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Kepler's Best Sellers 09/02/07

Original post made by Susan Lider, Menlo Park: Downtown, on Sep 3, 2007

Hardcover Fiction

1. A Thousand Splendid Suns, Khaled Hosseini

2. The Septembers of Shiraz, Dalia Sofer

3. Spook Country, William Gibson

4. Away, Amy Bloom

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

6. The Yiddish Policemen's Union, Michael Chabon

7. Flawless, Joshua Spanogle

8. The Music Lover's Poetry Anthology, Helen Handley Houghton

9. Divisadero, Michael Ondaatje

10. Lord John & the Brotherhood of the Blade, Diana Gabaldon

Hardcover Nonfiction

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

2. Exposed: The Toxic Chemistry of Everyday Products, Mark Schapiro

3. Mine's Bigger, David Kaplan

4. Black Swan, Nassim Nicholas Taleb

5. The Guinness Book of World Records 2008, Guinness

6. The World Without Us, Alan Weisman

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

8. Animal, Vegetable, Miracle, Barbara Kingsolver

9. Inner Workings, J. M. Coetzee

10. God is Not Great, Christopher Hitchens

Paperback Fiction
1. Water for Elephants, Sara Gruen

2. The Emperor's Children, Claire Messud,

3. The Space Between Us, Thrity Umrigar

4. The Kite Runner, Khaled Hosseini

5. Suite Francaise, Irene Nemirovsky

6. Echo Maker, Richard Powers

7. Snow Flower & the Secret Fan, Lisa See

8. Special Topics in Calamity Physics, Marisha Pessl

9. The Boleyn Inheritance, Phillipa Gregory

10. The Road, Cormac McCarthy

Paperback Nonfiction

1. The Omnivore's Dilemma, Michael Pollan

2. Eat Pray Love, Elizabeth Gilbert

3. Three Cups of Tea, Greg Mortenson

4. The Female Brain, Louann Brizendine

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

6. The Glass Castle, Jeannette Walls

7. Stumbling on Happiness, Daniel Gilbert

8. The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda & the Road to 9/11, Lawrence Wright

9. This is Your Brain on Music, Daniel J. Levitin

10. Fiasco: The American Military Adventure in Iraq, Thomas E. Ricks


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