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March 2, 2014 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library

David Kelly, Senior Librarian, Literature & Fiction Department,
L.A. Times Bestsellers

After a few weeks of being out of the number one spot on the on the Los Angeles Times Hardcover Nonfiction list, David and Goliath by Malcolm Gladwell is back in the top spot in its 20th week of release.  The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt is the number one book on the Los Angeles Times Hardcover Fiction or Nonfiction Bestseller List this week as it has been for much of its 17 weeks on the list.

New on the Fiction List this week are Red Rising by Pierce Brown, the first entry in a dystopian fiction series; the latest entry in Jonathan Kellerman's Alex Delaware series, Killer; and Private L. A. by James Patterson and Mark Sullivan.

Almost half of the Hardcover Nonfiction List turned over this week with four new entries, HRC by Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes, which chronicles Hillary Clinton's term as Secretary of State; Operation Paperclip by Annie Jacobson, the story of the top secret mission that brought Nazi scientists to the United States after WWII; The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History by Elizabeth Kolbert; and The Triple Package: How Three Unlikely Traits Explain the Rise and Fall of Cultural Groups in America by Amy Chua and Jed Rubenfeld 

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.  One More Thing by B.J. Novak

3.  Still Life With Bread Crumbs by Anna Quindlen

4.  The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

5.  The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd

6.  The Days of Anna Madrigal by Armistead Maupin

7.  Red Rising by Pierce Brown

8.  Killer by Jonathan Kellerman

9.  The Circle by Dave Eggers

10. Private L. A. by James Patterson and Mark Sullivan

Hardcover Nonfiction

1. David and Goliath by Malcolm Gladwell

2. Duty by Robert M. Gates

3. HRC by Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes

4. I am Malala by Malala Yousafzai 

5.  My Life in Middlemarch by Rebecca Mead

6.  Operation Paperclip by Annie Jacobsen

7.  The Sixth Extinction by Elizabeth Kolbert

8.  The Things That Matter by Charles Krauthammer 

9.  All Joy and No Fun by Jennifer Senior

10. The Triple Package by Amy Chua and Jed Rubenfeld

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