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Los Angeles Times bestsellers for Oct. 18, 2009


1. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson ($14.95)

2. Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout ($14)

3. The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery ($15)

4. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows ($14)

5. Say You're One of Them by Uwem Akpan ($14.99)

6. The Shack by William P. Young ($14.99)

7. The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger($14.95)

8. The Associate by John Grisham ($9.99)

9. The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan ($7.99)

10. Push by Sapphire ($13)


1. Wishful Drinking by Carrie Fisher ($13.99)

2. Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin ($15)

3. My Life in France by Julia Child with Alex Prud'homme ($15)

4. Blink by Malcolm Gladwell ($15.99)

5. The Family by Jeff Sharlet ($15.99)

6. The Official SAT Study Guide, 2nd Edition by the College Board ($21.99)

7. The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle ($14)

8. The Old Farmer's Almanac 2010 by Old Farmer's Almanac ($6.95)

9. This Is Not How I Thought It Would Be by Kristin Maschka ($15)

10. Julie & Julia by Julie Powell ($14.99)

Rankings are based on a Times poll of Southland bookstores.

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