August 16, 2009 in Features

Best-selling books

From Publishers Weekly
 

Fiction

1. “Bad Moon Rising,” Sherrilyn Kenyon (St. Martin’s, $24.99)

2. “That Old Cape Magic,” Richard Russo (Knopf, $25.95)

3. “The Girl Who Played with Fire,” Stieg Larsson (Knopf, $25.95)

4. “Best Friends Forever,” Jennifer Weiner (Atria, $26.99)

5. “The Help,” Kathryn Stockett (Putnam/Amy Einhorn, $24.95)

6. “Inherent Vice,” Thomas Pynchon (Penguin Press, $27.95)

7. “Swimsuit,” James Patterson and Maxine Paetro (Little, Brown, $27.99)

8. “The Defector,” Daniel Silva (Putnam, $26.95)

Nonfiction

1. “Culture of Corruption,” Michelle Malkin (Regnery, $27.95)

2. “Outliers,” Malcolm Gladwell (Little, Brown, $27.99)

3. “Catastrophe,” Dick Morris and Eileen McGann (Harper, $26)

4. “Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man,” Steve Harvey (Amistad, $23.99)

5. “In the President’s Secret Service,” Ronald Kessler (Crown, $26)

6. “Mastering the Art of French Cooking,” Julia Child et al. (Knopf, $40)

7. “Liberty and Tyranny,” Mark R. Levin (Threshold Editions, $25)

8. “The Last Lecture,” Randy Pausch with Jeffrey Zaslow (Hyperion, $21.95)

Mass-market paperback

1. Bengal’s Heart,” Lora Leigh (Berkley, $7.99)

2. Dean Koontz’s Frankenstein: Dead and Alive,” Dean Koontz (Bantam, $9.99)

3. Storm of Visions,” Christina Dodd (Signet, $7.99)

4. “The Quickie,” James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge (Vision, $7.99)

5. “Chosen to Die,” Lisa Jackson (Zebra, $7.99)

Trade paperback

1. “The Time Traveler’s Wife,” Audrey Niffenegger (Mariner, $14.95)

2. “Glenn Beck’s Common Sense,” Glenn Beck (Threshold Editions, $11.99)

3. “The Shack,” William P. Young (Windblown Media, $14.99)

4. “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo,” Stieg Larsson (Vintage, $14.95)

5. “Julie and Julia,” Julie Powell (Little, Brown and Company, $14.99)


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