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Bestsellers Wed Feb 11 2009

Chicagoland Bestseller List for Week Ending Sunday, Feb. 8

Stores reporting this week: Anderson's Bookshop; Read Between the Lynes; The Book Cellar; Lake Forest Books; The Bookstall at Chestnut Court; the Seminary Co-op Bookstores; Unabridged Books; and Women and Children First.

Hardcover Fiction
1. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows
2. Miles from Nowhere by Nami Mun
3. Unaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa Lahiri
4. Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford
5. The Piano Teacher by Janice Y.K. Lee

Hardcover Nonfiction
1. Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell
2. Are You There Vodka? It's Me Chelsea by Chelsea Handler
3. The Breakthrough by Gwen Ifill
4. American Lion by Jon Meacham
5. Angels and Ages by Adam Gopnik

Paperback Fiction
1. Revolutionary Road by Richard Yates
2. The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz
3. The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga
4. The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery
5. The Commoner by John Burnham Schwartz

Paperback Nonfiction
1. Eat This Not That by David Zinczenko
2. Animal Vegetable Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver
3. Not for Tourists Guide to Chicago from Not for Tourists
4. Charlatan by Pope Brock
5. Sin in the Second City by Karen Abbott

1. The Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Last Straw by Jeff Kinney
2. The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
3. Breaking Dawn by Stephanie Meyer
4. Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed by Mo Willems
5. Coraline by Neil Gaiman

[Data gathered by Carl Lennertz at Harper.]

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