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The Maclean's Bestsellers list: week of Jan. 26

The hottest titles in fiction and non-fiction from the week that was

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FICTION 

BOOK NAME Author Last week (Weeks on list)

  1. MY NAME IS LUCY BARTON Elizabeth Strout 6 (2)
  2. STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS Alan Dean Foster 1 (3)
  3. THE ILLEGAL Lawrence Hill (1)
  4. ROGUE LAWYER John Grisham 2 (12)
  5. BAZAAR OF BAD DREAMS Stephen King 8 (10)
  6. LAKE HOUSE Kate Morton 9 (5)
  7. THE MAGIC STRINGS OF FRANKIE PRESTO Mitch Albom 5 (9)
  8. CROSS JUSTICE James Patterson 3 (7)
  9. A KNIGHT OF THE SEVEN KINGDOMS George R.R. Martin 4 (6)
  10. SEE ME Nicholas Sparks 7 (13)

NON-FICTION

BOOK NAME Author Last week (Weeks on list)

  1. WHEN BREATH BECOMES AIR Paul Kalanith 4 (2)
  2. BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME Ta-Nehisi Coates 1 (26)
  3. THE REASON YOU WALK Wab Kinew (1)
  4. BEE TIME Mark Winston 6 (2)
  5. THE WITCHES Stacy Shiff 3 (10)
  6. THE CONFIDENCE GAME Maria Konnikova (1)
  7. SPQR Mary Beard 5 (3)
  8. THE GEOGRAPHY OF GENIUS Eric Weiner 10 (2)
  9. WHY NOT ME? Mindy Kaling 7 (18)
  10. WHAT IF? Randall Munroe 9 (4)

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