Arts & Leisure

This week we find five Northwest authors on the Northwest Bestsellers list. Four of their books have been here for quite awhile, but one new book has appeared. Oregon author Jane Kirkpatrick's Aurora tells the story of the Oregon's Old Aurora Colony and their heritage. Also on this week's bestseller list are: Ivan Doig's The Eleventh Man, Garth Stein's The Art of Racing in the Rain, Christopher Paolini's Brisingr and Sherman Alexie's The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian.

books3.gifThis week we find five Northwest authors on the Northwest Bestsellers list. Four of their books have been here for quite awhile, but one new book has appeared. Oregon author Jane Kirkpatrick's Aurora tells the story of the Oregon's Old Aurora Colony and their heritage. Also on this week's bestseller list are: Ivan Doig's The Eleventh Man, Garth Stein's The Art of Racing in the Rain, Christopher Paolini's Brisingr and Sherman Alexie's The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian.

HARDCOVER FICTION

1. The Eleventh Man, Ivan Doig     
2. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, Mary Ann Shaffer, Annie Barrows
3. The Story of Edgar Sawtelle, David Wroblewski
4. A Mercy, Toni Morrison      
5. The Art of Racing in the Rain, Garth Stein     
6. The Hour I First Believed, Wally Lamb
7. The Private Patient, P.D. James
8. Unaccustomed Earth, Jhumpa Lahiri
9. The Christmas Sweater, Glenn Beck     
10. A Most Wanted Man, John le Carre

HARDCOVER NONFICTION

1. Outliers, Malcolm Gladwell     
2. Dewey, Vicki Myron     
3. American Lion, Jon Meacham     
4. When You Are Engulfed in Flames, David Sedaris
5. Hot, Flat, and Crowded, Thomas L. Friedman     
6. The Last Lecture, Randy Pausch
7. Holidays on Ice, David Sedaris
8. Aurora, Jane Kirkpatrick     
9. The Wordy Shipmates, Sarah Vowell
10. Annie Leibovitz at Work, Annie Leibovitz    

MASS MARKET   

1. The Official Scrabble Players Dictionary, 4th Edition, Merriam-Webster
2. The Appeal, John Grisham
3. T Is for Trespass, Sue Grafton     
4. Marley & Me, John Grogan
5. The Audacity of Hope, Barack Obama
6. The Pillars of the Earth, Ken Follett
7. A Game of Thrones, George R.R. Martin     
8. New Comprehensive A-Z Crossword Dictionary, Edy Garcia Schaffer (Ed.)
9. Ender's Game, Orson Scott Card
10. Wicked, Gregory Maguire   

CHILDRENíS TITLES

1. Twilight, Stephenie Meyer
2. The Tales of Beedle the Bard, J.K. Rowling      
3. New Moon (Twilight, Book 2), Stephenie Meyer     
4. Eclipse (Twilight, Book 3), Stephenie Meyer
5. Breaking Dawn (Twilight, Book 4), Stephenie Meyer
6. Gallop!, Rufus Butler Seder
7. The Tale of Despereaux, Kate DiCamillo     
8. Brisingr (Inheritance, Book 3), Christopher Paolini
9. Swing!, Rufus Butler Seder
10. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, Sherman Alexie

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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