Our novelistic time travel has us back in 1946 for the next few weeks.
If you’re a baby boomer, as I am, you may remember seeing these bestselling books, or others by the same authors, on your parents’ bookshelves: DuMaurier, Caldwell, Keyes, Yerby, Costain, and Marquand were very popular in the war years.
If you’re younger, you may remember seeing the movie versions of some of these books.
- The King’s General by Daphne du Maurier [March 22, 2016]
- This Side of Innocence by Taylor Caldwell [March 26, 2016]
- The River Road by Frances Parkinson Keyes [March 29, 2016]
- The Miracle of the Bells by Russell Janney [#1 in 2017]
- The Hucksters by Frederic Wakeman [April 2, 2016]
- The Foxes of Harrow by Frank Yerby [April 5, 2016]
- Arch of Triumph by Erich Maria Remarque [April 9, 2016]
- The Black Rose by Thomas B. Costain [#3 in 1945]
- B.F.’s Daughter by John P. Marquand [April 12, 2016]
- The Snake Pit by Mary Jane Ward [April 16, 2016]
On April 19 you’ll get your chance to say which of these bestselling novels of 1946 are your favorites, so grab a book and get reading.