1925 bestseller list a who’s who of once-famous novelists

The 1925 bestseller list is peopled by novelists who were, if not household names, at least recognized names, in their day.  Today few would even be recognized by English lit majors.

cover of Arrowsmith, 1st ed."The Green Hat" cover shows woman in green hat driving auto

Here’s the list and the date when you can look for my review.

Soundings by A. Hamilton Gibbs [June 23]
The Constant Nymph by Margaret Kennedy [June. 27]Jacket of novel The Little French Girl
The Keeper of the Bees by Gene Stratton Porter [June. 30]
Glorious Apollo by E. Barrington [July 4]
The Green Hat by Michael Arlen [July 7]
The Little French Girl by Anne Douglas Sedgwick  [second year on list]
Arrowsmith by Sinclair Lewis [July 11]
The Perennial Bachelor by Anne Parrish [July 14]
The Carolinian by Rafael Sabatini [July 18]
One Increasing Purpose by A. S. M. Hutchinson [July 21]

You’ll get your chance to  check off your favorites from 1925 on July 25.

I’ll post what I think are the best of the 1925 bestsellers on July 28.

In August we’ll move back a decade to the 1915 bestsellers.


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Linda Aragoni

I'm passionate about helping people learn through the medium of nonfiction writing. Although I occasionally have an idea of my own, I mostly build education tools by recycling and repurposing other folks' ideas.

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