Posted on 12/02/2018 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek
As Emily Temple worked on a series of the best books of each decade, she naturally kept stumbling upon which works sold the most.
And often, those didn’t line up with which ones landed in the literary canon.
So Temple has pulled all of those fun factoids that she intermittently shared with co-workers into one monster post.
Enjoy the past hundred years of bestsellers and the snarky asides about what novels actually endured on Literary Hub.