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Kepler's Weekly Best Sellers 6/1/08

Original post made by Susan Lider on Jun 2, 2008

Hardcover Fiction

1. City Of Thieves - David Benioff

2. Goodnight Bush - Eric Origen

3. Enchantress Of Florence - Salman Rushdie

4. Unaccustomed Earth - Jhumpa Lahiri

5. Miracle At Speedy Motors - Alexander Mccall Smith

6. Careless In Red - Elizabeth George

7. Boat - Nam Le

8. Netherland - Joseph O'Neill

9. All We Ever Wanted Was Everything - Janelle Brown

10. Plague Of Doves - Louise Erdrich


Non-Fiction

1. Last Lecture - Randy Pausch

2. Compulsive Acts - Elias Aboujaoude

3. American Resting Place - Marilyn Yalom

4. Fruit Hunters - Adam Leith Gollner

5. Post-America World - Fareed Zakaria

6. Laughing Without An Accent - Firoozeh Dumas

7. In Defense Of Food - Michael Pollan

8. What Now - Ann Patchett

9. 101 Things I Learned In Architecture School - Matthew Frederick

10. Drunkard's Walk - Leonard Mlodinow


Paperback Fiction

1. Divisadero - Michael Ondaatje

2. Yiddish Policemen's Union - Michael Chabon

3. Water For Elephants - Sara Gruen

4. Out Stealing Horses - Per Petterson

5. Friday Night Knitting Club - Kate Jacobs

6. Tug Of War - Barbara Cleverly

7. Year Of Fog - Michelle Richmond

8. Septembers Of Shiraz - Dalia Sofer

9. Madonnas Of Leningrad - Debra Dean

10. Loving Frank - Nancy Horan


Paperback Non-Fiction

1. 3 Cups Of Tea - Greg Mortenson

2. ADHD & Me - Blake Taylor

3. Heart Of Christianity - Marcus Borg

4. Political Teachings Of Jesus - Tod Lindberg

5. This Is Your Brain On Music - Daniel J Levitin

6. Little Heathens - Mildred Kalish

7. New Earth - Eckhart Tolle

8. Dreams From My Father - Barack Obama

9. Animal Vegetable Miracle - Barbara Kingsolver

10. Merle's Door - Ted Kerasote








Comments (1)

Posted by Shari, a resident of another community
on Jun 3, 2008 at 1:29 am

How inspiring Randy Pausch is! If you liked "The Last Lecture", another fantastic memoir I just read and highly recommend is "My Stroke of Insight" by Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor. Her TEDTalk video (ted.com) has been seen as many times as The Last Lecture I think, and Oprah did 4 shows on her book, so there are a lot of similarities. In My Stroke of Insight, there's a happy ending though. It's an incredible story! I hear they're making it into a movie.


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