Archive for January 24th, 2019

The Way Back Machine – Best Sellers January 1992

We’re barreling through January 2019 – let’s slow things down a little with a good read. Stepping back to 1992 (which saw the election of Bill Clinton, the Winter Olympics in Albertville, and the launch of the Cartoon Network), we’re sure to find something fascinating in the New York Times Best Sellers list for the week of January 26.



1. Scarlett by Alexandra Ripley

2. Hideaway by Dean R. Koontz

3. Needful Things by Stephen King

4. No Greater Love by Danielle Steel

5. Disney’s Beauty and the Beast

6. Night Over Water by Ken Follett

7. Blindsight by Robin Cook

8. The Sum of All Fears by Tom Clancy

9. The Firm by John Grisham

10. Lila by Robert M. Pirsig

11. Oh, The Places You’ll Go! by Dr. Seuss

12. Line of Fire by W. E. B. Griffin

13. The Doomsday Conspiracy by Sidney Sheldon

14. Griffin & Sabine by Nick Bantock

15. Private Eyes by Jonathan Kellerman



1. Den of Thieves by James B. Stewart

2. Memories by Ralph Emery with Tom Carter

3. Backlash by Susan Faludi

4. Me: Stories of My Life by Katharine Hepburn

5. The Jordan Rules by Sam Smith

6. Plausible Denial by Mark Lane

7. Molly Ivins Can’t Say That, Can She? by Molly Ivins

8. Uh-Oh by Robert Fulghum

9. Brother Eagle, Sister Sky: A Message from Chief Seattle by Susan Jeffers

10. Iron John by Robert Bly

11. The World Is My Home by James A. Michener

12. Parliament of Whores by P. J. O’Rourke

13. Under Fire by Oliver L. North with William Novak

14. Toujours Provence by Peter Mayle

15. J. Edgar Hoover by Curt Gentry