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192 Books in Time Period 1950s

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11/22/63 King, Stephen
84 Charing Cross Road Hanff, Helene
Abide With Me: A Novel Strout, Elizabeth
All the Stars in the Heavens: A Novel Trigiani, Adriana
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay Chabon, Michael
And the Mountains Echoed Hosseini, Khaled
The Art of Hearing Heartbeats Sendker, Jan-Philipp
The Art of Mending Berg, Elizabeth
As Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust: A Flavia de Luce Novel Bradley, Alan
At Weddings And Wakes McDermott, Alice
Baker Towers Haigh, Jennifer
Bastard Out Of Carolina Allison, Dorothy
A Beautiful Place to Die: A Novel Nunn, Malla
Being Polite to Hitler Dew, Robb Foreman
Black Betty Mosley, Walter
Black Like Me Griffin, John Howard
Blue Calhoun Price, Reynolds
Blue Orchard Taylor, Jackson
The Bondmaid Lim, Catherine
The Boy Who Loved Anne Frank: A Novel Feldman, Ellen
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao Diaz, Junot
Brooklyn: A Novel Toibin, Colm
Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant? Chast, Roz
The Cat's Table Ondaatje, Michael
Catcher in the Rye Salinger, J. D.
Cellophane Arana, Marie
The Chaperone Moriarty, Laura
The Chase: A Novel Cussler, Clive
Child 44 Smith, Tom Rob
Christine Falls: A Novel Black, Benjamin
Clearwater Summer Keegan, John E.
Code to Zero Follett, Ken
The Color of Water: A Black Man's Tribute to His White Mother McBride, James
Confessions of a French Baker Auzet, Gerard
Mayle, Peter
Corelli's Mandolin De Bernieres, Louis
Cutting for Stone Verghese, Abraham
The Days of Summer: A Novel Barnett, Jill
The Dead in Their Vaulted Arches : A Flavia de Luce Novel Bradley, Alan
A Death in Summer Black, Benjamin
Death of a Nightingale Kaaberbol, Lene
Die a Little Abbott, Megan
Dope Gran, Sara
The Dower House Davis-Goff, Annabel
Dreams of Joy: A Novel See, Lisa
Echoes of the White Giraffe Choi, Sook Nyul
Elegy for April: A Novel Black, Benjamin
Enemies & Allies Anderson, Kevin J.
Even the Dead Black, Benjamin
Everything She Thought She Wanted Buchan, Elizabeth
An Exclusive Love: A Memoir Adorjan, Johanna
The Fisherman's Son Koepf, Michael
The Flight of Gemma Hardy Livesey, Margot
Fludd Mantel, Hilary
The Fortunate Ones: A Novel Umansky, Ellen M.
Fragile Beasts: A Novel O'Dell, Tawni
The Future Homemakers of America Graham, Laurie
The Gift Steel, Danielle
The Gift: A Novel (Hamill) Hamill, Pete
Gilead: A Novel Robinson, Marilynne
The Glen Rock Book of the Dead Winik, Marion
Go Set a Watchman Lee, Harper
The Golden Age London, Joan
The Golden Tresses of the Dead Bradley, Alan
Grandma Gatewood's Walk: The Inspiring Story of the Woman Who Saved the Appalachian Trail Montgomery, Ben
The Grave's a Fine and Private Place Bradley, Alan
The Gravedigger's Daughter Oates, Joyce Carol
The Great Husband Hunt Graham, Laurie
Hannah Coulter: A Novel Berry, Wendell
Harris and me: A Summer Remembered Paulsen, Gary
Hawkes Harbor Hinton, S. E.
Heart of a Tiger: Growing Up with My Grandfather, Ty Cobb Cobb, Herschel
The Historian Kostova, Elizabeth
Holy Orders Black, Benjamin
Home Morrison, Toni
The Hours Count: A Novel Cantor, Jillian
I Am Half-Sick of Shadows: A Flavia de Luce Novel Bradley, Alan
I Went to Vassar for This? Neale, Naomi
The Imperfectionists Rachman, Tom
The Imposter Bride Richler, Nancy
In a Pickle: A Family Farm Story Apps, Jerry
In the Time of the Butterflies Alvarez, Julia
In the Unlikely Event Blume, Judy
The Interrogation Cook, Thomas H.
