Friday, January 14, 2011

Los Angeles Times Fiction Bestseller List: January 16, 2011

1. Freedom by Jonathan Franzen
The breakdown of a Midwestern family.

2. An Object of Beauty by Steve Martin
An ambitious young art dealer manipulates her way through Manhattan's high-end art world.

3. The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest by Stieg Larsson
The final book of the "Millennium Trilogy" has Lisbeth Salander in peril.

4. Dead or Alive by Tom Clancy
Jack Ryan Jr. and his colleagues are on the trail of the world's most dangerous terrorist.

5. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Ugly Truth by Jeff Kinney
Greg confronts puberty without his best friend.

6. Room by Emma Donoghue
A 5-year-old boy is imprisoned in a 12 by 12 room.

7. Lord of Misrule by Jaimy Gordon
The lives and schemes of characters at a small-time horseracing track in 1970s West Virginia.

8. The Lost Hero by Rick Riordan
A new group of heroes return to Camp Half-Blood.

9. The Confession by John Grisham
A man confesses to the crime for which another man is about to be executed.

10. It's a Book by Lane Smith
An illustrated manifesto touting printed books in the digital age.

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