Review schedule for the 1955 bestsellers

The next set of novels I’ll be reviewing here are bestsellers of 1955.

Before I get to them, however, on Valentine’s Day, I’ll suggest some love stories to enjoy in the last blustery weeks of northern hemisphere winter.

Here’s how the schedule looks after that:

Front Dust Jacket of Marjorie Morningstar Cover of Auntie Mame shows her in slinky red gown, cigarette holder in hand, with Dennis Peeping out from behind her.dust jacket of "The Tontine" 1955-10_cvr_10Nfrederick

  • 1955 #1 Marjorie Morningstar by Herman Wouk [2015-02-17]
  • 1955 #2 Auntie Mame by Patrick Dennis [2015-02-21]
  • 1955 #3 Andersonville by McKinlay Kantor  [2015-02-24]
  • 1955 #4 Bonjour Tristesse: A Novel by Francoise Sagan [2015-02-28]
  • 1955 #5 The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit by Sloan Wilson [2015-03-03]
  • 1955 #6 Something of Value by Robert Ruark [2015-03-07]
  • 1955 #7 Not as a Stranger by Morton Thompson
  • 1955 #8 No Time for Sergeants by Mac Hyman
  • 1955 #9 The Tontine by Thomas B. Costain [2015-03-10]
  • 1955 #10 Ten North Frederick by John O’Hara [2015-03-14]

Dust Jacket of "Something of Value"cover of papaerback that includes Francoise Sagan's first two published novels No Time For SergeantsCover of vol. 1 "The Tontine"

  • Extra: Vintage novels about the Irish [2015-03-17]
  • Poll: Your favorites of the 1955 bestsellers [2015-03-21]
  • My top picks from 1955 bestsellers [2015-03-24]

Before turning the calendar to the April page, I’ll preview the 1945 bestsellers and get you ready for April Fool’s Day.

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Linda G. Aragoni

I make big ideas simple for learners. In eight sentences, 34 words, I taught teens and adults to write competently. Now I'm writing guides to turn willing volunteers into great nursing home visitors.

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