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Bestsellers Thu Jul 16 2009

Chicagoland Bestseller List for Week Ending Sunday, July 12

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 Help by Katherine Stockett
2. Angel's Game by Carlos Ruiz Zafon
3. Shanghai Girls by Lisa See
4. B is for Beer by Tom Robbins
5. Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese

Hardcover Nonfiction
1. Horse Soldiers by Doug Stanton
2. Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell
3. Pleasures and Sorrows of Work by Alain de Botton
4. Hometown Architect by Patrick Cannon
5. Art of Happiness by Dalai Lama

Paperback Fiction
1. Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery
2. Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer
3. Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein
4. Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout
5. Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson

Paperback Nonfiction
1. In Defense of Food by Michael Pollan
2. When You Are Engulfed in Flames by David Sedaris
3. My Sroke of Insight by Jill Bolte Taylor
4. Forgotten Man by Amity Shlaes
5. Public Enemies by Bryan Burrough

1. Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie
2. Crooked Kind of Perfect by Linda Urban
3. Diary of a Wimpy Kid Do-it-Yourself Book by Jeff Kinney
4. Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer
5. Last Olympian by Rick Riordan

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