New York Times Best Sellers List as of April 16, 2008

PAPERBACK TRADE FICTION

Top 5 at a Glance

1. NINETEEN MINUTES, by Jodi Picoult
2. WATER FOR ELEPHANTS, by Sara Gruen
3. THE MEMORY KEEPER’S DAUGHTER, by Kim Edwards
4. THE FRIDAY NIGHT KNITTING CLUB, by Kate Jacobs
5. THE KITE RUNNER, by Khaled Hosseini

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PAPERBACK MASS-MARKET FICTION

Top 5 at a Glance

1. SIMPLE GENIUS, by David Baldacci
2. THE WOODS, by Harlan Coben
3. BAD LUCK AND TROUBLE, by Lee Child
4. I HEARD THAT SONG BEFORE, by Mary Higgins Clark
5. BACK ON BLOSSOM STREET, by Debbie Macomber

Complete Paperback Mass-Market Fiction List »


PAPERBACK NONFICTION

Top 5 at a Glance

1. THREE CUPS OF TEA, by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin
2. EAT, PRAY, LOVE, by Elizabeth Gilbert
3. THE AUDACITY OF HOPE, by Barack Obama
4. JOHN ADAMS, by David McCullough
5. 21: BRINGING DOWN THE HOUSE, by Ben Mezrich

Complete Paperback Nonfiction List »


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One Response

  1. Except for the Lee Child book, I wouldn’t touch the books on that roster unless I was wearing a level 5 decontamination suit. Woof!
    What a bunch of dogs.

    On the other hand, I just finished Richard Russo’s BRIDGE OF SIGHS and Jim Shepard’s brilliant short story collection LIKE YOU’D UNDERSTAND, ANYWAY.

    Now THAT’S writing…

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