Bestselling books the week of 10/13/11, according to IndieBound*

What's selling best in independent bookstores across America.


1. The Night Circus, by Erin Morgenstern, Doubleday
2. The Affair, by Lee Child, Delacorte
3. The Paris Wife, by Paula McLain, Ballantine
4. The Cat's Table, by Michael Ondaatje, Knopf
5. The Art of Fielding, by Chad Harbach, Little Brown
6. State of Wonder, by Ann Patchett, Harper
7. A Dance With Dragons, by George R.R. Martin, Bantam
8. Reamde, by Neal Stephenson, Morrow
9. The Dovekeepers, by Alice Hoffman, Scribner
10. Shock Wave, by John Sandford, Putnam Adult
11. Nightwoods, by Charles Frazier, Random House
12. Aleph, by Paulo Coelho, Knopf
13. Feast Day of Fools, by James Lee Burke, S&S
14. Rules of Civility, by Amor Towles, Viking
15. The Great Leader, by Jim Harrison, Grove Press
19. The Night Strangers, by Chris Bohjalian, Crown
A gripping modern-day ghost story by the bestselling author of Skeletons at the Feast.

*Published Thursday, October 13, 2011 (for the sales week ended Sunday, October 9, 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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