Bestseller 6.23.05

The Northern California Independent Booksellers Association
Bestseller List, as brought to you by Book Sense and NCIBA, for the
sales week ended Sunday, June 19. Based on reporting from the
independent booksellers of the Northern California Independent
Booksellers Association and Book Sense.
The Northern California Independent Booksellers Association Bestseller List, as brought to you by Book Sense and NCIBA, for the sales week ended Sunday, June 19. Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the Northern California Independent Booksellers Association and Book Sense.

Top 10 Hardcover Fiction

1. The Historian, by Elizabeth Kostova

2. A Long Way Down, by Nick Hornby

3. Zorro, by Isabel Allende

4. The Mermaid Chair, by Sue Monk Kidd

5. In the Company of Cheerful Ladies, by Alexander McCall Smith

6. Gilead, by Marilynne Robinson

7. Specimen Days, by Michael Cunningham

8. The Closers, by Michael Connelly

9. Saturday, by Ian McEwan

10. The History of Love, by Nicole Krauss

Top 10 Hardcover Nonfiction

1. 1776, by David McCullough

2. Freakonomics, by Steven D. Levitt

3. Blink, by Malcolm Gladwell

4. On Bull—-, by Harry G. Frankfurt

5. Oh the Glory of It All, by Sean Wilsey

6. The World Is Flat, by Thomas L. Friedman

7. Collapse, by Jared Diamond, Viking

8. Coach, by Michael Lewis

9. The Devil’s Teeth, by Susan Casey

10. French Women Don’t Get Fat, by Mireille Guiliano

Top 10 Paperback Fiction

1. The Kite Runner, by Khaled Hosseini,

2. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, by Mark Haddon

3. Skinny Dip, by Carl Hiaasen

4. The Shadow of the Wind, by Carlos Ruiz Zafon

5. The Jane Austen Book Club, by Karen Joy Fowler

6. The Secret Life of Bees, by Sue Monk Kidd

7. The Time Traveler’s Wife, by Audrey Niffenegger

8. The Known World, by Edward P. Jones, Amistad

9. Middlesex, by Jeffrey Eugenides

10. The Master, by Colm Toibin, Scribner

Top 10 Paperback Nonfiction

1. Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim, by David Sedaris

2. The Devil in the White City, by Erik Larson

3. The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill, by Mark Bittner

4. What’s the Matter With Kansas?, by Thomas Frank, Owl

5. Shadow Divers, by Robert Kurson

6. Under the Banner of Heaven, by Jon Krakauer

7. Bad Cat, by Jim Edgar

8. The Tipping Point, by Malcolm Gladwell

9. Don’t Think of an Elephant, by George Lakoff

10. Guns, Germs, and Steel, by Jared Diamond

Top 5 Children’s

(Fiction and Illustrated)

1. The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (Movie Tie-in), by Ann Brashares

2. The Second Summer of the Sisterhood, by Ann Brashares

3. Girls in Pants, by Ann Brashares

4. Eragon, by Christopher Paolini, Knopf, $9.95, 0375826696

5. Oh, the Places You’ll Go! by Dr. Seuss

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