The Book Table’s bestsellers of the week for Hardcover Fiction, Hardcover Nonfiction, Paperback Fiction, Paperback Nonfiction and Young Adult and Children’s Books:

Hardcover Fiction
X’ed Out
Charles Burns

Acme Novelty Library #20
Chris Ware

The Instructions
Adam Levin

Jonathan Franzen

Our Kind of Traitor
John Le Carre

Hardcover Nonfiction
At Home
Bill Bryson

Autobiography of Mark Twain, vol. 1
Mark Twain

Keith Richards

Jon Stewart

Secret Historian
Justin Spring

Paperback Fiction
Little Bee
Chris Cleave

Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Stieg Larsson

For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide
Ntozake Shange

James Scudamore

A Gate at the Stairs
Lorrie Moore

Paperback Nonfiction
Half the Sky
Nicholas Kristof & Sheryl WuDunn

Devil in the White City
Erik Larson

End of Overeating
David Kessler

Holidays on Ice
David Sedaris

Reading in the Brain
Stanislas Dehaene

Young Adult and Children’s Books
Hunger Games
Suzanne Collins

Lost Hero
Rick Riordan

Magritte’s Imagination
Susan Goldman Rubin

123 Chicago
Puck & Kevin Somers

Children Make Terrible Pets
Peter Brown

Lake Theatre’s top attended movies of the weekend









1. Megamind 3-D









2. For Colored Girls









3. Due Date









4. Red









5. Social Network









6. Hereafter









7. Paranormal Activity 2

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