Tuesday, August 05, 2008

New York Times Best Seller Lists

Published: August 10, 2008


MOSCOW RULES, by Daniel Silva. (Putnam, $26.95.) Gabriel Allon, an art restorer and an occasional spy for the Israeli secret service, uncovers a Russian arms sales plot.
* on order *

THE STORY OF EDGAR SAWTELLE, by David Wroblewski. (Ecco, $25.95.) A young mute who can communicate with dogs his family raises takes refuge with three of them in the Wisconsin woods after his uncle murders his father.
* on order *

THE HOST, by Stephenie Meyer. (Little, Brown, $25.99.) In this first adult novel by the author of the Twilight series for teenagers, aliens have taken control of the minds and bodies of most humans, but one woman won’t surrender.
Call #: F MEY

TRIBUTE, by Nora Roberts. (Putnam, $26.95.) A former child star returns to Virginia to rehabilitate the farm owned by her grandmother, an actress who died mysteriously.
Call #: F ROB

THE LAST PATRIOT, by Brad Thor. (Atria, $26.) Scot Harvath, a Homeland Security superagent, searches for an ancient secret that could defeat Islamic militants.
* on order *

SAIL, by James Patterson and Howard Roughan. (Little, Brown, $27.99.) A sailing vacation turns into a disaster when someone tries to destroy a family.
Call #: F PAT

INTO THE FIRE, by Suzanne Brockmann. (Ballantine, $25.) A former employee of an elite security company comes out of hiding to confront a murderous neo-Nazi group.
Call #: F BRO

DAMAGE CONTROL, by J. A. Jance. (Morrow, $25.95.) An elderly couple’s suicide-by-accident in the mountains is not what it appears; the 13th Joanna Brady mystery.
* on order *

FEARLESS FOURTEEN, by Janet Evanovich. (St. Martin’s, $27.95.) Stephanie Plum and her boyfriend Joe Morelli become involved when his cousin’s bank robbery goes bad.
Call #: F EVA

CHASING HARRY WINSTON, by Lauren Weisberger. (Simon & Schuster, $25.95.) Three glamorous friends, New York women nearing 30, vow to change their lives.
Call #: F WEI

RULES OF DECEPTION, by Christopher Reich. (Doubleday, $27.95.) The death of a surgeon’s wife draws him into a world of espionage and terrorism.
Call #: F REI

SWAN PEAK, by James Lee Burke. (Simon & Schuster, $25.95.) The Louisiana detective Dave Robicheaux can’t escape trouble on his Montana vacation.
* on order *

JUST TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE, by E. Lynn Harris. (Double day, $24.95.) Secrets threaten the relationship between a mother, a successful Atlanta entrepreneur, and her son, a college football player who is bound for the N.F.L.
* on order *

SAY GOODBYE, by Lisa Gardner. (Bantam, $25.) An F.B.I. agent tracks a serial killer who uses spiders as a weapon.
Call #: F GAR

LOVE THE ONE YOU’RE WITH, by Emily Giffin. (St. Martin’s, $24.95.) A woman’s happy marriage is shaken when she encounters an old boyfriend.
Call #: F GIF


WHEN YOU ARE ENGULFED IN FLAMES, by David Sedaris. (Little, Brown, $25.99.) The humorist’s latest essays deal with middle age, mortality and giving up smoking.
Call #: 814.54 SED

THE DARK SIDE, by Jane Mayer. (Doubleday, $27.50.) How the Bush administration embraced the practice of torture.
* on order *

LIFE WITH MY SISTER MADONNA, by Christopher Ciccone with Wendy Leigh. (Simon Spotlight Entertainment, $26.) What she’s really like.
* on order *

STORI TELLING, by Tori Spelling with Hilary Liftin. (Simon Spotlight, $24.95.) The actress’s memoir, from her Hollywood childhood through “Beverly Hills, 90210,” to her son’s birth.
Call #: BIO SPE

ARE YOU THERE, VODKA? IT’S ME, CHELSEA, by Chelsea Handler. (Simon Spotlight Entertainment, $24.95.) Humorous personal essays from the stand-up comedian.
Call #: 306.709 HAN

FLEECED, by Dick Morris and Eileen McGann. (Harper, $26.95.) Americans are fleeced by government, business, labor unions and lobbyists.
* on order *

HAVANA NOCTURNE, by T. J. English. (Morrow, $27.95.) Tales of the pre-Castro days when American gangsters, led by Meyer Lansky, controlled Cuba’s casinos, hotels and nightclubs, creating an exuberant night life.
* on order *

THE MONSTER OF FLORENCE, by Douglas Preston with Mario Spezi. (Grand Central, $25.99.) An American writer works with an Italian journalist to learn the identity of a local killer.
Call #: 364.152 PRE

WHAT HAPPENED, by Scott McClellan. (PublicAffairs, $27.95.) A former White House press secretary regrets that “I allowed myself to be deceived” by top officials.
* on order *

THE POST-AMERICAN WORLD, by Fareed Zakaria. (Norton, $25.95.) The rise of China and India and the global distribution of power.
Call #: 303.49 ZAK

EMPIRES OF THE SEA, by Roger Crowley. (Random House, $30.) The 16th-century struggle between the Ottoman Empire and Christian Europe for control of the Mediterranean.
* on order *

MY STROKE OF INSIGHT, by Jill Bolte Taylor. (Viking, $24.95.) A brain scientist shares what she learned from her 1996 stroke.
* on order *

AUDITION, by Barbara Walters. (Knopf, $29.95.) A personal and professional memoir.
Call #: BIO WAL

HEAVEN AND HELL, by Don Felder with Wendy Holden. (Wiley, $25.95.) Twenty-seven years as a guitarist for the Eagles.
Call #: BIO FEL

THE PROSECUTION OF GEORGE W. BUSH FOR MURDER, by Vincent Bugliosi. (Vanguard, $26.95.) The Manson prosecutor makes a case for trying the president for the deaths of 4,000 American soldiers in Iraq.
Call #: 793.931 BUG

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