Chicago Best Seller List for Week Ending August 23 | Bleader

Chicago Best Seller List for Week Ending August 23

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Hardcover Fiction

1. The Help by Kathryn Stockett
2. That Old Cape Magic by Richard Russo
3. South of Broad by Pat Conroy
4. The Girl Who Played With Fire by Stieg Larrson
5. The White Queen by Phillippa Gregory

Note: Russo is scheduled to discuss That Old Cape Magic as part of the Writers on the Record series

on Wednesday, September 23, at 6 PM at the Harold Washington Library Center.

Hardcover Nonfiction

1. Mastering the Art of French Cooking by Julia Child
2. Zeitoun by Dave Eggers
3. Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell
4. Cahokia: Ancient America's Great City on the Mississippi by Timothy R. Pauketat
5. I'm Down by Mishna Wolff

Paperback Fiction

1. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson
2. The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
3. A Mercy by Toni Morrison
4. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows
5. Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout

Paperback Nonfiction

1. My Life in France by Julia Child with Alex Prud'homme
2. Julie and Julia: My Year of Cooking Dangerously by Julie Powell
3. The Family: The Secret Fundamentalism at the Heart of American Power by Jeff Sharlet
4. Julia's Kitchen Wisdom by Julia Child
5. The Tunnel and the Light: Essential Insights on Living and Dying by Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

List courtesy of Carl Lennertz at HarperCollins, as gathered from Anderson's Bookshop, the Book Cellar, the Book Stall at Chestnut Court, the Book Table, 57th Street Books, Lake Forest Books, Read Between the Lynes, and Women & Children First.

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