IndieBound paperback bestseller list

PAPERBACK FICTION
1. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, by Mary Ann Shaffer, Annie Barrows, Dial
2. Olive Kitteridge, by Elizabeth Strout, Random House
3. The Elegance of the Hedgehog, by Muriel Barbery, Europa Editions
4. The Shack, by William P. Young, Windblown
5. Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, by Seth Grahame-Smith, Jane Austen, Quirk
6. Unaccustomed Earth, by Jhumpa Lahiri, Vintage
7. Netherland, by Joseph O'Neill, Vintage

8. The White Tiger, by Aravind Adiga, Free Press

9. Testimony, by Anita Shreve, Back Bay

Recommended: Could you pass a US citizenship test?

10. People of the Book, by Geraldine Brooks, Penguin

11. City of Thieves, by David Benioff, Plume

12. Sarah's Key, by Tatiana De Rosnay, St. Martin's Griffin

13. The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, by Junot Diaz, Riverhead

14. Out Stealing Horses, by Per Petterson, Picador

15. Mudbound, by Hillary Jordan, Algonquin

ON THE RISE:
America America, by Ethan Canin, Random House

This wonderful novel by the author of "Emperor of the Air" is now available in paperback.

PAPERBACK NONFICTION
1. Three Cups of Tea, by Greg Mortenson, David Oliver Relin, Penguin

2. In Defense of Food, by Michael Pollan, Penguin

3. American Lion, by Jon Meacham, Random House

4. The Omnivore's Dilemma, by Michael Pollan, Penguin

5. A Voyage Long and Strange, by Tony Horwitz, Picador

6. The Post-American World, by Fareed Zakaria, Norton

7. The Middle Place, by Kelly Corrigan, Voice

8. Dreams From My Father, by Barack Obama, Three Rivers

9. Blink, by Malcolm Gladwell, Back Bay

10. Eat, Pray, Love, by Elizabeth Gilbert, Penguin

11. The Zookeeper's Wife, by Diane Ackerman, Norton

12. Animal, Vegetable, Miracle, by Barbara and Camille Kingsolver, Steven Hopp, Harper Perennial

13. Armageddon in Retrospect, by Kurt Vonnegut, Berkley

14. The Soloist, by Steve Lopez, Berkley

15. My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist's Personal Journey, by Jill Bolte Taylor, Plume

ON THE RISE:
The Dark Side, by Jane Mayer, Anchor

Mayer's disturbing look at the decisions made by the Bush administration after September 11, 2001.

The Indie Bestseller List
Published Thursday, May 28, 2009 (for the sales week ended Sunday, May 24, 2009). Based on reporting from many hundreds of independent bookstores across the United States. For information on more titles, please visit IndieBound.org

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