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Bestsellers (5-28-17)

Rowan bestsellers

South Main Book Co.

1. The American Spirit, by David McCullough.

2. Astrophysics for People in a Hurry, by Neil DeGrasse Tyson.

3. Into the Water, by Paula Hawkins.

4. The Vanishing American Adult, by Ben Sasse.

5. Slightly South of Simple, by Kristy Woodson Harvey.

6. Same Beach Next Year, by Dorothea Benton Frank.

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

8. Pachinko, by Min Jin Lee.

9. Almost Famous Women, by Megan Mayhew Bergman.

10. 1984, by George Orwell.

Indiebound bestsellers


1. Into the Water, by Paula Hawkins.

2. Anything is Possible, by Elizabeth Strout.

3. Norse Mythology, by Neil Gaiman.

4. A Gentleman in Moscow, by Amor Towles.

5. Men Without Women: Stories, by Haruki Murakami.

6. The Underground Railroad, by Colson Whitehead.

7. No Middle Name: The Complete Collected Jack Reacher Short Stories, by David Baldacci.

8. Testimony, by Scott Turow.

9. Since We Fell, by Dennis Lehane.

10. Beartown, by Fredrik Backman.


1. Option B, by Sheryl Sandberg.

2. Astrophysics for People in a Hurry, by Neil DeGrasse Tyson.

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

4. Killers of the Flower Moon, by David Grann.

5. The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck, by Mark Manson.

6. The American Spirit, by David McCullough.

7. Shattered, by Jonathan Allen, Amie Parnes.

8. Hallelujah Anyway, by Anne Lamott.

9. The Book of Joy, by The Dalai Lama, Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Douglas Abrams.

10. Get Your Sh*t together, by Sarah Knight.



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