Monday, April 06, 2009

New York Times Best Seller Lists



Published: April 3, 2009
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FICTION HARDCOVER

TRUE DETECTIVES, by Jonathan Kellerman. (Ballantine, $27.) In the 24th Alex Delaware novel, the interracial half-brothers from “Bones” investigate a young woman’s death.
Call #: F KEL

HANDLE WITH CARE, by Jodi Picoult. (Atria, $27.95.) A woman whose daughter has a dangerous birth defect must decide whether to sue her obstetrician, an old friend.
Call #: F PIC

OUTCAST, by Aaron Allston. (Del Rey/Ballantine, $27.) The start of a new series about the extended Skywalker family; a “Star Wars” novel.
Call #: F ALL

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

CORSAIR, by Clive Cussler and Jack Du Brul. (Putnam, $27.95.) Juan Cabrillo and the crew of the Oregon search for a missing secretary of state whose plane has been shot down.
Call #: F CUS

RUN FOR YOUR LIFE, by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge. (Little, Brown, $27.99.) A detective raising 10 children alone must stop a killer who has targeted New York’s rich and powerful.
Call #: F PAT

PURSUIT, by Karen Robards. (Putnam, $24.95.) A lawyer survives a suspicious car crash that killed the first lady.

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

EXECUTION DOCK, by Anne Perry. (Ballantine, $26.) William Monk of the Thames River Police battles the owner of a floating brothel.
Call #: F PIC

HEART AND SOUL, by Maeve Binchy. (Knopf, $26.95.) A doctor establishes a heart clinic in a Dublin neighborhood.
Call #: F BIN

THE LONG FALL, by Walter Mosley. (Riverhead, $25.95.) Introducing Leonid McGill, a New York private detective with a complicated past.

PROMISES IN DEATH, by J. D. Robb. (Putnam, $26.95.) Lt. Eve Dallas investigates a colleague’s murder; by Nora Roberts, writing pseudonymously.
Call #: F ROB

NIGHT AND DAY, by Robert B. Parker. (Putnam, $25.95.) Jesse Stone, the police chief of Paradise, Mass., must catch a voyeur who forces women to strip at gunpoint.
Call #: F BIN

DEAD SILENCE, by Randy Wayne White. (Putnam, $25.95.) Doc Ford searches for a kidnapped boy.
Call #: F WHI



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NONFICTION HARDCOVER

LIBERTY AND TYRANNY, by Mark R. Levin. (Threshold Editions, $25.) A conservative manifesto from a talk-show host and president of Landmark Legal Foundation.
Call#: 320.52 LEV

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

HOUSE OF CARDS, by William D. Cohan. (Doubleday, $27.95.) The fall of Bear Stearns and the beginning of the Wall Street collapse.


A LION CALLED CHRISTIAN, by Anthony Bourke and John Rendall. (Broadway, $21.95.) Two men buy a pet lion cub in London, bring him to Africa when he is grown, and later have a heartwarming reunion; an update of a 1971 book.
Call #: ABCD 599.757 BOU

THE YANKEE YEARS, by Joe Torre and Tom Verducci. (Doubleday, $26.95.) The former Yankee manager (1996-2007) on his years with the team.
Call#: BIO TOR

THE LOST CITY OF Z, by David Grann. (Doubleday, $27.50.) A New Yorker writer searches for a British explorer who disappeared 80 years ago in the Amazon.
Call#: 918.11 GRA

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

HAPPENS EVERY DAY, by Isabel Gillies. (Scribner, $25.) A woman’s husband leaves her without warning

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

MY BOOKY WOOK, by Russell Brand. (Collins, $25.99.) A memoir of sex, drugs and stand-up from a British comedian and actor.

JESUS INTERRUPTED, by Bart D. Ehrman. (HarperOne, $25.99.) Scholars'' discoveries about the New Testament.

HOW WE DECIDE, by Jonah Lehrer. (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $25.) Learning more about how we think can help us make better decisions.

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

INSIDE THE REVOLUTION, by Joel C. Rosenberg. (Tyndale, $24.99.) The power of three groups in the Middle East: Islamic radicals, moderate reformers and Muslims who are becoming Christians.
Call #: 956.054 ROS

JOKER ONE, by Donovan Campbell. (Random House, $26.) A Marine lieutenant and his platoon in Ramadi during the most violent days of the insurgency in 2004.


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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.”
Call #: 646.77 HAR

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 SKINNY, by Louis J. Aronne with Alisa Bowman. (Broadway, $24.95.) A medical doctor’s diet and exercise tips, with recipes, for weight loss without hunger.

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

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



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BUSINESS 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

HOUSE OF CARDS, by William D. Cohan. (Doubleday, $27.95.) The fall of Bear Stearns and the beginning of the Wall Street collapse.

THE GREAT DEPRESSION AHEAD, by Harry S. Dent Jr. (Free Press, $27.) A financial prognosticator anticipates further market crashes and an extended downturn, but sees a way for savvy investors to prosper.
Call #: 330.973 DEN

PEAKS AND VALLEYS, by Spencer Johnson. (Atria, $19.95.) Making both good and bad times work for you personally and pro­fessionally.
Call #: 650.1 JOH

THE TOTAL MONEY MAKEOVER, by Dave Ramsey (Thomas Nelson, $24.99.) Debt reduction and fiscal fitness for families, by the radio talk-show host.
Call #: 332.024 RAM

HOW WE DECIDE, by Jonah Lehrer. (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $25.) Neuroscience reveals that the best decisions are a blend of feeling and reason, and learning more about how we think can help us make better decisions.

MELTDOWN, by Thomas E. Woods Jr. (Regnery, $27.95.) A free-market look at the stock-market collapse and an argument against the bailout.
Call #: 330.973 WOO

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

FIGHT FOR YOUR MONEY, by David Bach. (Broadway, $26.) Stop being ripped off by businesses whose main goal is to game you.
Call #: 332.024 BAC

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

LORDS OF FINANCE, by Liaquat Ahamed. (Penguin Press, $32.95.) How the four central bankers who dominated the post-World War I era pushed the global economy into the Great De­pression by clinging to economic orthodoxy.
Call #: 332.109 AHA

NOW, DISCOVER YOUR STRENGTHS, by Marcus Buckingham and Donald O. Clifton. (Free Press, $30.) How to identify and develop your talents and those of your employees.
Call #: 650.14 BUC

STRENGTHS BASED LEADERSHIP, by Tom Rath and Barry Conchie. (Gallup, $24.95.) Three keys to being a more effective leader.

THE RETURN OF DEPRESSION ECONOMICS AND THE CRISIS OF 2008, by Paul Krugman. (Norton, $24.95.) The 2008 Nobel l Prize winner in Economics revises his earlier work from 1999 to reflect current economic crisis.
Call #: 330.9 KRU

THE ASCENT OF MONEY, by Niall Ferguson. (Penguin Press, $29.95.) A financial history of the world, stressing the link between politics and economics.
Call #: 332.042 FER

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