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
Lonely Death
Charles Todd

Clara & Mr. Tiffany
Susan Vreeland

Comedy in a Minor Key
Hans Keilor

Empty Family
Colm Toibin

Emma Donoghue

Hardcover Nonfiction
Twelve Steps to a Compassionate Life
Karen Armstrong

Autobiography of Mark Twain
Mark Twain

Best of America’s Test Kitchen
Editiors of America’s Test Kitchen

4-Percent Universe
Richard Panek

Stacy Schiff

Paperback Fiction
True Grit
Charles Portis

A Gate at the Stairs
Lorrie Moore

Cutting for Stone
Abraham Verghese

Borkmann’s Point
Hakan Nesser

Little Bee
Chris Cleave

Paperback Nonfiction
Just Kids
Patti Smith

The Film That Changed My Life
Robert Elder

Forest Park
Kenneth Knack

Great Philosophers Who Failed at Love
Andrew Shaffer

Book of Awakening
Mark Nepo

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

Book Thief
Markus Zusak

When You Reach Me
Rebecca Stead

Double Fudge
Judy Blume

Hunger Games
Suzanne Collins

Lake Theatre’s top attended movies of the weekend







1. The King’s Speech







2. Black Swan







3. True Grit







4. The Fighter







5. The Dilemma







6. Green Hornet







7. Blue Valentine

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