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San Francisco Chronicle best-sellers, April 6
HARDCOVER PAPERBACK FICTION Bay Area
1. THE GOLDFINCH
Donna Tartt
(Little, Brown; $30)
2. THE INVENTION OF WINGS
Sue Monk Kidd
(Viking; $27.95)
3. THE DAYS OF ANNA MADRIGAL
Armistead Maupin (Harper; $26.99)
4. THE MARTIAN
Andy Weir (Crown; $24)
5. STILL LIFE WITH BREAD CRUMBS
Anna Quindlen (Random House; $26)
6. BARK: STORIES
Lorrie Moore (Knopf; $24.95)
7. ONE MORE THING: STORIES AND OTHER STORIES
B.J. Novak (Knopf; $24.95)
8. THE CIRCLE
Dave Eggers
(Knopf/McSweeneys; $27.95)
9. EVERY DAY IS FOR THE THIEF *
Teju Cole (Random House; $23)
10. RIPPER
Isabel Allende (Harper; $28.99)
FICTION National
1. MISSING YOU *
Harlan Coben
(Dutton; $27.95)
2. RAISING STEAM *
Terry Pratchett
(Doubleday; $26.95)
3. THE GOLDFINCH
Donna Tartt
(Little, Brown; $30)
4. POWER PLAY
Danielle Steel (Delacorte; $28)
5. THE INVENTION OF WINGS
Sue Monk Kidd (Viking; $27.95)
6. BE CAREFUL WHAT YOU WISH FOR
(The Clifton Chronicles)
Jeffrey Archer (St. Martins; $27.99)
7. THE BOOTLEGGER
Clive Cussler and Justin Scott
(Putnam; $27.95)
8. WORDS OF RADIANCE
Brandon Sanderson (Tor; $28.99)
9. STONE COLD (A Joe Pickett Novel)
C.J. Box (Putnam; $26.95)
10. NIGHT BROKEN (Mercy Thompson)
Patricia Briggs (Ace; $26.95)NONFICTION Bay Area
1. THE SIXTH EXTINCTION: An Unnatural History
Elizabeth Kolbert
(Holt; $28)2. EVERYTHING I NEED TO KNOW I LEARNED FROM A LITTLE GOLDEN BOOK
Diane Muldrow
(Golden Books; $9.99)
3. THRIVE: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life Of Well-Being, Wisdom, and Wonder *
Arianna Huffington (Harmony; $26)4. THE BOYS IN THE BOAT: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics
Daniel James Brown (Viking; $28.95)
5. THE FUTURE OF THE MIND: The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind
Michio Kaku (Doubleday; $28.95)
6. THE STORY OF THE JEWS: Finding the Words *
Simon Schama (Ecco; $39.99)
7. UGANDA BE KIDDING ME
Chelsea Handler (Grand Central; $27)
8. A CALL TO ACTION: Women, Religion, Violence, and Power *
Jimmy Carter (S&S; $28)
9. THE BLOOD SUGAR SOLUTION 10-DAY DETOX DIET
Mark Hyman (Little, Brown; $28)
10. DAVID AND GOLIATH: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants
Malcolm Gladwell (Little, Brown; $29)NONFICTION National
1. 10% HAPPIER: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help That Actually Works - A True Story *
Dan Harris
(It Books; $25.99)
2. THE PROMISE OF A PENCIL: How an Ordinary Person Can Create Extraordinary Change *
Adam Braun with Carlye Adler
(Scribner; $25)
3. UGANDA BE KIDDING ME
Chelsea Handler (Grand Central; $27)
4. KILLING JESUS: A History
Bill OReilly, Martin Dugard (Holt; $28)
5. DAVID AND GOLIATH: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants
Malcolm Gladwell (Little, Brown; $29)
6. UNBROKEN: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
Laura Hillenbrand (Random House; $28)
7. NOT COOL: The Hipster Elite and Their War on You *
Greg Gutfeld (Crown Forum; $26)
8. THE FUTURE OF THE MIND: The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind
Michio Kaku (Doubleday; $28.95)
9. THE STORY OF THE JEWS: Finding the Words *
Simon Schama (Ecco; $39.99)
10. LEAN IN: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead
Sheryl Sandberg with Nell Scovell (Knopf; $24.95)FICTION Bay Area
1. AMERICANAH
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (Anchor; $15.95)
