A Few More Books to Watch and 76 Mentions in Ads

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By Carl Lennertz

Three books to watch, thanks to the almost 400 stores who reported last week! Are YOU one of the stores contributing to this wealth of knowledge?

As it turns out, all of these are also on at least one Regional Bestseller List:

  • #27 HC NF -- Looking for Spinoza: Joy, Sorrow, and the Human Brain, by Antonio Damasio (Harcourt Brace & Jovanovich, $28, 0151005575)
  • #35 HC NF -- Samuel Pepys: The Unequalled Self, by Claire Tomalin (Alfred A. Knopf, $30, 0375411437)
  • #54 HC NF -- The Purpose-Driven Life: What on Earth Am I Here For?, by Rick Warren (Zondervan Publishing Company, $19.99, 0310205719)

And a 76 pick to watch:

  • #29 Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ's Childhood Pal, by Christopher Moore (Perennial, $13.95, 0380813815)

Please check stock and display in support of the publishers who made these national ads possible:

In the January/February Atlantic Monthly, this January/February Top Ten pick:

  • Old Flames, by John Lawton (Atlantic, $24, 0871138646)

76 Mentions in Publisher's Own Ads

  • The Sunday, February 9 New York Times Book Review -- Gould's Book of Fish: A Novel in Twelve Fish, by Richard Flanagan (Grove, $14, 0802139590)
  • Sunday, February 16 New York Times Book Review -- The Guards, by Ken Bruen (St. Martin's/Minotaur, $23.95, 0312303556)
  • In several New York Times daily ads -- The Woman Who Wouldn't Talk: Why I Refused to Testify Against the Clintons & What I Learned in Jail, by Susan McDougal (Carroll & Graf, $25, 0786711280)

Thank you!

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