Monday, August 24, 2009

NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER LISTS



Published: Aug 21, 2009

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FICTION HARDCOVER

SOUTH OF BROAD, by Pat Conroy. (Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, $29.95.) An unlikely group’s friendship from the ’60s to the ’80s, and from South Carolina to San Francisco; by the author of "The Prince of Tides."
Call #: F CON

SMASH CUT, by Sandra Brown. (Simon & Schuster, $26.99.) A publicity-seeking lawyer tries to get to the bottom of who murdered a wealthy executive.
Call #: F BRO

THE HELP, by Kathryn Stockett. (Amy Einhorn/Putnam, $24.95.) A young white woman and two black maids in 1960s ­Mississippi.
Call #: F STO

THAT OLD CAPE MAGIC, by Richard Russo. (Knopf, $25.95.) A long-married couple wrestle with their dissatisfactions during a Cape Cod weekend; by the author of “Empire Falls.”
Call #: F RUS

THE GIRL WHO PLAYED WITH FIRE, by Stieg Larsson. (Knopf, $25.95.) A Swedish hacker becomes a murder suspect.
Call #: F LAR

THE ELEVENTH VICTIM, by Nancy Grace. (Hyperion, $25.99.) A prosecutor turned therapist is drawn back to crime-fighting when her clients start getting murdered one by one. Call #: F GRA

BEST FRIENDS FOREVER, by Jennifer Weiner. (Atria, $26.99.) Childhood friends, estranged in high school, reunite years later when the popular one needs the mousy one’s help.
Call #: F WEI

SWIMSUIT, by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro. (Little, Brown, $27.99.) A former cop, now a reporter for The Los Angeles Times, investigates the disappearance of a supermodel from a Hawaii hotel.
Call #: F PAT

THE MAGICIANS, by Lev Grossman. (Viking, $26.95.) After attending sorcery college, a young man lives the hedonist’s life in Manhattan, dealing with crises existential and otherwise.

THE DEFECTOR, by Daniel Silva. (Putnam, $26.95.) When a Russian defector who once saved his life disappears, Gabriel Allon, an art restorer and occasional spy for the Israeli secret service, attempts to rescue him.
Call #: F SIL

INHERENT VICE, by Thomas Pynchon. (Penguin Press, $27.95.) A pothead private eye in Los Angeles, circa 1970
Call #: F PYN


BAD MOON RISING, by Sherrilyn Kenyon. (St. Martin’s, $24.99.) Book 18 of the Dark-Hunter paranormal series.
Call #: F KEN

DEAD AND GONE, by Charlaine Harris. (Ace, $25.95.) Sookie Stackhouse searches for the killer of a werepanther.
Call #: F HAR

BLINDMAN'S BLUFF, by Faye Kellerman. (Morrow/HarperCollins, $25.99.) Decker and Lazarus become embroiled in the case of a murdered shopping-mall magnate.
Call #: F KEL

INTERVENTION, by Robin Cook. (Putnam, $25.95.) A potentially explosive archaeological discovery reconnects a medical seeker, a biblical scholar and a New York bishop, long-ago college classmates.
Call #: F COO


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NONFICTION HARDCOVER

CULTURE OF CORRUPTION, by Michelle Malkin. (Regnery, $27.95.) President Obama and his team of tax cheats, petty crooks, influence peddlers and Wall Street cronies.
Call#: 973.932 MAL

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

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

IN THE PRESIDENT’S SECRET SERVICE, by Ronald Kessler. (Crown, $26.) Agents and the presidents they protect.

CATASTROPHE, by Dick Morris and Eileen McGann. (Harper/HarperCollins, $26.99.) Stopping President Obama before he transforms America into a socialist state and destroys the health care system.
Call#: 330.973 MOR

THE WILDERNESS WARRIOR, by Douglas Brinkley. (Harper/HarperCollins, $34.99.) Theodore Roosevelt’s crusade for conservation.

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 BATTLE FOR AMERICA, 2008, by Dan Balz and Haynes Johnson. (Viking, $29.95.) The election of 2008.

MY JOURNEY WITH FARRAH, by Alana Stewart. (Morrow/HarperCollins, $23.99.) Stewart’s 30-year friendship with Farrah Fawcett, through marriage, motherhood, faith and illness.

