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IndieBound* paperback bestseller list

1. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, by Mary Ann Shaffer, Annie Barrows, Dial

2. Olive Kitteridge, by Elizabeth Strout, Random House

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3. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, by Stieg Larsson, Vintage

4. The Art of Racing in the Rain, by Garth Stein, Harper

5. The Elegance of the Hedgehog, by Muriel Barbery, Europa Editions

6. The Time Traveler's Wife, by Audrey Niffenegger, Harvest

7. Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, by Seth Grahame-Smith, Jane Austen, Quirk

8. The Shack, by William P. Young, Windblown

9. Sarah's Key, by Tatiana De Rosnay, St. Martin's Griffin

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10. Netherland, by Joseph O'Neill, Vintage

11. Unaccustomed Earth, by Jhumpa Lahiri, Vintage

12. City of Thieves, by David Benioff, Plume

13. People of the Book, by Geraldine Brooks, Penguin

14. My Sister's Keeper, by Jodi Picoult, Washington Square

15. The White Tiger, by Aravind Adiga, Free Press
1. Julie & Julia, by Julie Powell, Back Bay

2. Three Cups of Tea, by Greg Mortenson, David Oliver Relin, Penguin

3. Glenn Beck's Common Sense, by Glenn Beck, Threshold Editions

4. My Life in France, by Julia Child, Anchor

5. When You Are Engulfed in Flames, by David Sedaris, Back Bay

6. In Defense of Food, by Michael Pollan, Penguin

7. The Omnivore's Dilemma, by Michael Pollan, Penguin

8. My Stroke of Insight, by Jill Bolte Taylor, Plume

9. The Family: The Secret Fundamentalism at the Heart of American Power, by Jeff Sharlet, Harper Perennial

10. Blink, by Malcolm Gladwell, Back Bay

11. Animal, Vegetable, Miracle, by Barbara and Camille Kingsolver, Steven Hopp, Harper Perennial

12. Eat, Pray, Love, by Elizabeth Gilbert, Penguin

13. The Forever War, by Dexter Filkins, Vintage

14. The Zookeeper's Wife, by Diane Ackerman, Norton

15. Wesley the Owl, by Stacey O'Brien, Free Press

* Published Thursday, August 6, 2009 (for the sales week ended Sunday, August 2, 2009). Based on reporting from many hundreds of independent bookstores across the United States. For information on more titles, please visit

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