Top-Selling Titles in Chicagoland Last Week

The following were the bestselling books at independent bookstores in and near Chicago during the week ended Sunday, November 28:

Hardcover Fiction

1. Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk by David Sedaris
2. Crescent Dawn by Clive Cussler and Dirk Cussler
3. Freedom by Jonathan Franzen
4. Our Kind of Traitor by John Le Carre
5. Foreign Bodies by Cynthia Ozick

Hardcover Nonfiction

1. Autobiography of Mark Twain, Volume 1 by Mark Twain
2. Decision Points by George W. Bush
3. Life by Keith Richards
4. Unbroken by Lauren Hillenbrand
5. I Remember Nothing by Nora Ephron

Paperback Fiction

1. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson
2. Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese
3. The Last Time I Saw You by Elizabeth Berg
4. The Girl Who Played with Fire by Stieg Larsson
5. Finkler's Question by Howard Jacobson

Paperback Nonfiction

1. Just Kids by Patti Smith
2. Holidays on Ice by David Sedaris
3. Bicycle Diaries by David Byrne
4. I Feel Bad About My Neck by Nora Ephron
5. The Imperial Cruise by James Bradley


1. Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kenney
2. The Ugly Truth by Jeff Kinney
3. The Lost Hero by Rick Riordan
4. Revolution by Jennifer Donnelly
5. Of Thee I Sing by Barack Obama

Reporting bookstores: Anderson's, Naperville and Downers Grove; Read Between the Lynes, Woodstock; the Book Table, Oak Park; the Book Cellar, Lincoln Square; Lake Forest Books, Lake Forest; the Bookstall at Chestnut Court, Winnetka; and 57th St. Books; Seminary Co-op; Women and Children First, Chicago.

[Many thanks to the booksellers and Carl Lennertz!]



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