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Bestsellers Fri Apr 24 2009

Chicagoland Bestseller List for Week Ending Sunday, April 19

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. Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford
2. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer
and Annie Barrows
3. The World in Half by Cristina Henriquez
4. The Women by T.C. Boyle
5. The Help by Kathryn Stockett

Hardcover Nonfiction
1. Liberty and Tyranny by Mark Levin
2. Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man by Steve Harvey
3. Always Looking Up by Michael J. Fox
4. The Carrot Principle by Adrian Gostick

Paperback Fiction
1. Unaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa Lahiri
2. Windy City by Scott Simon
3. People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks
4. Sarah's Key by Tatiana de Rosnay

Paperback Nonfiction
1. The Billionaire's Vinegar by Benjamin Wallace
2. Animal Vegetable Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver
3. Infidel by Ayaan Hirsi Ali
4. Nudge by Richard Thaler

1. Young Samurai: The Way of the Warrior by Chris Bradford
2. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Last Straw by Jeff Kinney
3. Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer
4. My Hippo Has the Hiccups by Ken Nesbitt

[Data gathered by Carl Lennertz at HarperCollins.]

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