The New York Times Fiction Best Sellers of 1979

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This is a list of adult fiction books that topped The New York Times Fiction Best Seller list in 1979.[1]

Date Book Author
January 7 Chesapeake James Michener
January 14
January 21
January 28
February 4
February 11
February 18 War and Remembrance Herman Wouk
February 25 Overload Arthur Hailey
March 4 Chesapeake James Michener
March 11
March 18 Overload Arthur Hailey
March 25 War and Remembrance Herman Wouk
April 1
April 8 The Matarese Circle Robert Ludlum
April 15 Good as Gold Joseph Heller
April 22
April 29 The Matarese Circle Robert Ludlum
May 6
May 13
May 20
May 27
June 3
June 10
June 17
June 24
July 1
July 8
July 15
July 22 Sophie's Choice William Styron
July 29
August 5 The Matarese Circle Robert Ludlum
August 12 Sophie's Choice William Styron
August 19
August 26
September 2
September 9 The Last Enchantment Mary Stewart
September 16
September 23
September 30
October 7 Jailbird Kurt Vonnegut
October 14 The Dead Zone Stephen King
October 21
October 28 The Establishment Howard Fast
November 4 Jailbird Kurt Vonnegut
November 11 The Establishment Howard Fast
November 18
November 25
December 2
December 9 Triple Ken Follett
December 16
December 23 The Establishment Howard Fast
December 30 Jailbird Kurt Vonnegut

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Adult New York Times Best Seller Lists for 1979. [1]