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January 19, 2014 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library

David Kelly, Senior Librarian, Literature & Fiction Department,
Best Sellers

The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt is #1 for an 10th week on the Los Angeles Times Hardcover Fiction Bestseller List.  For the third week in a row there are no debuts on the Fiction List. Two books return to the list after a short absence;  The Fault in Our Stars by John Green (on the list for the 68th week), The Circle by Dave Eggers and And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini

On the Hardcover Nonfiction List this week as Malcolm Gladwell's David and Goliath is #1 once again.   Little Failure, novelist Gary Shteyngart's memoir about his American immigrant experience, debuts on the list in the 9th position.

Click on any title on the list to place a hold on an item free of charge.  You will need to know your library card number and the last four digits of the phone number associated with your card. After placing the hold select the library location to which you want the item sent and we will notify you when it is available for pick up.

Los Angeles Times Best Sellers

Hardcover Fiction

1.  The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt

2.  The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton

3.   The Gods of Guilt by Michael Connelly 

4.  The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

5.  The Circle by Dave Eggers

6.  S. by Doug Dorst 

7.  Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Hard Luck by Jeff Kinney

8.  Allegiant by Vernoica Roth

9.  The Flamethrowers by Rachel Kushner

10.  And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini

Hardcover Nonfiction

1.  David and Goliath by Malcolm Gladwell

2.  I am Malala by Malala Yousafzai

3.  My Promised Land by Ari Shavit

4.  Things That Matter by Charles Krauthammer

5.  Everything I Need to Know I Learned From a Little Golden Book by Diane Muldrow

6.  Stitches by Anne Lamott

7.  Let's Explore Diabetes With Owls by David Sedaris

8.  Killing Jesus by Bill O'Reilly & Martin Dugard

9.  Little Failure by Gary Shteyngart

10. The Most of Nora Ephron by Nora Ephron

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