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
Jonathan Franzen

An Object of Beauty
Steve Martin

Anita Shreve

Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk
David Sedaris

Emma Donoghue

Hardcover Nonfiction
Autobiography of Mark Twain, vol. 1
Mark Twain

Stacy Schiff

Keith Richards

Jon Stewart

Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Rebecca Skloot

Paperback Fiction
Half Broke Horses
Jeannette Walls

A Gate at the Stairs
Lorrie Moore

Last Time I Saw You
Elizabeth Berg

Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand
Helen Simonson

Remarkable Creatures
Tracy Chevalier

Paperback Nofiction
Holidays on Ice
David Sedaris

Everything Explained Through Flow Charts
Doogie Horner

Just Kids
Patti Smith

American Civil War
John Keegan

Seeking the Truth of Things
Al Gini

Young Adult and Children’s Books
Ugly Truth
Jeff Kinney

Suzanne Collins

Children Make Terrible Pets
Peter Brown

It’s A Book
Lane Smith

Of Thee I Sing
Barack Obama

Lake Theatre’s top attended movies of the weekend







1. The Tourist







2. Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader

(2 screens)







3. Tangled







4. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1







5. Unstoppable







6. Love & Other Drugs

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