Pacific Northwest Bestsellers

Posted: Friday, February 20, 2009


1. "Fool" by Christopher Moore,

2. "The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society" by Mary Ann Shaffer, Annie Barrows

3. "The Associate" by John Grisham

4. "Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet" by Jamie Ford

5. "The Women" by T.C. Boyle

6. "The Host" by Stephenie Meyer

7. "The Story of Edgar Sawtelle" by David Wroblewski

8. "A Mercy" by Toni Morrison

9. "Bicycles" by Nikki Giovanni

10. "The Art of Racing in the Rain" by Garth Stein

11. "The Hour I First Believed" by Wally Lamb

12. "The Eleventh Man" by Ivan Doig

13. "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo" by Stieg Larsson

14. "Bone Crossed" by Patricia Briggs

15. "Dog on It" by Spencer Quinn


1. "The Inaugural Address" 2009 by Barack Obama

2. "Outliers" by Malcolm Gladwell

3. "Animals Make Us Human" by Temple Grandin, Catherine Johnson

4. "How We Decide" by Jonah Lehrer

5. "The Return of Depression Economics and the Crisis of 2008" by Paul Krugman

6. "Dewey" by Vicki Myron

7. "The Last Lecture" by Randy Pausch

8. "Food Matters" by Mark Bittman

9. "In Defense of Food" by Michael Pollan

10. "When You Are Engulfed in Flames" by David Sedaris

11. "The Yankee Years" by Joe Torre, Tom Verducci

12. "Hot, Flat, and Crowded" by Thomas L. Friedman

13. "The Gamble" by Thomas E. Ricks

14. "Weird Washington" by Al Eufrasio, Jefferson Davis

15. "We Can Have Peace in the Holy Land" by Jimmy Carter


1. "The Shack" by William P. Young

2. "People of the Book" by Geraldine Brooks

3. "The Hearts of Horses" by Molly Gloss

4. "Out Stealing Horses" by Per Petterson

5. "The Elegance of the Hedgehog" by Muriel Barbery

6. "The Reader" by Bernhard Schlink

7. "The White Tiger" by Aravind Adiga

8. "The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao" by Junot Diaz

9. "Praise Song for the Day" by Elizabeth Alexander

10. "A Thousand Splendid Suns" by Khaled Hosseini

11. "Revolutionary Road" by Richard Yates

12. "The Enchantress of Florence" by Salman Rushdie

13. "Run" by Ann Patchett

14. "Loving Frank" by Nancy Horan

15. "Dreamers of the Day" by Mary Doria Russell


1. "Dreams From My Father" by Barack Obama

2. "Three Cups of Tea" by Greg Mortenson, David Oliver Relin

3. "The Weather of the Pacific Northwest" by Cliff Mass

4. "Team of Rivals" by Doris Kearns Goodwin

5. "Animal, Vegetable, Miracle" by Barbara and Camille Kingsolver

6. "Stubborn Twig" by Lauren Kessler

7. "The Omnivore's Dilemma" by Michael Pollan

8. "The Audacity of Hope" by Barack Obama

9. "The Best Places to Kiss in the Northwest" by Teri Citterman

10. "Eat, Pray, Love" by Elizabeth Gilbert

11. "Suze Orman's 2009 Action Plan" by Suze Orman

12. "Blink" by Malcolm Gladwell

13. "Six-Word Memoirs on Love & Heartbreak" by Rachel Fershleiser

14. "The Zookeeper's Wife" by Diane Ackerman

15. "The Five Love Languages" by Gary D. Chapman

• The Pacific Northwest Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound and PNBA, for the week ended Sunday, February 15, 2009. Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association and IndieBound. For an independent bookstore near you, visit

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