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Bestseller Lists

Publisher's Lunch
Top Ten Most Reviewed Books of 2007


Run by Ann Patchett

  1. Run
    Ann Patchett
  2. Divisadero
    Michael Ondaatje
  3. The Yiddish Policeman's Union
    Michael Chabon
  4. Falling Man
    Don DeLillo
  5. A Thousand Splendid Suns
    Khaled Hosseini
  6. The Almost Moon
    Alice Sebold
  7. Ten Days in the Hills
    Jane Smiley
  8. On Chesil Beach
    Ian McEwan
  9. The Castle in the Forest
    Norman Mailer
  10. Exit Ghost
    Philip Roth
USA Today
From the Top 150 List


Playing for Pizza by John Grisham

  1. The Choice
    Nicholas Sparks
  2. Playing for Pizza - John Grisham
  3. Cross
    James Patterson
  4. The Age of Turbulence
    Alan Greenspan
  5. Eat, Pray, Love
    Elizabeth Gilbert
  6. Into the Wild - Jon Krakauer
  7. The Gift
    Nora Roberts
  8. Free Fall
    Fern Michaels
  9. H.R.H.
    Danielle Steel
  10. Lover Unbound
    J.R. Ward

UK Bestsellers
From the Official UK Top 50 - Bookseller.com


UK Bestseller Chart Guinness World Records 2008

  1. Guiness World Records 2008
    Guinness World Records
  2. Faces
    Martina Cole
  3. Atonement (Film tie-in)
    Ian McEwan
  4. And Another Thing...
    Jeremy Clarkson
  5. Nigella Express
    Nigella Lawson
  6. The Official Highway Code
    Department for Transport
  7. The Loner
    Josephine Cox
  8. Jamie at Home
    Jamie Oliver
  9. Cross
    James Patterson
  10. Snow Blind
    PJ Tracy
Globe & Mail
Bestselling Books in Canada


Globe & Mail #1 Bestseller Love in the Time of Cholera (Oprah's Book Club Pick #59) by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

  1. Love in the Time of Cholera (Oprah's Book Club Selection #59)
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  2. Rick Mercer Report: The Book
    Rick Mercer
  3. Playing for Pizza - John Grisham
  4. The Age of Turbulence
    Alan Greenspan
  5. The Choice
    Nicholas Sparks
  6. Memoirs: 1939-1993
    Brian Mulroney
  7. The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism
    Naomi Klein
  8. The Gum Thief
    Douglas Coupland
  9. Louder Than Words
    Jenny McCarthy
  10. Into the Wild
    Jon Krakauer

Canadian Booksellers Association
Top Kids Books Canadian
For October 30, 2008


Robert Munsch, Love You Forever

  1. Love You Forever
    Robert Munsch
  2. Just One Goal
    Robert Munsch
  3. Starclimber
    Kenneth Oppel
  4. Scaredy Squirrel
    Melanie Watt
  5. Paper Bag Princess
    Robert Munsch
  6. Boo
    Robert Munsch
  7. Darkest Powers: Summoning
    Kelley Armstrong
  8. Imagine a Place
    Sarah L. Thomson
  9. ABC of Canada
    Kim Bellefontaine
  10. Schooled
    Gordon Korman
American Booksellers Association
Children's Illustrated
For October 30, 2008


Swing by Rufus Butler Seder

  1. Swing!
    Rufus Butler Seder
  2. Gallop!
    Rufus Butler Seder
  3. If You Give a Cat a Cupcake
    Laura Joffe Numeroff, Felicia Bond (Illus.)
  4. Goodnight Moon
    Margaret Wise Brown
  5. Goodnight Goon
    Michael Rex
  6. Bats at the Library
    Brian Lies
  7. Where the Wild Things Are
    Maurice Sendak
  8. 10 Trick-or-Treaters
    Janet Schulman, Linda Davick (Illus.)
  9. Big Words for Little People
    Jamie Lee Curtis, Laura Cornell (Illus.)
  10. Happy Halloween, Curious George
    N.T. Raymond, Kelly Loughman

Award Winners

Pulitzer Prizes 2008
Literature & Drama

Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz

Children's Book Council of Australia Awards


The Ghost's Child, Sonya Hartnett


Man Booker Prize
Best English-language novel by a Commonwealth or Republic of Ireland Citizen


The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga


Caldecott Medal
Most distinguished American picture book for children


The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick




Governor General's Literary Awards 2007
Canadian Council for the Arts


Divisadero, Michael Ondaatje

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AbeBooks Bestsellers

Top Ten Bestsellers on AbeBooks.com - June

  1. Big Russ and Me
    Tim Russert
  2. Wisdom of Our Fathers
    Tim Russert
  3. Change Your Brain, Change Your Life
    Daniel Amen
  4. Dreams of My Father
    Barack Obama
  5. The Pillars Of The Earth
    Ken Follett
  6. The Red Car
    Don Stanford
  7. A New Earth
    Eckhart Tolle
  8. Three Cups of Tea
    Greg Mortenson
  9. The Wordsworth Dictionary of Culinary and Menu Terms
    Rodney Dale
  10. Night
    Elie Wiesel