Best sellers: John Grisham, Steve Jobs

This week's bestseller lists at Southern California independent bookstores have some new arrivals. Not surprisingly, Walter Isaacson's biography of Steve Jobs tops the nonfiction list.

Hardcover Fiction
1. The Litigators
John Grisham
2. 1Q84
Haruki Murakami
3. The Sense of an Ending
Julian Barnes
4. The Marriage Plot
Jeffrey Eugenides
5. The Cat's Table
Michael Ondaatje
6. Damned
Chuck Palahniuk
7. The Affair
Lee Child
8. The Art of Fielding
Chad Harbach
9. The Lady of the Rivers
Philippa Gregory
10. The Best of Me
Nicholas Sparks

Nonfiction and more inside.

Hardcover Nonfiction 1. Steve Jobs Walter Isaacson 2. Killing Lincoln Bill O'Reilly, Martin Dugard 3. Boomerang Michael Lewis 4. Go the F**k to Sleep Adam Mansbach, Ricardo Cortes (Illus.) 5. West by West Jerry West, Jonathan Coleman 6. Van Gogh Steven Naifeh, Gregory White Smith 7. 1493 Charles C. Mann 8. Jacqueline Kennedy Caroline Kennedy, Michael Beschloss 9. Unbroken Laura Hillenbrand 10. The 17 Day Diet Dr.Mike Moreno

More at the Southern California Independent Booksellers Association.


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