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
Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk
David Sedaris

Jonathan Franzen

Emma Donoghue

A Visit from the Goon Squad
Jennifer Egan

The Confession
John Grisham

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

Jon Stewart

Keith Richards

Stacy Schiff

Simple Times
Amy Sedaris

Paperback Fiction
True Grit
Charles Portis

Little Bee
Chris Cleave

Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand
Helen Simonson

Paul Harding

Let the Great World Spin
Colum McCann

Paperback Nonfiction
Just Kids
Patti Smith

Bicycle Diaries
David Byrne

Dave Eggers

Timothy Pauketat

Case for God
Karen Armstrong

Young Adult and Children’s Books
Of Thee I Sing
Barack Obama

Book Thief
Markus Zusak

Hunger Games
Suzanne Collins

Ugly Truth
Jeff Kinney

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Do It Yourself
Jeff Kinney

Lake Theatre’s top attended movies of the weekend








1. True Grit








2. Little Fockers








3. The Tourist








4. Tron Legacy 3D








5. How Do You Know








6. Narnia 3D








7. Yogi Bear

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