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Tuesday, October 19, 2010

A New (to me) Bestseller List

Did you know that college bookstores have a bestseller list? It's listed in the Chronicle of Higher Education. Here is September's list (the number after each title/author is the book's ranking last month):

What They're Reading on College Campuses

1. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson
3

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2. The Girl Who Played with Fire by Stieg Larsson
2

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3. Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman's Search for Everything across Italy, India and Indonesia by Elizabeth Gilbert
1

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4. Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
4

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5. Sh*t My Dad Says by Justin Halpern


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6. Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner
10

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7. Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea by Chelsea Handler
6

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8. Eating Animals by Jonathan Safran Foer


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9. Chelsea Chelsea Bang Bang by Chelsea Handler
5

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10. Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins


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The Chronicle's list of best-selling books was compiled from information supplied by stores serving the following campuses: American U., Drew U., Florida State U., George Washington U., Georgetown U., Georgia State U., Harvard U., James Madison U., Kent State U., Pennsylvania State U. at University Park, San Francisco State U., Stanford U., State U. of New York at Buffalo, U. of California at Berkeley, U. of Florida, U. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, U. of Miami, U. of Nebraska at Lincoln, U. of North Dakota, U. of North Texas, U. of Oklahoma at Norman, Vanderbilt U., Washington U. in St. Louis, Williams College, Winthrop U., Xavier U. (Ohio).

2 comments:

Chelle said...

cool list! Thanks for sharing.

DCMetroreader said...

Interesting to see the differences and similarities. I'll have to check it from time to time.