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Bestselling paperback books, according to IndieBound*

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1. Olive Kitteridge, by Elizabeth Strout, Random House

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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10. The Hour I First Believed, by Wally Lamb, Harper Perennial

11. Unaccustomed Earth, by Jhumpa Lahiri, Vintage

12. Netherland, by Joseph O'Neill, Vintage

13. A Mercy, by Toni Morrison, Vintage

14. Gourmet Rhapsody, by Muriel Barbery, Europa Editions

15. City of Thieves, by David Benioff, Plume

16. The Lace Reader, by Brunonia Barry, Harper

Barry's captivating novel set in Salem, Massachusetts, is now available in paperback.

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

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

3. Julie & Julia, by Julie Powell, Back Bay

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

5. The Family, by Jeff Sharlet, Harper Perennial

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

7. Julia's Kitchen Wisdom, by Julia Child, Knopf

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

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

10. What I Talk About When I Talk About Running, by Maruki Murakami, Vintage

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

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

13. My Stroke of Insight, by Bill Bolte Taylor, Plume

14. Blink, by Malcolm Gladwell, Back Bay

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

The Anglo Files: A Field Guide to the British, by Sarah Lyall, Norton

Lyall's witty and insightful look at Britain in the 21st century is now available in paperback

* Published Thursday, September 3, 2009 (for the sales week ended Sunday, August 30, 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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