Bestselling books the week of 1/20/11, according to IndieBound*

What's selling best in independent bookstores across America.


1. The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest, by
 Stieg Larsson, Knopf
2. Freedom, by 
Jonathan Franzen, FSG
3. Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk, by
 David Sedaris and Illustrated by Ian Falconer, Little Brown
4. The Help, by
 Kathryn Stockett, Amy Einhorn Books/Putnam
5. Room, by
 Emma Donoghue, Little Brown
6. An Object of Beauty, by 
Steve Martin, Grand Central
7. The Sentry, by Robert Crais, Putnam
8. The Inner Circle, by Brad Meltzer, Grand Central
9. Clara and Mr. Tiffany, by
 Susan Vreeland, Random House
10. Fall of Giants, by
 Ken Follett, Dutton
11. The Confession, by 
John Grisham, Doubleday
12. Left Neglected, by Lisa Genova, Gallery
13. Dead or Alive, by
 Tom Clancy, Grant Blackwood, Putnam
14. Great House, by 
Nicole Krauss, Norton
15. The Lake of Dreams, by
 Kim Edwards, Viking

* Published Thursday, January 20, 2011 (for the sales week ended Sunday, January 16, 2011). Based on reporting from many hundreds of independent bookstores across the United States. For information on more titles, please visit

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