Double Down by Mark Halperin and John Heilemann, which gives a behind the scenes look at the 2012 presidential campaign, debuts in the top spot of the Los Angeles Times Hardcover Nonfiction Bestseller List this week. Donna Tartt's The Goldfinch is atop the Hardcover Fiction list for the third straight week.
Amy Tan's The Valley of Amazement, a story of two courtesans in early 20th century China debuts in the second spot on the Hardcover Fiction list while the children's book, Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Hard Luck by Jeff Kinney is new this week at three.
New to the Hardcover Nonfiction list this week are American Heroes on the Homefront: The Hearts of Heroes by Oliver North, The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism by Doris Kearns Goodwin and Furious Cool: Richard Pryor and the World that Made Him by David and Joe Henry.
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1. The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
2. The Valley of Amazement by Amy Tan
3. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Hard Luck by Jeff Kinney
4. Sycamore Row by John Grisham
5. The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton
6. The Signature of All Things by Elizabeth Gilbert
7. Identical by Scott Turow
8. We are Water by Wally Lamb
9. Police by Jo Nesbo
10. S. by Doug Dorst
1. Double Down by Mark Halperin and John Heilemann
2. David and Goliath by Malcolm Gladwell
3. Stitches by Anne Lamott
4. Things That Matter by Charles Krauthammer
5. American Heroes on the Homefront by Oliver North
6. The Bully Pulpit by Doris Kearns Goodwin
7. I am Malala by Malala Yousafzai
8. Empty Mansions by Bill Dedman and Paul Clark Newell, Jr.
9. The Reason I Jump by Naoki Higashida
10. Furious Cool by David Henry and Joe Henry
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