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August 4, 2013 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library

David Kelly, Senior Librarian, Literature & Fiction Department,
Top two bestsellers book covers: Fiction - The English Girl and Nonfiction - Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazereth

There are new books on top of both the Fiction and Nonfiction best seller lists this week.  Daniel Silva's The English Girl, the 13th entry in his Gabriel Allon spy series debuts at #1 on the Fiction list while the top spot on the Nonfiction list is occupied by Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazereth by Reza Aslan.  Love, Dishoner, Marry, Die, Cherish, Perish, a novel in verse by humorist David Rakoff is the other newcomer to the Fiction list.  New books on the Nonfiction list are My Lunches With Orson: Conversations between Henry Jaglom and Orson Welles by Henry Jaglom and This Town by Mark Leibovich. 

Los Angeles Times Best Sellers

Hardcover Fiction

1. The English Girl by Daniel Silva

2. And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini

3. The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman 

4.  Inferno by Dan Brown 

5. Love, Dishoner, Marry, Die, Cherish, Perish by David Rakoff

6.  The Fault in Our Stars by John Green 

7.  Bad Monkey by Carl Hiaasen

8.  Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn   

9. Wonder by R.J. Palacio 

10. William Shakespeare's Star Wars by Ian Doescher

Hardcover Nonfiction

1. Zealot by Reza Aslan

2.  Let’s Explore Diabetes With Owls by David Sedaris

3. My Lunches With Orson by Henry Jaglom

4. Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg

5. The Unwinding by George Packer

6. Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand   

7.  I Could Pee on This by Francesco Marciuliano

8. This Town by Mark Leibovich

9. Sleepless in Hollywood by Linda Obst

10. Ava Gardner: The Secret Conversation by Ava Gardner and Peter Evans

To find out more about recent arrivals and hot titles, book lists by subject, new books by genre and other reader resources, and what our librarians are reading, please visit LAPL Reads.