Bestselling books the week of 2/9/12, according to IndieBound*

What's selling best in independent bookstores across America.


1. The Tiger's Wife, by Téa Obreht, Random House
 2. Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, by Jonathan Safran Foer, Mariner
 3. The Help, by Kathryn Stockett, Berkley
 4. The House at Tyneford, by Natasha Solomons, Plume
 5. Swamplandia!, by Karen Russell, Vintage
 6. A Visit From the Goon Squad, by Jennifer Egan, Anchor
 7. Cutting for Stone, by Abraham Verghese, Vintage
 8. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, by John le Carré, Penguin
 9. A Discovery of Witches, by Deborah Harkness, Penguin
 10. The Girl Who Played With Fire, by Stieg Larsson, Vintage
 11. The Art of Racing in the Rain, by Garth Stein, Harper
 12. Major Pettigrew's Last Stand, by Helen Simonson, Random House
 13. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, by Stieg Larsson, Vintage
 14. Room, by Emma Donoghue, Back Bay
 15. Sarah's Key, by Tatiana De Rosnay, St. Martin's Griffin

 16. The Art of Hearing Heartbeats, by Jan-Philipp Sendker, Other Press
 Sendker's poignant love story set in Burma, spanning the decades between the 1950s and the present, is a February Indie Next List Great Read.

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