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Bestsellers — 5-22-15

Rowan bestsellers

Literary Bookpost

1. Redemption Road, by John Hart.

2. Lies and Other Acts of Love, by Kristy Woodson Harvey.

3. King of Lies, by John Hart.

4. Blood Meridian, by Cormac McCarthy.

5. Miss Julia Inherits a Mess, by Ann B. Ross.

6. Hamilton, by Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jeremy McCarter.

7. The Last Mile, by David Baldacci.

8. The Rainbow Comes and Goes, by Anderson Cooper & Gloria Vanderbilt.

9. Seven Brief Lessons on Physics, by Carlo Rovelli.

10. Being Mortal, by Atul Gawande.

Indiebound bestsellers

Fiction

1. Everybody’s Fool, by Richard Russo.

2. The Nest, by Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney.

3. Zero K, by Don DeLillo.

4. LaRose, by Louise Erdrich.

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

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

7. The Last Mile, by David Baldacci.

8. Eligible, by Curtis Sittenfeld.

9. The Nightingale, by Kristin Hannah.

10. Everyone Brave is Forgiven, by Chris Cleave.

16. Redemption Road, John Hart. A May Indie Next List Great Read

Nonfiction

1. When Breath Becomes Air, by Paul Kalanithi.

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

3. The Rainbow Comes and Goes, by Anderson Cooper & Gloria Vanderbilt.

4. Grit, by Angela Duckworth.

5. Valiant Ambition: George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the Fate of the American Revolution, by Nathaniel Philbrick.

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

7. Hamilton, by Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jeremy McCarter.

8. Shoe Dog, by Phil Knight.

9. Seven Brief Lessons on Physics, by Carlo Rovelli.

10. Being Mortal, by Atul Gawande.

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