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October 13, 2013 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library

David Kelly, Senior Librarian, Literature & Fiction Department,
Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Fiction-The Lowland and Nonfiction - Killing Jesus

Three new books sit atop the Los Angeles Times Hardcover Fiction Best Seller list this week.  Jhumpa Lahiri's story about two Indian American brothers, The Lowland debuts at #1 followed by Stephen King's sequel to, The ShiningDoctor Sleep.  In third place is The Bones of Paris by Laurie R. King, her second Stuyvesant and Grey mystery.

On the Hardcover Nonfiction list, Killing Jesus by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard is at #1 in its debut week.  Also debuting in the top ten are Levels of Life by Julian Barnes and Command and Control by Eric Schlosser.

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 Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryle Strayed (only 2 holds).

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 Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri

2.  Doctor Sleep by Stephen King

3.  The Bones of Paris by Laurie R. King

4.  W is for Wasted by Sue Grafton

5.  Bleeding Edge by Thomas Pynchon

6.  Never Go Back by Lee Child

7.  The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

8.  Someone by Alice McDermott

9.  The Longest Ride by Nicholas Sparks

10. Dissident Gardens by Jonathan Lethem

Hardcover Nonfiction

1.  Killing Jesus by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard

2.  Zealot by Reza Aslan

3.  Still Foolin' Em by Billy Crystal

4.  Simple Dreams by Linda Ronstadt 

5.  I Could Chew on This by Francesco Marciuliano

6.  Levels of Life by Julian Barnes

7.  Command and Control by Eric Schlosser

8.  The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown

9.  The Art of Communicating by Thich Nhat Hanh

10. Henri, Le Chat Noir by William Braden

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.