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Best Seller Round-Up

"Beware of the man of one book."
- Anonymous

Author Lee Child is not a "man of one book." His 13th Jack Reacher novel, Gone Tomorrow, storms onto three of the lists followed here.


I. The New York Times.
Published May 29, 2009.

Fiction Paperback (Trade): The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, Mary Ann Shaffer, Annie Barrows.
Fiction Hardcover: Gone Tomorrow (Jack Reacher, No. 13) Lee Child.
Nonfiction Paperback: Three Cups of Tea, Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin.
Nonfiction Hardcover: Liberty and Tyranny, Mark R. Levin.

II. Los Angeles Times.
Published May 31, 2009.

Fiction Paperback: Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, Jane Austen and Seth Grahame-Smith
Fiction Hardcover: The Last Olympian by Rick Riordan.
Nonfiction Paperback: Three Cups of Tea, Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin.
Nonfiction Hardcover: Outliers, Malcolm Gladwell.

III. Northern California Independent Booksellers.
For the week ending May 24, 2009.

Fiction Paperback (Trade): The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, Mary Ann Shaffer, Annie Barrows.
Fiction Hardcover: Gone Tomorrow (Jack Reacher, No. 13) Lee Child.
Nonfiction Paperback: Three Cups of Tea, Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin.
Nonfiction Hardcover: Outliers, Malcolm Gladwell.

IV. Heartland Indie Bestseller List.
Great Lakes Independent Booksellers Association
For the week ending May 24, 2009.

Fiction Paperback (Trade): The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, Mary Ann Shaffer, Annie Barrows.
Fiction Hardcover: Gone Tomorrow (Jack Reacher, No. 13) Lee Child.
Nonfiction Hardcover: Outliers, Malcolm Gladwell..
Nonfiction Paperback (Trade): Three Cups of Tea, Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin.