NY Times Bestsellers 100409

October 4, 2009

Here are the week’s New York Times Bestsellers in a handful of the more popular categories:

Hardcover Fiction:
1. THE LOST SYMBOL, by Dan Brown
2. AN ECHO IN THE BONE, by Diana Gabaldon
3. THE LAST SONG, by Nicholas Sparks
4. THE HELP, by Kathryn Stockett
5. HOTHOUSE ORCHID, by Stuart Woods

Hardcover Nonfiction:
1. ARGUING WITH IDIOTS, written and edited by Glenn Beck, Kevin Balfe and others
2. TRUE COMPASS, by Edward M. Kennedy
3. HIGH ON ARRIVAL, by Mackenzie Phillips with Hilary Liftin
4. AMERICAN ON PURPOSE, by Craig Ferguson
5. THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH, by Richard Dawkins

Paperback Trade Fiction:
1. SAY YOU’RE ONE OF THEM, by Uwem Akpan
2. THE TIME TRAVELER’S WIFE, by Audrey Niffenegger
3. THE SHACK, by William P. Young
4. THE GUERNSEY LITERARY AND POTATO PEEL PIE SOCIETY, by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows
5. THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO, by Stieg Larsson

Paperback Mass-Market Fiction:
1. THE ASSOCIATE, by John Grisham
2. TEMPT ME AT TWILIGHT, by Lisa Kleypas
3. SCARPETTA, by Patricia Cornwell
4. WICKED ALL DAY, by Liz Carlyle
5. DIVINE JUSTICE, by David Baldacci

Paperback Nonfiction:
1. GLENN BECK’S ‘COMMON SENSE’, by Glenn Beck
2. THREE CUPS OF TEA, by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin
3. I HOPE THEY SERVE BEER IN HELL, by Tucker Max
4. MY LIFE IN FRANCE, by Julia Child with Alex Prud’homme
5. THE GLASS CASTLE, by Jeannette Walls

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