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
Emma Donoghue

Jonathan Franzen

Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest
Stieg Larsson

Kathryn Stockett

Kevin Brockmeier

Hardcover Nonfiction
How to Write a Sentence
Stanley Fish

Warmth of Other Suns
Isabel Wilkerson

Stacy Schiff

Hidden Reality
Brian Greene

One Goal Achieved
Blackhawks Publishing

Paperback Fiction
Await Your Reply
Dan Chaon

Cutting for Stone
Abraham Verghese

A Gate at the Stairs
Lorrie Moore

Paul Harding

Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet
Jamie Ford

Paperback Nonfiction
Just Kids
Patti Smith

Po Bronson

Bomb Power
Garry Wills

Human Anatomy
Benjamin Rifkin

Scott Patterson

Young Adult and Children’s Books
123 Chicago

When You Reach Me
Rebecca Stead

Beautiful Oops
Barney Saltzberg

Taro Gomi’s Play All Day
Taro Gomi

Ruins of Gorlan
John Flanagan

Lake Theatre’s top attended movies of the weekend







1. The King’s Speech







2. True Grit







3. The Fighter







4. Black Swan







5. Sanctum 3D







6. Green Hornet 3D







7. Blue Valentine

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