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
Picture This
Lynda Barry

Emma Donoghue

Jonathan Franzen

How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe
Charles Yu

Acme Novelty Library #20
Chris Ware

Hardcover Nonfiction
Hidden Reality
Brian Greene

Stacy Schiff

Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Rebecca Skloot

Twelve Steps to a Compassionate Life
Karen Armstrong

Encyclopedia of the Exquisite
Jessica Kerwin Jenkins

Paperback Fiction
Tom Rachman

Girl Who Fell From the Sky
Heidi Durrow

A Gate at the Stairs
Lorrie Moore

True Grit
Charles Portis

On Elegance While Sleeping
Emilio Lascano Tegui

Paperback Nonfiction
Just Kids
Patti Smith

Seven Days in the Art World
Sarah Thornton

Poisoner’s Handbook
Deborah Blum

Great Philosophers Who Failed at Love
Andrew Shaffer

Public Enemies
Bernard Henri-Levy & Michel Houellebecq

Young Adult and Children’s Books
Hunger Games
Suzanne Collins

Ugly Truth
Jeff Kinney

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Do It Yourself Book
Jeff Kinney

It’s a Book
Lane Smith

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Lake Theatre’s top attended movies of the weekend







1. The King’s Speech







2. Blue Valentine







3. True Grit







4. Black Swan







5. The Fighter







6. Green Hornet







7. Dilemma

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