Traverse City Record-Eagle

January 27, 2013

Bestsellers: 01/27/2013


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Northwest Michigan Hardcover fiction

1. "Memory of Light" by Brandon Sanderson, Tor Books, $34.99

2. "The River Swimmer" by Jim Harrison, Grove Press, $25

3. "Tenth of December" by George Saunders, Random House, $26

Paperback fiction

1. "Cruelest Month" by Aaron Stander, CreateSpace, $15.95

2. "The Hobbit" by J.R.R. Tolkien, Houghton Mifflin, $13.95

3. "Rules of Civility" by Amor Tolles, Penguin Books, $16

Hardcover nonfiction

1. "Snow Play" by Birgitta Ralston, Artisan Publishers, $14.95

2. "Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power" by Jon Meacham, Random House, $35

3. "A Forest Unseen: A Year's Watch in Nature" by David George Haskell, Viking Books, $25.95

Paperback nonfiction

1. "The MidWest: God's Gift to Planet Earth" by Raygun, Raygun Press, $17.50

2. "Proof of Heaven: A Neurosurgeon's Journey Into the Afterlife" by Eben Alexander, Simon & Schuster, $15.99

3. "Illustrated Magic of Reality: How We Know What's Really True" by Richard Dawkins, Free Press, $19.99

-- Brilliant Books

National Hardcover fiction

1. "Tenth of December: Stories" by George Saunders, Random House, $26

2. "Gone Girl" by Gillian Flynn, Crown, $25

3. "A Memory of Light" by Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson, Tor, $34.99

Paperback fiction

1. "The Paris Wife" by Paula McLain, Ballantine, $15

2. "Life of Pi" by Yann Martel, Mariner, $15.95

3. "Death Comes to Pemberley" by P.D. James, Vintage, $15

Hardcover nonfiction

1. "Help, Thanks, Wow" by Anne Lamott, Riverhead, $17.95

2. "My Beloved World" by Sonia Sotomayor, Knopf, $27.95

3. "I Could Pee on This" by Francesco Marciuliano, Chronicle, $12.95

Paperback nonfiction

1. "Proof of Heaven: A Neurosurgeon's Journey Into the Afterlife" by Eben Alexander, M.D., S&S, $15.99

2. "Team of Rivals" by Doris Kearns Goodwin, S&S, $21

3. "In the Garden of Beasts" by Erik Larson, Broadway, $16

-- American Booksellers Association