Hardcover Fiction Bestsellers For Nov. 11 In Robert Jordan's Towers of Midnight, Perrin Aybara is haunted by specters from his past, while an unseen foe slowly pulls a tight noose around his neck. To prevail, he must find a way to master the wolf within or lose himself to it forever. The book debuts at No. 1.

Hardcover Fiction Bestsellers For Nov. 11

Compiled from weekly surveys of close to 500 independent bookstores nationwide in collaboration with the American Booksellers Association. This list reflects sales ending Nov. 7.


1. Towers of Midnight

By Robert Jordan; Brandon Sanderson

1 week on list

Hardcover, 864pp, $29.99
Tor Books
Pub Date: Nov. 2, 2010


2. Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk

A Modest Bestiary

By David Sedaris; Ian Falconer

6 weeks on list

Hardcover, 176pp, $21.99
Little, Brown and Company
Pub Date: Sep. 28, 2010


3. The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest

By Stieg Larsson

24 weeks on list

Hardcover, 576pp, $27.95
Knopf
Pub Date: May. 25, 2010


4. Freedom

By Jonathan Franzen

10 weeks on list

Hardcover, 576pp, $28.00
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pub Date: Aug. 31, 2010


5. The Confession

By John Grisham

2 weeks on list

Hardcover, 432pp, $28.95
Doubleday
Pub Date: Oct. 26, 2010


6. Moonlight Mile

By Dennis Lehane

1 week on list

Hardcover, 336pp, $26.99
William Morrow
Pub Date: Nov. 2, 2010


7. The Help

By Kathryn Stockett

91 week on list

Hardcover, 464pp, $24.95
Amy Einhorn Books/Putnam
Pub Date: Feb. 1, 2009


8. Fall of Giants

By Ken Follett

6 weeks on list

Hardcover, $36.00
Dutton Adult
Pub Date: Sep. 28, 2010


9. Our Kind of Traitor

By John le Carre

4 weeks on list

Hardcover, 320pp, $27.95
Viking Adult
Pub Date: Oct. 12, 2010


10. Worth Dying For

A Reacher Novel

By Lee Child

3 weeks on list

Hardcover, 400pp, $28.00
Delacorte Press
Pub Date: Oct. 19, 2010


11. Room

By Emma Donoghue

9 weeks on list

Hardcover, 336pp, $24.99
Little, Brown and Company
Pub Date: Sep. 1, 2010


12. Great House

By Nicole Krauss

5 weeks on list

Hardcover, 289pp, $24.95
W. W. Norton & Company
Pub Date: Oct. 1, 2010


13. In the Company of Others

A Father Tim Novel

By Jan Karon

3 weeks on list

Hardcover, 416pp, $27.95
Viking Adult
Pub Date: Oct. 19, 2010


14. The Reversal

By Michael Connelly

5 weeks on list

Hardcover, 400pp, $27.99
Little, Brown and Company
Pub Date: Oct. 5, 2010


15. By Nightfall

By Michael Cunningham

5 weeks on list

Hardcover, 256pp, $25.00
Macmillan Audio
Pub Date: Sep. 28, 2010