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Top-selling fiction and non-fiction titles (week of March 29th, 2010)


 


Top-selling fiction and non-fiction titles (week of March 29th, 2010)

Fiction

1 SOLAR
by Ian McEwan
1 (3)
2 THE WEED THAT STRINGS THE HANGMAN’S BAG
by Alan Bradley
6 (3)
3 HOUSE RULES
by Jodi Picoult
7 (4)
4 IF THE DEAD RISE NOT
by Philip Kerr
(1)
5 THE THREE WEISSMANNS OF WESTPORT
by Cathleen Schine
(1)
6 THE MAN FROM BEIJING
by Henning Mankell
3 (6)
7 THE BISHOP’S MAN
by Linden MacIntyre
2 (24)
8 THE HELP
by Kathryn Stockett
4 (5)
9 THE INFINITIES
by John Banville
5 (5)
10 THE GOLDEN MEAN
by Annabel Lyon
9 (2)

Non-fiction

1 THE BIG SHORT
by Michael Lewis
2  (2)
2 YOU ARE NOT A GADGET
by Jaron Lanier
3 (3)
3 ILL FARES THE LAND
by Tony Judt
(1)
4 STONES INTO SCHOOLS
by Greg Mortenson
10 (10)
5 CITIZENS OF LONDON
by Lynne Olson
4 (5)
6 GAME CHANGE
by John Heilemann
and Mark Halperin
5 (9)
7 GEORGE, NICHOLAS AND WILHELM
by Miranda Carter
(1)
8 AN IRISH HEART
by Sharon Doyle Driedger
(1)
9 COMMITTED
by Elizabeth Gilbert  
1 (11)
10 THE BOY IN THE MOON
by Ian Brown
7 (9)

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  1. Careful Eas Coas. The last person who asked these sorts of questions was last seen being bundled into an unmarked van outside the Chapters on Bloor Street in Toronto.

  2. Yes, in mere days I suspect I'll be darting my eyes and stuttering nervously like Jack Lemmon in JFK.

  3. And you don't even want to KNOW what happened to the last book's editor who actually answered. I'll bet Brian's heart rate is still over 160bpm since you asked this.

  4. Rather, I'd like to think I'm one more question away from bringing the entire publishing industry crashing down. They act tough, but they're a house of cards, like Tilda Swinton in Michael Clayton.

    I know, I know: what's with all the movie references? Maybe I should swing over to Rotten Tomatoes and question the weekend box office standings…

  5. You notice how Brian hasn't even given you a non-answer yet? It's because he's being sat on by a team of sumo wrestlers employed by the Canadian Booksellers Association for these circumstances.

  6. In the Maclean's office the next day:

    Potter: (knocks on Bethune's door, he answers) Oh my God. What happened to your legs?
    CBA official: [whispering, from behind the door]] Boating accident.
    Bethune: I believe it was a… boking accident. [a laser sight is aimed at his temple] I have to go now.

  7. Question, mayhap a stupid one: why is this list of bestsellers wholly different from that of the Globe and Mail? I would have thought analyzing which books made the most money would be a relatively simple matter? Are there different sources? Different formulae? PS: I'm not taking issue, just genuinely curious. Thanks.