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Bestsellers Fri Feb 27 2009

Chicagoland Bestseller List for Week Ending Sunday, Feb. 22

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

Hardcover Fiction
1. The Women by T.C. Boyle
2. The Story of Edgar Sawtelle by David Wroblewski
3. Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese
4. Heart and Soul by Maeve Binchy
5. Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford

Hardcover Nonfiction
1. Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell
2. Animals Make Us Human by Temple Grandin
3. The Mighty Queens of Freeville by Amy Dickinson
4. The Inaugural Address 2009 by Barack Obama
5. Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man by Steve Harvey

Paperback Fiction
1. The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz
2. The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga
3. The Reader by Bernard Schlink
4. The Shack by William P. Young
5. American Wife by Curtis Sittenfeld

Paperback Nonfiction
1. Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson
2. Sin in the Second City by Karen Abbott
3. The Middle Place by Kelly Corrigan
4. The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson
5. The Will to Whatevs by Eugene Mirman

Children's
1. The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
2. The Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Last Straw by Jeff Kinney
3. Mama Voted for Obama by Jeremy Zilber
4. Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed by Mo Willems
5. The Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo

[Data gathered by Carl Lennertz of HarperCollins.]

 
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