New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for September 23, 2012
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FICTION (Combined Print & E-BOOK)
A WANTED MAN, by Lee Child. (Random House Publishing.) A carload of people involved in a conspiracy pick up a disheveled hitchhiker, Child’s vigilante hero Jack Reacher.
FIFTY SHADES OF GREY, by E. L. James. (The Writer’s Coffee Shop.) An inexperienced college student falls in love with a tortured man who has particular sexual tastes; the first book in a trilogy.
DELUSION IN DEATH, by J. D. Robb. (Penguin Group.) Lt. Eve Dallas investigates a mass delusion caused by a cocktail of chemicals and illegal drugs at a bar her husband owns; by Nora Roberts, writing pseudonymously
FIFTY SHADES FREED, by E. L. James. (Knopf Doubleday Publishing.) The final book in an erotic trilogy.
FIFTY SHADES DARKER, by E. L. James. (Knopf Doubleday Publishing.) Ana Steele learns more about Christian Grey’s troubled past; the second book in a trilogy.
GONE GIRL, by Gillian Flynn. (Crown Publishing.) A woman disappears on the day of her fifth anniversary; is her husband a killer?
FROZEN HEAT, by Richard Castle. (Hyperion Press.) The N.Y.P.D. homicide detective Nikki Heat investigates the case of a woman whose body is found in a freezer.
THE TIME KEEPER, by Mitch Albom. (Hyperion Press.) A fable about the inventor of the world’s first clock, who returns to our world after centuries of banishment; from the author of “Tuesdays With Morrie.”
ZOO, by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge. (Little, Brown & Company.) A young biologist warns world leaders about the reasons for escalating animal attacks on cities.
BARED TO YOU, by Sylvia Day. (Penguin Group.) Two troubled people develop an intense, obsessive relationship.
NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-BOOK)
NO EASY DAY, by Mark Owen with Kevin Maurer. (Penguin Group.) An account by a former member of the Navy SEALs, written pseudonymously, of the mission that killed Osama bin Laden.
THE PRICE OF POLITICS, by Bob Woodward. (Simon & Schuster.) Inside the debt-ceiling negotations of 2011 with the Washington Post journalist.
KILLING LINCOLN, by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard. (Henry Holt & Company.) The anchor of “The O’Reilly Factor” recounts the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.
UNBROKEN, by Laura Hillenbrand. (Random House Publishing.) An Olympic runner’s story of survival as a prisoner of the Japanese in World War II.
THE AMATEUR, by Edward Klein. (Regnery Publishing.) A journalist argues that President Obama is callow, arrogant and unable to lead.
OBAMA’S AMERICA, by Dinesh D’Souza. (Regnery Publishing.) An argument that President Obama is the architect of American decline.
WILD, by Cheryl Strayed. (Knopf Doubleday Publishing.) A woman’s account of a life-changing 1,100-mile hike along the Pacific Crest Trail.
MORTALITY, by Christopher Hitchens. (Grand Central Publishing.) Reports and reflections on his illness and impending death by the writer, who died in December 2011.
THE IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKS, by Rebecca Skloot. (Crown Publishing.) The story of a woman whose cancer cells were cultured without her permission in 1951.
HOW CHILDREN SUCCEED, by Paul Tough. (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing.) An argument that the qualities that matter most have to do with character, not intelligence.