The New York Times Non-Fiction Best Sellers of 1984

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This is a list of adult non-fiction books that topped The New York Times Non-Fiction Best Seller list in 1984.

The distinct list for "Advice, How-To, and Miscellaneous" debuted January 1, 1984. Its number one bestseller (The Body Principal by Victoria Principal) had been number ten and number twelve on the non-fiction lists for the two preceding weeks.[1]

Date Book Author
January 1 Motherhood: the Second Oldest Profession Erma Bombeck
January 8
January 15
January 22 In Search of Excellence Thomas J. Peters and Robert H. Waterman Jr.
January 29
February 5
February 12
February 19
February 26 Mayor Edward I. Koch with William Rauch
March 4 Motherhood: the Second Oldest Profession Erma Bombeck
March 11 Mayor Edward I. Koch with William Rauch
March 18
March 25
April 1
April 8
April 15
April 22
April 29 Motherhood: the Second Oldest Profession Erma Bombeck
May 6
May 13
May 20
May 27
June 3
June 10
June 17 First Lady from Plains Rosalynn Carter
June 24 Wired: The Short Life and Fast Times of John Belushi Bob Woodward
July 1
July 8
July 15
July 22 The Kennedys: an American Drama Peter Collier and David Horowitz
July 29
August 5
August 12
August 19
August 26
September 2
September 9 Loving Each Other Leo Buscaglia
September 16
September 23
September 30
October 7
October 14
October 21
October 28
November 4 Iacocca: an Autobiography Lee Iacocca with William Novak
November 11
November 18
November 25
December 2
December 9
December 16
December 23
December 30

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The New York Times Book Review Best Sellers", NYT January 1, 1984, page BR28.
    "Best Sellers", NYT December 25, 1983, page BR13.

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