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Kepler's Bestsellers - January 25, 2009

Original post made by Susan Lider, Menlo Park: Downtown, on Jan 26, 2009

Hardcover Fiction

1. Piano Teacher - Janice Lee
2. Going to See the Elephant - Rodes Fishburne
3. Lark & Termite - Jayne Anne Phillips
4. Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society - Mary Ann Shaffer
5. Swing - Rufus Butler Seder
6. Agincourt - Bernard Cornwell
7. Private Patient - P D James
8. Story of Edgar Sawtelle - David Wrobleski
9. Land of Marvels - Barry Unsworth
10. Mercy - Toni Morrison

Hardcover Non-Fiction

1. Clean, Well-Lighted Sentences - Janis Bell
2. Outliers - Malcolm Gladwell
3. Art of Simple Food - Alice Waters
4. Cooking With All Things Trader Joe's - Deana Gunn
5. When You Are Engulfed in Flames - David Sedaris
6. Elements Of Persuasion - Richard Maxwell
7. Animals Make Us Human - Temple Grandin
8. Panic - Michael Lewis
9. Alex & Me - Irene Pepperberg
10. Well Dressed Ape - Hannah Holmes

Paperback Fiction

1. White Tiger - Aravind Adiga
2. Revolutionary Road - Richard Yates
3. People of the Book - Geraldine Brooks
4. Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao - Junot Diaz
5. Run - Ann Patchett
6. Elegance of the Hedgehog - Muriel Barbery
7. Out Stealing Horses - Per Petterson
8. Distant Land of My Father - Bo Caldwell
9. Night Train to Lisbon - Pascal Mercier
10. Space Between Us - Thrity Umrigar

Paperback Non-Fiction

1. Dreams From My Father - Barack Obama
2. Audacity of Hope - Barack Obama
3. Team of Rivals - Doris Kearn Goodwin
4. 3 Cups of Tea - Greg Mortenson
5. Zagat San Francisco Bay 2009 Restaurants - Zagat
6. Plato & a Platypus Walk Into a Bar - Thomas Cathcart
7. Little History of the World - E H Gombrich
8. Little Heathens - Mildred Kalish
9. Animal Vegetable Miracle - Barbara Kingsolver
10. Desert Queen - Janet Wallach


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