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Bestsellers (3-27-16)

Rowan bestsellers

Literary Bookpost

1. A Thousand Acres, by Jane Smiley.

2. Some Luck, by Jane Smiley.

3. Golden Age, by Jane Smiley.

4. Early Warning, by Jane Smiley.

5. Blackbird House, by Alice Hoffman.

6. When Breath Becomes Air, by Paul Kalanithi.

7. The Road to Little Dribbling, by Bill Bryson.

8. The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, by Marie Kondo.

9. Down River, by John Hart.

10. Dear Carolina, by Kristy Woodson Harvey.

Indiebound bestsellers


1. All the Light We Cannot See, by Anthony Doerr.

2. The Girl on the Train, by Paula Hawkins.

3. The Nightingale, by Kristin Hannah.

4. My Name is Lucy Barton, by Elizabeth Strout.

5. The Swans of Fifth Avenue, by Melanie Benjamin.

6. The Waters of Eternal Youth, by Donna Leon.

7. Fates and Furies, by Lauren Groff.

8. The Ancient Minstrel, by Jim Harrison.

9. At the Edge of the Orchard, by Tracy Chevalier.

10. Off the Grid, by C.J. Boxx.


1. When Breath Becomes Air, by Paul Kalanithi.

2. The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, by Marie Kondo.

3. Between the World and Me, by Ta-Nehisi Coates.

4. The Immortal Irishman, by Timothy Egan.

5. The Road to Little Dribbling, by Bill Bryson.

6. Dark Money, by Jane Mayer.

7. Spark Joy, by Marie Kondo.

8. Being Mortal, by Atul Gawande.

9. Originals, by Adam Grant.

10. In Other Words, by Jhumpa Lahiri.



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