Monday, September 08, 2008

New York Times Best Seller Lists








Published: September [14], 2008
_
FICTION HARDCOVER

DEVIL BONES, by Kathy Reichs. (Scribner, $25.95.) In the 11th Temperance Brennan mystery, the forensic anthropologist must identify two victims of voodoo and devil worship.
Call #: F REI

THE GYPSY MORPH, by Terry Brooks. (Del Rey/ Ballantine, $27.) In the third volume of the Genesis of Shannara series, champions of the Word and the Void clash.

THE GUERNSEY LITERARY AND POTATO PEEL PIE SOCIETY, by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows. (Dial, $22.) After World War II, a journalist travels to the island of Guernsey to meet residents who resisted the Nazi occupation.

SILKS, by Dick Francis and Felix Francis. (Putnam, $25.95.) A British defense lawyer and amateur jockey reluctantly represents another jockey who seems to be guilty of murder.

THE HOST, by Stephenie Meyer. (Little, Brown, $25.99.) Aliens have taken control of the minds and bodies of most humans, but one woman won’t surrender.
Call #: F MEY

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.
Call #: F WRO

THE BOURNE SANCTION, by Eric Van Lustbader. (Grand Central, $25.99.) Robert Ludlum’s character Jason Bourne pursues the leader of a Muslim terrorist group.
Call #: F LUS

SMOKE SCREEN, by Sandra Brown. (Simon & Schuster, $26.95.) Scandalous deaths thwart the investigation of a fatal fire at police headquarters in Charleston, S.C.
Call #: F BRO

THE FORCE UNLEASHED, by Sean Williams. (Del Rey, $26.) An apprentice to Darth Vader is dispatched to kill the last of his master’s enemies; a “Star Wars” novel.

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. Call #: F SIL

ACHERON, by Sherrilyn Kenyon. (St. Martin’s, $24.95.) Book 12 of the Dark-Hunter paranormal series.
Call #: F KEN

OFF SEASON, by Anne Rivers Siddons. (Grand Central, $24.95.) A widow returns to her hometown in Maine to regather the strands of her life.
Call #: F SID

THE LACE READER, by Brunonia Barry. (Morrow, $24.95.) Secrets of a family of Salem women who foresee the future.

ROUGH JUSTICE, by Jack Higgins. (Putnam, $25.95.) Violence and intrigue await an American agent in Kosovo.

THE MERCEDES COFFIN, by Faye Kellerman. (Morrow, $25.95.) Decker and Lazarus investigate cases of murder victims found in Mercedes-Benz trunks.
Call #: F KEL

_
NONFICTION HARDCOVER


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

THE OBAMA NATION, by Jerome R. Corsi. (Threshold, $28.) The Democratic candidate as an extreme leftist, from the co-author of “Unfit for Command: Swift Boat Veterans Speak Out Against John Kerry.”
Call #: BIO OBA

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

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 CASE AGAINST BARACK OBAMA, by David Freddoso. (Regnery, $27.95.) The Democratic candidate as a calculating extreme leftist.

THE WAY OF THE WORLD, by Ron Suskind. (Harper, 27.95.) How the Bush administration ignored evidence about Iraq in its rush to war.

FLEECED, by Dick Morris and Eileen McGann. (Harper, $26.95.) Americans are fleeced by government, business, labor unions and lobbyists.
Call #: 320.973 MOR

THE LIMITS OF POWER, by Andrew Bacevich. (Metropolitan/Holt, $24.) A retired Army colonel argues that American citizens are ultimately responsible for the country’s military and economic woes.

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

THE WRECKING CREW, by Thomas Frank. (Metropolitan/­Holt, $25.) The deliberate mismanagement of Republican rule.

TRAFFIC, by Tom Vanderbilt. (Knopf, $24.95.) Why we drive the way we do.

IN DEFENSE OF FOOD, by Michael Pollan. (Penguin Press, $21.95.) A manifesto urges us to “Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants.”
Call #: 613 POL

WAITER RANT, by the Waiter. (Ecco, $24.95.) An anonymous New York waiter on customers’ outrageous behavior.

THE NIGHT OF THE GUN, by David Carr. (Simon & Schuster, $26.) A New York Times media columnist and culture reporter recounts his former life as a crack addict, cokehead and alcoholic, and how he got back on track.

AFTER THE FIRE, by Robin Gaby Fisher. (Little, Brown, $24.99.) The search for the arsonists who set the Seton Hall dormitory fire in 2000 and the struggles of the survivors.

______
ADVICE, HOW-TO, AND
MICELLANEOUS HARDCOVER


THE LAST LECTURE, by Randy Pausch with Jeffrey Zaslow. (Hyperion, $21.95.) After learning he has terminal cancer, a Carnegie Mellon professor shares his thoughts on the importance of “seizing every moment.”
Call #: 004.092 PAU

THE SECRET, by Rhonda Byrne. (Atria/Beyond Words, $23.95.) The law of attraction as a key to getting what you want. Call #: 158.1 BYR

YOU: STAYING YOUNG, by Michael F. Roizen and Mehmet C. Oz et al. (Free Press, $26.) The principles of longevity and how to combat aging’s effects.
Call #: 613.2 OZ

THE 4-HOUR WORKWEEK, by Timothy Ferriss. (Crown, $19.95.) Because life isn’t all about work.
Call #: 650.1 FER

THE ONE HUNDRED, by Nina Garcia. (Collins Living, $21.95.) A judge from the TV show “Project Runway” names the 100 fashion items she believes will never go out of style.

No comments: