We’ve collected the books debuting on Indiebound’s Indie Bestseller List for the week ending September 16, 2012. Reported by independent booksellers around the country, the list gives you a peek at the books everybody will be talking about next month.
(Debuted at #2 in Hardcover Fiction) Telegraph Avenue by Michael Chabon: “When ex–NFL quarterback Gibson Goode, the fifth-richest black man in America, announces plans to build his latest Dogpile megastore on a nearby stretch of Telegraph Avenue, Nat and Archy fear it means certain doom for their vulnerable little enterprise.” (September 2012)
(Debuted at #2 in Hardcover Nonfiction) The Price of Politics by Bob Woodward: “The Price of Politics chronicles the inside story of how President Obama and the U.S. Congress tried, and failed, to restore the American economy and set it on a course to fiscal stability. It spans the three and a half tumultuous years beginning just before Obama’s inauguration in early 2009 and lasting through the summer of 2012.” (September 2012)
(Debuted at #13 in Children’s Interest) Tilt by Ellen Hopkins: “Three teens, three stories—all interconnected through their parents’ family relationships. As the adults pull away, caught up in their own dilemmas, the lives of the teens begin to tilt…” (September 2012)
- John Cleese & Thomas Pynchon Debut On the Indie Bestseller List
- Anita Diamant, Elena Ferrante, & Héctor Tobar Debut On the Indie Bestseller List
- Haruki Murakami, James Patterson, & Shannon Hale Debut On the Indie Bestseller List
- James Patterson, Jacqueline Woodson, & Al Michaels Debut On the Indie Bestseller List