Bestselling books the week of 4/14/11, according to IndieBound*

What's selling best at independent bookstores across America.


1. The Land of Painted Caves, by Jean M. Auel, Crown
2. The Tiger's Wife, by Tea Obreht, Random House
3. The Pale King, by David Foster Wallace, Little Brown
4. The Paris Wife, by Paula McLain, Ballantine
5. The Fifth Witness, by Michael Connelly, Little Brown
6. The Troubled Man, by Henning Mankell, Knopf
7. The Saturday Big Tent Wedding Party, by Alexander McCall Smith, Pantheon
8. Horoscopes for the Dead, by Billy Collins, Random House
9. A Lesson in Secrets, by Jacqueline Winspear, Harper
10. She Walks in Beauty, by Caroline Kennedy (Ed.), Hyperion
11. Started Early, Took My Dog, by Kate Atkinson, Reagan Arthur Books
12. The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest, by Stieg Larsson, Knopf
13. Room, by Emma Donoghue, Little Brown
14. The Wise Man's Fear, by Patrick Rothfuss, DAW
15. Sing You Home, by Jodi Picoult, Atria
19. Emily, Alone, by Stewart O'Nan, Viking
O'Nan's poignant sequel to Wish You Were Here is an April Indie Next List Great Read.

*Published Thursday, April 14, 2011 (for the sales week ended Sunday, April 10, 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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