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The Week's Hottest Reads: Publishers Weekly Bestsellers

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1. "American Assassin" by Vince Flynn (Atria)

2. "Fall of Giants" by Ken Follett (Dutton)

3. "The Girl Who Kicked the Nornet's Nest" by Stieg Larsson (Knopf)

4. "The Reversal" by Michael Connelly (Little, Brown)

5. "Safe Haven" by Nicholas Sparks (Grand Central Publishing)

6. "Freedom" by Jonathan Franzen (Farrar, Straus & Giroux)

7. "Our Kind of Traitor" by John le Carre (Viking)

8. "Don't Blink" by James Patterson and Howard Roughan (Little, Brown)

9. "Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk: A Modest Bestiary" by David Sedaris (Little, Brown)

10. "The Help" by Kathryn Stockett (Putnam/Amy Einhorn)

11. "Painted Ladies" by Robert B. Parker (Putnam)

12. "Bad Blood: A Virgil Flowers Novel" by John Sandford (Putnam Adult)

13. "Room: A Novel" by Emma Donoghue (Little, Brown)

14. "Getting to Happy" by Terry McMillan (Viking)

15. "Naked Heat" by Richard Castle (Hyperion)


1. "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Presents Earth: A Visitor's Guide to the Human Race" by Jon Stewart (Grand Central Publishing)

2. "Trickle Up Poverty" by Michael Savage (Morrow)

3. "Obama's Wars" by Bob Woodward (Simon & Schuster)

4. "The Last Boy" by Jane Leavy (Harper)

5. "At Home" by Bill Bryson (Doubleday)

6. "A--holes Finish First" by Tucker Max (Gallery)

7. "Pinheads and Patriots: Where You Stand in the Age of Obama" by Bill O'Reilly (William Morrow)

8. "You Already Know How to Be Great" by Alan Fine with Rebecca R. Merrill (Portfolio)

9. "Extraordinary, Ordinary People" by Condoleezza Rice (Crown)

10. "Washington" by Ron Chernow (Penguin Press)

11. "The Grand Design" by Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow (Bantam)

12. "The Roots of Obama's Rage" by Dinesh D'Souza (Regnery)

13. "Conversations with Myself" by Nelson Mandela (Farrar)

14. "Late, Late at Night" by Rick Springfield (Touchstone)

15. "Is It Just Me?" by Whoopi Goldberg (Hyperion)


1. "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" by Stieg Larsson (Vintage)

2. "The Girl Who Played with Fire" by Stieg Larsson (Vintage)

3. "I, Alex Cross" by James Patterson (Vision)

4. "61 Hours: A Reacher Novel" by Lee Child (Dell)

5. "Play Dead" by Harlen Coben (Signet)

6. "Pirate Latitudes" by Michael Crichton (Harper)

7. "Crave" by J.R. Ward (Signet)

8. "Rough Country" by John Sandford (Berkley)

9. "Styx's Storm" by Lora Leigh (Berkley)

10. "Gathering Storm" by Robert Jordan and B randon Sanderson (Tor)

11. "Cross Roads" by Fern Michaels (Zebra)

12. "True Blue" by David Baldacci (Vision)

13. "I, Sniper" by Stephen Hunter (Pocket)

14. "Ford County: Stories" by John Grisham (Dell)

15. "Taken by Midnight: A Midnight Breed Novel" by Lara Adrian (Dell)


1. "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" by Stieg Larsson (Vintage)

2. "The Girl Who Played with Fire" by Stieg Larsson (Vintage)

3. "Eat, Pray, Love" by Elizabeth Gilbert (Penguin)

4. "Unlocked" by Karen Kingsbury (Zondervan)

5. "Little Bee" by Chris Cleave (Simon & Schuster)

6. "Cutting for Stone" by Abraham Verghese (Vintage)

7. "Half Broke Horses: A True-Life Novel" by Jeannette Walls (Scribner)

8. "The Art of Racing in the Rain: A Novel" by Garth Stein (Harper)

9. "Sarah's Key" by Tatiana de Rosnay (St. Martin's Griffin)

10. "The Alchemist" by Paulo Coelho (Harper)

11. "Worst Case" by James Patterson (Grand Central Publishing)

12. "Never Let Me Go" by Kazuo Ishiguro (Vintage)

13. "Three Cups of Tea" by Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin (Penguin)

14. "The Glass Castle" by Jeannette Walls (Scribner)

15. "Inside of a Dog" by Alexandra Horwitz (Scribner)

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