What We Were Reading in 1969

Check out this list of some of the most popular books from 50 years ago.

The Andromeda strain by 1942-2008 Michael Crichton
Dune messiah by Frank Herbert
The best and the brightest by David Halberstam
The godfather by 1920-1999 Mario Puzo
The big bounce by 1925-2013 Elmore Leonard
Sylvester and the magic pebble by 1907-2003 William Steig
Portnoy's complaint by Philip Roth
I sing the body electric by 1920-2012 Ray Bradbury
Mary, Queen of Scots by 1932- Antonia Fraser
On death and dying by Elisabeth K├╝bler-Ross
The French lieutenant's woman by 1926-2005 John Fowles
Travels with my aunt by 1904-1991 Graham Greene
Them by 1938- Joyce Carol Oates
Sounder by 1914- William Howard Armstrong
In this house of Brede by 1907- Rumer Godden
A house for Mr. Biswas by 1932- V. S. (Vidiadhar Surajprasad) Naipaul
The cay by 1921-2006 Theodore Taylor
Master and commander by 1914-2000 Patrick O'Brian