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NorCal Bestsellers Northern California Independent Booksellers | Week ending June 23

Hardcover Fiction

  1. The Ocean at the End of the Lane
    Neil Gaiman, Morrow, $25.99
  2. Inferno
    Dan Brown, Doubleday, $29.95
  3. And the Mountains Echoed
    Khaled Hosseini, Riverhead, $28.95
  4. Bad Monkey
    Carl Hiaasen, Knopf, $26.95
  5. TransAtlantic
    Colum McCann, Random House, $27
  6. Life After Life
    Kate Atkinson, Reagan Arthur Books, $27.99
  7. The Son
    Philipp Meyer, Ecco Press, $27.99
  8. Gone Girl
    Gillian Flynn, Crown, $25
  9. The Silver Star
    Jeannette Walls, Scribner, $26
  10. Revenge Wears Prada
    Lauren Weisberger, S&S, $25.99
  11. A Dance With Dragons
    George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $35
  12. A Delicate Truth
    John le Carré, Viking, $28.95
  13. We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves
    Karen Joy Fowler, A Marian Wood Book/Putnam, $26.95
  14. The Interestings
    Meg Wolitzer, Riverhead, $27.95
  15. The Golem and the Jinni
    Helene Wecker, Harper, $26.99

Hardcover Nonfiction

  1. Let’s Explore Diabetes With Owls
    David Sedaris, Little Brown, $27
  2. Lean In
    Sheryl Sandberg, Knopf, $24.95
  3. The Unwinding
    George Packer, FSG, $27
  4. Cooked
    Michael Pollan, Penguin Press, $27.95
  5. Vader’s Little Princess
    Jeffrey Brown, Chronicle, $14.95
  6. Eleven Rings
    Phil Jackson, Hugh Delehanty, Penguin Press, $27.95
  7. Darth Vader and Son
    Jeffrey Brown, Chronicle, $14.95
  8. I Could Pee on This
    Francesco Marciuliano, Chronicle, $12.95
  9. Gulp
    Mary Roach, Norton, $26.95
  10. The Guns at Last Light
    Rick Atkinson, Holt, $40
  11. The Boys in the Boat
    Daniel James Brown, Viking, $28.95
  12. The Faraway Nearby
    Rebecca Solnit, Viking, $25.95
  13. Humboldt: Life on America's Marijuana Frontier
    Emily Brady, Grand Central, $27
  14. It’s All Good
    Gwyneth Paltrow, Grand Central, $32
  15. The Center Holds
    Jonathan Alter, S&S, $30

Trade Paperback Fiction

  1. Beautiful Ruins
    Jess Walter, Harper Perennial, $15.99
  2. Flight Behavior
    Barbara Kingsolver, Harper Perennial, $16.99
  3. The Orphan Master’s Son
    Adam Johnson, Random House, $15
  4. A Hologram for the King
    Dave Eggers, Vintage, $15.95
  5. Where’d You Go, Bernadette
    Maria Semple, Back Bay, $14.99
  6. World War Z
    Max Brooks, Broadway, $14.95
  7. The Great Gatsby
    F. Scott Fitzgerald, Scribner, $15
  8. Joyland
    Stephen King, Hard Case Crime, $12.95
  9. Bring Up the Bodies
    Hilary Mantel, Picador USA, $16
  10. The Art Forger
    B.A. Shapiro, Algonquin, $14.95
  11. Mission to Paris
    Alan Furst, Random House, $16
  12. Wolf Hall
    Hilary Mantel, Picador, $16
  13. The Paris Wife
    Paula McLain, Ballantine, $15
  14. The Orchardist
    Amanda Coplin, Harper Perennial, $15.99
  15. The Alchemist
    Paulo Coelho, HarperOne, $14.99

Trade Paperback Nonfiction

  1. Wild
    Cheryl Strayed, Vintage, $15.95
  2. Quiet
    Susan Cain, Broadway, $16
  3. Proof of Heaven
    Eben Alexander, M.D., S&S, $15.99
  4. Season of the Witch
    David Talbot, Free Press, $16
  5. Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (and Other Concerns)
    Mindy Kaling, Three Rivers, $14
  6. Thinking, Fast and Slow
    Daniel Kahneman, FSG, $16
  7. The Black Count
    Tom Reiss, Broadway, $16
  8. Let’s Pretend This Never Happened
    Jenny Lawson, Berkley, $16
  9. Lucky Peach, Issue 7
    David Chang (Ed.), McSweeney’s, $12
  10. God’s Hotel
    Victoria Sweet, Riverhead, $16
  11. Why Does the World Exist?
    Jim Holt, Liveright Publishing Corporation, $16.95
  12. The End of Your Life Book Club
    Will Schwalbe, Vintage, $15
  13. F in Exams
    Richard Benson, Chronicle, $9.95
  14. Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake
    Anna Quindlen, Random House, $15
  15. Tiny Beautiful Things
    Cheryl Strayed, Vintage, $14.95






















