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Bestsellers Thu Apr 09 2009

Chicagoland Bestseller List for Week Ending Sunday, April 5

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 Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows
2. A Reliable Wife by Robert Goolrick
3. The Believers by Zoe Heller
4. Laura Rider's Masterpiece by Jane Hamilton
5. The Help by Katherine Stockett

Hardcover Nonfiction
1. Act Like a Lady Think Like a Man by Steve Harvey
2. Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell
3. Always Looking Up by Michael J. Fox
4. Bold Endeavors by Felix Rohatyn
5. Several (Tie)

Paperback Fiction
1. The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery
2. The Shack by William P. Young
3. The Commoner by John B. Schwartz
4. Mudbound by Hillary Jordan
5. Several (Tie)

Paperback Nonfiction
1. Bonk by Mary Roach
2. People Are Unappealing by Sara Barron
3. Dreams from My Father by Barack Obama
4. Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris
5. Several (Tie)

1. New Moon by Stephenie Meyer
2. Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyne
3. Country Bunny and the Little Golden Shoes by Dubose Heyward
4. Punk Farm on Tour by Jarrett Krosoczka
5. Several (Tie)

[Data gathered by Carl Lennertz of HarperCollins.]

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