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Bestsellers Thu Jun 11 2009

Chicagoland Bestseller List for Week Ending Sunday, June 7

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 Women by T.C. Boyle
2. English by Wang Gang
3. The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley
4. Tea Time for the Traditionally Built by Alexander McCall Smith
5. Shakedown by Andie Ryan

Hardcover Nonfiction
1. My Remarkable Journey by Larry King
2. Blue Collar Blue Scrubs by Michael Collins
3. Grand Illusion by Theresa Amato
4. Clark Weber's Rock and Roll Radio by Clark Weber
5. Causing a Scene by Charlie Todd

Paperback Fiction
1. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows
2. Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout
3. Pride and Prejudice and Zombies by Jane Austen and Seth Grahame-Smith
4. Unaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa Lahiri
5. The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery

Paperback Nonfiction
1. Suze Orman's 2009 Action Plan by Suze Orman
2. Public Enemies by Bryan Burrough
3. Hot Lights Cold Steel by Michael Collins
4. Stuff White People Like by Christian Lander
5. Don't Miss Your Life by Charlene Baumbich

1. Freckleface Strawberry and the Dodgeball Bully by Julianne Moore
2. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie
3. The Last Olympian by Rick Riordan
4. L.A. Candy by Lauren Conrad
5. Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney

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