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Fireside reading

Our latest reviews and the Maclean’s list of bestsellers


 

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Our latest book reviews:

Smarter Than You Think by Clive Thompson, reviewed by Peter Shawn Taylor
Love and Math: The Heart of Hidden Reality by Edward Frenkel, reviewed by Julia McKinnell
Year Zero: A History of 1945 by Ian Buruma, reviewed by Andrew Stobo Sniderman
Wilson by A. Scott Berg, reviewed by Jonathan Chevreau
My Ghosts by Mary Swan, reviewed by Naoko Asano

Top-selling fiction and non-fiction titles (week of November 29th, 2013) Fiction

1 THE LUMINARIES
by Eleanor Catton
1 (9)
2 THE ORENDA by Joseph Boyden 2 (14)
3 THE GOLDFINCH
by Donna Tart
3 (6)
4 SYCAMORE ROW
by John Grisham
5 (7)
5 SAINTS OF THE SHADOW BIBLE
by Ian Rankin
4 (2)
6 CROSS MY HEART
by James Patterson
4 (3)
7 DOCTOR SLEEP
by Stephen King
  8 (12)
8 JUST ONE EVIL ACT
by Elizabeth George
6 (8)
9 ROAD ENDS
by Mary Lawson
(1)
10 MADDADDAM
by Margaret Atwood
8 (13)

Non-fiction

1
AN ASTRONAUT’S GUIDE TO LIFE ON EARTH
by Chris Hadfield
1 (7)
2 DAVID AND GOLIATH
by Malcolm Gladwell
2 (11)
3 I AM MALALA
by Malala Yousafzai and Christina Lamb
5 (10)
4 THE WAR THAT ENDED PEACE
by Margaret MacMillan
3 (7)
5 ORR
by Bobby Orr
4 (8)
6 ONE SUMMER
by Bill Bryson
(1)
7 LET ME OFF AT THE TOP!
by Ron Burgundy
8 (3)
8 ALEX FERGUSON
by Alex Ferguson
9 (7)
9 THE LONGER I’M PRIME MINISTER
by Paul Wells
6 (2)
10 YEAR ZERO
by Ian Buruma
9 (2)

LAST WEEK (WEEKS ON LIST)

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