SF Bay Area Best Sellers

On List fiction / bay area

the art of fielding, by Chad Harbach (Little, Brown; 528 pages; $25.99)
death comes to pemberley, by P.D. James (Knopf; 291 pages; $25.95)
the marriage plot, by Jeffrey Eugenides (FSG; 406 pages; $28)
the sense of an ending, by Julian Barnes (Knopf; 163 pages; $23.95)
the paris wife, by Paula McLain (Ballantine; 336 pages; $25)
state of wonder, by Ann Patchett (Harper; 368 pages; $26.99)
the orphan master’s son, by Adam Johnson (Random House; 443 pages; $26)
the fear index, by Robert Harris (Knopf; 928 pages; $25.95)
a dance with dragons, by George R.R. Martin (Bantam; 1,040 pages; $35)
10 4 4 believing the lie, by Elizabeth George (Dutton; 624 pages; $28.95)
 

On List nonfiction / bay area
steve jobs, by Walter Isaacson (Simon & Schuster; 630 pages; $35)
the end of illness: a world war ii story of survival, resilience, and redemption, by David B. Agus, M.D. (Free Press; 352 pages; $26)
the digital hit man by Frank M. Ahearn (Lying.FR; 158 pages: $16.99)
unbroken: a world war ii story of survival, resilience, and redemption, by Laura Hillenbrand (Random House; 480 pages; $27)
go the f**k to sleep, by Adam Mansbach (Akashic Books; 32 pages; $14.95)
american sniper: the autobiography of the most lethal sniper in u.s. military history, by Chris Kyle, et al. (Morrow; 400 pages; $26.99)
 pity the billionaire: the hard-times swindle and the unlikely comeback of the right, by Thomas Frank (Metropolitan; 240 pages; $25)
in the garden of beasts: love, terror, and an american family in hitler’s berlin, by Erik Larson (Crown; 448 pages; $26)
10 6 14 good night ipad: a parody for the next generation, by Ann Droyd (Blue Rider; 32 pages; $14.95)
 

On List paperbacks / fiction / bay area
the tiger’s wife, by Téa Obreht (Random House; 368 pages; $15)
2 4 7 tinker tailor soldier spy, by John le Carré (Penguin; 400 pages; $14.99)
the help, by Kathryn Stockett (Berkley; 544 pages; $16)
swamplandia! by karen russell, by (Vintage; 315 pages; $14.95)
cutting for stone, by Abraham Verghese (Vintage; 667 pages; $15.95)
a visit from the goon squad, by Jennifer Egan (Anchor; 352 pages; $14.95)
extremely loud and incredibly close, by Jonathan Safran Foer (Mariner; 368 pages; $14.95)
the house at tynesford, by Natasha Solomons (Plume; 359 pages; $15)
a discovery of witches, by Deborah Harkness (Penguin; 579 pages; $16)
major pettigrew’s last stand, by Helen Simonson (Random; 384 pages; $15)
 

On List paperbacks / nonfiction / bay area
bossypants, by Tina Fey (Reagan Arthur; 592 pages; $15.99)
unlikely friendships: 47 remarkable stories from the animal kingdom, by Jennifer S. Holland (Workman; 210 pages; $13.95)
the immortal life of henrietta lacks, by Rebecca Skloot (Broadway Books; 400 pages; $16)
blood, bones & butter: the inadvertent education of a reluctant chef, by Gabrielle Hamilton (Random House; 320 pages; $16)
the happiness project: or, why i spent a year trying to sing in the morning, clean my closets, fight right, read aristotle, and generally have more fun, by Gretchen Rubin (Harper Perennial; 336 pages; $14.99)
heaven is for real: a little boy’s astounding story of his trip to heaven and back, by Todd Burpo (Thomas Nelson; 163 pages; $16.99)
the hare with amber eyes: a family’s century of art and loss, by Edmund de Waal (Picador; 368 pages; $16)
cleopatra: a life, by Stacy Schiff (Back Bay; 432 pages; $16.99)
empire of the summer moon: quanah parker and the rise and fall of the comanches, the most powerful indian tribe in american history, by S.C. Gwynne (Scribner; 384 pages; $16)
at home: a short history of private life, by Bill Bryson (Anchor; 592 pages; $15.95)

On List fiction / national
taken, by Robert Crais 
private:, by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro 
death comes to pemberley, by P.D. James 
the girl who kicked the hornet’s nest, by Stieg Larsson 
11/22/63, by Stephen King 
believing the lie, by Elizabeth George 
raylan, by Elmore Leonard 
the litigators, by John Grisham 
darker after midnight, by Lara Adrian 
locked on, by Tom Clancy with Mark Greaney 

On List nonfiction / national
ameritopia, by Mark R. Levin 
american sniper, by Chris Kyle, et al. 
steve jobs, by Walter Isaacson 
quiet, by Susan Cain 
the digital hit man, by Frank M. Ahearn
6 6 63 unbroken, by Laura Hillenbrand 
through my eyes, by Tim Tebow with Nathan Whitaker 
fairy tale interrupted, by RoseMarie Terenzio 
 

On List paperbacks / fiction / national
the help, by Kathryn Stockett 
extremely loud and incredibly close, by Jonathan Safran Foer 
the girl with the dragon tattoo, by Stieg Larson 
the tiger’s wife, by Téa Obreht 
the girl who played with fire, by Stieg Larsson 
10th anniversary, by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro 
the harbinger, by Jonathan Cahn 
lethal, by Sandra Brown 
tinker tailor soldier spy, by John le Carré 
night road, by Kristin Hannah 
 
On List paperbacks / nonfiction / national
heaven is for real, by Todd Burpo with Lynn Vincent 
bossypants, by Tina Fey 
the immortal life of henrietta lacks, by Rebecca Skloot 
outliers, by Malcolm Gladwell 
the new jim crow, by Michelle Alexander 
unlikely friendships, by Jennifer S. Holland 
blood, bones and butter, by Gabrielle Hamilton 
moneyball, by Michael Lewis 

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