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
Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest
Stieg Larsson

Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk
David Sedaris

Jonathan Franzen

The Instructions
Adam Levin

John Grisham

Hardcover Nonfiction
Keith Richards

Jon Stewart

Sam Beilock

Autobiography of Mark Twain, vol. 1
Mark Twain

Grand Design
Stephen Hawking

Paperback Fiction
Little Bee
Chris Cleave

For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide
Ntozake Shange

Cutting for Stone
Abraham Verghese

A Gate at the Stairs
Lorrie Moore

Let the Great World Spin
Colum McCann

Paperback Nonfiction
When Everything Changed
Gail Collins

Dave Eggers

Black Swan
Nassim Nicholson Taleb

Maren Stange

Bicycle Diaries
David Byrne

Young Adult and Children’s Books
Ugly Truth
Jeff Kinney

Hunger Games
Suzanne Collins

Lost Hero
Rick Riordan

Can I Play Too
Mo Willems

It’s a Book
Lane Smith

Lake Theatre’s top attended movies of the weekend










1. Unstoppable










2. Megamind










3. For Colored Girls










4. Morning Glory










5. Skyline










6. Due Date










7. Red


Note: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 opens at 12:01 a.m. on Nov. 19.

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