IN FED WE TRUST, by David Wessel. (Crown Business, $26.99.) How Ben Bernanke and his Federal Reserve colleagues worked to prevent another Great Depression.

MICHAEL JACKSON, by J. Randy Taraborrelli. (Grand Central, $18.99.) An updated version of a 1991 biography now covers Jackson’s last years and his death.

BORN TO RUN, by Christopher McDougall. (Knopf, $24.95.) Secrets of distance running from a Mexican Indian tribe.

ZEITOUN, by Dave Eggers. (McSweeney’s, $24.) The travails of a Syrian-American man and his family after Hurricane Katrina.

THE ACCIDENTAL BILLIONAIRES, by Ben Mezrich. ( Doubleday, $25.) How two Harvard undergraduates created Facebook.
Call#: 006.7 MEZ

BOBBY AND JACKIE, by C. David Heymann. (Atria, $26.) The connection between Bobby and Jackie Kennedy.
Call#: 973.922 HEY


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ADVICE, HOW-TO, AND
MICELLANEOUS HARDCOVER


MASTERING THE ART OF FRENCH COOKING, VOL. 1, by Julia Child, Simone Beck and Louisette Bertholle. (Knopf, $40.) A reissue of the book that started Julia Child’s career.

HOW DID THAT HAPPEN?, by Roger Connors and Tom Smith. (Portfolio, $26.95.) Principled methods of improving accountability in the workplace.

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

MASTER YOUR METABOLISM, by Jillian Michaels with Mariska van Aalst. (Crown, $26.) A plan for removing toxins and rebalancing hormones to lose weight, by a trainer and coach from “The Biggest Loser” on NBC.
Call #: 613.25 MIC

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

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER LISTS







Published: Aug 14, 2009

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FICTION HARDCOVER

BAD MOON RISING, by Sherrilyn Kenyon. (St. Martin’s, $24.99.) Book 18 of the Dark-Hunter paranormal series.
Call #: F KEN

THAT OLD CAPE MAGIC, by Richard Russo. (Knopf, $25.95.) A long-married couple wrestle with their dissatisfactions during a Cape Cod weekend; by the author of “Empire Falls.”

THE HELP, by Kathryn Stockett. (Amy Einhorn/Putnam, $24.95.) A young white woman and two black maids in 1960s ­Mississippi.
Call #: F STO

THE GIRL WHO PLAYED WITH FIRE, by Stieg Larsson. (Knopf, $25.95.) A Swedish hacker becomes a murder suspect
Call #: F LAR

INHERENT VICE, by Thomas Pynchon. (Penguin Press, $27.95.) A pothead private eye in Los Angeles, circa 1970

BEST FRIENDS FOREVER, by Jennifer Weiner. (Atria, $26.99.) Childhood friends, estranged in high school, reunite years later when the popular one needs the mousy one’s help.
Call #: F WEI

THE TRAFFICKERS, by W.E.B. Griffin and William E. Butterworth IV. (Putnam, $26.95.) A Philadelphia cop joins forces with a Texas Ranger to track a gang connected to the Mexican drug cartel; part of the Badge of Honor series.
Call #: F GRI

THE DEFECTOR, by Daniel Silva. (Putnam, $26.95.) When a Russian defector who once saved his life disappears, Gabriel Allon, an art restorer and occasional spy for the Israeli secret service, attempts to rescue him.
Call #: F SIL

SWIMSUIT, by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro. (Little, Brown, $27.99.) A former cop, now a reporter for The Los Angeles Times, investigates the disappearance of a supermodel from a Hawaii hotel.
Call #: F PAT

DEAD AND GONE, by Charlaine Harris. (Ace, $25.95.) Sookie Stackhouse searches for the killer of a werepanther.
Call #: F HAR

RULES OF VENGEANCE, by Christopher Reich. (Doubleday, $25.95.) A doctor is drawn into a world of international espionage; a sequel to “Rules of Deception.”

