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    Bestseller List for January 15, 2015
    Based on sales for the week ending January 11, 2015
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    1. Gone Girl
    Gillian Flynn, Broadway, $15, 9780553418361
    Flynn's mesmerizing thriller about a marriage gone terribly wrong is now a major motion picture.
    2. The Martian
    Andy Weir, Broadway, $15, 9780553418026
    Weir's remarkable debut novel about an astronaut stranded on Mars and his fight for survival.
    3. The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry
    Gabrielle Zevin, Algonquin, $14.95, 9781616204518
    Zevin's truly enchanting novel is a love letter to the world of books--and booksellers.
    4. The Rosie Project
    Graeme Simsion, S&S, $15.99, 9781476729091
    Simsion's heartfelt and humorous debut novel about a college professor's search for the perfect wife.
    5. Inherent Vice
    Thomas Pynchon, Penguin, $17, 9780143126850
    Part noir, part psychedelic romp, all Thomas Pynchon. Now a major motion picture.
    6. Americanah
    Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Anchor, $15.95, 9780307455925
    A dazzling novel of love and race centered around a young man and woman from Nigeria, by the author of Half of a Yellow Sun.
    7. Orphan Train
    Christina Baker Kline, Morrow, $14.99, 9780061950728
    A powerful novel of upheaval and resilience, of unexpected friendship, and of the secrets we carry that keep us from finding out who we are.
    8. The Ocean at the End of the Lane
    Neil Gaiman, Morrow, $14.99, 9780062255662
    A brilliantly imaginative and poignant fairy tale from the modern master of wonder and terror.
    9. Fifty Shades of Grey
    E.L. James, Vintage, $15.95, 9780804172073
    The first novel in James' erotic, amusing, and deeply moving trilogy is soon to be a major motion picture.
    10. Still Life With Bread Crumbs
    Anna Quindlen, Random House, $16, 9780812976892
    A superb love story by the bestselling author of A Short Guide to a Happy Life.
    11. The Winter People- Debut
    Jennifer McMahon, Anchor, $14.95, 9780804169967
    McMahon's simmering literary thriller about ghostly secrets, dark choices, and the unbreakable bond between mothers and daughters.
    12. My Brilliant Friend
    Elena Ferrante, Europa Editions, $17, 9781609450786
    A rich, intense, and generous-hearted story about two friends by one of Italy's most acclaimed authors.
    13. The Strange Library
    Haruki Murakami, Knopf, $18, 9780385354301
    Murakami's fantastical illustrated short novel about a boy imprisoned in a nightmarish library.
    14. Still Alice- Debut
    Lisa Genova, Gallery, $16, 9781501106422
    Neuroscientist Genova's debut novel about the onset of Alzheimer's is now a major motion picture.
    15. The Crane Wife- Debut
    Patrick Ness, Penguin, $16, 9780143126171
    A magical novel, based on a Japanese folk tale, about how the life of a broken-hearted man is transformed when he rescues an injured white crane that has landed in his backyard.
    17. Mr. Mercedes
    Stephen King, Gallery, $16, 9781476754475
    In King's compelling novel, three unlikely heroes try to stop a lone killer from killing thousands.

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