TOP 10

BESTSELLERS AT LOCAL INDEPENDENT BOOKSTORES For the week of August 22


FICTION

1. MEMOIRS OF A GEISHA by Arthur Golden

2. LOST IN TRANSLATION by Nicole Mones

3. A WIDOW FOR ONE YEAR by John Irving

4. CHARMING BILLY by Alice McDermott

5. RULES OF THE WILD by Francesca Marciano

6. RICH FULL DEATH by Michael Dibdin

7. GOD OF SMALL THINGS by Arundhati Roy

8. THE BLUE PLACE by Nicola Griffith

9. HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER'S APPRENTICE by J. K. Rowling

10. ABOUT A BOY by Nick Hornby


NON-FICTION

1. ANGELA'S ASHES by Frank McCourt

2. FROM THE CABLES OF GENOCIDE by Lorna De Cervantes

3. THE ART OF HAPPINESS by the Dalai Lama

4. GUNS, GERMS, & STEEL by Jared Diamond

5. VICTORY IN OUR SCHOOLS by John Stanford

6. EVERYBODY WAS SO YOUNG by Amanda Vaill

7. BAD GIRL'S GUIDE TO THE OPEN ROAD by Cameron Tuttle

8. ON WRITING WELL by William Zinsser

9. MIDNIGHT IN THE GARDEN OF GOOD AND EVIL by John Berendt

10. OUR DUMB CENTURY by The Onion

Compiled from figures at Elliott Bay Books, Bailey/Coy Books, Third Place Books, and PAGES Books, News, & Web.

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