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Los Angeles Times bestsellers for Dec. 27, 2009


1. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson ($14.95)

2. The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery ($15)

3. Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout ($14)

4. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows ($14)

5. The Private Patient by P.D. James ($15)

6. The Piano Teacher by Janice Y. K. Lee ($15)

7. The Road by Cormac McCarthy ($14.95)

8. The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold


9. The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan


10. City of Thieves by David Benioff ($15)


1. Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin ($15)

2. The Blind Side by Michael Lewis ($13.95)

3. My Life in France by Julia Child with Alex Prud'homme ($15)

4. Holidays on Ice by David Sedaris


5. Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert ($15)

6. The World Almanac & Book of Facts 2010 by World Almanac Books


7. Stuff White People Like by Christian Lander ($14)

8. Julie & Julia by Julie Powell ($14.99)

9. Wishful Drinking by Carrie Fisher ($13.99)

10. Freakonomics by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner ($15.99)

Rankings are based on a Times poll of Southland bookstores.

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