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NYT Bestsellers for April 24, 2011

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COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK FICTION

WATER FOR ELEPHANTSby Sara Gruen. (Algonquin.) After the death of his parents in a car accident, a young veterinary student — and an elephant — save a Depression-era circus.

CHASING FIRE, by Nora Roberts. (Penguin Group.) A smoke jumper faces a new season of firefighting in Montana after the loss of her partner.

THE LINCOLN LAWYER, by Michael Connelly. (Little, Brown.) Routinely doing business from his Lincoln Town Cars, the bottom-feeding attorney Mickey Haller is asked to defend the scion of a wealthy family who might not be guilty of a murderous crime.

THE FIFTH WITNESS, by Michael Connelly. (Little, Brown.) The defense lawyer Mickey Haller represents a woman facing home foreclosure who is accused of killing a banker.

THE HELPby Kathryn Stockett. (Penguin Group.) A young white woman and two black maids in 1960s Mississippi.

COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK NONFICTION

HEAVEN IS FOR REALby Todd Burpo with Lynn Vincent. (Thomas Nelson.) A father recounts his 3-year-old son’s encounter with Jesus and the angels during an emergency appendectomy.

BOSSYPANTS, by Tina Fey. (Little, Brown.) A memoir from the creator of “30 Rock.”

UNBROKENby Laura Hillenbrand. (Random House.) An Olympic runner’s story of survival as a prisoner of the Japanese in World War II.

THE IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKS, by Rebecca Skloot. (Crown.) The story of a woman whose cancer cells were extensively cultured without her permission in 1951.

I’M OVER ALL THAT, by Shirley MacLaine. (Simon & Schuster.) The actress offers observations on what remains important to her.


COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK FICTION – Continued

SOMETHING BORROWED, by Emily Giffin. (St. Martin’s.) A maid of honor to her charmed friend, Rachel White has always played by the rules. But that changes on her 30th birthday.

I’LL WALK ALONEby Mary Higgins Clark. (Simon & Schuster.) A woman haunted by the disappearance of her young son discovers that someone has stolen her identity.

THE LAND OF THE PAINTED CAVESby Jean M. Auel. (Crown.) The latest volume in a series that began with “The Clan of the Cave Bear,” set during the ice age.

A GAME OF THRONES, by George R. R. Martin. (Random House.) In the frozen wastes to the north of Winterfell, sinister and supernatural forces are mustering.

THE GIRL WHO KICKED THE HORNET’S NEST, by Stieg Larsson. (Knopf Doubleday.) The third volume of the Millennium trilogy, about a Swedish hacker and a journalist.

THE SEARCH, by Nora Roberts. (Penguin Group.) A canine search-and-rescue trainer has found peace after losing her fiancé to a serial killer. But her life is shaken by a new man and a copycat murderer.

44 CHARLES STREETby Danielle Steel. (Random House.) The owner of a Greenwich Village town house takes in boarders and bonds with her tenants.

THE PARIS WIFE, by Paula McLain. (Random House.) Ernest Hemingway’s first wife, Hadley, narrates this novel set in Paris.

SAVE ME, by Lisa Scottoline. (St. Martin’s.) A mother’s action during a school emergency causes an uproar in a Philadelphia suburb.

CUTTING FOR STONE, by Abraham Verghese. (Knopf Doubleday.) Twin brothers, conjoined at birth and then separated, grow up amid the political turmoil of Ethiopia.


COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK NONFICTION – Continued

ALL THAT IS BITTER AND SWEET, by Ashley Judd with Maryanne Vollers. (Random House.) A memoir by the actress and humanitarian.

63 DOCUMENTS THE GOVERNMENT DOESN’T WANT YOU TO READby Jesse Ventura with Dick Russell. (Skyhorse.) The former governor of Minnesota implores Americans to challenge government secrecy

MALCOLM X, by Manning Marable. (Penguin Group.) A biography that traces a path from Malcolm X’s troubled youth to his conversion to Islam to his split with the Nation of Islam to his assassination in 1965.

THE SOCIAL ANIMALby David Brooks. (Random House.) Brooks creates two imaginary people, Harold and Erica, to illustrate his understanding of the human mind, the wellsprings of action and the causes of success and failure.

MOONWALKING WITH EINSTEINby Joshua Foer. (Penguin Group.) A journalist who covered a mnemonics championship tries competing himself.

REDby Sammy Hagar. (HarperCollins.) Hagar tells of his tear through rock, from his first break with Montrose to his role as the front man of Van Halen.

SHE WALKS IN BEAUTY, selected and introduced by Caroline Kennedy. (Hyperion.) Poems that inspired the former first daughter.

BORN TO RUN, by Christopher McDougall. (Knopf Doubleday.) Secrets of distance running from a Mexican Indian tribe.

PHYSICS OF THE FUTURE, by Michio Kaku. (Knopf Doubleday.) An examination of innovative developments in medicine, computers, quantum physics and space travel.

INSIDE OF A DOGby Alexandra Horowitz. (Simon & Schuster.) What the world is like from a dog’s point of view.


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