Toronto is Reading...

January 1957

  1. The Nun's Story, Kathryn Hulme
  2. The Fountain Overflows, Rebecca West
  3. The Tribe That Lost Its Head, Nicholas Monsarrat
  4. The Sacrifice, Adele Wiseman
  5. King of Paris, Guy Endore
  6. The Etruscan, Mika Waltari
  7. The Angel in the Corner, Monica Dickens
  8. A Certain Smile, Fran├žoise Sagan
  9. Jericho's Daughters, Paul Wellman
  10. Immortal Queen, Elizabeth Byrd
  11. Beyond the Black Stump, Nevil Shute
  12. The Mandarins, Simone de Beauvoir

February 1957

  1. Blue Camellia, Frances Parkinson Keyes
  2. The Nun's Story, Kathryn Hulme
  3. The Fountain Overflows, Rebecca West
  4. The Etruscan, Mika Waltari
  5. The Scapegoat, Daphne du Maurier
  6. The Tribe That Lost Its Head, Nicholas Monsarrat
  7. The Sacrifice, Adele Wiseman
  8. The Mandarins, Simone de Beauvoir
  9. King of Paris, Guy Endore
  10. The Philadelphian, Richard P. Powell
  11. Stopover: Tokyo, John P. Marquand
  12. Immortal Queen, Elizabeth Byrd

March 1957

  1. The Scapegoat, Daphne du Maurier
  2. Blue Camellia, Frances Parkinson Keyes
  3. The Nun's Story, Kathryn Hulme
  4. The Last Angry Man, Gerald Green
  5. The Fountain Overflows, Rebecca West
  6. The Etruscan, Mika Waltari
  7. The Fall, Albert Camus
  8. The Philadelphian, Richard P. Powell
  9. The Tribe That Lost Its Head, Nicholas Monsarrat
  10. The Eye of Love, Margery Sharp
  11. The Guns of Navarone, Alistair MacLean
  12. A Legacy, Sybille Bedford

April 1957

  1. Blue Camellia, Frances Parkinson Keyes
  2. The Scapegoat, Daphne du Maurier
  3. The Nun's Story, Kathryn Hulme
  4. The Last Angry Man, Gerald Green
  5. The Fountain Overflows, Rebecca West
  6. Compulsion, Meyer Levin
  7. The Philadelphian, Richard P. Powell
  8. The Eye of Love, Margery Sharp
  9. The Etruscan, Mika Waltari
  10. The Guns of Navarone, Alistair MacLean
  11. The Fall, Albert Camus
  12. A Legacy, Sybille Bedford

May 1957

  1. The Scapegoat, Daphne du Maurier
  2. Blue Camellia, Frances Parkinson Keyes
  3. The Last Angry Man, Gerald Green
  4. The Nun's Story, Kathryn Hulme
  5. The Feast of Lupercal, Brian Moore
  6. Compulsion, Meyer Levin
  7. Berlin, Theodor Plievier
  8. A Legacy, Sybille Bedford
  9. Lovers and Strangers, Joyce Marshall
  10. The Philadelphian, Richard P. Powell
  11. The Fountain Overflows, Rebecca West
  12. The Fall, Albert Camus

June 1957

  1. The Last Angry Man, Gerald Green
  2. The Nun's Story, Kathryn Hulme
  3. The Scapegoat, Daphne du Maurier
  4. Compulsion, Meyer Levin
  5. Blue Camellia, Frances Parkinson Keyes
  6. The Feast of Lupercal, Brian Moore
  7. Berlin, Theodor Plievier
  8. Lovers and Strangers, Joyce Marshall
  9. Far, Far the Mountain Peak, John Masters
  10. The Fountain Overflows, Rebecca West
  11. Homing, Elswyth Thane
  12. A Legacy, Sybille Bedford

July 1957

  1. The Last Angry Man, Gerald Green
  2. Compulsion, Meyer Levin
  3. The Feast of Lupercal, Brian Moore
  4. The Scapegoat, Daphne du Maurier
  5. The Nun's Story, Kathryn Hulme
  6. Berlin, Theodor Plievier
  7. Blue Camellia, Frances Parkinson Keyes
  8. Letter from Peking, Pearl S. Buck
  9. Lovers and Strangers, Joyce Marshall
  10. Far, Far the Mountain Peak, John Masters

