 57
8 LET LOVE COME LAST, by Taylor Caldwell. 8 20
9 THE MAN WITH THE GOLDEN ARM, by Nelson Algren. 12 14
10 THE MUDLARK, by Theodore Bonnet. 10 18
11 LOVING, by Henry Green. 7 9
12 PRINCE OF EGYPT, by Dorothy Clarke Wilson. -- 2
13 THE DREAM MERCHANTS, by Harold Robbins. 16 8
14 CRY, THE BELOVED COUNTRY, by Alan Paton. 11 24
15 THE SHELTERING SKY, by Paul Bowles. -- 1
16 GYPSY SIXPENCE, by Edison Marshall. -- 7
1 THE EGYPTIAN, by Mika Waltari. 1 17
2 MARY, by Sholem Asch. 2 11
3 A RAGE TO LIVE, by John O'Hara. 3 18
4 THE WAY WEST, by A.B. Guthrie Jr. 4 10
5 ONE ON THE HOUSE, by Mary Lasswell. 5 4
6 THE WOMAN OF ROME, by Alberto Moravia. 6 6
7 THE BIG FISHERMAN, by Lloyd C. Douglas. 9 57
8 LET LOVE COME LAST, by Taylor Caldwell. 8 20
9 THE MAN WITH THE GOLDEN ARM, by Nelson Algren. 12 14
10 THE MUDLARK, by Theodore Bonnet. 10 18
11 LOVING, by Henry Green. 7 9
12 PRINCE OF EGYPT, by Dorothy Clarke Wilson. 0 2
13 THE DREAM MERCHANTS, by Harold Robbins. 16 8
14 CRY, THE BELOVED COUNTRY, by Alan Paton. 11 24
15 THE SHELTERING SKY, by Paul Bowles. 0 1
16 GYPSY SIXPENCE, by Edison Marshall. 0 7

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Ikip (talk) 20:27, 15 November 2009 (UTC)

What's the Point?Edit

What's the point of this if the only lists are for 1950 and 1970? Alphius (talk) 00:19, 29 September 2011 (UTC)

This really isn't even what it claims to be - it doesn't list The New York Times fiction bestsellers; it just lists lists of them (the vast majority of which do not exist). Alphius (talk) 03:28, 30 September 2011 (UTC)

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The list of years is not visible from a mobile browser. 203.173.250.166 (talk) 01:00, 30 December 2017 (UTC)