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Vietnam War documentary turns Tim O’Brien’s The Things They Carried into AbeBooks’ bestselling book of 2017

Ken Burns’ epic 18-hour documentary on the Vietnam War has turned Tim O’Brien’s 1990 collection of short stories, The Things They Carried, into AbeBooks’ bestselling book of 2017. The series, directed by Burns and Lynn Novick, cost more than $30 million and took over 10 years to produce. The first episode aired in September and […]

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Amazon’s Top 10 Books: February 2016

It’s that time again when we get to see Amazon’s list of the top ten books to read this month – which books are going on your must read pile? A Doubter’s Almanac by Ethan Canin Spanning seven decades as it moves from California to Princeton to the Midwest to New York, A Doubter’s Almanac tells […]

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January’s Bestselling Political Books

From The New York Times Politics Blog The Caucus comes a list of bestselling political books based on sales for Dec. 27 through Jan. 17, 2009. No prizes for guessing who dominates the list! The Audacity of Hope by Barack Obama. Dreams From My Father by Barack Obama American Lion by Jon Meacham Guilty by […]

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AbeBooks.com top 10 bestsellers for December 2008

In December’s bestseller list Barack Obama is beaten by a slim margin by Rick Warren, the man giving his invocation on 20th January. 1. Othello by William Shakespeare 2. Here Comes Everybody by Clay Shirky 3. The Purpose Driven Life by Rick Warren 4. The Audacity of Hope by Barack Obama 5. Dreams From My […]

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AbeBooks.co.uk top 10 bestsellers for the month of December 2008

AbeBooks.co.uk top 10 bestsellers for the month of December 2008 1. Hitman by Bret Hart 2. The Isles of Scilly by Rosemary Parslow 3. Mrs. Hudson and the Malabar Rose by Martin Davies 4. The Audacity of Hope by Barack Obama 5. The Secret Life of Words by Henry Hitchings 6. Little Dorrit by Charles […]

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Bestselling Books in Canada for 2008

BookNet Canada has released their list of bestselling books in Canada for 2008. As with most bestseller lists for the past year, you’ll see that Stephenie Meyer dominates: Top 5 Overall 1. A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose, Eckhart Tolle 2. Twilight, Stephenie Meyer 3. Breaking Dawn, Stephenie Meyer 4. Eclipse, Stephenie Meyer […]

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