Sunday, November 21, 2010

What's Selling at Boswell--Bestsellers for Week Ending November 20th, 2010

Hardcover Fiction
1. Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter, by Tom Franklin (an event)
2. Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk, by David Sedaris
3. Freedom, by Jonathan Franzen
4. Moonlight Mile, by Dennis Lehane
5. Room, by Emma Donoghue
6. Great House, by Nicole Krauss
7. The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest, by Stieg Larsson
8. Christmas Carol Pop Up, by Dickens with pops by Eric Fischer
9. Full Dark, No Stars, by Stephen King
10. Nemesis, by Philip Roth
(with Lord of Misrule at #11--we have one left)

Hardcover Nonfiction. Whereas we normally have more fiction than nonfiction bestsellers, it tends to flip closer to Christmas
1. Sleepwalk with Me, by Mike Birbiglia (appeared at the Pabst)
2. Wisconsin's Own, by Caren Connolly and Louis Wasserman (Shorewood Library event)
3. Gay Bar, by Will Fellows (event)
4. Unbroken, by Laura Hillenbrand (just plain hot)
5. Barefoot Contessa: How Easy is That, by Ina Garten
6. Cleopatra, by Stacy Schiff (back in stock)
7. Life, by Keith Richards
8. The Tenth Parallel: Dispatches from the Fault Line Between Christianity and Islam, by Eliza Griswold (one of those books I hadn't paid attention to)
9. Decision Points, by George W. Bush
10. Cake Boss, by Buddy Valastro
11. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, by Rebecca Skloot
12. My Reading Life, by Pat Conroy
13. I Remember Nothing, by Nora Ephron
14. The Autobiography of Mark Twain, Volume 1 (yes, we still have a couple)
15. The Warmth of Other Suns, by Isabel Wilkerson
Too tired to link! Today we sold books at Plymouth United Church of Christ at their gift sale, and tomorrow I bring books to the Katie Gingrass Gallery for fill the shelves. They are having a reception tomorrow night.

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