Books: Best-Sellers

Last year some 30 books struggled for the first six places on best-seller lists. Some, like Northwest Passage, stayed on top all year. But of more than 4,000 titles published in the last six months, only five managed to crowd out these old favorites. Last month, as Dale Carnegie's How to Win Friends dropped far down on most lists, it looked as if the newer books were coming into their own, with C. Vann Woodward's Tom Watson reported as a best-seller in Atlanta, Holy Old Mackinaw a leader on the West Coast, Lewis Mumford's The Culture of Cities popular in the...

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