Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Nonfiction Library Bestsellers

Library Journal's Bestseller list is compiled from data on books borrowed and requested (placed on hold) at public libraries throughout the United States. It includes statistics from urban, suburban and rural libraries. The entire list with ISBN and pricing can be found in the April 15, 2009 edition of Library Journal or on their website by clicking here.

(* = books in our collection)

*1. Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcom Gladwell

*2. Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace . . . One School at a Time by Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin

*3. Dewey: The Small Town Library Cat Who Touched the World by Vicki Myron and Brett Wittler

*4. Dreams From My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance by Barack Obama

*5. Marley & Me: Life and Love with the World's Worst Dog by John Groban

6. Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man by Steve Harvey

*7. The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the America Dream by Barack Obama

*8. Eat This Not That! Thousands of Simple Food Swaps That Can Save You 10, 20, 30 Pounds or More! by David Zinczenko & Matt Goulding

9. Against Medical Advice: A True Story by James Patterson and Hal Friedman

10. Multiple Blessings: Surviving to Thriving with Twins and Sextuplets by Jon & Kate Gosselin

*11. Hot, Flat and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution and How it Can Renew America by Thomas Friedman

12. The Yankee Years by Toe Torre and Tom Verducci

*13. Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln by Doris Kearns Goodwin

*14. Flat Belly Diet by Liz Vaccariello and Cynthia Sass

*15. A Bold Fresh Piece of Humanity by Boll O'Reilly

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