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Kepler's Best Sellers 08/20/07

Original post made by Susan Lider, Menlo Park: Downtown, on Aug 20, 2007

Hardcover Fiction

1. Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows, J. K. Rowling

2. A Thousand Splendid Suns, Khaled Hosseini

3. The Yiddish Policemen's Union, Michael Chabon

4. Spook Country, William Gibson

5. The Septembers of Shiraz, Dalia Sofer

6. The Tin Roof Blowdown, James Lee Burke

7. Divisadero, Michael Ondaatje

8. The Year of Fog, Michelle Richmond

9. My Dreams Out in the Street, Kim Addonizio

10. On Chesil Beach, Ian McEwan

Hardcover Nonfiction

1. The Making of a Story, Alice Laplante

2. Little Heathens: Hard Times & High Spirits on an Iowa Farm, Mildred Kalish

3. The Guiness Book of World Records 2008, Guinness

4. The Dangerous Book for Boys, Conn Iggulden & Hal Iggulden

5. Animal, Vegetable, Miracle, Barbara Kingsolver

6. The Omnivore's Dilemma, Michael Pollan

7. The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable, Nassim Nicholas Taleb

8. Legacy of Ashes: The History of the CIA, Tim Weiner

9. Infidel, Ayaan Hirsiali

10. The Diana Chronicles, Tina Brown

Paperback Fiction

1. Suite Francaise, Irene Nemirovsky

2. Water for Elephants, Sara Gruen

3. The Emperor's Children, Claire Messud

4. The Kite Runner, Khaled Hosseini

5. The Space Between Us, Thrity Umrigar

6. A Spot of Bother, Mark Haddon

7. Middlesex, Jeffrey Eugenides

8. Forgetfulness, Ward Just

9. Restless, William Boyd

10. Snow Flower & the Secret Fan, Lisa See

Paperback Nonfiction

1. Eat Pray Love, Elizabeth Gilbert

2. Three Cups of Tea, Greg Mortenson

3. Old Bears: The Class of 1956, Dave Newhouse

4. The Female Brain, Louann Brizendine

5. Social Intelligence: The New Science of Human Relationships, Daniel Goleman

6. Stumbling on Happiness, Daniel Gilbert

7. Ignition: What You Can Do to Fight Global Warming, Jonathan Isham et al

8. Funny in Farsi, Firoozeh Dumas

9. The Worst Hard Time, Tim Egan

10. The Glass Castle, Jeannette Walls


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