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
Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet
David Mitchell

Particular Sadness of Eating Lemon Cake
Aimee Bender

Zero History
William Gibson

Widower’s Tale
Julia Glass

Clara & Mr. Tiffany
Susan Vreeland

Hardcover Nonfiction
Stacy Schiff

Autobiography of Mark Twain
Mark Twain

Warmth of Other Suns
Isabel Wilkerson

Battle Hymn of the Tiger
Amy Chua

Twelve Steps to a Compassionate Life
Karen Armstrong

Paperback Fiction
True Grit
Charles Portis

A Gate at the Stairs
Lorrie Moore

Cutting for Stone
Abraham Verghese

Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet
Jamie Ford

Little Bee
Chris Cleave

Paperback Nonfiction
Devil in the White City
Erik Larson

Change Your Brain, Change Your Body
Daniel Amen

Just Kids
Patti Smith

Po Bronson

Seven Days in the Art World
Sarah Thornton

Young Adult and Children’s Books
Hunger Games
Suzanne Collins

House of Dies Drear
Virginia Hamilton

It’s a Book
Lane Smith

Taro Gomi’s Play All Day
Taro Gomi

Of Thee I Sing
Barack Obama

Lake Theatre’s top attended movies of the weekend







1. The King’s Speech







2. Black Swan







3. The Green Hornet







4. The Dilemma







5. True Grit







6. The Fighter







7. Tron Legacy 3D

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