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
Pale King
David Foster Wallace

Tiger’s Wife
Tea Obrecht

Paris Wife
Paula McLain

Troubled Man
Henning Mankell

When the Thrill is Gone
Walter Mosley

Hardcover Nonfiction
Unfamiliar Fishes
Sarah Vowell

Almighty Black P Stone Nation
Natalie Y Moore & Lance Williams

Operation Family Secrets
Frank Calabrese, Jr.

How to Write a Sentence
Stanley Fish

Social Animal
David Brooks

Paperback Fiction
A Visit from the Goon Squad
Jennifer Egan

A Gate at the Stairs
Lorrie Moore

Cutting for Stone
Abraham Verghese

Tom Rachman

Water for Elephants
Sara Gruen

Paperback Nonfiction
Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Rebecca Skloot

Just Kids
Patti Smith

Po Bronson

Jesus Wars
Philip Jenkins

5 Very Good Reasons to Punch a Dolphin in the Mouth
The Oatmeal

Young Adult and Children’s Books
Hunger Games
Suzanne Collins

Book Thief
Markus Zusak

Diary of a Wimpy Kid
Jeff Kinney

Catching Fire
Suzanne Collins

Knuffle Bunny Free
Mo Willems

Lake Theatre’s top attended movies of the weekend







1. Hop







2. Source Code







3. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules 







4. Lincoln Lawyer







5. Rango







6. Sucker Punch







7. Adjustment Bureau







8. Paul

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