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Top Circulating Books

August 2010

 

Fiction | Non-Fiction | Archive of Past Lists


FICTION

Fiction titles are shelved alphabetically by the author's last name

  1. The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown
  2. The Help by Kathryn Stockett
  3. Best Friends Forever: a novel by Jennifer Weiner
  4. That Old Cape Magic by Richard Russo
  5. Brooklyn: a novel by Colm Tóibín
  6. The Girl With the Dragon Tatttoo by Stieg Larsson
  7. One Day by David Nicholls
  8. Breaking Dawn by Stephanie Meyer
  9. Her Fearful Symmetry by Audrey Niffenegger
  10. Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney

 

NON-FICTION

  1. Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain by Oliver Sacks
    ML3830.S13 2007
  2. Dark Tide: the Great Boston Molasses Flood of 1919 by Stephen Puleo
    F73.5.P97 2004x
  3. Are You There Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea by Chelsea Handler
    HQ801.H3193 2008
  4. Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace -- One School At a Time by Greg Mortenson
    LC2330.M67 2007x
  5. The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals by Michael Pollan
    GT2850.P65 2006
  6. The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine by Michael Lewis
    HC106.83.L5 2010
  7. Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking by Malcolm Gladwell
    BF448.G53 2005
  8. Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell
    BF637.S8G533 2008
  9. Superfreakonomics: Global Cooling, Patriotic Prostitutes, and Why Suicide Bombers Should Buy Life Insurance by Steven D. Levitt & Stephen J. Dubner
    HB74.P8L4797 2009
  10. Freakonomics: a Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything by Steven D. Levitt & Stephen J. Dubner
    HB74.P8L479 2005

Archive of past lists

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