TOP TEN

BESTSELLERS AT LOCAL INDEPENDENT BOOKSTORES for the week of October 20


FICTION

1. CONFESSIONS OF AN UGLY STEPSISTER by Gregory Maguire

2. HENRY POTTER & THE SORCERER'S STONE by J. K. Rowling

3. THE POISONWOOD BIBLE by Barbara Kingsolver

4. FIGHT CLUB by Chuck Palahniuk

5. WICKED by Gregory Maguire

6. MEMOIRS OF A GEISHA by Arthur Golden

7. HARRY POTTER & THE PRISONER OF AZKABAR by J. K. Rowling

8. THE BLUE PLACE by Nicola Griffith

9. BLINDNESS by Jose Saramago

10. A WIDOW FOR ONE YEAR by John Irving


NON-FICTION

1. 'TIS: A MEMOIR by Frank McCourt

2. THE KID by Dan Savage

3. THE PROFESSOR AND THE MADMAN by Simon Winchester

4. THE ART OF HAPPINESS by the Dalai Lama

5. ANGELA'S ASHES by Frank McCourt

6. BUST: THE GUIDE TO THE NEW GIRL ORDER by Karp & Stoller

7. QUEER 13 edited by Clifford Chase

8. GUNS, GERMS, & STEEL by Jared Diamond

9. FIREBIRD: A MEMOIR by Mark Doty

10. WE WISH TO INFORM YOU THAT TOMORROW WE WILL BE KILLED WITH OUR FAMILIES by Philip Gourevitch

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

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