2. THE INTERESTINGS *
Meg Wolitzer
(Riverhead; $17)
3. DEAR LIFE
Alice Munro
(Vintage; $15.95)
4. WHERED YOU GO,
BERNADETTE
Maria Semple
(Back Bay/Little, Brown; $14.99)
5. THE FLAMETHROWERS
Rachel Kushner (Scribner; $17)
6. COCKROACHES
Jo Nesbo (Vintage; $14.95)
7. A TALE FOR THE TIME BEING
Ruth Ozeki (Penguin; $16)
8. LIFE AFTER LIFE
Kate Atkinson (Back Bay; $18)
9. MR. PENUMBRAS 24-HOUR BOOKSTORE
Robin Sloan (Picador; $15)
10. BEAUTIFUL RUINS
Jess Walter (Harper Perennial; $15.99)
FICTION National
1. ORPHAN TRAIN
Christina Baker Kline
(Morrow/HarperCollins; $14.99)
2. WHERED YOU GO, BERNADETTE
Maria Semple
(Back Bay/Little, Brown; $14.99)
3. ME BEFORE YOU
Jojo Moyes (Penguin; $16)
4. FIFTY SHADES OF GREY
E.L. James (Vintage; $15.95)
5. THE ALCHEMIST
Paulo Coelho (HarperOne; $14.99)
6. AMERICANAH
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (Anchor; $15.95)
7. MISTRESS *
James Patterson (Grand Central; $16)
8. AFTERBURN & AFTERSHOCK
Sylvia Day (Harlequin; $14.95)
9. BEAUTIFUL DAY: A Novel
Elin Hilderbrand
(Back Bay/Little, Brown; $16)
10. BEAUTIFUL RUINS
Jess Walter (Harper Perennial; $15.99)NONFICTION Bay Area
1. ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK: My Year in a
Womens Prison
Piper Kerman
(Spiegel & Grau; $16)
2. MEANWHILE IN SAN FRANCISCO: The City in Its Own Words
Wendy MacNaughton (Chronicle; $18.95)
3. WILD: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail
Cheryl Strayed (Vintage; $15.95)
4. MY BELOVED WORLD
Sonia Sotomayor (Vintage; $15.95)
5. SEASON OF THE WITCH: Enchantment, Terror, and Deliverance in the City of Love
David Talbot (Free Press; $16)
6. THE PLANTAGENETS: The Warrior Kings and Queens Who Made England *
Dan Jones (Penguin; $18)
7. SHOW YOUR WORK!
Austin Kleon (Workman; $11.95)
8. HYPERBOLE AND A HALF: Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms,
Mayhem, and Other Things That Happened
Allie Brosh (Touchstone; $17.99)
9. THE MONUMENTS MEN: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves, and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History
Robert M. Edsel (Back Bay; $17)
10. THE UNWINDING: An Inner History of New America
George Packer (FSG; $16)NONFICTION National
1. HEAVEN IS FOR REAL
Todd Burpo, Lynn Vincent (Thomas Nelson; $16.99)
2. LONE SURVIVOR: The Eyewitness Account of Operation Redwing and the Lost Heroes of SEAL Team 10
Marcus Luttrell, Patrick Robinson (Back Bay/Little, Brown; $17)
3. THE MONUMENTS MEN: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves, and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History
Robert M. Edsel (Back Bay; $17)
4. PROOF OF HEAVEN: A Neurosurgeons Journey Into the Afterlife
Eben Alexander, M.D. (S&S; $15.99)
5. THE POWER OF HABIT: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business
Charles Duhigg (Random House; $16)
6. OUTLIERS: The Story of Success
Malcolm Gladwell
(Back Bay/Little, Brown; $16.99)
7. BRAIN ON FIRE: My Month of Madness
Susannah Cahalan (Simon & Schuster; $16)
8. QUIET: The Power of Introverts in a World That Cant Stop Talking
Susan Cain (Broadway; $16)
9. WILD: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail
Cheryl Strayed (Vintage; $15.95)
10. THINKING, FAST AND SLOW
Daniel Kahneman
(Farrar, Straus & Giroux; $16)

Time: 1:47  |  News Code: 394749  |  Site: San Francisco Chronicle
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