Bestselling books the week of 4/8/13, according to IndieBound*

What's selling best in independent bookstores across America.


1. Life After Life, by Kate Atkinson, Reagan Arthur Books
2. The Burgess Boys, by Elizabeth Strout, Random House
3. Gone Girl, by Gillian Flynn, Crown
4. Leaving Everything Most Loved, by Jacqueline Winspear, Harper
5. Z, by Therese Anne Fowler, St. Martin's
6. Tenth of December, by George Saunders, Random House
7. The Dinner, by Herman Koch, Hogarth
8. All That Is, by James Salter, Knopf
9. A Week in Winter, by Maeve Binchy, Knopf
10. Six Years, by Harlan Coben, Dutton
11. The Round House, by Louise Erdrich, Harper
12. The Golden Egg, by Donna Leon, Atlantic Monthly Press
13. Manuscript Found in Accra, by Paulo Coelho, Knopf
14. Benediction, by Kent Haruf, Knopf
15. The Aviator's Wife, by Melanie Benjamin, Delacorte

On the Rise:
26. The Flamethrowers, by Rachel Kushner, Scribner
Kushner's riveting novel about a young artist and the worlds she encounters in New York and Rome in the mid-1970s.

*Published Thursday, April 11, 2013 (for the sales week ended Sunday, April 7, 2013). Based on reporting from many hundreds of independent bookstores across the United States. For information on more titles, please visit

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