Saturday, November 19, 2011

Los Angeles Times Bestseller List for Fiction: November 20, 2011

1. 1Q84 by Haruki Murakami
Don't let appearances fool you in the multilayered narrative about loyalty and loss.

2. The Marriage Plot by Jeffrey Eugenides
A love triangle between recent Ivy League graduates.

3. The Litigators by John Grisham
A burned out attorney joins a down-and-out firm in taking on a pharmaceutical company.

4. The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes
A middle-age retiree re-evaluates his mediocre existence.

5. The Cat's Table by Michael Ondaatje
A young boy's sea voyage in the early 1950s from Sri Lanka to England.

6. The Son of Neptune by Rick Riordan
New battles await Percy Jackson as he returns to a Roman half-blood camp.

7. The Art of Fielding by Chad Harbach
The complicated nature of relationships revolving around a gifted college baseball player.

8. The Paris Wife by Paula McLain
A tale of Ernest Hemingway and his first wife, Hadley, set in 1920s Paris.

9. Zero Day by David Baldacci
Army Special Agent John Puller investigates a brutal crime scene in a small coal mining town.

10. Rules of Civility by Amor Towles
A year in the social life of three twentysomethings set in jazz-age New York City.

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