Toronto is Reading...

January 1956

  1. Marjorie Morningstar, Herman Wouk
  2. HMS Ulysses, Alistair MacLean
  3. These Lovers Fled Away, Howard Spring
  4. The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit, Sloan Wilson
  5. The Tontine, Thomas B. Costain
  6. Cash McCall, Cameron Hawley
  7. The Sixth of June, Lionel Shapiro
  8. Andersonville, MacKinlay Kantor
  9. The Golden Journey, Agnes Sligh Turnbull
  10. Auntie Mame, Patrick Dennis
  11. Tender Victory, Taylor Caldwell
  12. Something of Value, Robert Ruark

February 1956

  1. Marjorie Morningstar, Herman Wouk
  2. These Lovers Fled Away, Howard Spring
  3. HMS Ulysses, Alistair MacLean
  4. The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit, Sloan Wilson
  5. The Sixth of June, Lionel Shapiro
  6. Tender Victory, Taylor Caldwell
  7. The Tontine, Thomas B. Costain
  8. Cash McCall, Cameron Hawley
  9. Andersonville, MacKinlay Kantor
  10. The Golden Journey, Agnes Sligh Turnbull
  11. Island in the Sun, Alec Waugh
  12. The Quiet American, Graham Greene

March 1956

  1. Marjorie Morningstar, Herman Wouk
  2. Island in the Sun, Alec Waugh
  3. These Lovers Fled Away, Howard Spring
  4. The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit, Sloan Wilson
  5. The Last Hurrah, Edwin O'Connor
  6. The Quiet American, Graham Greene
  7. The Sixth of June, Lionel Shapiro
  8. Cash McCall, Cameron Hawley
  9. The Tontine, Thomas B. Costain
  10. HMS Ulysses, Alistair MacLean
  11. The Golden Journey, Agnes Sligh Turnbull
  12. Tender Victory, Taylor Caldwell

April 1956

  1. The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit, Sloan Wilson
  2. Island in the Sun, Alec Waugh
  3. The Last Hurrah, Edwin O'Connor
  4. Marjorie Morningstar, Herman Wouk
  5. Imperial Woman, Pearl S. Buck
  6. These Lovers Fled Away, Howard Spring
  7. Cash McCall, Cameron Hawley
  8. The Sixth of June, Lionel Shapiro
  9. The Quiet American, Graham Greene
  10. Lucy Crown, Irwin Shaw
  11. HMS Ulysses, Alistair MacLean
  12. Tender Victory, Taylor Caldwell

May 1956

  1. Imperial Woman, Pearl S. Buck
  2. The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit, Sloan Wilson
  3. The Last Hurrah, Edwin O'Connor
  4. A Thing of Beauty, A. J. Cronin
  5. Lucy Crown, Irwin Shaw
  6. Marjorie Morningstar, Herman Wouk
  7. Island in the Sun, Alec Waugh
  8. The Sixth of June, Lionel Shapiro
  9. These Lovers Fled Away, Howard Spring
  10. HMS Ulysses, Alistair MacLean
  11. Sprig Muslin, Georgette Heyer
  12. Cash McCall, Cameron Hawley

June 1956

  1. A Thing of Beauty, A. J. Cronin
  2. Imperial Woman, Pearl S. Buck
  3. The Sixth of June, Lionel Shapiro
  4. The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit, Sloan Wilson
  5. Mary of Carisbrooke, Margaret Campbell Barnes
  6. The Last Hurrah, Edwin O'Connor
  7. Lucy Crown, Irwin Shaw
  8. These Lovers Fled Away, Howard Spring
  9. Chaplet of Grace, Basil Partridge
  10. Marjorie Morningstar, Herman Wouk
  11. Sudden Strangers, William Edmund Barrett
  12. Island in the Sun, Alec Waugh

July 1956

  1. A Thing of Beauty, A. J. Cronin
  2. Imperial Woman, Pearl S. Buck
  3. The Last Hurrah, Edwin O'Connor
  4. The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit, Sloan Wilson
  5. Lucy Crown, Irwin Shaw
  6. The Sixth of June, Lionel Shapiro
  7. Don't Go Near the Water, William Brinkley
  8. Mary of Carisbrooke, Margaret Campbell Barnes
  9. The Rosemary Tree, Elizabeth Goudge
  10. Chaplet of Grace, Basil Partridge
  11. Charmed Circle, Susan Ertz
  12. Comfort Me with Apples, Peter De Vries

