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Local Bestsellers

July 13, 2001, Books

Book Sense is the cornerstone of an effort by the American Booksellers Association, a consortium of independent bookstores across the nation, to create a national identity for independents. Below is the most recent list of bestselling paperback nonfiction titles at stores that participate in Book Sense. Local Book Sense stores include BookPeople, Adventures in Crime and Space, and Book Woman.

1. Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris

2. In the Heart of the Sea by Nathaniel Philbrick

3. A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius by Dave Eggers

4. The Greatest Generation by Tom Brokaw

5. Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain

6. The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz

7. In a Sunburned Country by Bill Bryson

8. The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: Travel by Joshua Piven and David Borgenicht

9. The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook by Joshua Piven and David Borgenicht

10. Guns, Germs and Steel by Jared Diamond

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