Traverse City Record-Eagle

Northern Living

December 15, 2013

Best Sellers: 12/15/2013

Northwest Michigan

Hardcover fiction

1. “Brown Dog” by Jim Harrison, Grove Press, $27

2. “Poetry in Michigan/Michigan in Poetry” by various authors, New Issues Poetry Press, $40

3. “A Child’s Christmas in New England” by Robert Sullivan and Glenn Wolff, Bunker Hill Publishing, $16.95

Paperback fiction

1. “Elf on the Shelf” by Chandra Bell, CCA & B, $29.95

2. “The Book Thief” by Markus Zusak, Knopf, $12.99

3. “The Whole Golden World” by Kristina Riggle, William Morrow & Company, $14.99

Hardcover nonfiction

1. “Art of Simple Food II” by Alice Waters, Random House, $35

2. “Hypertheticals: 50 Questions for Insane Conversations” by Chuck Closterman, Potter Style, $14.99

3. “Things That Matter” by Charles Krauthammer, Crown Forum, $28

Paperback nonfiction

1. “Genius of Dogs: How Dogs Are Smarter Than you Think” by Vanessa Woods, Plume Books, $17

2.“It’s Raining Frogs and Fishes” by Jerry Dennis/illustrated by Glenn Wolff, Glenn Wolff Studio, $17

3. “Hyperbole and A Half” by Allie Brosh, Touchstone Books, $17.99

— Brilliant Books


Hardcover fiction

1. “The Goldfich” by Donna Tartt, Little Brown, $30

2. “Dog Songs” by Mary Oliver, Penguin Press, $26.95

3. “Sycamore Row” by John Grisham, Doubleday, $28.95

Paperback fiction

1. “Dear Life” by Alice Munro, Vintage, $15.95

2. “Where’d You Go, Bernadette” by Maria Semple, Black Bay, $14.99

3. “The Round House” by Louise Erdrich, Harper Perennial, $15.99

Hardcover nonfiction

1. “David and Goliath” by Malcolm Gladwell, Little Brown, $29

2. “Things That Matter” by Charles Krauthammer, Crown Forum, $28

3. “The Bully Pulpit” by Doris Kearns Goodwin, S&S, $40

Paperback nonfiction

1. “Hyperbole and a Half” by Allie Brosh, Touchtone, $17.99

2. “Unlikely Loves” by Jennifer S. Holland, Workman, $13.95

3. “Wild” by Cheryl Strayed, Vintage, $15.95

— American Booksellers Association

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