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October 11, 2015 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library

David Kelly, Senior Librarian, Literature & Fiction Department,
October 11, 2015 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library
October 11, 2015 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library

The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo returns to #1 on the Los Angeles Times Hardcover Nonfiction Bestseller List for the week of October 11, 2015. This is the tenth different time the book has reached the top spot of the Nonfiction List.  On the Hardcover Fiction List, Purity by Jonathan Franzen also returns to #1.

Fear of Dying by Erica Jong and  A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara are new additions to the Hardcover Fiction List this week.  Debuting on the Nonfiction List are: Killing the Messenger by David Brooks; Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear by Elizabeth Gilbert; Killing Reagan: The Violent Assault That Changed a Presidency by Bill O'Reilly & Martin Dugard; and Conscious Uncoupling: 5 Steps to Living Happily Even After by Katherine Woodward Thomas. 

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.  Purity by Jonathan Franzen

2.  Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff

3.  All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr 

4.  Make Me by Lee Child

5.  Fear of Dying by Erica Jong

6.  The Girl in the Spider's Web by David Lagercrantz

7.  Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee

8.  The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

9.  Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights by Salman Rushdie 

10.  A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara

Hardcover Nonfiction

1.  The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo 

2.  Why Not Me? by Mindy Kaling

3.  Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates 

4.  Killing the Messenger by David Brooks

5.  Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert

6.  Killing Reagan by Bill O'Reilly & Martin Dugard

7.  Conscious Uncoupling by Katherine Woodward Thomas

8.  Reckless: My Life as a Pretender by Chrissie Hynde

9.  The Art of the Memoir by Mary Karr

10.  The Wright Brothers by David McCullough

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