The Indie Travel Literature Bestseller List

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Based on sales at hundreds of independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week peiod ending July 10, 2011.

1. The Sweet Life in Paris
David Lebovitz, Broadway, $14, 9780767928892

2. The Tao of Travel: Enlightenments From Lives on the Road
Paul Theroux, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $25, 9780547336916

3. Lunch in Paris
Elizabeth Bard, Back Bay, $13.99, 9780316042789

4. The Most Beautiful Walk in the World: A Pedestrian in Paris
John Baxter, Harper Perennial, $14.99, 9780061998546

5. A Walk in the Woods
Bill Bryson, Broadway, $15.99, 9780767902526

6. Paris, Paris: Journey Into the City of Light
David Downie, Broadway, $15, 9780307886088

7. Moby-Duck
Donovan Hohn, Viking, $27.95, 9780670022199

8. Bicycle Diaries
David Byrne, Penguin, $16, 9780143117964

9. Every Day in Tuscany
Frances Mayes, Broadway, $15, 9780767929837

10. 1,000 Places to See in the United States and Canada Before You Die (Updated Edition)
Patricia Schultz, Workman, $19.95, 9780761163367

11. Paris Was Ours: Thirty-Two Writers Reflect on the City of Light
Penelope Rowlands (Ed.), Algonquin, $15.95, 9781565129535

12. The Lost Girls: Three Friends. Four Continents. One Unconventional Detour Around the World
Jennifer Baggett, et al., Harper, $15.99, 9780061689079

13. Traveling With Pomegranates
Sue Monk Kidd, Ann Kidd Taylor, Penguin, $15, 9780143117971

14. Country Driving: A Chinese Road Trip
Peter Hessler, Harper Perennial, $15.99, 9780061804106

15. Paris to the Past: Traveling Through French History by Train
Ina Caro, Norton, $27.95, 9780393078947

16. Everything Is Its Own Reward
Paul Madonna, City Lights, $27.95, 9780872865150

17. The Geography of Bliss
Eric Weiner, Twelve, $13.99, 9780446698894

18. Turn Right at Machu Picchu: Rediscovering the Lost City One Step at a Time
Mark Adams, Dutton, $26.95, 9780525952244

19. 1,000 Places to See Before You Die
Patricia Schultz, Workman, $19.95, 9780761161028

20. Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
Robert M. Pirsig, Harper Perennial, $14.99, 9780060839871

21. Atlas of Remote Islands: Fifty Islands I Have Never Set Foot on and Never Will
Judith Schalansky, Penguin, $28, 9780143118206

22. The Best Women's Travel Writing: True Stories from Around the World
Lavinia Spalding (Ed.), Travelers' Tales Guides, $18.95, 9781609520120

23. Harry Truman's Excellent Adventure: The True Story of a Great American Road Trip
Matthew Algeo, Chicago Review Press, $16.95, 9781569767078

24. Assassination Vacation
Sarah Vowell, S&S, $15, 9780743260046

25. To a Mountain in Tibet
Colin Thubron, Harper, $24.99, 9780061768262