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Chicago Best Sellers for Week Ending November 15

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1. The Lacuna by Barbara Kingsolver
2. The Help by Kathryn Stockett
3. Her Fearful Symmetry by Audrey Niffenegger
4. Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel
5. The Year of the Flood by Margaret Atwood

Audrey Niffenegger discusses Her Fearful Symmetry on Thursday, November 19, at the Harold Washington Library Center for the Writers on the Record series, and again on Wednesday, December 2, at the Hopleaf for the Bookslut Reading Series.

Hardcover Nonfiction

1. SuperFreakonomics: Global Cooling, Patriotic Prostitutes, and Why Suicide Bombers Should Buy Life Insurance by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner
2. The Audacity to Win: The Inside Story and Lessons of Barack Obama's Historic Victory by David Plouffe
3. Eating Animals by Jonathan Safran Foer
4. You Better Not Cry: Stories for Christmas by Augusten Burroughs
5. Zeitoun by Dave Eggers

Jonathan Safran Foer talks about Eating Animals on Wednesday, November 18, at the Harold Washington Library Center.

Paperback Fiction

1. Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout
2. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson
3. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows
4. Precious by Sapphire
5. The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery

Paperback Nonfiction

1. More Information Than You Require by John Hodgman
2. Our Choice: A Plan to Solve the Climate Crisis by Al Gore
3. Logicomix: An Epic Search for Truth by Apostolos Doxiadis
4. My Life in France by Julia Child
5. Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything by by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner

Al Gore signs Our Choice on Tuesday, November 24, at Borders on State.


List courtesy of Carl Lennertz at HarperCollins, as gathered from Anderson's Bookshop, the Book Cellar, the Book Stall at Chestnut Court, the Book Table, 57th Street Books, Lake Forest Books, Read Between the Lynes, the Seminary Co-op Bookstore, and Women & Children First.

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