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June 1, 2014 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library

David Kelly, Senior Librarian, Literature & Fiction Department,
June 1, 2014 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library

After being on top of the Los Angeles Times Hardcover Fiction List almost continuously since the fall of 2013, The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt has finally been displaced in the top spot by Ruth Reichl's first novel, Delicious!.  Capital in the Twenty-First Century by Thomas Piketty is also a new number 1 on the Hardcover Nonfiction list this week.

Newcomers to the Hardcover Fiction list this week are The Son, a new stand-alone novel by Norwegian crime novelist Jo Nesbo and Peter Mayle's The Corsican Caper, a mystery set in the South of France.

On the Hardcover Nonfiction list the debuting books are Stress Test: Reflections on Financial Crises by former secretary of the Treasury, Timothy Geithner; No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State by Glenn Greenwald and the autobiography of former New York Yankee relief pitcher Mariano Rivera, The Closer.

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.  Delicious! by Ruth Reichl

2.  The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt

3.  The Son by Jo Nesbo

4.  The Snow Queen by Michael Cunningham

5.  The Serpent of Venice by Christopher Moore

6.  The Corsican Caper by Peter Mayle

7.  Can't and Won't: Stories by Lydia Davis

8.  All the Lights We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

9.  Natchez Burning by Greg Iles

10. The Last Kind Words Saloon by Larry McMurtry

Hardcover Nonfiction

1.  Capital in the Twenty-First Century by Thomas Piketty

2.  #Girlboss by Sophia Amoruso

3.  Stress Test by Timothy Geithner

4.  Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant? by Roz Chast 

5.  No Place to Hide by Glenn Greenwald

6.  A Fighting Chance by Elizabeth Warren 

7.  Let's Just Say It Wasn't Pretty by Diane Keaton

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

9.  Mindcraft: Essential Handbook

10. The Closer by Mariano Rivera 

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