Top 10 Most Sought After Out-of-Print Books of 2005
Madonna's photo book "Sex" leads the top 10 most sought after out-of-print books of 2005, according to the online search service BookFinder.com. Other popular out-of-print titles include "Dear and Glorious Physician," a novel about the life of Saint Luke, and "The Exorcism of Anneliese Michel," which inspired the film "The Exorcism of Emily Rose."
BookFinder.com compiled the top 10 most sought after out-of-print books in America in 2005 as follows:
1. "Sex" (1992) by Madonna; the pop icon's book featuring erotic photos.
2. "Sisters" (1981) by Lynne Cheney; frontier lesbian romance.
3. "The Exorcism of Anneliese Michel" (1981) by Felicitas D. Goodman.
4. "Where Troy Once Stood" (1991) by Iman Wilkens; posits that the Trojan War took place in England.
5. "The Principles of Knitting" (1988) by June Hemmons Hiatt; hand-knitting methods and techniques.
6. "General Printing" (1963) by Glen Cleeton; everything you wanted to know about letterpress printing.
7. "The New Soldier" (1971) edited by John Kerry; Vietnam Veterans Against the War's account of a mismanaged war.
8. "The Lion's Paw" (1946) by Robb White; An enduring children's adventure story.
9. "Dear and Glorious Physician" (1959) by Taylor Caldwell; A novel based on the life of Saint Luke, patron saint of painters, physicians, and healers.
10. "The Book of Counted Sorrows" (2003) by Dean Koontz; Koontz brings to life the fictional book of poetry he refers to in his novels.