The Irresistible Henry House Grunwald, Lisa
The Island: A Novel Hislop, Victoria
Just the Way You Want Me Eisenberg, Nora
Keeping the House Baker, Ellen
Lark and Termite Phillips, Jayne Ann
Lead Us Not Into Penn Station Ducker, Bruce
The Light in the Ruins Bohjalian, Chris
Lilac Girls: A Novel Kelly, Martha Hall
Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk: A Novel Rooney, Kathleen
Little Failure: a Memoir Shteyngart, Gary
The Little Giant of Aberdeen County Baker, Tiffany
The Lonely Polygamist: A Novel Udall, Brady
Lucia, Lucia: A Novel Trigiani, Adriana
Lucid Stars Barrett, Andrea
Lucky Strike Zafris, Nancy
The Mambo Kings Play Songs Of Love Hijuelos, Oscar
March: Book One Lewis, John
Matters of Chance: A Novel Haien, Jeannette
Meet Me in Monaco: a Novel of Grace Kelly's Royal Wedding Gaynor, Hazel
Webb, Heather
Midnight at the Dragon Cafe Bates, Judy Fong
Miracle in a Dry Season Thomas, Sarah Loudin
Moral Disorder Atwood, Margaret Eleanor
Morning Glory Jio, Sarah
Mr. Peanut Ross, Adam
Murder by the Book Brown, Eric
My One Square Inch of Alaska Short, Sharon Gwyn
My Sister From the Black Lagoon: A Novel of My Life Fox, Laurie Anne
Necessary Lies Chamberlain, Diane
Not All Tarts Are Apple Granger, Pip
The October Country Bradbury, Ray
October Suite: A Novel Clair, Maxine
Old Man and the Sea Hemingway, Ernest
One Good Deed: a Novel Baldacci, David
The Orange Blossom Special Carter, Betsy
Orphan #8 Alkemade, Kim Van
The Other Side of the Bridge Lawson, Mary
Out of the Deep I Cry: A Clare Fergusson/Russ Van Alstyne Mystery Spencer-Fleming, Julia
Out of the Easy Sepetys, Ruta
Out of the Night That Covers Me Devoto, Pat Cunningham
The Outcast Jones, Sadie
Outside Valentine Ward, Liza
Paddy Clarke Ha-Ha-Ha Doyle, Roddy
The Patchwork Bride Dallas, Sandra
The Penny: A Novel Meyer, Joyce
Bedford, Deborah
The Poisonwood Bible: A Novel Kingsolver, Barbara
Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio: How My Mother Raised 10 Kids on 25 Words or Less Ryan, Terry
The Prodigal Spy Kanon, Joseph
Purity Franzen, Jonathan
Queen of the Underworld Godwin, Gail
Queenpin Abbott, Megan
The Reader Schlink, Bernhard
Rebecca's Tale Beauman, Sally
Recipes for a Perfect Marriage Prunty, Morag
Revolutionary Road Yates, Richard
The Savage Garden Mills, Mark
Saving CeeCee Honeycutt Hoffman, Beth
The Scandalous Summer of Sissy LeBlanc: A Novel Despres, Loraine
The Secret Letters of Marilyn Monroe and Jackie Kennedy: A Novel Leigh, Wendy
The Servants' Quarters Freed, Lynn
The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo Reid, Taylor Jenkins
Seventh Heaven Hoffman, Alice
The Seventh Secret Wallace, Irving
Shadow of the Wind Ruiz Zafon, Carlos
Shanghai Girls: A Novel See, Lisa
The Shining Girls Beukes, Lauren
Shutter Island Lehane, Dennis
The Silver Swan Black, Benjamin
The Sisters Weiss Ragen, Naomi
Snow Falling on Cedars Guterson, David
Some Things That Stay Willis, Sarah
Somebody's Baby: A Novel Kagan, Elaine
Someone: a Novel McDermott, Alice
Something Dangerous Redmond, Patrick
Something Wicked This Way Comes Bradbury, Ray
Speaking From Among the Bones: a Flavia deLuce novel Bradley, Alan
The Spectator Bird Stegner, Wallace Earle
A Stir of Echoes Matheson, Richard
The Story of a Marriage: A Novel Greer, Andrew Sean
The Story of Lucy Gault Trevor, William
A Stranger In The Kingdom Mosher, Howard Frank
A Stranger In The Kingdom Mosher, Howard Frank
The Sugar Island: A Novel Lamazares, Ivonne
The Summer Guest Cronin, Justin
The Surrendered Lee, Chang-Rae
Sweetgrass Monroe, Mary Alice
The Sweetheart: A Novel Mirabella, Angelina
The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie Bradley, Alan
Tender at the Bone: Growing Up at the Table Reichl, Ruth
Test Pattern Klein, Marjorie
Then Came Heaven Spencer, LaVyrle
Thirteen Steps Down Rendell, Ruth
Thrice the Brinded Cat Hath Mew'd Bradley, Alan
Tinkers Harding, Paul
'Tis McCourt, Frank
Tony's Wife Trigiani, Adriana
Transcription Atkinson, Kate
Unsinkable : a Memoir Reynolds, Debbie
Vengeance: A Novel Black, Benjamin
The Versions of Us Barnett, Laura
The Visible World Slouka, Mark
A Walk to Remember Sparks, Nicholas
The Walking People: A Novel Keane, Mary Beth
We Are Not Ourselves: A Novel Thomas, Matthew
The Weed That Strings the Hangman's Bag Bradley, Alan
When the World was Young: A Novel Gaffney, Elizabeth
Where the Crawdads Sing Owens, Delia
Where the Truth Lies Holmes, Rupert
Whistling in the Dark Kagen, Lesley
The Widow Ginger Granger, Pip

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