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Bookery Best Sellers

A list of the 10 most popular Fiction and Non-Fiction books sold at The Bookery during the previous month, listed in alphabetical order by author. The purpose of this list is less to rank books than to provide a snapshot of current reading tastes and interests in Ithaca, N.Y.
 
Fiction:Fiction:
 
      
"Disgrace" by JM Coetzee
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Penguin, 1999. Hardcover $23.95    Trade Fiction

 
 
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"Memoirs of a Geisha" by Arthur Golden
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Random House, 1999. Paperback $14.00    Trade Fiction

 
 
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"Hunting Badger" by Tony Hillerman
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HarperCollins, 1999. Hardcover $26.00    Fiction - Mystery Hardcover

 
 
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"The Poisonwood Bible" by Barbara Kingsolver

HarperCollins, 1999. Paperback - Wraps $14.00    Trade Fiction

 
 
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"Amsterdam" by Ian McEwan
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Bantam, 1999. Paperback $12.00    Trade Fiction

 
 
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"Blue at the Mizzen" by Patrick O'Brian
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W.W.Norton, 1999. Hardcover $24.00    New Hardcover Fiction

 
 
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"Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets" by J. Rowling
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Scholastic Press, 1999. Hardcover $17.95    New Hardcover Fiction

 
 
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"Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban" by J. Rowling
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Scholars' Press, 1999. Hardcover $19.95    Children - Middle Readers

 
 
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"Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" by J. Rowling

Scholastic Press, 1999. Paperback $5.99    Children - Middle Readers

 
 
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"Reliable Sources" by Beth Saulnier

Warner, 1999. Mass Market Paperbac $6.50    Fiction - Mystery
Mystery by local author.
 
 
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Non-Fiction:Non-Fiction:
 
      
"What the Dormouse Said" by Amy Gash
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Workman, 1999. Hardcover $14.95    Humor

 
 
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"Carbohydrate Addict's Lifespan Program" by Richard Heller
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Penguin, 1999. Paperback - Wraps $15.95    Health - Nutrition and Diet

 
 
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"An Exhiliration of Wings: The Literature of Birdwatching" by Jen Hill
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Penguin, 1999. Hardcover $25.95    Nature

 
 
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"Angela's Ashes" by Frank McCourt
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Scribner's. Paperback $14.00    Biography

 
 
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"'tis: A Memoir" by Frank McCourt
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Simon & Schuster, 1999. Hardcover $26.00    Biography

 
 
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"The Moosewood Restaurant Daily Special" by Moosewood-Collective
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Random House, 1999. Paperback - Wraps $24.00    Cooking

 
 
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"Worst Case Scenario Survival Handbook" by Joshua Piven
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Chronicle Books, 1999. Paperback $14.95    Humor

 
 
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"Galileo's Daughter" by Dava Sobel
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Walker & Co., 1999. Hardcover $27.00    Biography

 
 
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