The Book Table‘s bestsellers of the week for Hardcover Fiction, Hardcover Nonfiction, Paperback Fiction, Paperback Nonfiction and Young Adult and Children’s Books.

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Hardcover Fiction
Bring Up the Bodies
Hilary Mantel

In One Person
John Irving

Calico Joe
John Grisham

Toni Morrison

Sacre Bleu
Christopher Moore

Hardcover Nonfiction
The Passage of Power
Robert Caro

Lots of Cake, Plenty of Candles
Anna Quindlen

End This Depression Now
Paul Krugman

I am a Pole (And So Can You!)
Stephen Colbert

City of Scoundrels
Gary Krist 

Paperback Fiction
Fifty Shades of Grey
E L James

Fifty Shaes Darker
E L James

Fifty Shades Freed
E L James 

Family Fang
Kevin Wilson 

The Art of Fielding
Chad Harbach

Paperback Non-fiction
In the Garden of Beasts
Erik Larson

The Rich and the Rest of Us
Tavis Smiley & Cornel West

Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man
Steve Harvey

The New Jim Crow
Michelle Alexander

Noam Chomsky 

Young Adult and Children’s Books
The Hunger Games
Suzanne Collins

Catching Fire
Suzanne Collins

Serpent’s Shadow
Rick Riordan 

Suzanne Collins

Goodnight, Goodnight Construction Site
Tom Lichtenheld 

Lake Theatre’s top attended movies of the weekend


1. Marvel’s The Avengers


2. Dark Shadows


3. The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel


4. The Five Year Engagement


5. The Pirates: Band of Misfits

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