TWENTIES GIRL, by Sophie Kinsella. (Dial, $26.) A young woman is haunted by the spirit of her great-aunt, who wants her to find a missing necklace.
Call #: F KIN

BLACK HILLS, by Nora Roberts. (Putnam, $26.95.) A wildlife biologist and an ex-cop, childhood sweethearts, reunite to pursue a serial killer.
Call #: F ROB

FINGER LICKIN’ FIFTEEN, by Janet Evanovich. (St. Martin’s, $27.95.) The bounty hunter Stephanie Plum hunts a celebrity chef’s killer.
Call #: F EVA

THE WINDS OF DUNE, by Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson. (Tor/ Tom Doherty, $27.99.) Frank Herbert’s son and his collaborator, drawing on Herbert’s notes on the “Dune” series, pick up the story after the events of “Dune Messiah,” following Jessica, the mother of the emperor Paul Atreides.


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NONFICTION HARDCOVER

CULTURE OF CORRUPTION, by Michelle Malkin. (Regnery, $27.95.) President Obama and his team of tax cheats, petty crooks, influence peddlers and Wall Street cronies.
Call#: 973.932 MAL

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

IN THE PRESIDENT’S SECRET SERVICE, by Ronald Kessler. (Crown, $26.) Agents and the presidents they protect.

CATASTROPHE, by Dick Morris and Eileen McGann. (Harper/HarperCollins, $26.99.) Stopping President Obama before he transforms America into a socialist state and destroys the health care system.
Call#: 330.973 MOR

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

OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE, by Carl A. Anderson and Eduardo Chávez. (Doubleday, $22.99.) The history and message of Our Lady of Guadalupe.

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 END OF OVEREATING, by David A. Kessler. (Rodale, $25.95.) How eating sugar, fat and salt affects our minds and bodies and encourages overindulgence.
Call #: 613.2 KES

THE WILDERNESS WARRIOR, by Douglas Brinkley. (Harper/HarperCollins, $34.99.) Theodore Roosevelt’s crusade for conservation.

MICHAEL JACKSON, by J. Randy Taraborrelli. (Grand Central, $18.99.) An updated version of a 1991 biography now covers Jackson’s last years and his death.

IN FED WE TRUST, by David Wessel. (Crown Business, $26.99.) How Ben Bernanke and his Federal Reserve colleagues worked to prevent another Great Depression.

UNMASKED, by Ian Halperin. (Simon Spotlight Entertainment, $25.) Michael Jackson’s final years.

BOBBY AND JACKIE, by C. David Heymann. (Atria, $26.) The connection between Bobby and Jackie Kennedy.
Call#: 973.922 HEY

THE ACCIDENTAL BILLIONAIRES, by Ben Mezrich. ( Doubleday, $25.) How two Harvard undergraduates created Facebook.
Call#: 006.7 MEZ

A COLOSSAL FAILURE OF COMMON SENSE, by Lawrence G. McDonald and Patrick Robinson. (Crown Business, $27.) The inside story of the collapse of Lehman Brothers, from a former vice president of the firm.
Call#: 332.66 MCD


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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

MASTER YOUR METABOLISM, by Jillian Michaels with Mariska van Aalst. (Crown, $26.) A plan for removing toxins and rebalancing hormones to lose weight, by a trainer and coach from “The Biggest Loser” on NBC.
Call #: 613.25 MIC

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 SECRET, by Rhonda Byrne. (Atria/Beyond Words, $23.95.) The law of attraction as a key to getting what you want.
Call #: 158 BYR

EXCUSES BEGONE!, by Wayne W. Dyer. (Hay House, $24.95.) How to throw out old excuses and embrace new ways of thinking to achieve happiness.

Monday, August 10, 2009

NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER LISTS


Published: August 7, 2009

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FICTION HARDCOVER

THE GIRL WHO PLAYED WITH FIRE, by Stieg Larsson. (Knopf, $25.95.) A Swedish hacker becomes a murder suspect.
Call #: F KIN

THE DEFECTOR, by Daniel Silva. (Putnam, $26.95.) When a Russian defector who once saved his life disappears, Gabriel Allon, an art restorer and occasional spy for the Israeli secret service, attempts to rescue him.
Call #: F SIL

BEST FRIENDS FOREVER, by Jennifer Weiner. (Atria, $26.99.) Childhood friends, estranged in high school, reunite years later when the popular one needs the mousy one’s help.
Call #: F WEI

THE HELP, by Kathryn Stockett. (Amy Einhorn/Putnam, $24.95.) A young white woman and two black maids in 1960s ­Mississippi.
Call #: F STO

SWIMSUIT, by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro. (Little, Brown, $27.99.) A former cop, now a reporter for The Los Angeles Times, investigates the disappearance of a supermodel from a Hawaii hotel.
Call #: F PAT

TWENTIES GIRL, by Sophie Kinsella. (Dial, $26.) A young woman is haunted by the spirit of her great-aunt, who wants her to find a missing necklace.
Call #: F KIN

HOT PURSUIT, by Suzanne Brockmann. (Ballantine, $26.) Alyssa Locke, the team leader of the security agency Troubleshooters, Inc., is captured by a serial killer.

