The Top Ten Fiction Books
Ship of Fools - Katherine Anne Porter
Dearly Beloved - Anne Morrow Lindbergh
A Shade of Difference - Allen Drury
Youngblood Hawke - Herman Wouk
Franny and Zooey - J. D. Salinger
The Prize - Irving Wallace
The Agony and the Ecstasy - Irving Stone
The Reivers - William Faulkner
Fail-Safe - Eugene Burdick and Harvey Wheeler
Seven Days in May - Fletcher Knebel and Charles W. Bailey II

The Top Ten Non-Fiction Books
Calories Don't Count - Dr. Herman Taller
The New English Bible : The New Testament
Better Homes and Gardens Cook Book : New Edition

O Ye Jigs & Juleps! - Virginia Cary Hudson
Happiness is a Warm Puppy - Charles M. Schulz
The Joy of Cooking : New Edition - Irma S. 
Rombauer and Marion Rombauer Becker
My Life in Court - Louis Nizer
The Rothschilds - Frederic Morton
Sex and the Single Girl - Helen Gurley Brown
Travels With Charley - John Steinbeck


"How Nice to be a Pretty Girl and Work in Washington"
- Title of a Life magazine article

"You won't have Dick Nixon to kick around anymore."
Richard Nixon announcing his retirement from politics upon losing the race for California governor

"The Americans are much stronger than the French, though they know us less well. It may perhaps take ten years to do it, but our heroic compatriots in the South will defeat them in the end."
- Ho Chi Minh, president of Communist North Vietnam

"War ... in a very real sense of the word."
- US Attorney General Robert Kennedy speaking of US involvement in South Vietnam

"We want our colored people to go on living like they have for the last hundred years."
- Sheriff Z. T. Mathews

"We're eyeball to eyeball and I think the other fellow just blinked."
- Secretary of State Dean Rusk upon learning that Soviet ships approaching the blockade of Cuba had stopped


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