New York Times Bestsellers 122009

December 20, 2009

lost symbol

Here are the bestsellers in a handful of the more popular categories. What a surprise to see Dan Brown back at No.1! Click here for my review of The Lost Symbol.

Hardcover Fiction:
1. THE LOST SYMBOL, by Dan Brown
2. U IS FOR UNDERTOW, by Sue Grafton
3. I, ALEX CROSS, by James Patterson
4. UNDER THE DOME, by Stephen King
5. THE HELP, by Kathryn Stockett

Hardcover Nonfiction:
1. GOING ROGUE, by Sarah Palin
2. STONES INTO SCHOOLS, by Greg Mortenson
3. HAVE A LITTLE FAITH, by Mitch Albom
4. ARGUING WITH IDIOTS, written and edited by Glenn Beck, Kevin Balfe and others
5. OPEN, by Andre Agassi

Paperback Trade Fiction:
1. THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO, by Stieg Larsson
2. PUSH, by Sapphire
3. THE SHACK, by William P. Young
4. THE PIANO TEACHER, by Janice Y.K. Lee
5. THE ART OF RACING IN THE RAIN, by Garth Stein

Paperback Mass-Market Fiction:
1. DEAR JOHN, by Nicholas Sparks
2. THE ASSOCIATE, by John Grisham
3. ARCTIC DRIFT, by Clive Cussler and Dirk Cussler
4. THE ROAD, by Cormac McCarthy
5. CROSS COUNTRY, by James Patterson

Paperback Nonfiction:
1. THE BLIND SIDE, by Michael Lewis
2. THREE CUPS OF TEA, by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin
3. FREAKONOMICS, by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner
4. THE TIPPING POINT, by Malcolm Gladwell
5. BLINK, by Malcolm Gladwell

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