IndieBound* paperback bestseller list 7/9/09

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 Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, by Stieg Larsson, Vintage

4. The Elegance of the Hedgehog, by Muriel Barbery, Europa Editions

5. The Art of Racing in the Rain, by Garth Stein, Harper

6. Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, by Seth Grahame-Smith, Jane Austen, Quirk

7. My Sister's Keeper, by Jodi Picoult, Washington Square

8. The Shack, by William P. Young, Windblown

9. Unaccustomed Earth, by Jhumpa Lahiri, Vintage

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

11. Netherland, by Joseph O'Neill, Vintage

12. City of Thieves, by David Benioff, Plume

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

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

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

The Outlander, by Gil Adamson, Harper Perennial

In the winter of 1903 a 19-year-old widow travels across Idaho and Montana in an attempt to escape her past.

1. Glenn Beck's Common Sense, by Glenn Beck, Threshold Editions

2. Three Cups of Tea, by Greg Mortenson, David Oliver Relin, Penguin

3. When You Are Engulfed in Flames, by David Sedaris, Back Bay

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

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

6. Julie and Julia, by Julie Powell, Back Bay

7. My Stroke of Insight, by Jill Bolte Taylor, Plume

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

9. American Lion, by Jon Meacham, Random House

10. Wesley the Owl, by Stacey O'Brien, Free Press

11. Blink, by Malcolm Gladwell, Back Bay

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

13. The Forever War, by Dexter Filkins, Vintage

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

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

Public Enemies, by Bryan Burrough, Penguin,

A compelling look at notorious criminals like John Dillinger and Bonnie and Clyde, and the creation of the FBI

* Published Thursday, July 9, 2009 (for the sales week ended Sunday, July 5, 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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