Toronto is Reading...

January 1951

  1. Joy Street, Frances Parkinson Keyes
  2. Son of a Hundred Kings, Thomas B. Costain
  3. The Nymph and The Lamp, Thomas H. Raddall
  4. A Lamp is Heavy, Sheila MacKay Russell
  5. The Disenchanted, Budd Schulberg
  6. The Plouffe Family, Roger Lemelin
  7. Floodtide, Frank Yerby
  8. Blaze of Noon, Jeann Beattie
  9. The Adventurer, Mika Waltari
  10. The Cardinal, Henry Morton Robinson
  11. The Balance Wheel, Taylor Caldwell
  12. The Prodigal Heart, Susan Ertz

February 1951

  1. Son of a Hundred Kings, Thomas B. Costain
  2. Joy Street, Frances Parkinson Keyes
  3. The Disenchanted, Budd Schulberg
  4. The Balance Wheel, Taylor Caldwell
  5. The Nymph and The Lamp, Thomas H. Raddall
  6. The Plouffe Family, Roger Lemelin
  7. A Lamp is Heavy, Sheila MacKay Russell
  8. Floodtide, Frank Yerby
  9. Blaze of Noon, Jeann Beattie
  10. The Left Hand of God, William Edmund Barrett
  11. The Cardinal, Henry Morton Robinson
  12. Foxfire, Anya Seton

March 1951

  1. Son of a Hundred Kings, Thomas B. Costain
  2. Joy Street, Frances Parkinson Keyes
  3. Morning Journey, James Hilton
  4. The Disenchanted, Budd Schulberg
  5. The Balance Wheel, Taylor Caldwell
  6. Round the Bend, Nevil Shute
  7. The Nymph and The Lamp, Thomas H. Raddall
  8. The Plouffe Family, Roger Lemelin
  9. A Lamp is Heavy, Sheila MacKay Russell
  10. The Left Hand of God, William Edmund Barrett
  11. The Loved and Envied, Enid Bagnold
  12. The Cardinal, Henry Morton Robinson

April 1951

  1. Round the Bend, Nevil Shute
  2. Joy Street, Frances Parkinson Keyes
  3. Morning Journey, James Hilton
  4. The Loved and the Lost, Morley Callaghan
  5. Each Man's Son, Hugh MacLennan
  6. Son of a Hundred Kings, Thomas B. Costain
  7. New York 22, Ilka Chase
  8. The Disenchanted, Budd Schulberg
  9. Neither Five Nor Three, Helen MacInnes
  10. The Left Hand of God, William Edmund Barrett
  11. World So Wide, Sinclair Lewis
  12. The Plouffe Family, Roger Lemelin

May 1951

  1. Each Man's Son, Hugh MacLennan
  2. Round the Bend, Nevil Shute
  3. The Loved and the Lost, Morley Callaghan
  4. Joy Street, Frances Parkinson Keyes
  5. Morning Journey, James Hilton
  6. Festival at Farbridg, J. B. Priestley
  7. God's Men, Pearl S. Buck
  8. New York 22, Ilka Chase
  9. Son of a Hundred Kings, Thomas B. Costain
  10. Neither Five Nor Three, Helen MacInnes
  11. Return to Paradise, James A. Michener
  12. The Age of Longing, Arthur Koestler

June 1951

  1. Festival at Farbridg, J. B. Priestley
  2. Each Man's Son, Hugh MacLennan
  3. Round the Bend, Nevil Shute
  4. God's Men, Pearl S. Buck
  5. Return to Paradise, James A. Michener
  6. Joy Street, Frances Parkinson Keyes
  7. New York 22, Ilka Chase
  8. The Loved and the Lost, Morley Callaghan
  9. This Is the Hour, Lion Feuchtwanger
  10. Morning Journey, James Hilton
  11. The Age of Longing, Arthur Koestler
  12. Proud New Flags, F. Van Wyck Mason

July 1951

  1. Festival at Farbridg, J. B. Priestley
  2. Each Man's Son, Hugh MacLennan
  3. Round the Bend, Nevil Shute
  4. God's Men, Pearl S. Buck
  5. Morning Journey, James Hilton
  6. Return to Paradise, James A. Michener
  7. The Troubled Air, Irwin Shaw
  8. The Loved and the Lost, Morley Callaghan
  9. The Foundling, Francis Spellman
  10. Proud New Flags, F. Van Wyck Mason
  11. Joy Street, Frances Parkinson Keyes
  12. Neither Five Nor Three, Helen MacInnes

