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Bestsellers Thu Mar 26 2009

Chicagoland Bestseller List for Week Ending Sunday, March 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; and Women and Children First.

Hardcover Fiction
1. Handle with Care by Jodi Picoult
2. The Women by T.C. Boyle
3. Sleepwalking in Daylight by Elizabeth Flock
4. The Kindly Ones by Jonathan Littell
5. Heart and Soul by Maeve Binchy

Hardcover Nonfiction
1. Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man by Steve Harvey
2. House of Cards by William D. Cohan
3. The Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell
4. A Lion Called Christian by John Rendall
5. The Lost City of Z by David Grann

Paperback Fiction
1. The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga
2. Watchmen by Alan Moore
3. The Commoner by Jonathan Burnham Schwartz
4. Starvation Lake by Bryan Gruley
5. The Reader by Bernhard Schlink

Paperback Nonfiction
1. Your Inner Fish by Neil Shubin
2. Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson
3. The Middle Place by Kelly Corrigan
4. Infidel by Ayaan Hirsi Ali
5. [No consensus]

1. The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
2. The Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Last Straw by Jeff Kinney
3. Coraline by Neil Gaiman
4. Lincoln and His Boys by Rosemary Wells
5. Listen to the Wind by Greg Mortenson and Susan L. Roth

[Data gathered by Carl Lennertz of HarperCollins.]

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