1.19.2009

The Best of 2008

We love making lists, and now that we've started to look at last year we thought we'd share some of those lists with you!

2008 Bestsellers - Adult Titles

Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain
The Road by Cormac McCarthy
The Shack by William Young
The Secret by Rhonda Byrne
The Truth About Chuck Norris by Ian Spector
The Audacity of Hope by Barack Obama
Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert
I Hope they Serve Beer in Hell by Tucker Max
New Earth by Eckhart Tolle

**The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch** was our bestselling adult title for 2008


2008 Bestselling Local Authors

Pittsburgh - A Photographic Portrait by Mark Bolster
Zombies Ate My Headlines by Carbolic Smoke Ball
The Steps of Pittsburgh by Bob Regan
Pittsburgh Born, Pittsburgh Bred by The Heinz Center
The Bridges of Pittsburgh y Bob Regan
Ultimate Pittsburgh Trivia by Dane Topich
Where We Like To Eat N'At by Gail Jones and Marsha Kolbe
Ruanaidh by Art Rooney Jr.
Dirty Word by Jim Walker

**How to Speak Pittsburghese by Sam McCool** was our best selling Local-Interest title

Bestselling Titles Store Wide

I Hope they Serve Beer in Hell by Tucker Max
Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer
Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer
New Moon by Stephenie Meyer
Become a Better You by Joel Osteen
New Earth by Eckhart Tolle
101 Ways to Simplify Your Life by Joyce Meyer
Twilight by Stephenie Meyer
When You Are Engulfed in Flames by David Sedaris

**The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch** was our bestselling title for 2008

and finally...

Ten Books We Know You Didn't Read, but We Think You Should
(in no particular order)

The Outlander by Gil Adamson
The Late Hector Kipling by David Thewlis
How the Dead Dream by Lydia Millet
Maynard & Jenica by Rudolph Delson
The Monster of Florence by Douglas Preston
Attack of the Theater People by Mark Acito
The 19th Wife by David Ebershoff
Confessions of a Jane Austin Addict by Laurie Rigler
Netherland by Joseph O'Neill
Eat Me: The Food and Philosophy of Kenny Shopsin by Kenny Shopsin