TOP TEN

BESTSELLERS AT LOCAL INDEPENDENT BOOKSTORES for the week of October 4


FICTION

1. WHEN WE WERE ORPHANS by Kazuo Ishiguro

2. PLAINSONG by Kent Haruf

3. THE AMAZING ADVENTURES OF KAVALIER & CLAY by Michael Chabon

4. A BLIND MAN CAN SEE HOW MUCH I LOVE YOU by Amy Bloom

5. THE HOURS by Michael Cunningham

6. A DENSITY OF SOULS by Christopher Rice

7. A PERFECT FRIEND by Reynolds Price

8. INNOCENCE by Jane Mendelsohn

9. GARDEN PRIMITIVES by Danielle Sosin

10. DAUGHTER OF FORTUNE by Isabel Allende

NONFICTION

1. CHERRY by Mary Karr

2. ME TALK PRETTY ONE DAY by David Sedaris

3. NAKED by David Sedaris

4. CODE BOOK by Simon Singh

5. COUNTING COUP: A TRUE STORY OF BASKETBALL AND HORROR by Larry Colton

6. THE PLEASURE OF FINDING THINGS OUT by Richard Feynman

7. WOMAN: AN INTIMATE GEOGRAPHY by Natalie Angier

8. SACRED MONKEY RIVER by Christopher Shaw

9. NOTHING LIKE IT IN THE WORLD by Stephen Ambrose

10. CHANGE ME INTO ZEUS' DAUGHTER by Barbara Robinette Moss

Compiled from figures at Bailey/Coy Books, Elliott Bay Book Company, and PAGES Books, News, & Internet.

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