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Kepler's Best Sellers - Week of May 10, 2009

Original post made by Pam Grange, Menlo Park: Central Menlo Park, on May 11, 2009

Hardcover Fiction
1 Tea Time For The Traditionally Built - Alexander McCall Smith
2 First Family - David Baldacci
3 Language Of Bees - Laurie King
4 Reliable Wife - Robert Goolrick
5 Eighth Confession - James Patterson
6 Cutting For Stone - Abraham Verghese
7 About Face - Donna Leon
8 Help - Kathryn Stockett
9 Dead & Gone - Charlaine Harris
10 Water Ghosts - Shawna Yang Ryan

Hardcover Non-Fiction
1 Art & Politics Of Science - Harold Varmus
2 Outliers - Malcolm Gladwell
3 What I Wish I Knew When I Was Twenty - Tina Seelig
4 Eye Of My Heart - Barbara Graham
5 Cooking With All Things Trader Joe's - Deana Gunn
6 Not Becoming My Mother - Ruth Reichl
7 Bad Mother - Ayelet Waldman
8 Rapt - Winifred Gallagher
9 Destiny Disrupted - Tamim Ansary
10 Showing Up For Life - Bill Gates Sr.

Paperback Fiction
1 Olive Kitteridge - Elizabeth Strout
2 Unaccustomed Earth - Jhumpa Lahiri
3 Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society - Mary Ann Shaffer
4 Pride & Prejudice & Zombies - Jane Austen
5 Jack Wakes Up - Seth Harwood
6 Wednesday Sisters - Meg Waite Clayton
7 Elegance Of The Hedgehog - Muriel Barbery
8 White Tiger - Aravind Adiga
9 Mudbound - Hillary Jordan
10 Our Story Begins - Tobias Wolff

Paperback Non-Fiction
1 In Defense Of Food - Michael Pollan
2 Three Cups Of Tea - Greg Mortenson
3 Unaccustomed Earth Stories - Jhumpa Lahiri
4 Post American World - Fareed Zakaria
5 This Is Water - David Foster Wallace
6 Bonk - Mary Roach
7 Nine - Jeffrey Toobin
8 Dreams From My Father - Barack Obama
9 Plato & A Platypus - Thomas Cathcart
10 Blind Side - Michael Lewis


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