Bay Area Authors
Kim Addonizio
Kathryn J. Abajian
Charlie Jane Anders
Tamin Ansary
Isabel Allende
Anita Amirrezvani
Peter S. Beagle
John Bear
Dodie Bellamy
Dennis J. Bernstein
Terry Bisson
Cara Black
Jack Bowen
Rhys Bowen
Elizabeth Bradfield
Kate Braverman
S. G. Browne
David Carkeet
Chris Carlsson
Zoe Fitzgerald Carter
Terry Castle
Michael Chabon
Daniel Clowes
Kelly Corrigan
Lincoln Cushing
Lisa Dalby
Mark Danner
N.A. Diaman
Chitra B. Divakaruni
Diane di Prima
N. A. Diaman
Frances Dinkelspiel
Dossie Easton
Barry Eichengreen
Dave Eggers
Stephen Elliott 

Lawrence Ferlinghetti
Timothy Ferris
Karen Joy Fowler
Joan Frank
James N. Frey
Melanie Gideon
Barry Gifford
Dana Gioia
Andrew Goldfarb
Lisa Goldstein
Daphne Gottlieb
William Gordon
Judy Grahn
Robert Graysmith
Liz Demi Green
Robert Hass
Daniel Handler
Dorothy J. Heydt
Jane Hirshfield
Adam Hochschild
Susan Schott Karr
Dacher Keltner
Maxine Hong Kingston
Derek Kirk Kim
Ellen Klages
Michael Krasny
Harry Kreisler
Alice LaPlante
Leslie Larson
Don Lattin
Tony Lazzarini
Annie Leonard
John Lescroart
Michael Lewis
Ken Light
Melanie Light



Paul R. Linde
Andrea Lingenfelter
Leo Litwak
Lisa Lutz
Mary Mackey
Shana Mahaffey
Peter Nathaniel Malae
Nick Mamatas
Micheline Marcom
Armistad Maupin
Mac Mclelland
Edie Meidav
David Meltzer
Jeffrey Meyers
Christopher Moore
Nancy Mullane
Amanda Nadelburg
Annalee Newitz
Cornelia Nixon
Katia Noyes
Charlotte Painter
Michael Parenti
Raj Patel
Elizabeth Percer
Aimee Phan
Peter Plate
Michael Pollan
Tim Pratt
Carol Queen
Lisa Quinn
Justin Raimondo
Michelle Richmond
Amy Reed
Kathryn Reiss
Barbara Jane Reyes
Kim Stanley Robinson




Mike Roselle
Rudy Rucker
Kay Ryan
Susan Schaller
Ariel Schrag
Tina Seelig
Elena Mauli Shapiro
William Shurtleff
Dave Smeds
Domenic Stansberry
Scott Sigler
Julia Flynn Siler
Daniel B. Silver
Romney Steele
Danielle Steel
Rebecca Solnit
Victoria Sweet
Mattilda B. Sycamore
Amy Tan
Michelle Tea
Daniel Terdiman
David Thomson
Melanie Thorne
James Toland
Adrian Tomine
Ayelet Waldman
Alice Walker
Alice Waters
Ethan Watters
Matt Warshaw
Chana Wilson
A.D. Winans
Tobias Wolff
David Vann
Blakey Vermeule

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Booksellers  
Alexander Book Co.
Babylon Falling
Black Oak Books
Book Passage
Books Inc.
Borderlands Books
Christopher’s Books
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Copperfield’s Books
Deisel Books
Depot Bookstore
Firehouse Bistro/Books
Gray Wolf Books
Green Apple Books
Hicklebee’s
Ink Spell Books
Kepler’s Books
Marcus Books
M is for Mystery
Moe’s Books
Orinda Books 
Rebecca’s Books
SF Mystery Bookstore
SFMOMA Bookstore
The Booksmith
Willow Glen Books

































Publishers 

Avalon Travel
Carousel Press
Children’s Book Press
Chronicle Books
City Lights Publishers
Heydey Books
Immedium
Komenar Publishing
Lonely Planet
MacAdam/Cage
McSweeney’s
New World Library
North Atlantic Books
Nolo
O’Reilley’s
PoliPoint Press
Scarlet Tanager
Sierra Club Books
Ten Speed Press
Travelers’ Tales
University of Calif. Press
Windy Hill Publications
Wine Appreciation Guild

 
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