Friday, January 13, 2012
My, this isn't a particularly interesting blog post. So here are our top 25 fiction paperbacks* for 2011. The only things we excluded were orders that were totally from one bulk sale. If we had multiple bulk sales on the other hand...
2. Cutting for Stone, by Abraham Verghese
3. Imperfect Birds, by Anne Lamott
4. The Help, by Kathryn Stockett
5. Tinkers, by Paul Harding
6. The Tiger's Wife, by Téa Obreht
7. Room, by Emma Donoghue
8. Catcher in the Rye, by J.D. Salinger
11. The All of It, by Jeannette Haien
12. Little Bee, by Chris Cleave
13. Montana 1948, by Larry Watson
14. The Solitude of Prime Numbers, by Paolo Giordano
15. The Slap, by Christos Tsiolokas
16. Swamplandia, by Karen Russell
17. Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet, by Jamie Ford
21. The Girl Who Played with Fire, by Stieg Larsson
22. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, by Stieg Larsson
23. The Postmistress, by Sarah Blake
24. Sarah's Key, by Tatiana De Rosnay
25. The Girl who Fell from the Sky, by Heidi W. Durrow
Thanks, Jason! Now I have a few more interesting blog posts that nonetheless don't require a lot of thought.
*Yes, this includes mass markets. But there are no contemporary mass markets on our list.
Posted by Daniel Goldin at 9:40 PM