The day TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD debuted on the list according to the NYT the other day. Lee's novel was on the list for *98 weeks* and never made #1. Ironically, how many of the titles or even authors on this list have you never heard of/have been lost to time? Be honest.
  1. Advise and Consent by Allen Drury
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  2. Hawaii by James Michener
  3. The Leopard by Giuseppi Di Lampedusa
  4. The Chapman Report by Irving Wallace
  5. Water of Life by Henry Morton Robinson
  6. The Affair by C. P. Snow
  7. The Lovely Ambition by Mary Ellen Chase
  8. Set This House On Fire by William Styron
  9. Watcher in the Shadows by Geoffrey Household
  10. Diamond Head by Peter Gilman
  11. The View From the Fortieth Floor by Theodore White
  12. The Lincoln Lords by Cameron Hawley
  13. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee