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Kepler's Best Sellers 08/13/07

Original post made by Susan Lider, Menlo Park: Downtown, on Aug 13, 2007

Hardcover Fiction

1. Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows, J. K. Rowling

2. A Thousand Splendid Suns, Khaled Hosseini

3. Spook Country, William Gibson

4. Divisadero, Michael Ondaatje, Random House

5. The Septembers of Shiraz, Dalia Sofer

6. On Chesil Beach, Ian McEwan

7. The Yiddish Policemen's Union, Michael Chabon

8. The Year of Fog, Michelle Richmond

9. Out Stealing Horses, Per Petterson

10. Peony in Love, Lisa See

Hardcover Nonfiction

1. Little Heathens: Hard Times & High Spirits on an Iowa Farm, Mildred Kalish

2. The Making of a Story, Alice Laplante

3. The Dangerous Book for Boys, Conn Iggulden & Hal Iggulden

4. Legacy of Ashes: The History of the CIA, Tim Weiner

5. The Secret, Rhonda Byrne

6. The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable, Nassim Nicholas Taleb

7. The Shadow of the Silk Road, Colin Thubron,

8. The World Without Us, Alan Weisman

9. Animal, Vegetable, Miracle, Barbara Kingsolver

10. Once Upon a Quinceanera, Julia Alvarez

Paperback Fiction

1. Water for Elephants, Sara Gruen

2. The Emperor's Children, Claire Messud

3. The Kite Runner, Khaled Hosseini

4. Suite Francaise, Irene Nemirovsky

5. Right Attitude to Rain, Alexander McCall Smith

6. The Inheritance of Loss, Kiran Desai

7. The Boleyn Inheritance, Phillipa Gregory

8. Stardust, Neil Gaiman

9. Restless, William Boyd

10. End in Tears, Ruth Rendell

Paperback Nonfiction

1. Old Bears: The Class of 1956, Dave Newhouse

2. Eat Pray Love, Elizabeth Gilbert

3. Three Cups of Tea, Greg Mortenson

4. Stumbling on Happiness, Daniel Gilbert

5. Funny in Farsi, Firoozeh Dumas

6. The Female Brain, Louann Brizendine

7. Social Intelligence: The New Science of Human Relationships, Daniel Goleman

8. The Glass Castle, Jeannette Walls

9. The Worst Hard Time, Tim Egan

10. Oracle Bones, Peter Hessler


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