IndieBound* paperback bestseller list 8/27/09

1. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, by Mary Ann Shaffer, Annie Barrows, Dial

2. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, by Stieg Larsson, Vintage

3. Olive Kitteridge, by Elizabeth Strout, Random House

4. The Time Traveler's Wife, by Audrey Niffenegger, Harvest

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

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

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

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

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

10. A Mercy, by Toni Morrison, Vintage

11. Unaccustomed Earth, by Jhumpa Lahiri, Vintage

12. Netherland, by Joseph O'Neill, Vintage

13. The Hour I First Believed, by Wally Lamb, Harper Perennial

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

15. City of Thieves, by David Benioff, Plume

1. My Life in France, by Julia Child, Anchor
2. Julie & Julia, by Julie Powell, Back Bay
3. Three Cups of Tea, by Greg Mortenson, David Oliver Relin, Penguin
4. The Family, by Jeff Sharlet, Harper Perennial
5. Glenn Beck's Common Sense, by Glenn Beck, Threshold Editions
6. In Defense of Food, by Michael Pollan, Penguin
7. When You Are Engulfed in Flames, by David Sedaris, Back Bay
8. What I Talk About When I Talk About Running, by Haruki Murakami, Vintage
9. The Omnivore's Dilemma, by Michael Pollan, Penguin
10. Eat, Pray, Love, by Elizabeth Gilbert, Penguin
11. My Stroke of Insight, by Jill Bolte Taylor, Plume
12. Blink, by Malcolm Gladwell, Back Bay
13. Wesley the Owl, by Stacey O'Brien, Free Press
14. Animal, Vegetable, Miracle, by Barbara and Camille Kingsolver, Steven Hopp, Harper Perennial
15. Julia's Kitchen Wisdom, by Julia Child, Knopf
Traffic: Why We Drive the Way We Do (and What It Says about Us), by Tom Vanderbilt, Vintage
Vanderbilt's bestselling look at our driving habits.

* Published Thursday, August 27, 2009 (for the sales week ended Sunday, August 23, 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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