All Of The New York Times Fiction Best Selling authors

Answer as many authors as you can
the list starts from 1942 and ends in july 2017
there are no repeats
the year represents the first time the author mad it into the list
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1942
A. J. Cronin
Mary Ellen Chase
Pearl S. Buck
Daphne du Maurier
John Steinbeck
Rachel Field
Franz Werfel
Elizabeth Chevalier
Lloyd Douglas
 
1943
Louis Bromfield
John P. Marquand
 
1944
Betty Smith
Lillian Smith
Somerset Maugham
Elizabeth Goudge
Kathleen Winsor
 
1945
Gwethalyn Graham
Samuel Shellabarger
Adria Locke Langley
James Hilton
Thomas B. Costain
 
1946
Erich Maria Remarque
Taylor Caldwell
Frederic Wakeman
Sholem Asch
 
1947
Kenneth Roberts
Laura Z. Hobson
Sinclair Lewis
Ben Ames Williams
 
1948
Marcia Davenport
Van Wyck Mason
Thornton Wilder
Ross Lockridge
Norman Mailer
Irwin Shaw
 
1949
John O'Hara
Mika Waltari
 
1950
John Hersey
Henry Morton Robinson
Ernest Hemingway
Budd Schulberg
 
1951
Frances Parkinson Keyes
James Jones
Herman Wouk
 
1953
Annemarie Selinko
 
1954
Morton Thompson
Irving Stone
 
1955
Hamilton Basso
Françoise Sagan
Robert Ruark
Patrick Dennis
 
1956
MacKinlay Kantor
Edwin O'Connor
William Brinkley
Grace Metalious
 
1957
James Gould Cozzens
 
1958
Robert Traver
Vladimir Nabokov
Boris Pasternak
 
1959
Leon Uris
Allen Drury
 
1960
James Michener
1961
André Schwarz-Bart
J.D. Salinger
 
1962
Katherine Anne Porter
Fletcher Knebel
 
1963
Morris West
Mary McCarthy
 
1964
John le Carré
Louis Auchincloss
Saul Bellow
 
1965
Bel Kaufman
 
1966
Jacqueline Susann
Robert Crichton
 
1967
Elia Kazan
Chaim Potok
Mary Stewart
William Styron
 
1968
Arthur Hailey
John Updike
Helen MacInnes
 
1969
Philip Roth
Mario Puzo
 
1970
John Fowles
Erich Segal
 
1971
William Peter Blatty
Frederick Forsyth
 
1972
Irving Wallace
Richard Bach
 
1973
Kurt Vonnegut
Graham Greene
Gore Vidal
 
1974
Richard Adams
 
1975
Joseph Heller
Judith Rossner
E. L. Doctorow
Agatha Christie
 
1977
John Cheever
Colleen McCullough
J. R. R. Tolkien
 
1978
Sidney Sheldon
Judith Krantz
Robert Ludlum
 
1979
Stephen King
Howard Fast
Ken Follett
1981
Martin Cruz Smith
James Clavell
John Irving
 
1982
John Jakes
Jeffrey Archer
 
1983
Joan D. Vinge
Umberto Eco
 
1984
Thomas Chastain
Danielle Steel
Helen Hooven Santmyer
Peter Straub
 
1985
Louis L'Amour
Barbara Taylor Bradford
Jackie Collins
Garrison Keillor
Jean M. Auel
 
1986
Tom Clancy
 
1987
Scott Turow
 
1988
Tom Wolfe
Anne Rice
 
1989
Dean Koontz
Salman Rushdie
Mary Higgins Clark
 
1990
P. D. James
Dr. Seuss
Rosamunde Pilcher
 
1991
David Eddings
Timothy Zahn
Amy Tan
Alexandra Ripley
 
1992
Michael Crichton
John Grisham
Jimmy Buffett
 
1993
Robert James Waller
 
1994
James Redfield
James Finn Garner
 
1995
Pat Conroy
Patricia Cornwell
Sue Grafton
Nicholas Evans
Richard Paul Evans
 
1996
Joe Klein
Terry McMillan
Jacquelyn Mitchard
 
1997
Nelson DeMille
Charles Frazier
Clive Cussler
 
1998
Toni Morrison
Wally Lamb
Robert Jordan
1999
Terry Brooks
J. K. Rowling
Thomas Harris
Sandra Brown
 
2000
John Sandford
Tim LaHaye
Jerry B. Jenkins
Janet Evanovich
Nicholas Sparks
Christina Schwarz
 
2001
James Patterson
Jan Karon
Jonathan Franzen
Nora Roberts
 
2002
Mattie Stepanek
Joyce Reardon
Andrew Gross
Emma McLaughlin
Nicola Kraus
Peter de Jonge
Alice Sebold
 
2003
Dan Brown
Mitch Albom
 
2005
Howard Roughan
Maxine Paetro
Michael Connelly
Sue Monk Kidd
Elizabeth Kostova
Catherine Coulter
Paul Kemprecos
Neil Gaiman
Diana Gabaldon
George R. R. Martin
 
2006
W. E. B. Griffin
Terry Goodkind
Anna Quindlen
Brad Meltzer
Diane Setterfield
 
2007
Sophie Kinsella
Jodi Picoult
David Baldacci
Khaled Hosseini
Michael Ledwidge
Vince Flynn
 
2008
Jonathan Kellerman
Jhumpa Lahiri
Harlan Coben
Gabrielle Charbonnet
Stephenie Meyer
Laurell K. Hamilton
Lee Child
Brad Thor
Daniel Silva
Sherrilyn Kenyon
Sean Williams
Kathy Reichs
Christine Feehan
Neal Stephenson
David Wroblewski
Glenn Beck
 
2009
J. D. Robb
Jim Butcher
Charlaine Harris
Jennifer Weiner
Stieg Larsson
Richard DiLallo
Brandon Sanderson
 
2010
Kathryn Stockett
Liza Marklund
Grant Blackwood
 
2011
Karen Marie Moning
Lisa Gardner
Patrick Rothfuss
Sara Gruen
 
2012
Kristin Hannah
E. L. James
Sylvia Day
Gillian Flynn
 
2013
S.C. Stephens
J.R. Ward
Jamie McGuire
Rachel Van Dyken
Maya Banks
Robyn Carr
 
2014
Mark Sullivan
Patricia Briggs
Stuart Woods
Emily Giffin
Deborah Harkness
Liane Moriarty
Louise Penny
 
2015
Anthony Doerr
Paula Hawkins
Harper Lee
David Lagercrantz
Andy Weir
Kyle Mills
 
2016
Marshall Karp
Pierce Brown
Jojo Moyes
Justin Scott
 
2017
W. Bruce Cameron
Candice Fox
William P. Young
David Ellis
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