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The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie continues to amaze me. It's been on the Northwest Bestseller list for weeks now. Also on this week's list are Garth Stein's The Art of Racing in the Rain and The Other by David Guterson. Week ending September 7, 2008.

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie continues to amaze me. It's been on the Northwest Bestseller list for weeks now. Also on this week's list are Garth Stein's The Art of Racing in the Rain and The Other by David Guterson. Week ending September 7, 2008.

HARDCOVER FICTION

1. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, Mary Ann Shaffer, Annie Barrows
2. The Art of Racing in the Rain, Garth Stein
3. Home, Marilynne Robinson
4. The Host, Stephenie Meyer
5. The Other, David Guterson
6. American Wife, Curtis Sittenfeld
7. The Story of Edgar Sawtelle, David Wroblewski
8. Devil Bones, Kathy Reichs
9. Silks, Dick Francis, Felix Francis
10. The Lace Reader, Brunonia Barry

HARDCOVER NONFICTION

1. The Last Lecture, Randy Pausch
2. Goodnight Bush, Erich Origen, Gan Golan
3. When You Are Engulfed in Flames, David Sedaris
4. What I Talk About When I Talk About Running, Haruki Murakami
5. In Defense of Food, Michael Pollan
6. The Obama Nation, Jerome R. Corsi
7. My Stroke of Insight, Jill Bolte Taylor
8. Bigfoot: I Not Dead, Graham Roumieu
9. Waiter Rant, The Waiter
10. Ghost Train to the Eastern Star, Paul Theroux

MASS MARKET

1. The Pillars of the Earth, Ken Follett
2. Book of the Dead, Patricia Cornwell
3. To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee
4. Playing for Pizza, John Grisham
5. Compulsion, Jonathan Kellerman
6. Friends in High Places, Donna Leon
7. The Naming of the Dead, Ian Rankin
8. Stone Cold, David Baldacci
9. The Sunrise Lands, S.M. Stirling
10. The Catcher in the Rye, J.D. Salinger

CHILDREN'S TITLES

1. Twilight, Stephenie Meyer
2. New Moon (Twilight, Book 2), Stephenie Meyer
3. Eclipse (Twilight, Book 3), Stephenie Meyer
4. Breaking Dawn (Twilight, Book 4), Stephenie Meyer
5. Eclipse (Warriors: Power of Three, #4), Erin Hunter
6. Gallop!, Rufus Butler Seder
7. The Book Thief, Markus Zusak
8. The Time Paradox (Artemis Fowl, Book 6), Eoin Colfer
9. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, Sherman Alexie
10. Goodnight Moon, Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.)

The Pacific Northwest Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by northwest-books.com, 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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