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NYT Best Sellers for May 8, 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.

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.

THE SIXTH MAN, by David Baldacci. (Grand Central.) The lawyer for an alleged serial killer is murdered, and two former Secret Service agents are on the case.

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

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.

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.”

STORIES I ONLY TELL MY FRIENDS, by Rob Lowe. (Holt.) The actor charts his professional path, from teen idol to “The West Wing.”

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.

COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK FICTION – Continued

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.

SAVAGE NATURE, by Christine Feehan. (Penguin Group.) In the Louisiana bayou near her home, Saria Boudreaux finds a corpse that appears to have been mauled — and her brothers are all shape-shifting leopards.

BEL AIR DEAD, by Stuart Woods. (Penguin Group.) In this Stone Barrington novel, the New York lawyer makes enemies when he represents a widow in the sale of a movie studio.

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

A TURN IN THE ROAD, by Debbie Macomber. (Harlequin.) A middle-aged woman takes a cross-country road trip with her daughter and former mother-in-law.

MOONLIGHT COVE, by Sherryl Woods. (Harlequin.) Will Lincoln is finally ready to win the heart of his childhood friend, Jess O’Brien.

ANY MAN OF MINE, by Rachel Gibson. (HarperCollins.) Autumn Haven’s Las Vegas “to-do” list included catching a show and playing the slots, not waking up married to a heartbreaker like Sam LeClaire.

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

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.


COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK NONFICTION – Continued

THE SOCIAL ANIMAL, by 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.

THE WIZARD OF LIES, by Diana B. Henriques. (Holt.) A New York Times financial writer details the story of Bernard Madoff, from his rise on Wall Street to his conviction for creating a $65 billion Ponzi scheme.

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

LIBERTY DEFINED, by Ron Paul. (Grand Central.) The Texas congressman examines 50 controversial issues.

ONWARDby Howard Schultz with Joanne Gordon. (Rodale.) Schultz tells of his second stint as the C.E.O. of Starbucks and how he helped return the company to profitability.

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

KABOOM!, by Darell Hammond. (Rodale.) Hammond describes how he created Kaboom, a nonprofit that provides communities with the resources to build playgrounds

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

THE EMPEROR OF ALL MALADIES, by Siddhartha Mukherjee. (Simon & Schuster.) An oncologist’s history of cancer and its treatment covers both the eureka moments and the decades of despair

1861, by Adam Goodheart. (Knopf Doubleday.) A historian examines the months between Lincoln’s election in 1860 and July 4, 1861, when he delivered his first message to Congress.


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