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The Maclean's Bestsellers list: week of Oct. 27

The hottest titles in both fiction and non-fiction

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FICTION 

BOOK NAME Author Last week (Weeks on list)

  1. A KNIGHT OF THE SEVEN KINGDOMS George R.R. Martin 2 (2)
  2. THE HEART GOES LAST Margaret Atwood 3 (4)
  3. UNDERMAJORDOMO MINOR Patrick deWitt 6 (7)
  4. SEE ME Nicholas Sparks (1)
  5. THE GIRL IN THE SPIDER’S WEB David Lagercrantz 1 (9)
  6. THE MURDER HOUSE James Patterson and David Ellis 5 (3)
  7. THE NATURE OF THE BEAST Louise Penny 9 (9)
  8. FATES AND FURIES Lauren Groff 8 (5)
  9. THE ILLEGAL Lawrence Hill 4 (7)
  10. SLEEP Nino Ricci (1)

NON-FICTION

BOOK NAME Author Last week (Weeks on list)

  1. WHY NOT ME? Mindy Kaling 1 (6)
  2. M TRAIN Patti Smith 2 (2)
  3. THE ROAD TO LITTLE DRIBBLING Bill Bryson 3 (2)
  4. FURIOUSLY HAPPY Jenny Lawson 4 (4)
  5. THE REASON YOU WALK Wab Kinew 6 (4)
  6. HISTORY’S PEOPLE Margaret MacMillan 5 (8)
  7. CELTIC LIGHTNING Ken McGoogan (1)
  8. BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME Ta-Nehisi Coates 7 (14)
  9. SIXTY Ian Brown 8 (4)
  10. FRANKLIN’S LOST SHIP John Geiger and Alanna Mitchell (1)

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