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Chicago Best Sellers for Week Ending November 1


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Hardcover Fiction

1. The Help by Kathryn Stockett
2. Last Night in Twisted River by John Irving
3. Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel
4. Half Broke Horses by Jeannette Walls
5. The Children's Book by A.S. Byatt

Hardcover Nonfiction

1. SuperFreakonomics: Global Cooling, Patriotic Prostitutes, and Why Suicide Bombers Should Buy Life Insurance by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner
2. What the Dog Saw: And Other Adventures by Malcolm Gladwell
3. Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell
4. The Clinton Tapes: Wrestling History With the President by Taylor Branch
5. Drinking With George: A Barstool Professional's Guide to Beer by George Wendt

Steven D. Levitt discusses SuperFreakonomics on Tuesday, November 17, for a Chicago Council on Global Affairs program.

Paperback Fiction

1. The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery
2. Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout
3. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson
4. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows
5. Home Safe by Elizabeth Berg

Paperback Nonfiction

1. Chicago Haunts 3 by Ursula Bielski
2. The Wordy Shipmates by Sarah Vowell
3. Logicomix: An Epic Search for Truth by Apostolos Doxiadis and Christos Papadimitriou
4. The Zookeeper's Wife: A War Story by Diane Ackerman
5. Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubne

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, the Seminary Co-op Bookstore, and Women & Children First.

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