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New York Times Best Seller Lists


















Published: December 19, 2008


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FICTION HARDCOVER

SCARPETTA, by Patricia Cornwell. (Putnam, $27.95.) The forensic pathologist Kay Scarpetta takes an assignment in New York City.
Call #: F COR

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.
Call #: F BEC

CROSS COUNTRY, by James Patterson. (Little, Brown, $27.99.) Alex Cross chases the leader of a lethal teenage gang.
Call #: F PAT

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 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

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

ARCTIC DRIFT, by Clive Cussler and Dirk Cussler. (Putnam, $27.95.) In his 20th adventure, Dirk Pitt searches for a crucial element that will help reverse global warming.
Call #: F CUS

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

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

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 CHARLEMAGNE PURSUIT, by Steve Berry. (allantine, $26.) The former Justice Department operative Cotton Malone searches for the truth about his father’s death on a secret submarine mission to the Antarctic; an underground city, Nazis and an artifact from Charlemagne’s tomb are involved.
Call #: F BER

YOUR HEART BELONGS TO ME, by Dean Koontz. (Bantam, $27.) A man is stalked by a woman who resembles the donor of the heart he received in a transplant operation.
Call #: F KOO

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

THE PRIVATE PATIENT, by P. D. James. (Knopf, $25.95.) Cmdr. Adam Dalgliesh investigates the murder of a journalist who had been a patient at a private clinic.
Call #: F JAM



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NONFICTION HARDCOVER

OUTLIERS, by Malcolm Gladwell. (Little, Brown, $27.99.) Why some people succeed — it has to do with luck and opportunities as well as talent — from the author of “Blink” and “The Tipping Point.”
Call #: 302 GLA

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.
Call #: 636.809 MYR

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

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

MULTIPLE BLESSINGS, by Jon Gosselin, Kate Gosselin and Beth Carson. (Zondervan, $19.) A couple has sextuplets.
Call #: 306.874 GOS

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.”

WHY WE SUCK, by Denis Leary. (Viking, $26.95.) Sardonic essays from the actor and comedian, currently the co-creator and star of the TV series “Rescue Me.”
Call #: 814.54 LEA

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

DO THE RIGHT THING, by Mike Huckabee. (Sentinel, $25.95.) A campaign memoir and statement of principles from the former Republican presidential aspirant.

NO LIMITS, by Michael Phelps with Alan Abrahamson. (Free Press, $26.) Secrets of the swimmer’s success.

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.

WISHFUL DRINKING, by Carrie Fisher. (Simon & Schuster, $21.) A memoir based on Fisher’s one-woman show.

ANNIE LEIBOVITZ AT WORK, by Annie Leibovitz. (Random House, $40.) Memorable photographs, and a text — part memoir, part commentary — based on conversations with the book’s editor.

THE ASCENT OF MONEY, by Niall Ferguson. (Penguin Press, $29.95.) A financial history of the world, stressing the link between politics and economics.



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ADVICE, HOW-TO, AND
MICELLANEOUS HARDCOVER

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

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

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

GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS 2009, edited by Craig Glenday. (Guinness, $28.95.) Tallest, fastest, youngest, most.

THE AMERICAN PATRIOT’S ALMANAC, by William J. Bennett and John T. E. Cribb. (Thomas Nelson, $32.99.) Three hundred sixty-five readings on history and heroes

Tuesday, December 09, 2008

New York Times Best Seller Lists







Published: December 5, 2008


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FICTION HARDCOVER

CROSS COUNTRY, by James Patterson. (Little, Brown, $27.99.) Alex Cross chases the leader of a lethal teenage gang.
Call #: F PAT

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.

ARCTIC DRIFT, by Clive Cussler and Dirk Cussler. (Putnam, $27.95.) In his 20th adventure, Dirk Pitt searches for a crucial element that will help reverse global warming.

