Bestselling books the week of 5/19/13, according to IndieBound*

What's selling best in independent bookstores across America.


1. Inferno, by Dan Brown, Doubleday
2. A Delicate Truth, by John le Carré, Viking
3. The Woman Upstairs, by Claire Messud, Knopf
4. Life After Life, by Kate Atkinson, Reagan Arthur Books
5. Gone Girl, by Gillian Flynn, Crown
6. The Burgess Boys, by Elizabeth Strout, Random House
7. Paris, by Edward Rutherfurd, Doubleday
8. Dead Ever After, by Charlaine Harris, Ace
9. Z, by Therese Anne Fowler, St. Martin's
10. All That Is, by James Salter, Knopf
11. The Interestings, by Meg Wolitzer, Riverhead
12. Maya's Notebook, by Isabel Allende, Harper
13. The Hit, by David Baldacci, Grand Central
14. Americanah, by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Knopf
15. A Constellation of Vital Phenomena, by Anthony Marra, Hogarth

On the Rise:

17. Little Green, by Walter Mosley, Doubleday
An engrossing new Easy Rawlins mystery by the bestselling author of Blonde Faith.

*Published Thursday, May 23, 2013 (for the sales week ended Sunday, May 19, 2013). Based on reporting from many hundreds of independent bookstores across the United States. For information on more titles, please visit

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