The Way Back Machine – Best Sellers 1999

In the words of Prince (or the artist formerly known as the artist formerly known as Prince), it’s time to party like it’s 1999. Or, at least read like it is…

In addition to that pesky Y2K issue, do you remember these events from 13 years ago?

Go back to the last century by checking out one of the New York Times best sellers from the week of November 28, 1999:



1. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J. K. Rowling

2. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J. K. Rowling

3. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J. K. Rowling

4. Irresistible Forces by Danielle Steel

5. Pop Goes the Weasel by James Patterson

6. A Walk to Remember by Nicholas Sparks

7. Saving Faith by David Baldacci

8. “O” Is for Outlaw by Sue Grafton

9. Hunting Badger by Tony Hillerman

10. Personal Injuries by Scott Turow

11. Blue at the Mizzen by Patrick O’Brian

12. Hearts in Atlantis by Stephen King

13. Tara Road by Maeve Binchy

14. The Looking Glass by Richard Paul Evans

15. High Tide by Jude Deveraux



1. ‘Tis:A Memoir by Frank Mccourt

2. Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom

3. Have a Nice Day! by Mick Foley

4. The Greatest Generation by Tom Brokaw

5. The New New Thing by Michael Lewis

6. When Pride Still Mattered: A Life of Vince Lombardi by David Maraniss

7. All the Best, George Bush: My Life in Letters and Other Writings by George Bush

8. A Man Named Dave: A Story of Triumph and Forgiveness by Dave Pelzer

9. The Art of Happiness: A Handbook for Living by the Dalai Lama and Howard C. Cutler

10. River-Horse: The Logbook of a Boat Across America by William Least Heat-Moon

11. John Glenn: A Memoir by John Glenn with Nick Taylor

12. Galileo’s Daughter by Dava Sobel

13. Life: Our Century in Pictures edited by Richard B. Stolley and Tony Chiu

14. Faith of My Fathers by John McCain with Mark Salter

15. And the Crowd Goes Wild by Joe Garner

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