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, May 1:

1. A Visit From Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan
2. The Help by Kathryn Stockett
3. Bossypants by Tina Fey
4. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
5. The Paris Wife by Paula McLain
6. The Pale King by David Foster Wallace
7. The Invisible Bridge by Julie Orringer
8. The Postmistress by Sarah Blake
9. The Wilder Life by Wendy McClure
10. A Question of Belief by Donna Leon

The reporting bookstores and their handselling favorites:

Anderson's, Naperville and Downers Grove: Divergent by Veronica Roth
Books & Co., Oconomowoc: The Wilder Life by Wendy McClure
Book Cellar, Lincoln Square: The Collected Poetry of Nikki Giovanni
Book Stall at Chestnut Court, Winnetka: Getting the Pretty Back by Molly Ringwald
Book Table, Oak Park: Medical Muses: Medical Muses by Asti Hustvedt
Boswell Book Company, Milwaukee
57th Street Books
Lake Forest Books: Lost in Shangri-La by Mitchell Zuckoff
Next Chapter, Mequon
Read Between the Lynes, Woodstock
Seminary Co-op, Chicago
Women and Children First, Chicago: Caleb's Crossing by Geraldine Brooks

Many thanks to the booksellers and Carl Lennertz!]


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