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Fiction Weeks on list1.The Story of Edgar Sawtelle by David Wroblewski (Ecco: $25.95) A mute dog breeder is banished by his uncle à la "Hamlet." 11 2.The Other Queen by Philippa Gregory (Touchstone: $25.95) A historical tale of the years in captivity of Mary, Queen of Scots.1 3.Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer (Little, Brown: $19.99) Bella must choose between her lover and a friend, life and death. 11 4.Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer (Little, Brown: $22.99) The final book in the Twilight saga finds Bella choosing immortality.85.Anathem by Neal Stephenson (William Morrow: $29.95) A world in crisis brings together a scholarly community with a corrupted "saecular" society.26.Brisingr by Christopher Paolini (Knopf : $27.50) Eragon, along with his dragon Saphira, must unite the rebel forces to defeat King Galbatorix.17.Indignation by Philip Roth (Houghton Mifflin: $26) The son of a kosher butcher from New Jersey experiences college life in the early 1950s.18.American Wife by Curtis Sittenfeld (Random House: $26) A fictional portrait of an American first lady loosely based on Laura Bush.39.The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson (Knopf : $24.95) A journalist explores the cold-case disappearance of a Swedish teen heiress.1 10.The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows (Dial Press: $22) A writer corresponds with islanders after German occupation. 8 11.Home by Marilynne Robinson (Farrar, Straus & Giroux: $25) A brother and sister return home and attempt to bond while taking care of their sick father. 3 12.The Book of Lies by Brad Meltzer (Grand Central: $25.99) The connection between the creation of Superman and the biblical story of Cain and Abel. 3 13.City of Thieves by David Benioff (Viking: $24.95) Two youths in Leningrad will be spared death if they can find a dozen eggs for a German officer. 4 14.The Little Book by Selden Edwards (Dutton: $25.95) An exiled banking heir time travels from 1980s San Francisco to late 18th century Vienna. 4 15.The 19th Wife by David Ebershoff (Random House: $26) Two narratives intertwine in this story of polygamy, past and present. 6Nonfiction 1.Hot, Flat, and Crowded by Thomas L. Friedman (Farrar, Straus & Giroux: $27.95) Solutions to overpopulation and the global-warming crisis.3 2.The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch with Jeffrey Zaslow (Hyperion: $21.95) A professor's terminal cancer inspires a call to seize life's moments. 23 3.The War Within by Bob Woodward (Simon & Schuster: $32) In his fourth book about the Bush presidency, Woodward reveals the dangers of unwarranted secrecy during the Iraq war.3 4.Breakthrough by Suzanne Somers (Crown: $25.95) Advice on the newest treatments for longevity and healthy living.25.When You Are Engulfed in Flames by David Sedaris (Little, Brown: $25.99) Musings on life and smoking.176.Mother on Fire by Sandra Tsing Loh (Crown: $23) A humorist's look at the state of schools, society and parenting in dysfunctional L.A. 67.The Secret by Rhonda Byrne (Beyond Words: $23.95) Life's secrets, distilled from oral tradition, literature, religion and philosophy. 918.Bad Money by Kevin Phillips (Viking: $25.95) How debt, shaky financial markets and misguided policies are damaging the nation. 39.The 4-Hour Workweek by Timothy Ferriss (Crown: $19.95) A manifesto for the mobile lifestyle and living life on your own terms. 11 10.Goodnight Bush by Erich Origen and Gan Golan (Little, Brown: $14.99) A parody of the children's classic "Goodnight Moon." 10 11.sTORI Telling by Tori Spelling (Simon Spotlight: $24.95) The old-school "90210" star tells all. 15 12.Angler by Barton Gellman (Penguin Press : $27.95) A look at how Dick Cheney redefined the role of the vice presidency.1 13.What I Talk About When I Talk About Running by Haruki Murakami, (Knopf: $21) A writer reflects upon the influence the sport has had on his life. 2 14.Why Faith Matters by David J. Wolpe (HarperOne: $24.95) A defense of religion in America.1 15.The Shock Doctrine by Naomi Klein (Metropolitan: $28) How free trade and privatization policies have wreaked economic havoc around the world.8

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