BLACK HILLS, by Nora Roberts. (Putnam, $26.95.) A wildlife biologist and an ex-cop, childhood sweethearts, reunite to pursue a serial killer.
Call #: F ROB

FINGER LICKIN’ FIFTEEN, by Janet Evanovich. (St. Martin’s, $27.95.) The bounty hunter Stephanie Plum hunts a celebrity chef’s killer.
Call #: F EVA

FIRE AND ICE, by J. A. Jance. (Morrow/HarperCollins, $25.99.) The Seattle investigator J.  P. Beaumont finds that his pursuit of a murderer leads him into the territory of Joanna Brady, an Arizona sheriff.
Call #: F JAN

DEAD AND GONE, by Charlaine Harris. (Ace, $25.95.) Sookie Stackhouse searches for the killer of a werepanther.
Call #: F HAR

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 DEVIL’S PUNCHBOWL, by Greg Iles. (Scribner, $26.99.) The mayor of Natchez, Miss., pursues a killer who opposes his attempt to clean up riverboat gambling.
Call #: F ILE

SHANGHAI GIRLS, by Lisa See. (Random House, $25.) Two Chinese sisters in the 1930s are sold as wives to men from California, and leave their war-torn country to join them.
Call #: F SEE

RAIN GODS, by James Lee Burke. (Simon & Schuster, $25.99.) A Texas sheriff investigates a mass murder of illegal aliens and tries to find the young Iraq war veteran who may have been involved — before the F.B.I. can.
Call #: F BUR


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NONFICTION HARDCOVER

CULTURE OF CORRUPTION, by Michelle Malkin. (Regnery, $27.95.) President Obama and his team of tax cheats, petty crooks, influence peddlers and Wall Street cronies.
Call#: 973.932 MAL

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

CATASTROPHE, by Dick Morris and Eileen McGann. (Harper/HarperCollins, $26.99.) Stopping President Obama before he transforms America into a socialist state and destroys the health care system.
Call#: 330.973 MOR

UNMASKED, by Ian Halperin. (Simon Spotlight Entertainment, $25.) Michael Jackson’s final years.

THE END OF OVEREATING, by David A. Kessler. (Rodale, $25.95.) How eating sugar, fat and salt affects our minds and bodies and encourages overindulgence.

THE WILDERNESS WARRIOR, by Douglas Brinkley. (Harper/HarperCollins, $34.99.) Theodore Roosevelt’s crusade for conservation.

THE ACCIDENTAL BILLIONAIRES, by Ben Mezrich. ( Doubleday, $25.) How two Harvard undergraduates created Facebook.
Call#: 006.7 MEZ

A COLOSSAL FAILURE OF COMMON SENSE, by Lawrence G. McDonald and Patrick Robinson. (Crown Business, $27.) The inside story of the collapse of Lehman Brothers, from a former vice president of the firm.
Call#: 332.66 MCD

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

MICHAEL JACKSON, by J. Randy Taraborrelli. (Grand Central, $18.99.) An updated version of a 1991 biography now covers Jackson’s last years and his death.

BOBBY AND JACKIE, by C. David Heymann. (Atria, $26.) The connection between Bobby and Jackie Kennedy.
Call#: 973.922 HEY

MOMMYWOOD, by Tori Spelling with Hilary Liftin. (Simon Spotlight Entertainment, $25.) Humorous stories about Hollywood motherhood.
Call#: BIO SPE

HORSE SOLDIERS, by Doug Stanton. (Scribner, $28.) A small group of Special Forces soldiers fought the Taliban on horseback shortly after 9/11.
Call#: 958.104 STA

BORN TO RUN, by Christopher McDougall. (Knopf, $24.95.) Secrets of distance running from a Mexican Indian tribe.


