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Bestsellers Thu Apr 02 2009

Chicagoland Bestseller List for Week Ending Sunday, March 29

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. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows
2. The Help by Kathryn Stockett
3. Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese
4. Handle with Care by Jodi Picoult
5. Several (Tie)

Hardcover Nonfiction
1. Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell
2. Liberty and Tyranny by Mark Levind
3. Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man by Steve Harvey
4. Food Matters by Mark Bittman
5. Several (Tie)

Paperback Fiction
1. Mudbound by Hillary Jordan
2. The Commoner by John B. Schwartz
3. Sarah's Key by Tatiana de Rosnay
4. The Shack by William P. Young
5. Pride and Prejudice and the Zombies by Seth Grahame-Smith

Paperback Nonfiction
1. Three Cups of Tea by Gary Mortenson
2. People Are Unappealing by Sara Barron
3. The Middle Place by Kelly Corrigan
4. Dreams from My Father by Barack Obama
5. The Geography of Bliss by Eric Weiner

1. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Last Straw by Jeff Kinney
2. Breaking Dawn by Stephanie Meyer
3. Maximum Ride: MAX by James Patterson
4. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Do It Yourself by Jeff Kinney
5. Several (Tie)

[Data gathered by Carl Lennertz of HarperCollins.]

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