Top-Selling Titles in Chicagoland and Milwaukee Last Week

The following were the bestselling books at independent bookstores in the Chicago and Milwaukee areas during the week ended Sunday, April 3:

1. Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand
2. The Social Animal by David Brooks
3. The Land of Painted Caves by Jean Auel
4. Heaven Is for Real by Todd Burpo
5. Major Pettigrew's Last Stand by Helen Simonson
6. Wingshooters by Nina Revoyr
7. The Tiger's Wife by Tea Obreht
8. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
9. A Lesson in Secrets by Jacqueline Winspear
10. The Paris Wife by Paula McLain
Reporting bookstores and their handselling favorites:

Anderson's, Naperville and Downers Grove: She Walks in Beauty: A Woman's Journey Through Poems by Caroline Kennedy
Books & Co., Oconomowoc: You Know When the Men Are Gone by Siobhan Fallon
Book Cellar, Lincoln Square
Book Stall at Chestnut Court, Winnetka: The Paris Wife by Paula McLain
Book Table, Oak Park: The Pale King by David Foster Wallace
Boswell Book Company, Milwaukee
57th St. Books: Otherwise Known as the Human Condition: Selected Essays and Reviews by Geoff Dyer
Lake Forest Books: Pearl of China by Anchee Min
Next Chapter, Mequon: The Free World by David Bezmozgis
Read Between the Lynes, Woodstock: Three Stages of Amazement by Carol Edgarian
Seminary Co-op, Chicago: Sacred Trash: The Lost and Found World of the Cairo Geniza by Adina Hoffman and Peter Cole
Women and Children First, Chicago: Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan

[Many thanks to the booksellers and Carl Lennertz!]


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