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Bestsellers Thu Jul 23 2009

Chicagoland Bestseller List for Week Ending Sunday, July 19

Hardcover Fiction
1. The Help by Kathryn Stockett
2. Short History of Women by Kate Walbert
3. Embers by Hyatt Bass
4. The Women by T.C. Boyle
5. Best Friends Forever by Jennifer Weiner

Hardcover Nonfiction
1. Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell
2. Breadline USA by Sasha Abramsky
3. Catastrophe by Dick Morris
4. Evolution of God by Robert Wright
5. Fergie by Ferguson Jenkins

Paperback Fiction
1. Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout
2. Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer & Annie Barrows
3. Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein
4. Unaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa Lahiri
5. Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger

Paperback Nonfiction
1. Julie & Julia by Julie Powell
2. Omnivore's Dilemma by Michael Pollan
3. When You Are Engulfed in Flames by David Sedaris
4. In Defense of Food by Michael Pollan
5. Glenn Beck's Common Sense by Glenn Beck

Children's
1. Diary of a Wimpy Kid Do It Yourself by Jeff Kinney
2. Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling
3. Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Lee Stewart
4. Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer
5. Goldilicious by Victoria Kann

As gathered from 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 by Carl Lennertz.

 
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