Popular and Notable Books From The 1950s

Popular and Notable Books From 1950:
Across the River and into the Trees by Ernest Hemingway
The Adventurer by Mika Waltari
The Cardinal by Henry Morton Robinson
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis
The Disenchanted by Budd Schulberg
The Egyptian – Mika Waltari
Floodtide by Frank Yerby
Joy Street by Frances Parkinson Keyes
Jubilee Trail by Gwen Bristow
The Parasites by Daphne du Maurier
Star Money by Kathleen Winsor
The Wall by John Hersey

Popular and Notable Books From 1951:
A Woman Called Fancy by Frank Yerby
The Caine Mutiny by Herman Wouk
The Cardinal by Henry Morton Robinson
The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian by C.S. Lewis
The Cruel Sea by Nicholas Monsarrat
The Foundling by Cardinal Spellman
From Here to Eternity by James Jones
Joy Street by Frances Parkinson Keyes
Melville Goodwin, U.S.A. by John P. Marquand
Moses by Sholem Asch
Return to Paradise by James A. Michener
The Revolt of Mamie Stover by William Bradford Huie
The Wanderer by Mika Waltari

Popular and Notable Books From 1952:
The Caine Mutiny by Herman Wouk
The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader by C.S. Lewis
East of Eden by John Steinbeck
Giant by Edna Ferber
The Gown of Glory by Agnes Sligh Turnbull
The Houses in Between by Howard Spring
Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison
Kon-Tiki: Across the Pacific in a Raft by Thor Heyerdahl
My Cousin Rachel by Daphne du Maurier
The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway
The Power of Positive Thinking by Norman Vincent Peale
The Saracen Blade by Frank Yerby
The Silver Chalice by Thomas B. Costain
Steamboat Gothic by Frances Parkinson Keyes

Popular and Notable Books From 1953:
Battle Cry by Leon M. Uris
Beyond This Place by A. J. Cronin
Casino Royale by Ian Fleming
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Silver Chair by C.S. Lewis
The Crucible by Arthur Miller.
Desirée by Annemarie Selinko
Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury,
From Here to Eternity by James Jones
The High and the Mighty by Ernest K. Gann
Lord Vanity by Samuel Shellabarger
The Robe by Lloyd C. Douglas
The Silver Chalice by Thomas B. Costain
Time and Time Again by James Hilton
The Unconquered by Ben Ames Williams

Popular and Notable Books From 1954:
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Horse and His Boy by C.S. Lewis
Benton’s Row by Frank Yerby
The Egyptian by Mika Waltari
Live and Let Die by Ian Fleming
Lord of the Flies by William Golding
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers by J.R.R. Tolkien (1954)
Love Is Eternal by Irving Stone
Mary Anne by Daphne du Maurier
Never Victorious, Never Defeated by Taylor Caldwell
No Time for Sergeants by Mac Hyman
Not as a Stranger by Morton Thompson
The Royal Box by Frances Parkinson Keyes
Seduction of the Innocent by Fredric Wertham
Sweet Thursday by John Steinbeck
The View from Pompey’s Head by Hamilton Basso

Popular and Notable Books From 1955:
Andersonville by MacKinlay Kantor
Auntie Mame by Patrick Dennis
Bonjour Tristesse by Françoise Sagan
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Magician’s Nephew by C.S. Lewis
Kay Thompson’s Eloise by Kay Thompson and Hilary Knight
The Ginger Man by J.P. Donleavy
Harold and the Purple Crayon by Crockett Johnson
Howl by Allen Ginsberg
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King by J.R.R. Tolkien
The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit by Sloan Wilson
Marjorie Morningstar by Herman Wouk
Moonraker by Ian Fleming
No Time for Sergeants by Mac Hyman
Not as a Stranger by Morton Thompson
Ten North Frederick by John O’Hara
The Tontine by Thomas B. Costain
Scuffy the Tugboat by Gertrude Crampton
Sincerely, Willis Wayde by John P. Marquand
Something of Value by Robert Ruark
The View from Pompey’s Head by Hamilton Basso

Popular and Notable Books From 1956:
A Certain Smile by Francoise Sagan
Andersonville by MacKinlay Kantor
Auntie Mame by Patrick Dennis
Boon Island by Kenneth Roberts
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Last Battle by C.S. Lewis
Diamonds Are Forever by Ian Fleming
Don’t Go Near the Water by William Brinkley
Eloise by Kay Thompson
The Last Hurrah by Edwin O’Connor
The Mandarins by Simone de Beauvoir
Peyton Place by Grace Metalious
The Tribe That Lost Its Head by Nicholas Monsarrat

Popular and Notable Books From 1957:
Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand
Below the Salt by Thomas B. Costain
Blue Camellia by Frances Parkinson Keyes
By Love Possessed by James Gould Cozzens
The Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss
Compulsion by Meyer Levin
Eloise in Paris by Kay Thompson
From Russia, with Love by Ian Fleming
On the Beach by Nevil Shute
On the Road by Jack Kerouac
Peyton Place by Grace Metalious
Rally ‘Round the Flag, Boys! by Max Shulman
The Scapegoat by Daphne du Maurier
Syntactic Structures by Noam Chomsky

Popular and Notable Books From 1958:
A Bear Named Paddington by Michael Bond
A Fly Went By by Mike McClintock and Fritz Siebel
Anatomy of a Murder by Robert Traver
Around the World with Auntie Mame by Patrick Dennis
By Love Posssed by James Gould Cozzens
The Cat in the Hat Comes Back by Dr. Seuss
Dr. No by Ian Fleming
Doctor Zhivago by Boris Pasternak
Eloise at Christmastime by Kay Thompson
The Enemy Camp by Jerome Weidman
From the Terrace by John O’Hara
Ice Palace by Edna Ferber
Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov
Night by Elie Wiesel
Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe
Victorine by Frances Parkinson Keyes
The Winthrop Woman by Anya Seton
Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories by Dr. Seuss

Popular and Notable Books From 1959:
A Seperate Peace by John Knowles
Advise and Consent by Allen Drury
Dear and Glorious Physician by Taylor Caldwell
Doctor Zhivago by Boris Pasternak
Exodus by Leon Uris
Happy Birthday to You! by Dr. Seuss
Hawaii by James A. Michener
Goldfinger by Ian Fleming
Lady Chatterley’s Lover by D. H. Lawrence
Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov
Mrs. ‘Arris Goes to Paris by Paul Gallico
Poor No More by Robert Ruark
The Ugly American by Eugene L. Burdick

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