1. Archive


Hardback bestsellers for the week ended Oct. 11, according to theNew York Times.


1The Lucky One (Nicholas Sparks) A Marine sets out to track down a woman.

2The Story of Edgar Sawtelle (David Wroblewski) A mute takes refuge with three dogs in the Wisconsin woods after his dad's death.

3The Pirate King (R. A. Salvatore) Drizzt returns to a city dominated by pirates.

4A Most Wanted Man(John le Carre) Intelligence agencies converge in Hamburg.

5One Fifth Avenue(Candace Bushnell) One address for gossip, theater, hedge funds.


1The Snowball (by Alice Schroeder) The life of Warren Buffett.

2 Hot, Flat, and Crowded (Thomas L. Friedman) How a green revolution can renew America, by the New York Times columnist.

3Dewey (Vicki Myron with Bret Witter) The story of a kitten left freezing in the library slot.

4A Bold Fresh Piece of Humanity (Bill O'Reilly) The Fox News commentator on his upbringing and career.

5Letter to My Daughter (by Maya Angelou) Appreciations and poems from the author of I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.

Advice, how-to, miscellaneous

1The Last Lecture(Randy Pausch with Jeffrey Zaslow) Thoughts on seizing every moment.

2What In the World Is Going On? (David Jeremiah) A pastor on what to expect and how to live based on prophecies in the Bible.

3Giada's Kitchen(Giada De Laurentiis) Italian recipes with a California twist.

4Guinness World Records 2009 (edited by Craig Glenday) Tallest, fastest, youngest.

5The Secret (Rhonda Byrne) The law of attraction as a key to getting what you want.