August 1956

  1. A Thing of Beauty, A. J. Cronin
  2. Don't Go Near the Water, William Brinkley
  3. Beyond the Black Stump, Nevil Shute
  4. Imperial Woman, Pearl S. Buck
  5. The Rosemary Tree, Elizabeth Goudge
  6. And the Rain My Drink, Han Suyin
  7. Charmed Circle, Susan Ertz
  8. Lucy Crown, Irwin Shaw
  9. The Mandarins, Simone de Beauvoir
  10. The Last Hurrah, Edwin O'Connor
  11. Mary of Carisbrooke, Margaret Campbell Barnes
  12. The Sixth of June, Lionel Shapiro

September 1956

  1. Beyond the Black Stump, Nevil Shute
  2. Don't Go Near the Water, William Brinkley
  3. A Thing of Beauty, A. J. Cronin
  4. The Nun's Story, Kathryn Hulme
  5. Imperial Woman, Pearl S. Buck
  6. The Rosemary Tree, Elizabeth Goudge
  7. And the Rain My Drink, Han Suyin
  8. Charmed Circle, Susan Ertz
  9. The Mandarins, Simone de Beauvoir
  10. The Wreck of the Mary Deare, Hammond Innes
  11. Vail d'Alvery, Frances Parkinson Keyes
  12. A Certain Smile, Françoise Sagan

October 1956

  1. The Nun's Story, Kathryn Hulme
  2. Beyond the Black Stump, Nevil Shute
  3. Don't Go Near the Water, William Brinkley
  4. A Certain Smile, Françoise Sagan
  5. The Sacrifice, Adele Wiseman
  6. The Tribe That Lost Its Head, Nicholas Monsarrat
  7. A Thing of Beauty, A. J. Cronin
  8. The Wreck of the Mary Deare, Hammond Innes
  9. The Mandarins, Simone de Beauvoir
  10. And the Rain My Drink, Han Suyin
  11. Imperial Woman, Pearl S. Buck
  12. War and Peace, Leo Tolstoy

November 1956

  1. The Nun's Story, Kathryn Hulme
  2. The Tribe That Lost Its Head, Nicholas Monsarrat
  3. Beyond the Black Stump, Nevil Shute
  4. A Certain Smile, Françoise Sagan
  5. The Sacrifice, Adele Wiseman
  6. Don't Go Near the Water, William Brinkley
  7. King of Paris, Guy Endore
  8. The Mandarins, Simone de Beauvoir
  9. Immortal Queen, Elizabeth Byrd
  10. Imperial Woman, Pearl S. Buck
  11. The Wreck of the Mary Deare, Hammond Innes
  12. Summerhills, D. E. Stevenson

December 1956

  1. The Nun's Story, Kathryn Hulme
  2. The Tribe That Lost Its Head, Nicholas Monsarrat
  3. The Sacrifice, Adele Wiseman
  4. The Fountain Overflows, Rebecca West
  5. Beyond the Black Stump, Nevil Shute
  6. King of Paris, Guy Endore
  7. A Certain Smile, Françoise Sagan
  8. The Mandarins, Simone de Beauvoir
  9. Don't Go Near the Water, William Brinkley
  10. Immortal Queen, Elizabeth Byrd
  11. The Angel in the Corner, Monica Dickens
  12. Jericho's Daughters, Paul Wellman


Sources:
"Toronto Public Libraries List Books in Demand." Globe and Mail, 11 Feb. 1956, p. 8;
"Toronto is Reading..." Toronto Daily Star, 10 Mar. 1956, p. 7;
"Toronto is Reading..." Toronto Daily Star, 7 Apr. 1956, p. 13;
"Toronto is Reading..." Toronto Daily Star, 5 May 1956, p. 15;
"Toronto is Reading..." Toronto Daily Star, 9 June 1956, p. 12;
"Toronto is Reading..." Toronto Daily Star, 7 July 1956, p. 44;
"Toronto is Reading..." Toronto Daily Star, 11 Aug. 1956, p. 10;
"is Reading...Toronto.[sic]" Toronto Daily Star, 5 Sept. 1956, p. 8;
"Toronto is Reading..." Toronto Daily Star, 6 Oct. 1956, p. 12;
"Toronto is Reading..." Toronto Daily Star, 10 Nov. 1956, p. 31;
"Toronto is Reading..." Toronto Daily Star, 8 Dec. 1956, p. 15;
"Toronto is Reading..." Toronto Daily Star, 12 Jan. 1957, p. 13.