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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

MASTER YOUR METABOLISM, by Jillian Michaels with Mariska van Aalst. (Crown, $26.) A plan for removing toxins and rebalancing hormones to lose weight, by a trainer and coach from “The Biggest Loser” on NBC.
Call #: 613.25 MIC

GAME PLAN FOR LIFE, by Joe Gibbs with Jerry B. Jenkins. (Tyndale House, $24.99.) A biblical playbook, from the former coach of the Washington Redskins.
Call #: 248.842 GIB

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 SECRET, by Rhonda Byrne. (Atria/Beyond Words, $23.95.) The law of attraction as a key to getting what you want.
Call #: 158 BYR

Tuesday, August 04, 2009

NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER LISTS







Published: July 30, 2009

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FICTION HARDCOVER

THE DEFECTOR, by Daniel Silva. (Putnam, $26.95.) When a Russian defector who once saved his life disappears, Gabriel Allon, an art restorer and occasional spy for the Israeli secret service, attempts to rescue him.
Call #: F SIL

BEST FRIENDS FOREVER, by Jennifer Weiner. (Atria, $26.99.) Childhood friends, estranged in high school, reunite years later when the popular one needs the mousy one’s help.
Call #: F WEI

SWIMSUIT, by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro. (Little, Brown, $27.99.) A former cop, now a reporter for The Los Angeles Times, investigates the disappearance of a supermodel from a Hawaii hotel.
Call #: F PAT

TWENTIES GIRL, by Sophie Kinsella. (Dial, $26.) A young woman is haunted by the spirit of her great-aunt, who wants her to find a missing necklace.
Call #: F KIN

THE HELP, by Kathryn Stockett. (Amy Einhorn/Putnam, $24.95.) A young white woman and two black maids in 1960s ­Mississippi.
Call #: F STO

BLACK HILLS, by Nora Roberts. (Putnam, $26.95.) A wildlife biologist and an ex-cop, childhood sweethearts, reunite to pursue a serial killer.
Call #: F ROB

FINGER LICKIN’ FIFTEEN, by Janet Evanovich. (St. Martin’s, $27.95.) The bounty hunter Stephanie Plum hunts a celebrity chef’s killer.
Call #: F EVA

FIRE AND ICE, by J. A. Jance. (Morrow/HarperCollins, $25.99.) The Seattle investigator J.  P. Beaumont finds that his pursuit of a murderer leads him into the territory of Joanna Brady, an Arizona sheriff.
Call #: F JAN

THE DEVIL’S PUNCHBOWL, by Greg Iles. (Scribner, $26.99.) The mayor of Natchez, Miss., pursues a killer who opposes his attempt to clean up riverboat gambling.
Call #: F ILE

RAIN GODS, by James Lee Burke. (Simon & Schuster, $25.99.) A Texas sheriff investigates a mass murder of illegal aliens and tries to find the young Iraq war veteran who may have been involved — before the F.B.I. can.
Call #: F BUR

DEAD AND GONE, by Charlaine Harris. (Ace, $25.95.) Sookie Stackhouse searches for the killer of a werepanther.
Call #: F HAR

THE APOSTLE, by Brad Thor. (Atria, $26.99.) Scot Harvath, a Homeland Security superagent, is asked to free an Al Qaeda mastermind from a Pakistani prison as part of a ransom deal.
Call #: F THO

THE DOOMSDAY KEY, by James Rollins. (Morrow/HarperCollins, $27.99.) Sigma Force operatives attempt to solve an ancient mystery that has deadly consequences.
Call #: F ROL

THE ANGEL’S GAME, by Carlos Ruiz Zafón. (Doubleday, $26.95.) A Barcelona writer accepts a sinister commission.
Call #: F RUI

SHANGHAI GIRLS, by Lisa See. (Random House, $25.) Two Chinese sisters in the 1930s are sold as wives to men from California, and leave their war-torn country to join them.
Call #: F SEE


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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

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

UNMASKED, by Ian Halperin. (Simon Spotlight Entertainment, $25.) Michael Jackson’s final years.

