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Bestsellers (12-2-16)

Rowan bestsellers

South Main Book Co.

1. The Whole Town’s Talking, by Fannie Flagg.

2. The Whistler, by John Grisham.

3. Born to Run, by Bruce Springsteen.

4. The Hidden Life of Trees, by Peter Wohlleben.

5. Scrappy Little Nobody, by Anna Kendrick.

6. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, by J.K. Rowling.

7. The Polar Express, by Chris Van Allsburg.

8. Upstream, by Mary Oliver.

9. Deep Run Roots, by Vivian Howard.

10. Killing the Rising Sun, by Bill O’Reilly, Martin Dugard.

Indiebound bestsellers

Fiction

1. The Whistler, by John Grisham.

2. The Underground Railroad, by Colson Whitehead.

3. Moonglow, by Michael Chabon.

4. Swing Time, by Zadie Smith.

5. Night School, by Lee Child.

6. Commonwealth, by Ann Patchett.

7. All the Light You Cannot See, by Anthony Doerr.

8. No Man’s Land, by David Baldacci.

9. Small Great Things, by Jodi Picoult.

10. A Gentleman in Moscow, by Amor Towles.

Nonfiction

1. Hillbilly Elegy, by J.D. Vance.

2. Thank You for Being Late, by Thomas L. Friedman

3. Our Revolution, by Bernie Sanders.

4. The Hidden Life of Trees, by Peter Wohlleben.

5. Settle for More, by Megyn Kelly.

6. Born a Crime, by Trevor Noah.

7. Born to Run, by Bruce Springsteen.

8. The Daily Show (The Book): An Oral History, by Chris Smith

9. Upstream, by Mary Oliver.

10. Atlas Obscura, by Joshua Foer, et. al.

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