BMC Author Bestsellers 2023

December 6, 2023

It's been an especially big year for books by Bryn Mawr faculty and alums.  Here are our Bryn Mawr author bestsellers for 2023 (through December 6); click on each title for more info and to order copies:


1. Necessary Trouble by Drew Gilpin Faust '68

2. The Good Life by Marc Schulz

3. The 12th Commandment by Daniel Torday

4. When You Trap a Tiger by Tae Keller '15

5. Jennifer Chan is Not Alone by Tae Keller '15

6. Losing the Plot by Pardis Dabashi

7. Bully Market by Jamie Fiore Higgins '98

tie. Crying in H Mart by Michelle Zauner '11

9. Strip Tees by Kate Flannery '03

tie Hurricane Sandy on New Jersey's Forgotten Shore by Abigail Perkiss '03


Many of these sales were connected to campus events (plus the enduring popularity of Michelle Zauner's memoir); the college hosted many lively and exciting author visits this year.  We maintain a list of upcoming author events on this site at