Monday, February 09, 2009

New York Times Best Seller Lists







Published: February 6, 2009



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FICTION HARDCOVER

THE ASSOCIATE, by John Grisham. (Doubleday, $27.95.) An idealistic law-school graduate is forced to take a job at a large, brutalizing law firm.
Call #: F GRI

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 mute takes refuge with three dogs in the Wisconsin woods after his father’s death.
Call #: F WRO

PLUM SPOOKY, by Janet Evanovich. (St. Martin’s, $27.95.) The bounty hunter Stephanie Plum hunts an evil genius and his sidekick, who are hiding in New Jersey’s Pine Barrens.
Call #: F EVA

WHAT I DID FOR LOVE, by Susan Elizabeth Phillips. (Morrow, $25.99.) A former sitcom star, abandoned by her husband, elopes with her former co-star, who treats her badly.
Call #: F PHI

DARK OF NIGHT, by Suzanne Brockmann. (Ballantine, $25.) The head of an elite security force fakes the death of a friend who has left a shadowy government agency.
Call #: F BRO

AGINCOURT, by Bernard Cornwell. (Harper, $27.99.) An English archer with a complicated past joins Henry V at the famous battle against the French in 1415.
Call #: F COR

BLACK OPS, by W. E.B. Griffin. (Putnam, $26.95.) An Army officer and special presidential agent is targeted for death — but by whom?
Call #: F GRI

THE GUERNSEY LITERARY AND POTATO PEEL PIE SOCIETY, by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows. (Dial, $22.) A journalist travels to the island of Guernsey to meet residents who resisted the Nazi occupation.
Call #: F SHA

A DARKER PLACE, by Jack Higgins. (Putnam, $26.95.) A Russian defector becomes a counterspy.
Call #: F HIG

BASKETBALL JONES, by E. Lynn Harris. (Doubleday, $22.95.) An N.B.A. star hides his male lover.
Call #: F COR

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

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

MOUNTING FEARS, by Stuart Woods. (Putnam, $25.95.) In the weeks before an election, a president must deal with crises ranging fom loose nukes in Pakistan to the reappearance of a rogue C.I.A. agent to a threatened sex scandal.
Call #: F WOO

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



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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.
Call#: 302 GLA

A SLOBBERING LOVE AFFAIR, by Bernard Goldberg. (Regnery, $25.95.) The mainstream media’s partisan support for Obama, from a Fox News media analyst.

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

GUILTY, by Ann Coulter. (Crown Forum, $27.95.) The columnist argues that liberals victimize everyone else by pretending to be victims themselves.
Call #: 320.513 COU

NEXT 100 YEARS, by George Friedman. (Doubleday, $25.95.) A forecast of future wars and changes in nations’ economic and political power.

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

WE CAN HAVE PEACE IN THE HOLY LAND, by Jimmy Carter. (Simon & Schuster, $27.) Advice for the new president on how to make peace in the Middle East.

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

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

THE BIG RICH, by Bryan Burrough. (Penguin Press, $29.95.) The four wealthiest Texas oil families across several generations.
Call #: 920 BUR

ANIMALS MAKE US HUMAN, by Temple Grandin and Catherine Johnson. (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $26.) Being attentive to animals’ emotions, positive and negative, can help them have a better life.

THE BREAKTHROUGH, by Gwen Ifill. (Doubleday, $24.95.) The PBS correspondent describes the rise of a younger generation of black political leaders who are the beneficiaries of the civil rights movement — including President Obama.
Call #: 973.932 IFI

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.”
Call #: BIO LAN

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 #: BIO OBA



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ADVICE, HOW-TO, AND
MICELLANEOUS HARDCOVER

ACT LIKE A LADY, THINK LIKE A MAN, by Steve Harvey. (Amistad/HarperCollins, $23.99.) Relationship tips from the comedian and host of “The Steve Harvey Morning Show.”

UNCOMMON, by Tony Dungy with Nathan Whitaker. (Tyndale, $24.99.) The former coach of the Indianapolis Colts discourses on living “a life of significance.”

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

FLAT BELLY DIET!, by Liz Vaccariello and Cynthia Sass. (Rodale, $25.95.) Nutrition advice and workout tips from the editors of Prevention magazine.
Call #: 613.25 FLA

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

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