Bestselling hardcover books

Bestselling hardcover books, according to IndieBound*

1. The Scarecrow, by Michael Connelly, Little Brown

2. Gone Tomorrow, by Lee Child, Delacorte

3. Shanghai Girls, by Lisa See, Random House

4. The Help, by Kathryn Stockett, Amy Einhorn Books/Putnam

5. Tea Time for the Traditionally Built, by Alexander McCall Smith, Pantheon

6. The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie, by Alan Bradley, Delacorte

7. The Selected Works of T. S. Spivet, by Leif Larsen, Penguin Press

8. Pygmy, by Chuck Palahniuk, Doubleday

9. Road Dogs, by Elmore Leonard, Morrow

10. Brooklyn, by Colm Tóibín, Scribner

11. B Is for Beer, by Tom Robbins, Ecco

12. First Family, by David Baldacci, Grand Central

13. Wicked Prey, by John Sandford, Putnam

14. A Reliable Wife, by Robert Goolrick, Algonquin

15. Dead and Gone, by Charlaine Harris, Ace,

1. Outliers, by Malcolm Gladwell, Little Brown

2. Horse Soldiers, by Doug Stanton, Scribner

3. Losing Mum and Pup, by Christopher Buckley, Twelve

4. The Last Lecture, by Randy Pausch, Hyperion

5. Not Becoming My Mother, by Ruth Reichl, Penguin Press

6. Resilience, by Elizabeth Edwards, Broadway

7. Liberty and Tyranny, by Mark R. Levin, Threshold Editions

8. The Girls From Ames, by Jeffrey Zaslow, Gotham

9. The End of Overeating, by David A. Kessler, Rodale

10. This Is Water, by David Foster Wallace, Little Brown

11. Always Looking Up, by Michael J. Fox, Hyperion

12. Dewey, by Vicki Myron, Grand Central

13. Wicked Plants, by Amy Stewart, Briony Morrow-Cribbs (Illus.), Algonquin

14. The Food of a Younger Land, by Mark Kurlansky, Riverhead

15. Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen, by Christopher McDougall, Knopf

My Remarkable Journey, by Larry King, Weinstein.

The legendary talk show host tells the story of his life and career.

* Published Thursday, June 4, 2009 (for the sales week ended Sunday, May 31, 2009). Based on reporting from many hundreds of independent bookstores across the United States. For information on more titles, please visit

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