CATASTROPHE, by Dick Morris and Eileen McGann. (Harper/HarperCollins, $26.99.) Stopping President Obama before he transforms America into a socialist state and destroys the health care system.
Call#: 330.973 MOR

BOBBY AND JACKIE, by C. David Heymann. (Atria, $26.) The connection between Bobby and Jackie Kennedy.
Call#: 973.922 HEY

THE ACCIDENTAL BILLIONAIRES, by Ben Mezrich. ( Doubleday, $25.) How two Harvard undergraduates created Facebook.
Call#: 006.7 MEZ

A COLOSSAL FAILURE OF COMMON SENSE, by Lawrence G. McDonald and Patrick Robinson. (Crown Business, $27.) The inside story of the collapse of Lehman Brothers, from a former vice president of the firm.
Call#: 332.66 MCD

THE EVOLUTION OF GOD, by Robert Wright. (Little, Brown, $25.99.) How Western religions have become more tolerant over time, creating a worldview that has room for both science and the divine.

MAGNIFICENT DESOLATION, by Buzz Aldrin with Ken Abraham. (Harmony, $27.) A first-person account of the first lunar landing and a description of personal challenges back on Earth, by the former astronaut.
Call#: BIO ALD

MOMMYWOOD, by Tori Spelling with Hilary Liftin. (Simon Spotlight Entertainment, $25.) Humorous stories about Hollywood motherhood.
Call#: BIO SPE

HORSE SOLDIERS, by Doug Stanton. (Scribner, $28.) A small group of Special Forces soldiers fought the Taliban on horseback shortly after 9/11.
Call#: 958.104 STA

THE END OF OVEREATING, by David A. Kessler. (Rodale, $25.95.) How eating sugar, fat and salt affects our minds and bodies and encourages overindulgence.

ROCKET MEN, by Craig Nelson. (Viking, $27.95.) The Apollo 11 mission and the first moon landing.

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

BORN TO RUN, by Christopher McDougall. (Knopf, $24.95.) Secrets of distance running from a Mexican Indian tribe.


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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

MASTER YOUR METABOLISM, by Jillian Michaels with Mariska van Aalst. (Crown, $26.) A plan for removing toxins and rebalancing hormones to lose weight, by a trainer and coach from “The Biggest Loser” on NBC.
Call #: 613.25 MIC

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 SECRET, by Rhonda Byrne. (Atria/Beyond Words, $23.95.) The law of attraction as a key to getting what you want.
Call #: 158 BYR

GOT FIGHT?, by Forrest Griffin with Erich Krauss. (Morrow/HarperCollins, $23.99.) Advice and lore from Griffin, the mixed martial arts expert.


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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

THE ACCIDENTAL BILLIONAIRES, by Ben Mezrich. ( Doubleday, $25.) How two Harvard undergraduates created Facebook.
Call#: 006.7 MEZ

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 THE MIGHTY FALL, by Jim Collins. (Jim Collins/Harper­Collins, $23.99.) Companies fail in stages, and their decline can be detected and reversed.

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

SHOP CLASS AS SOULCRAFT,by Matthew B. Crawford. (Penguin Press, $25.95.) A philosopher and mechanic argues for the satisfactions and challenges of manual work.
Call #: 331 CRA

FREE, by Chris Anderson. (Hyperion, $26.99.) How businesses can profit by giving things away.

A COLOSSAL FAILURE OF COMMON SENSE, by Lawrence G. McDonald and Patrick Robinson. (Crown Business, $27.) The inside story of the collapse of Lehman Brothers, from a former vice president of the firm
Call#: 332.66 MCD

AND THEN THE ROOF CAVED IN, by David Faber. (Wiley, $26.95.) A CNBC reporter traces the roots of the economic col­lapse.
Call #: 332.632 FAB

POWER AMBITION GLORY, by Steve Forbes and John Prevas. (Crown Business, $26.) An analogy between ancient world leaders and today’s business leaders.

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

HOUSE OF CARDS, by William D. Cohan. (Doubleday, $27.95.) The fall of Bear Stearns and the beginning of the Wall Street collapse.
Call #: 302.66 COH

FOOL'S GOLD, by Gillian Tett. (Free Press, $26.) How the mar­ket in credit derivatives was perverted by greed, arrogance and delusion, by a Financial Times journalist.
Call #: 332.66 TET

WHO’S GOT YOUR BACK, by Keith Ferrazzi. (Broadway, $25.) Achieving goals by building close relationships with a small circle of trusted individuals.

THE HOUSING BOOM AND BUST, by Thomas Sowell. (Basic, $24.95.) An explanation of the economics and politics of the housing boom and its collapse.