Bestselling books the week of 11/23/10, according to IndieBound*

What's selling best in independent bookstores across America.


1. Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk, by David Sedaris, Ian Falconer (Illus.), Little Brown
2. Freedom, by Jonathan Franzen, FSG
3. The Confession, by John Grisham, Doubleday
4. The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest, by Stieg Larsson, Knopf
5. The Help, by Kathryn Stockett, Amy Einhorn Books/Putnam
6. Fall of Giants, by Ken Follett, Dutton
7. Moonlight Mile, by Dennis Lehane, Morrow
8. Full Dark, No Stars, by Stephen King, Scribner
9. Hell's Corner, by David Baldacci, Grand Central
10. Towers of Midnight, by Robert Jordan, Brandon Sanderson, Tor
11. Room, by Emma Donoghue, Little Brown
12. Our Kind of Traitor, by John le Carré, Viking
13. Cross Fire, by James Patterson, Little Brown
14. Great House, by Nicole Krauss, Norton
15. Worth Dying For, by Lee Child, Delacorte
17. Luka and the Fire of Life, by Salman Rushdie, Random House
Rushdie's magical sequel to his fable Haroun and the Sea of Stories.

*Published Tuesday, November 23, 2010 (for the sales week ended Sunday, November 21, 2010). Based on reporting from many hundreds of independent bookstores across the United States. For information on more titles, please visit

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