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September 1, 2013 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library

David Kelly, Senior Librarian, Literature & Fiction Department,
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No changes again this week 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 for the third week in a row.  

Spanish novelist Javier Marias debuts in the third spot on the Fiction list with The Infatuations, a mystery set in Madrid.  There are three newcomers on the Nonfiction list; The Liberty Amendments by Mark R. Levin, Manson by Jeff Guinn and The Art of Communicating by Thich Nhat Hanh.

62 weeks after appearing on the Fiction list, Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn has climbed back to the #2 spot.  With 299 copies and only 16 holds patrons wishing to read Flynn's mystery novel will not have very long to wait.

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 Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Galbraith

2. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

3. The Infatuations by Javier Marias

4.  And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini 

5. The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

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

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

8.  Inferno by Dan Brown

9. William Shakespeare's Star Wars by Ian Doescher

10. The Son by Philipp Meyer

Hardcover Nonfiction

1. Zealot by Reza Aslan

2. The Liberty Amendments by Mark R. Levin

3. This Town by Mark Leibovich

4. Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg

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

6. Manson by Jeff Guinn

7. Sleepless in Hollywood by Lynda Obst

8. Grumpy Cat by Grumpy Cat  

9. I Could Pee on This by Francesco Marciuliano

10. The Art of Communicating by Thich Nhat Hanh

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.