Chicago Best Sellers for Week Ending November 8 | Bleader

Chicago Best Sellers for Week Ending November 8

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Hardcover Fiction

1. The Help by Kathryn Stockett
2. The Lacuna by Barbara Kingsolver
3. The Year of the Flood by Margaret Atwood
4. Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel
5. The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown

Hardcover Nonfiction

1. What Would Susie Say? Bullsh*t Wisdom About Love, Life and Comedy by Susie Essman
2. SuperFreakonomics: Global Cooling, Patriotic Prostitutes, and Why Suicide Bombers Should Buy Life Insurance by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner
3. What the Dog Saw: And Other Adventures by Malcolm Gladwell
4. Eating Animals by Jonathan Safran Foer
5. The Case for God by Karen Armstrong

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

Jonathan Safran Foer talks about Eating Animals on Wednesday, November 18 at the Harold Washington Library Center.

Paperback Fiction

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

Paperback Nonfiction

1. My Life in France by Julia Child
2. Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly by Anthony Bourdain
3. Supercapitalism: The Transformation of Business, Democracy, and Everyday Life by Robert B. Reich
4. My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist's Personal Journey by Jill Bolte Taylor
5. More Information Than You Require by John Hodgman

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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