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September 8, 2013 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library

David Kelly, Senior Librarian, Literature & Fiction Department,
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The only new book to join the Los Angeles Times Hardcover Fiction Best Seller list this week is Night Film by Marisha Pessl which debuts in the #1 spot. Night Film is a noir mystery involving the investigation of the mysterious death of the daughter of a legendary cult-horror-film director.  Pessl's first book was the best selling Special Topics in Calamity Physics.

On the Hardcover Nonfiction list Zealot by Reza Aslan remains in the top spot.  Scott Anderson's Lawrence in Arabia, the story of the Arab revolt against the Ottoman Empire in World War I is number three on the list.

On the Paperback Fiction list this week the #1 book is Where'd You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple while the #1 Paperback Nonfiction book is Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Woman's Prison by Piper Karman. 

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. Night Film by Marisha Pessl

2. The Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Galbraith

3. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

4. The Infatuations by Javier Marias

5.  The Fault in Our Stars by John Green 

6.  Inferno by Dan Brown

7. And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini 

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

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

10. The English Girl by Daniel Silva

Hardcover Nonfiction

1. Zealot by Reza Aslan

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

3.  Lawrence in Arabia by Scott Anderson

4.  This Town by Mark Leibovich

5.  The Liberty Amendments by Mark R. Levin

6. Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg 

7. Grumpy Cat by Grumpy Cat 

8.  I Could Chew on This by Francesco Marciuliano

9. I Could Pee on This by Francesco Marciuliano

10. Difficult Men by Brett Martin

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.