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Kepler's Best Sellers 07/22/07

Original post made by Susan Lider, Menlo Park: Downtown, on Jul 23, 2007

Hardcover Fiction

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

2. A Thousand Splendid Suns, Khaled Hosseini

3. The Yiddish Policemen's Union, Michael Chabon

4. The Children of Hurin, J. R. R. Tolkien

5. On Chesil Beach, Ian McEwan

6. Divisadero, Michael Ondaatje

7. Sammy's House, Kristin Gore

8. Lean Mean Thirteen, Janet Evanovich

9. No One Belongs Here More Than You, Miranda July

10. Michael Tolliver Lives, Armistead Maupin

Hardcover Nonfiction

1. Bad Girls: 25 Writers Misbehave, Ellen Sussman,

2. Animal, Vegetable, Miracle, Barbara Kingsolver

3. The Cult of the Amateur, Andrew Keen

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

5. The Elephant & the Dragon, Robyn Meredith,

6. The God Delusion, Richard Dawkins

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

8. Better: A Surgeon's Notes on Performance, Atul Gawande

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

10. Grace Eventually, Anne Lamott

Paperback Fiction

1. Water for Elephants, Sara Gruen

2. The Kite Runner, Khaled Hosseini

3. The Emperor's Children, Claire Messud

4. End in Tears, Ruth Rendell

5. Suite Francaise, Irene Nemirovsky

6. The Road, Cormac McCarthy

7. The Inheritance of Loss, Kiran Desai

8. Absurdistan, Gary Shteyngart

9. Restless, William Boyd

10. The Black Book, Orhan Pamuk

Paperback Nonfiction
1. Eat Pray Love, Elizabeth Gilbert

2. Three Cups of Tea, Greg Mortenson

3. The Glass Castle, Jeannette Walls

4. Running in Circles, Kim Engelmann

5. Heat, Bill Buford

6. Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking, Malcolm Gladwell

7. Stumbling on Happiness, Daniel Gilbert

8. The Worst Hard Time, Tim Egan

9. Funny in Farsi, Firoozeh Dumas

10. Mayflower: A Story of Courage, Nathaniel Philbrick


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