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November 5, 2017 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library

David Kelly, Senior Librarian, Literature & Fiction Department,
November 5, 2017 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library
November 5, 2017 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library

Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan remains in the top spot on the Los Angeles Times Fiction Hardcover List for the week of November 5, 2017, while Ron Chernow's biography of Ulysses S. Grant moves into number one on the Hardcover Nonfiction List.

Debuting on the Hardcover Fiction List this week is Tom Hanks' foray into short story writing, Uncommon Type.  New to Hardcover Nonfiction List are Leonardo Da Vinci by Walter Isaacson and Hitler in Los Angeles by Steven J. Ross.

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.  Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan

2.  Turtles All the Way Down by John Green

3.  Origin by Dan Brown 

4.  Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng 

5.  Uncommon Type by Tom Hanks

6.  A Legacy of Spies by John le Carre 

7.  Fresh Complaint by Jeffrey Eugenides

8.  A Column of Fire by Ken Follett

9.  A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles 

10. The Cuban Affair by Nelson DeMille

Hardcover Nonfiction

1.  Grant by Ron Chernow

2.  Leonardo Da Vinci by Walter Isaacson

3.  What Happened by Hillary Rodham Clinton 

4.  We Were Eight Years in Power by Ta-Nehisi Coates 

5.  Astrophysics for People in a Hurry by Neil Degrasse Tyson

6.  Devotion by Patti Smith 

7.  The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump by Bandy X. Lee & Robert Jay Lifton

8.  Born a Crime by Trevor Noah

9.  Atlas Obscura: An Explorer's Guide to the World's Hidden Wonders by Joshua Foer & Dylan Thuras

10. Hitler in Los Angeles by Steven J. Ross

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