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Chicago Best Sellers for Week Ending December 6


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Hardcover Fiction

1. Too Much Happiness by Alice Munro
2. The Help by Kathryn Stockett
3. The Lacuna by Barbara Kingsolver
4. Her Fearful Symmetry by Audrey Niffenegger
5. A Gate at the Stairs by Lorrie Moore

Audrey Niffenegger reads from Her Fearful Symmetry on Friday, December 11, at the Book Stall at Chestnut Court.

Hardcover Nonfiction

1. Mennonite in a Little Black Dress: A Memoir of Going Home by Rhoda Janzen
2. SuperFreakonomics: Global Cooling, Patriotic Prostitutes, and Why Suicide Bombers Should Buy Life Insurance by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner
3. Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide by Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn
4. Open: An Autobiography by Andre Agassi
5. Have a Little Faith: A True Story by Mitch Albom

Paperback Fiction

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

Paperback Nonfiction

1. The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2009 by Dave Eggers
2. Logicomix: An Epic Search for Truth by Apostolos Doxiadis
3. Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything by Stephen D. Levitt and Steven J. Dubner
4. American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House by Jon Meacham
5. The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game by Michael Lewis

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.