Wednesday, November 26, 2008

New York Times Best Seller Lists


















Published: November 21, 2008

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FICTION HARDCOVER

THE CHRISTMAS SWEATER, by Glenn Beck with Kevin Balfe and Jason Wright. (Threshold Editions, $19.99.) A boy learns from his disappointment with his mother’s gift.

JUST AFTER SUNSET, by Stephen King. (Scribner, $28.) Short stories blending fantasy and psychological realism.

DIVINE JUSTICE, by David Baldacci. (Grand Central, $27.) Members of Washington’s Camel Club rally to save their leader, who is hiding out in the town of Divine, Va.
Call #: F BAL

THE HOUR I FIRST BELIEVED, by Wally Lamb. (Harper, $29.95.) A man reconstructs five generations of family history and secrets from a cache of old diaries and letters.
Call #: F LAM

A MERCY, by Toni Morrison. (Knopf, $23.95.) In 17th-century America, a slave mother urges a Northern farmer to buy her daughter so that she can have a better life.
Call #: F MOR

THE GATE HOUSE, by Nelson DeMille. (Grand Central, $27.99.) In a sequel to “The Gold Coast” (1990) a tax attorney and his ex-wife explore a reconciliation.
Call #: F DEM

EXTREME MEASURES, by Vince Flynn. (Atria, $27.95.) Mitch Rapp teams up with a C.I.A. colleague to fight a terrorist cell — and the politicians who would rein them in.
Call #: F FLY

SALVATION IN DEATH, by J. D. Robb. (Putnam, $25.95.) Lt. Eve Dallas investigates the murder of a priest who was not who he seemed; by Nora Roberts, writing pseudonymously.

THE LUCKY ONE, by Nicholas Sparks. (Grand Central, $24.99.) A marine returning home sets out to find the woman whose photo he found in Iraq.
Call #: F SPA

SWALLOWING DARKNESS, by Laurell K. Hamilton. (Ballantine, $26.) In the seventh Meredith Gentry paranormal romance, Meredith is pregnant with twins by one of her guards; their birth will enable her to claim her place as queen of faerie, but enemies plot against her.

THE STORY OF EDGAR SAWTELLE, by David Wroblewski. (Ecco, $25.95.) A mute takes refuge with three dogs in the Wisconsin woods after his father’s death.
Call #: F WRO

THE BRASS VERDICT, by Michael Connelly. (Little, Brown, $26.) Harry Bosch and Mickey Haller (the Lincoln lawyer) team up to find a killer.
Call #: F CON

THE BODIES LEFT BEHIND, by Jeffery Deaver. (Simon & Schuster, $26.95.) A sheriff’s deputy is hunted in the Wisconsin woods by hit men after she finds the scene of their crime.
Call #: F DEA

MIDNIGHT, by Sister Souljah. (Atria, $26.95.) A boy from Sudan struggles to protect his mother and sister and remain true to his Islamic principles in a Brooklyn housing project.

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


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NONFICTION HARDCOVER

TOO FAT TO FISH, by Artie Lange with Anthony Bozza. (Spiegel & Grau, $24.95.) Humorous memories from the comedian, a member of the cast of “The Howard Stern Show.”

AMERICAN LION, by Jon Meacham. (Random House, $30.) Andrew Jackson, the seventh president, in the White House, by the editor of Newsweek.

DEWEY, by Vicki Myron with Bret Witter. (Grand Central, $19.99.) The kitten left freezing in the returned-book slot of an Iowa public library, and his rise to fame.

HOT, FLAT, AND CROWDED, by Thomas L. Friedman. (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, $27.95.) How a green revolution can renew America, by the New York Times columnist.
Call #: 363.7 FRI

THE SNOWBALL, by Alice Schroeder. (Bantam, $35.) The life of Warren Buffett.
Call #: BIO BUF

A BOLD FRESH PIECE OF HUMANITY, by Bill O’Reilly. (Broadway, $26.) The Fox News commentator on his upbringing and career.
Call #: BIO ORE

THE AMERICAN JOURNEY OF BARACK OBAMA, by the editors of Life magazine. (Little, Brown, $24.99.) Photographs and essays, starting with Obama’s birth in Hawaii.

CALL ME TED, by Ted Turner with Bill Burke. (Grand Central, $30.) The entrepreneur’s personal story.

LETTER TO MY DAUGHTER, by Maya Angelou. (Random House, $25.) Reminiscences, appreciations and poems from the author of “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.”
Call #: BIO ANG

DREAMS FROM MY FATHER, by Barack Obama. (Crown, $25.95.) The president-elect on life as the son of a black African father and a white American mother.
Call #: BIO OBA

THE AUDACITY OF HOPE, by Barack Obama. (Crown, $25.) The president-elect asks Americans to move beyond political divisions.
Call #: 973.049 OBA

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

AGAINST MEDICAL ADVICE, by James Patterson and Hal Friedman. (Little, Brown, $26.99.) A family’s struggle to get treatment for their son’s Tourette’s syndrome.
Call #: BIO FRI

MY STROKE OF INSIGHT, by Jill Bolte Taylor. (Viking, $24.95.) A brain scientist shares what she learned from her 1996 stroke.
Call #: BIO TAY

MULTIPLE BLESSINGS, by Jon Gosselin, Kate Gosselin and Beth Carson. (Zondervan, $19.) A couple with twins has sextuplets.


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ADVICE, HOW-TO, AND
MICELLANEOUS HARDCOVER

BAREFOOT CONTESSA BACK TO BASICS, by Ina Garten. (Clarkson Potter, $35.) Cooking techniques and nearly 100 new recipes for elegant meals.

THE LAST LECTURE, by Randy Pausch with Jeffrey Zaslow. (Hyperion, $21.95.) Thoughts on “seizing every moment” from Pausch, a Carnegie Mellon professor who died of pancreatic cancer at age 47.
Call #: 004.092 PAU

YOU: BEING BEAUTIFUL, by Michael F. Roizen, Mehmet C. Oz et al.. (Free Press, $26.99.) How foods and vitamins, creams and gels, mood swings and the management of pain affect inner and outer beauty.
Call #: 004.092 PAU

FLAT BELLY DIET!, by Liz Vaccariello and Cynthia Sass. (Rodale, $25.95.) Nutrition advice and workout tips from the editors of Prevention magazine.

THE PURPOSE OF CHRISTMAS, by Rick Warren. (Howard Books, $17.99.) Reclaiming the holiday as a time for celebration, salvation and reconciliation.
Call #: 263.915 WAR

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