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

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

YOUR HEART BELONGS TO ME, by Dean Koontz. (Bantam, $27.) A man is stalked by a woman who resembles the donor of the heart he received in a transplant operation.
Call #: F KOO

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

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 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

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 PRIVATE PATIENT, by P. D. James. (Knopf, $25.95.) Cmdr. Adam Dalgliesh investigates the murder of a journalist who had been a patient at a private clinic.
Call #: F JAM

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

PRINCEPS’ FURY, by Jim Butcher. (Ace, $25.95.) In the fifth book of the Alera fantasy cycle, Alera makes peace with one foe only to face an invasion by the dreaded Vord.

DASHING THROUGH THE SNOW, by Mary Higgins Clark and Carol Higgins Clark. (Simon & Schuster, $23.) Life in a picturesque New Hampshire town is not what it seems.

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



__________
NONFICTION HARDCOVER

OUTLIERS, by Malcolm Gladwell. (Little, Brown, $27.99.) Why some people succeed — it has to do with luck and opportunities as well as talent — from the author of “Blink” and “The Tipping Point.”
Call #: 302 GLA

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

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.
Call #: 636.809 MYR

DO THE RIGHT THING, by Mike Huckabee. (Sentinel, $25.95.) A campaign memoir and statement of principles from the former Republican presidential aspirant.

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.”

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

WHY WE SUCK, by Denis Leary. (Viking, $26.95.) Sardonic essays from the actor and comedian, currently the co-creator and star of the TV series “Rescue Me.”
Call #: 814.54 LEA

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

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

the ascent of money, by Niall Ferguson. (Penguin Press, $29.95.) A financial history of the world, stressing the link between politics and economics.

JOHN LENNON, by Philip Norman. (Ecco, $34.95.) Life in the Beatles and beyond, from the author of “Shout!”

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

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

ANNIE LEIBOVITZ AT WORK, by Annie Leibovitz. (Random House, $40.) Memorable photographs, and a text — part memoir, part commentary — based on conversations with the book’s editor.

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.



__________
ADVICE, HOW-TO, AND
MICELLANEOUS HARDCOVER

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

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

GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS 2009, edited by Craig Glenday. (Guinness, $28.95.) Tallest, fastest, youngest, most.

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

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

Tuesday, December 02, 2008

New York Times Best Seller Lists










Published: November 28, 2008


__________
FICTION HARDCOVER

CROSS COUNTRY, by James Patterson. (Little, Brown, $27.99.) Alex Cross chases the leader of a lethal teenage gang.
Call #: F PAT

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.

THE PRIVATE PATIENT, by P. D. James. (Knopf, $25.95.) Cmdr. Adam Dalgliesh investigates the murder of a journalist who had been a patient at a private clinic.
Call #: F JAM

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

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

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

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

DASHING THROUGH THE SNOW, by Mary Higgins Clark and Carol Higgins Clark. (Simon & Schuster, $23.) Life in a picturesque New Hampshire town is not what it seems.

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 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

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

THE GUERNSEY LITERARY AND POTATO PEEL PIE SOCIETY, by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows. (Dial, $22.) A journalist meets the island’s old Nazi resisters.
Call #: F SHA

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

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.


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NONFICTION HARDCOVER

OUTLIERS, by Malcolm Gladwell. (Little, Brown, $27.99.) Why some people succeed — it has to do with luck and opportunities as well as talent — from the author of “Blink” and “The Tipping Point.”
Call #: 302 GLA

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.”

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.

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

DO THE RIGHT THING, by Mike Huckabee. (Sentinel, $25.95.) A campaign memoir and statement of principles from the former Republican presidential aspirant.

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

WHY WE SUCK, by Denis Leary. (Viking, $26.95.) Sardonic essays from the actor and comedian, currently the co-creator and star of the TV series “Rescue Me.”
Call #: 814.54 LEA

ANNIE LEIBOVITZ AT WORK, by Annie Leibovitz. (Random House, $40.) Memorable photographs, and a text — part memoir, part commentary — based on conversations with the book’s editor.

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

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

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.

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


__________
ADVICE, HOW-TO, AND
MICELLANEOUS HARDCOVER

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

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

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

GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS 2009, edited by Craig Glenday. (Guinness, $28.95.) Tallest, fastest, youngest, most.

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