The latest top selling paperback fiction books from Indie Bound
January 23rd, 2021
by Ann Patchett (Harper Perennial, ISBN: 9780062963680); Last week: 2; Weeks on List: 2 "Patchett's moving novel explores the indelible bond between two siblings, the house of their childhood, and a past that will not let them go."
by Douglas Stuart (Grove Press, ISBN: 9780802148506); Last week: 1; Weeks on List: 12 "A heartbreaking story of addiction, sexuality, and love, Shuggie Bain is an epic portrayal of a working-class family that is rarely seen in fiction. A 2020 National Book Award Finalist and winner of the 2020 Booker Prize."
by Madeline Miller (Back Bay, ISBN: 9780316556323); Last week: 3; Weeks on List: 40 "Miller's masterful follow-up to The Song of Achilles is a triumph of storytelling, an intoxicating epic of family rivalry, palace intrigue, love and loss, as well as a celebration of indomitable female strength in a man's world."
by Richard Powers (Norton, ISBN: 9780393356687); Last week: 4; Weeks on List: * "National Book Award-winner Powers delivers a sweeping, impassioned novel of activism and resistance that is also a stunning evocation of--and paean to--the natural world."
by Charles Yu (Vintage, ISBN: 9780307948472); Last week: 7; Weeks on List: 9 "Yu's deeply personal novel about race, pop culture, immigration, assimilation, and escaping the roles we are forced to play. Winner of the 2020 National Book Award."
by Madeline Miller (Ecco, ISBN: 9780062060624); Last week: 5; Weeks on List: 20 "Miller's monumental debut novel is an action-packed adventure and epic love story that brilliantly re-imagines Homer's enduring masterwork, The Iliad."
by Rupi Kaur (Andrews McMeel, ISBN: 9781449486808); Last week: 6; Weeks on List: 9 "Kaur's greatly anticipated third collection of poetry."
by Sally Rooney (Hogarth, ISBN: 9781984822185); Last week: 10; Weeks on List: 46 "Rooney brings her brilliant psychological acuity and perfectly spare prose to a story that explores the subtleties of class, the electricity of first love, and the complex entanglements of family and friendship."
by Walter Tevis (Vintage, ISBN: 9780593314654); Last week: 8; Weeks on List: 7 "Engaging and fast-paced, this gripping coming-of-age novel of chess, feminism, and addiction speeds to a conclusion as elegant and satisfying as a mate in four. Now an acclaimed Netflix series."
by Ta-Nehisi Coates (One World, ISBN: 9780399590610); Last week: 9; Weeks on List: 9 "Coates' debut novel is a propulsive, transcendent work that restores the humanity of those from whom everything was stolen."