Arts & Leisure

books3.gifFour major books by four great authors are on on this week's Northwest Bestsellers list. Again, Garth Stein's The Art of Racing in the Rain leads off the list. Also in the top ten: Damage Control by J.A. Jance, Snuff by Chuck Palahniuk and The Other by David Guterson. Week ending August 10, 2008.

Four major books by four great authors are on on this week's Northwest Bestsellers list. Again, Garth Stein's The Art of Racing in the Rain leads off the list. Also in the top ten: Damage Control by J.A. Jance, Snuff by Chuck Palahniuk and The Other by David Guterson. Week ending August 10, 2008.

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HARDCOVER FICTION

1. The Art of Racing in the Rain, Garth Stein  
2. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, Mary Ann Shaffer, Annie Barrows  
3. The Host, Stephenie Meyer  
4. The Story of Edgar Sawtelle, David Wroblewski  
5. Damage Control, J.A. Jance 
6. Swan Peak, James Lee Burke 
7. Snuff, Chuck Palahniuk   
8. The Lace Reader, Brunonia Barry 
9. The Other, David Guterson   
10. Unaccustomed Earth, Jhumpa Lahiri  

HARDCOVER NONFICTION

1. The Last Lecture, Randy Pausch   
2. When You Are Engulfed in Flames, David Sedaris  
3. Goodnight Bush, Erich Origen, Gan Golan   
4. The Way of the World, Ron Suskind   
5. The Dark Side, Jane Mayer  
6. In Defense of Food, Michael Pollan 
7. You: Staying Young, Michael F. Roizen, M.D., Mehmet C. Oz, M.D.  
8. What I Talk About When I Talk About Running, Haruki Murakami 
9. The Prosecution of George W. Bush for Murder, Vincent Bugliosi 
10. Just Who Will You Be?, Maria Shriver   

MASS MARKET   

1. Playing for Pizza, John Grisham  
2. The Pillars of the Earth, Ken Follett  
3. The Tin Roof Blowdown, James Lee Burke  
4. Suffer the Little Children, Donna Leon   
5. Ender's Game, Orson Scott Card  
6. The Catcher in the Rye, J.D. Salinger  
7. 1984, George Orwell   
8. The Official Scrabble Players Dictionary, 4th Edition, Merriam-Webster (Eds.)  
9. The Secret Servant, Daniel Silva 
10. The Audacity of Hope, Barack Obama 

CHILDREN'S TITLES

1. Twilight, Stephenie Meyer  
2. Breaking Dawn (Twilight, Book 4), Stephenie Meyer  
3. New Moon (Twilight, Book 2), Stephenie Meyer 
4. Eclipse (Twilight, Book 3), Stephenie Meyer  
5. Gallop!, Rufus Butler Seder  
6. The Time Paradox (Artemis Fowl, Book 6), Eoin Colfer
7. The Book Thief, Markus Zusak  
8. The Mysterious Benedict Society, Trenton Lee Stewart  
9. The Battle of the Labyrinth (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 4), Rick Riordan  
10. Goodnight Moon, Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.) 

The Pacific Northwest Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound and PNBA, is based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association and IndieBound. Most of these books aren't books from the Pacific Northwest, but are books that are currently selling well in the Pacific Northwest.

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