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August 25, 2013 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library

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

No changes atop the Los Angeles Times Bestseller lists with Robert Galbraith's The Cuckoo's Calling in the #1 spot on the Hardcover Fiction list and Reza Aslan's Zealot  #1 on the Nonfiction list.  Debuting at #4 on the Nonfiction list is The World in a Curl: The Unconventional History of Surfing by Peter Westwick and Peter Neushul.  The book is a colorful history of the sport which came out of a popular class on surfing taught by the authors at the University of California Santa Barbara.

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Los Angeles Times Best Sellers

Hardcover Fiction

1. The Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Galbraith

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

3. And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini 

4.  & Sons by David Gilbert

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

6. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

7. The English Girl by Daniel Silva 

8. The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

9. Bad Monkey by Carl Hiaasen

10. Inferno by Dan Brown

Hardcover Nonfiction

1. Zealot by Reza Aslan

2. This Town by Mark Leibovich

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

4. The World in a Curl by Peter Westwick and Peter Neushul

5. Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg

6. I Could Pee on This by Francesco Marciuliano

7. I Could Chew on This by Francesco Marciuliano

8. Grumpy Cat by Grumpy Cat  

9. My Lunches with Orson by Henry Jaglom 

10. Shirley Jones: A Memoir by Shirley Jones 

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