Bestselling books for 2011 at The Book Table in Oak Park

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The Book Table's Jason Smith provided us with a list of the store's bestselling books of 2011.


1) The Help, Kathryn Stockett

2) A Visit from the Goon Squad, Jennifer Egan

3) Cutting for Stone, Abraham Verghese

4) Room, Emma Donoghue

5) Reamde, Neal Stephenson

6) The Tiger's Wife, Tea Obrecht

7) State of Wonder, Ann Patchett

8) A Game of Thrones, George R.R. Martin

9) The Paris Wife, Paula McLain

10) The Marriage Plot, Jeffrey Eugenides


1) County, David Ansell

2) The Cook's Illustrated Cookbook, Cook's Illustrated

3) Steve Jobs, Walter Isaacson

4) The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, Rebecca Skloot

5) In the Garden of Beasts, Erik Larson

6) Unbroken, Laura Hillenbrand

7) Go the F**k to Sleep, Adam Mansbach

8) Bossypants, Tina Fey

9) Just Kids, Patti Smith

10) Oak Park: The Evolution of a Village, David Sokol

Young Adult and Children's Books

1) The Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins

2) Diary of a Wimpy Kid #6: Cabin Fever, Jeff Kinney

3) Catching Fire, Suzanne Collins

4) The Son of Neptune, Rick Riordan

5) Bippolo Seed and Other Lost Stories, Dr. Seuss

6) Mockingjay, Suzanne Collins

7) Every Thing on It, Shel Silverstein

8) The Invention of Hugo Cabret, David Selznick

9) Inheritance, Christopher Paolini

10) When You Reach Me, Rebecca Stead

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