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Best Seller Round-Up

"Expect nothing. Live frugally on surprise." - Alice Walker

A new title appears here this week, Fool by Christopher Moore. Here is a link to a review of Fool by Michael Dirda for the Washington Post.




I. The New York Times.
Published February 20, 2009.

Fiction Paperback (Trade): The Shack, William P. Young.
Fiction Hardcover: The Associate, John Grisham.
Nonfiction Paperback: Dreams From My Father, Barack Obama.
Nonfiction Hardcover: The Yankee Years, Joe Torre and Tom Verducci.

II. Los Angeles Times.
Published February 22, 2009.

Fiction Paperback: New Moon, Stephenie Meyer.
Fiction Hardcover: The Associate, John Grisham.
Nonfiction Paperback: Dreams From My Father, Barack Obama.
Nonfiction Hardcover: The Yankee Years, Joe Torre and Tom Verducci.

III. Northern California Independent Booksellers.
For the week ending February 15, 2009.

Fiction Paperback (Trade): The Reader, Bernhard Schlink.
Fiction Hardcover: Fool, Christopher Moore.
Nonfiction Paperback: Three Cups of Tea, Greg Mortenson, David Oliver Relin
Nonfiction Hardcover: Outliers, The Story of Success, Malcolm Gladwell.

IV. Heartland Indie Bestseller List.
Great Lakes Independent Booksellers Association
For the week ending February 8, 2009.

Fiction Paperback: The Shack, William P. Young.
Fiction Hardcover: The Associate, John Grisham.
Nonfiction Hardcover: Dewy, The Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World, Vicki Myron.
Nonfiction Paperback: Three Cups of Tea, Greg Mortenson, David Oliver Relin.