The Way Back Machine – Best Sellers 1976

Let’s drift back to this month in 1976 – a time of leisure suits, disco dancing, and the first Rocky movie. Good times..

Here’s what we were reading the week of October 24, 1976, according to the New York Times Best Seller list:



  1. Trinity by Leon Uris
  2. Sleeping Murder by Agatha Christie
  3. Touch Not the Cat by Mary Stewart
  4. Dolores by Jacqueline Susann
  5. Ordinary People by Judith Guest
  6. Slapstick by Kurt Vonnegut
  7. Storm Warning by Jack Higgins
  8. The Lonely Lady by Harold Robbins
  9. The Deep by Peter Benchley
  10. Wednesday the Rabbi Got Wet by Harry Kemelman



  1. Passages by Gail Sheehy
  2. Your Erroneous Zones by Dr. Wayne W. Dyer
  3. The Right and the Power by Leon Jaworski
  4. Roots by Alex Haley
  5. The Final Days by Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein
  6. Adolf Hitler by John Toland
  7. A Man Called Intrepid by William Stevenson
  8. The Grass Is Always Greener Over the Septic Tank by Erma Bombeck
  9. A Year of Beauty and Health by Vidal and Beverly Sassoon with Camile Duhe
  10. Fire and Ice by Andrew Tobias


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