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Kepler's Best Sellers 05/27/07

Original post made by Susan Lider, Menlo Park: Downtown, on May 28, 2007

Hardcover Fiction
1. Requiem for an Assassin, Barry Eisler, Penguin, 9780399154263
2. A Thousand Splendid Suns, Khaled Hosseini, Penguin, 9781594489501 3. The Yiddish Policemen's Union, Michael Chabon, Harper Collins,
4. In the Driver's Seat, Helen Simpson, Random House, 9780307265227 5. The Overlook, Michael Connelly, Little Brown, 9780316018951
6. The Good Husband of Zebra Drive, Alexander McCall Smith, Vintage,
7. No One Belongs Here More Than You, Miranda July, Scribner, 9780743299398
8. The Year of Fog, Michelle Richmond, Delacorte, 9780385340113
9. After Dark, Haruki Murakami, Random House, 9780307265838
10. What is the What, Dave Eggers, McSweeney?s, 9781932416640

Hardcover Nonfiction
1. God is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything, Christopher Hitchens, Little Brown, 9780446579803
2. The Assault on Reason, Al Gore, Penguin, 9781594201226
3. The Canon: A Whirligig Tour of the Beautiful Basics of Science, Natalie Angier, Houghton, 9780618242955
4. Animal, Vegetable, Miracle, Barbara Kingsolver & Camille Kingsolver, Harper Collins, 9780060852559
5. The Not So Big Life, Sarah Susanka, Random House, 9781400065318 6. The Dangerous Book for Boys, Conn Iggulden & Hal Iggulden, Harper Collins, 9780061243585
7. The Art of Aging: A Doctor?s Prescription for Well-Being, Sherwin Nuland, Random House, 9781400064779
8. This is Not the Life I Ordered, Deborah Stephens et al, Red Wheel/Weiser, 9781573243056
9. Better: A Surgeon's Notes on Performance, Atul Gawande, VHPS, 9780805082111
10. The Atomic Bazaar: The Rise of the Nuclear Poor, William Langewiesche, VHPS, 9780374106782

Paperback Fiction
1. Water for Elephants, Sara Gruen, Workman, 9781565125605
2. Suite Francaise, Irene Nemirovsky, Random House, 9781400096275
3. The Road, Cormac McCarthy, Random House, 9780307387899
4. The Inheritance of Loss, Kiran Desai, Grove Press, 9780802142818 5. Absurdistan, Gary Shteyngart, Crown, 9780812971675
6. Case Histories, Kate Atkinson, Little Brown, 9780316010702
7. Rise & Shine, Anna Quindlen, Crown, 9780812977813
8. The Kite Runner, Khaled Hosseini, Penguin, 9781594480003
9. The History of Love, Nicole Krauss, W. W. Norton, 9780393328622 10. Varieties of Disturbance, Lydia Davis, VHPS, 9780374281731

Paperback Nonfiction
1. 3 Cups of Tea, Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin, Penguin, 9780143038252
2. Eat Pray Love, Elizabeth Gilbert, Penguin, 9780143038412
3. The Year of Magical Thinking, Joan Didion, Random House, 9781400078431
4. Before the Dawn: Recovering the Lost History of Our Ancestors, Nicholas Wade, Penguin, 9780143038320
5. Mayflower: A Story of Courage, Community & War, Nathaniel Philbrick, Penguin, 9780143111979
6. Funny in Farsi, Firoozeh Dumas, Crown, 9780812968378
7. Team of Rivals, Doris Kearns Goodwin, Simon & Schuster, 9780743270755
8. The Glass Castle, Jeannette Walls, Simon & Schuster, 9780743247542
9. The Worst Hard Time, Timothy Egan, Houghton, 9780618773473
10. Places in Between, Rory Stewart, Harcourt, 9780156031561

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Posted by Amanda
a resident of Menlo Park: Central Menlo Park
on May 29, 2007 at 3:11 pm

thank you for posting!

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Posted by Luna Clay
a resident of Menlo Park: Central Menlo Park
on Jun 1, 2007 at 10:59 am

I just finished "The Yiddish Policeman's Union" and its spot on the top 10 list is well-deserved. Chabon may be one of the best American fiction writers of all time.

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