Bestselling books the week of 10/6/11, according to IndieBound*

What's selling best in independent bookstores across America.


1. The Affair, by Lee Child, Delacorte
2. The Night Circus, by Erin Morgenstern, Doubleday
3. State of Wonder, by Ann Patchett, Harper
4. The Paris Wife, by Paula McLain, Ballantine
5. The Art of Fielding, by Chad Harbach, Little Brown
6. Reamde, by Neal Stephenson, Morrow
7. A Dance With Dragons, by George R.R. Martin, Bantam
8. Rules of Civility, by Amor Towles, Viking
9. Feast Day of Fools, by James Lee Burke, S&S
10. Lost Memory of Skin, by Russell Banks, Ecco
11. Aleph, by Paulo Coelho, Knopf
12. Nightwoods, by Charles Frazier, Random House
13. Caleb's Crossing, by Geraldine Brooks, Viking
14. Train Dreams, by Denis Johnson, FSG
15. The Language of Flowers, by Vanessa Diffenbaugh, Ballantine

*Published Thursday, October 6, 2011 (for the sales week ended Sunday, October 2, 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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