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Kepler's Best Sellers - Week of August 2, 2009

Original post made by Pam Grange, Menlo Park: Central Menlo Park, on Aug 3, 2009

Hardcover Fiction
1 Girl Who Played With Fire - Stieg Larsson
2 Help - Kathryn Stockett
3 Defector - Daniel Silva
4 Zeitoun - Dave Eggers
5 Cutting For Stone - Abraham Verghese
6 Shanghai Girls - Lisa See
7 Swimsuit - James Patterson
8 Into The Beautiful North - Luis Alberto Urrea
9 Angels Game - Carlos Ruiz-Zafon
10 Secrets To Happiness - Sarah Dunn

Hardcover Nonfiction
1 Golden Dreams - Kevin Starr
2 Life Over Cancer - Keith Block
3 Art Of Simple Food - Alice Waters
4 Outliers - Malcolm Gladwell
5 End Of Overeating - David Kessler
6 Bad Mother Chronicle Of Maternal Crimes - Ayelet Waldman
7 What I Wish I Knew When I Was 20 - Tina Seelig
8 Last Lecture - Randy Pausch
9 Credo - William Coffin
10 Why Does E=Mc2 - Brian Cox

Paperback Fiction
1 Girl With The Dragon Tattoo - Stieg Larsson
2 Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Soci - Mary Ann Shaffer
3 Olive Kitteridge - Elizabeth Strout
4 Elegance Of The Hedgehog - Muriel Barbery
5 Wednesday Sisters - Meg Waite Clayton
6 Netherland - Joseph O'Neill
7 Unaccustomed Earth Stories - Jhumpa Lahiri
8 Art Of Racing In The Rain - Garth Stein
9 Brief Wondrous Life Of Oscar Wao - Junot Diaz
10 Our Story Begins New & Sel Stories - Tobias Wolff

Paperback Nonfiction
1 This Is Not The Life I Ordered - Michealene Risley
2 Julie & Julia My Year Of Cooking - Julie Powell
3 9 Inside The Secret World Of The Supreme Court - Jeffrey Toobin
4 Sway Irresistible Pull Of Irrational Behavior - Ori Brafman
5 My Life In France - Julia Child
6 3 Cups Of Tea 1 Mans Mission To Fight - Greg Mortenson
7 My Own Country - Abraham Verghese
8 Mountains Beyond Mountains - Tracy Kidder
9 Black Hole War - Leonard Susskind
10 Plato & A Platypus Walk Into A Bar - Thomas Cathcart


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