September 21, 2008 in Features

Best-selling books

From Publishers Weekly
 

Fiction

1. “The Book of Lies”

Brad Meltzer (Grand Central, $25.99)

2. “The American Wife”

Curtis Sittenfeld (Random House, $26)

3. “Anathem”

Neal Stephenson (Morrow, $29.95)

4. “The Host”

Stephenie Meyer (Little, Brown, $25.99)

5. “Dark Curse”

Christine Feehan (Berkley, $24.95)

6. “The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society”

Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows (Dial, $22)

7. Devil Bones”

Kathy Reichs (Scribner, $25.95)

8. The Keepsake”

Tess Gerritsen (Ballantine, $26)

9. “The Gypsy Morph”

Terry Brooks (Del Rey, $27

10. “The Story of Edgar Sawtelle”

David Wroblewski (Ecco, $25.95)

Nonfiction

1. “Hot, Flat, and Crowded”

Thomas L. Friedman (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, $27.95)

2. “The War Within”

Bob Woodward (Simon & Schuster, $32)

3. “The Last Lecture”

Randy Pausch with Jeffrey Zaslow (Hyperion, $21.95)

4. “Breakthrough”

Suzanne Somers (Crown, $25.95)

5. “The Secret”

Rhonda Byrne (Atria/Beyond Words, $23.95)

6. “Stori Telling”

Tori Spelling (Simon Spotlight Entertainment, $24.95)

7. “Are You There, Vodka? It’s Me, Chelsea”

Chelsea Handler (Simon Spotlight Entertainment, $24.95)

8. “The Obama Nation”

Jerome R. Corsi (Threshold, $28)

9. “The Limits of Power”

Andrew J. Bacevich (Metropolitan Books, $24)

10. “When You Are Engulfed in Flames”

David Sedaris (Little, Brown, $25.99)

Mass-market paperback

1. Book of the Dead”

Patricia Cornwell (Berkley, $9.99)

2. Nights in Rodanthe”

Nicholas Sparks (Warner Vision, $7.99)

3. Stone Cold”

David Baldacci (Vision, $9.99)

4. 8 Sandpiper Way”

Debbie Macomber (Mira, $7.99)

5. Protect and Defend”

Vince Flynn (Pocket, $9.99)

Trade paperback

1. The Shack”

William P. Young (Windblown Media, $14.99)

2. Eat, Pray, Love”

Elizabeth Gilbert (Penguin, $15)

3. Three Cups of Tea”

Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin (Penguin, $15)

4. Skinny Bitch”

Rory Freedman and Kim Barnouin (Running Press, $13.95)

5. A New Earth”

Eckhart Tolle (Plume, $14)


Thoughts and opinions on this story? Click here to comment >>

Get stories like this in a free daily email