August 1951

  1. Festival at Farbridg, J. B. Priestley
  2. Each Man's Son, Hugh MacLennan
  3. The Troubled Air, Irwin Shaw
  4. God's Men, Pearl S. Buck
  5. Round the Bend, Nevil Shute
  6. Return to Paradise, James A. Michener
  7. The Foundling, Francis Spellman
  8. This Is the Hour, Lion Feuchtwanger
  9. The Loved and the Lost, Morley Callaghan
  10. The High Calling, James Street
  11. The Caine Mutiny, Herman Wouk
  12. The Age of Longing, Arthur Koestler

September 1951

  1. Festival at Farbridg, J. B. Priestley
  2. The Cruel Sea, Nicholas Monsarrat
  3. Each Man's Son, Hugh MacLennan
  4. The Iron Mistress, Paul Wellman
  5. The Troubled Air, Irwin Shaw
  6. The Road to Bithynia, Frank G. Slaughter
  7. The Caine Mutiny, Herman Wouk
  8. God's Men, Pearl S. Buck
  9. The High Calling, James Street
  10. Round the Bend, Nevil Shute
  11. The Foundling, Francis Spellman
  12. This Is the Hour, Lion Feuchtwanger

October 1951

  1. The Cruel Sea, Nicholas Monsarrat
  2. High Bright Buggy Wheels, Luella Creighton
  3. My Cousin Rachel, Daphne du Maurier
  4. Mr. Smith, Louis Bromfield
  5. The Road to Bithynia, Frank G. Slaughter
  6. Festival at Farbridg, J. B. Priestley
  7. The End of the Affair, Graham Greene
  8. The Iron Mistress, Paul Wellman
  9. The Caine Mutiny, Herman Wouk
  10. The Blessing, Nancy Mitford
  11. This Was Tomorrow, Elswyth Thane
  12. Tempest-Tost, Robertson Davies

November 1951

  1. High Bright Buggy Wheels, Luella Creighton
  2. Children of the Archbishop, Norman Collins
  3. The Cruel Sea, Nicholas Monsarrat
  4. My Cousin Rachel, Daphne du Maurier
  5. Renny's Daughter, Mazo de la Roche
  6. Mr. Smith, Louis Bromfield
  7. The End of the Affair, Graham Greene
  8. Where Nests the Water Hen, Gabrielle Roy
  9. The Wanderer, Mika Waltari
  10. Tempest-Tost, Robertson Davies
  11. With All My Heart, Margaret Campbell Barnes
  12. Melville Goodwin, USA, John P. Marquand

December 1951

  1. Renny's Daughter, Mazo de la Roche
  2. Children of the Archbishop, Norman Collins
  3. High Bright Buggy Wheels, Luella Creighton
  4. The Cruel Sea, Nicholas Monsarrat
  5. My Cousin Rachel, Daphne du Maurier
  6. With All My Heart, Margaret Campbell Barnes
  7. The Houses In Between, Howard Spring
  8. Where Nests the Water Hen, Gabrielle Roy
  9. Mr. Smith, Louis Bromfield
  10. The Caine Mutiny, Herman Wouk
  11. The Wanderer, Mika Waltari
  12. Lise Lillywhite, Margery Sharp


Sources:
"Toronto is Reading..." Toronto Daily Star, 10 Feb. 1951, p. 10;
"Toronto is Reading..." Toronto Daily Star, 10 Mar. 1951, p. 10;
"Toronto is Reading..." Toronto Daily Star, 7 Apr. 1951, p. 10;
"Toronto is Reading..." Toronto Daily Star, 5 May 1951, p. 16;
"Toronto is Reading..." Toronto Daily Star, 9 June 1951, p. 7;
"Popular Reading in City Libraries." Toronto Daily Star, 7 July 1951, p. 24;
"Toronto Public Libraries List Popular July Books." Globe and Mail, 11 Aug. 1951, p. 24;
"Toronto is Reading..." Toronto Daily Star, 8 Sept. 1951, p. 4;
"Toronto is Reading..." Toronto Daily Star, 6 Oct. 1951, p. 27;
"Toronto is Reading..." Toronto Daily Star, 10 Nov. 1951, p. 28;
"Toronto is Reading..." Toronto Daily Star, 8 Dec. 1951, p. 7;
"Toronto is Reading..." Toronto Daily Star, 12 Jan. 1952, p. 7.