1958 Books

From bestselling novels to critically acclaimed works, 1958 was filled with captivating stories that have stood the test of time. In this list, we highlight the most popular books of 1958, celebrating the titles that topped the charts and won the hearts of book lovers everywhere.

  • Lord Jim
  • The Day Of The Jackal
  • The Unbearable Lightness Of Being
  • The Secret History
  • The Dead Zone
  • Before We Were Yours
  • The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test
  • The Great Alone
  • Becoming
  • Into the Wild
  • Ragtime
  • The Dark Half
  • Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
  • Laughter: An Essay on the Meaning of the Comic
  • The Grey Fairy Book
  • Cosmic Consciousness: A Study in the Evolution of the Human Mind
  • The Touchstone
  • Up from Slavery
  • Sister Carrie
  • The Three Sisters
  • Reform or Revolution
  • Bambi
  • Three Men on the Bummel
  • Claudine at School
  • The Teutonic Knights

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