August 1957

  1. On the Beach, Nevil Shute
  2. Compulsion, Meyer Levin
  3. The Last Angry Man, Gerald Green
  4. Letter from Peking, Pearl S. Buck
  5. The Black Obelisk, Erich Maria Remarque
  6. Berlin, Theodor Plievier
  7. The Scapegoat, Daphne du Maurier
  8. Sword and Scalpel, Frank G. Slaughter
  9. The Nun's Story, Kathryn Hulme
  10. Lovers and Strangers, Joyce Marshall
  11. Blue Camellia, Frances Parkinson Keyes
  12. Room at the Top, John Braine

September 1957

  1. By Love Possessed, James Gould Cozzens
  2. On the Beach, Nevil Shute
  3. Letter from Peking, Pearl S. Buck
  4. Compulsion, Meyer Levin
  5. The Last Angry Man, Gerald Green
  6. The World of Suzie Wong, Richard Mason
  7. The Nun's Story, Kathryn Hulme
  8. Berlin, Theodor Plievier
  9. Below the Salt, Thomas B. Costain
  10. Blue Camellia, Frances Parkinson Keyes
  11. The Ordeal of Gilbert Pinfold, Evelyn Waugh
  12. Sandy Was a Soldier's Boy, David Walker

October 1957

  1. By Love Possessed, James Gould Cozzens
  2. Below the Salt, Thomas B. Costain
  3. On the Beach, Nevil Shute
  4. The World of Suzie Wong, Richard Mason
  5. Compulsion, Meyer Levin
  6. Letter from Peking, Pearl S. Buck
  7. The Last Angry Man, Gerald Green
  8. Street of Riches, Gabrielle Roy
  9. Sandy Was a Soldier's Boy, David Walker
  10. The Nun's Story, Kathryn Hulme
  11. The Sound of Thunder, Taylor Caldwell
  12. Doctor in Love, Richard Gordon

November 1957

  1. By Love Possessed, James Gould Cozzens
  2. Below the Salt, Thomas B. Costain
  3. Atlas Shrugged, Ayn Rand
  4. On the Beach, Nevil Shute
  5. Compulsion, Meyer Levin
  6. Time and the Hour, Howard Spring
  7. The Sound of Thunder, Taylor Caldwell
  8. The World of Suzie Wong, Richard Mason
  9. Street of Riches, Gabrielle Roy
  10. Doctor in Love, Richard Gordon
  11. Remember Me to God, Myron Kaufmann
  12. The Nun's Story, Kathryn Hulme

December 1957

  1. By Love Possessed, James Gould Cozzens
  2. Atlas Shrugged, Ayn Rand
  3. Below the Salt, Thomas B. Costain
  4. The Sound of Thunder, Taylor Caldwell
  5. Compulsion, Meyer Levin
  6. Time and the Hour, Howard Spring
  7. Remember Me to God Myron Kaufmann
  8. Not by Bread Alone, Vladimir Dudintsev
  9. On the Beach, Nevil Shute
  10. Street of Riches, Gabrielle Roy
  11. The World of Suzie Wong, Richard Mason
  12. 4.50 from Paddington, Agatha Christie


Sources:
"Toronto is Reading..." Toronto Daily Star, 9 Feb. 1957, p. 15;
"Toronto is Reading..." Toronto Daily Star, 9 Mar. 1957, p. 30;
"These Books Tops At City's Libraries." Toronto Daily Star, 6 Apr. 1957, p. 29;
"These Books Lead List in Libraries of Toronto." Toronto Daily Star, 11 May 1957, p. 31;
"Books in Biggest Demand at Libraries of Toronto." Toronto Daily Star, 8 June 1957, p. 33;
"They Ask For These." Toronto Daily Star, 6 July 1957, p. 28;
"Toronto Library Leaders." Globe and Mail, 10 Aug. 1957, p. 19;
"Toronto Library Leaders." Globe and Mail, 14 Sept. 1957, p. 21;
"Toronto Library Leaders." Globe and Mail, 12 Oct. 1957, p. 24;
""Toronto Library Leaders." Globe and Mail, 9 Nov. 1957, p. 12;
"Toronto Library Leaders." Globe and Mail, 7 Dec. 1957, p. 16;
"Toronto Library Leaders." Globe and Mail, 11 Jan. 1958, p. 16.