The Common Good

Local best-seller list

Source: Denver Post
Date: January 29, 2008

The Denver area's best-selling books, according to information from the Tattered Cover Book Store, Barnes & Noble in Greenwood Village, Boulder Book Store and Borders Books in Englewood.


1. Duma Key,

by Stephen King, $28

2. People of the Book,

by Geraldine Brooks, $25.95

3. A Golden Age,

by Tahmima Anam, $24.95

4. The Invention of Everything Else, by Samantha Hunt, $24

5. Three Shirt Deal,

by Stephen J. Cannell, $24.95

6. A Thousand Splendid Suns,

by Khaled Hosseini, $25.95

7. Hand of Evil,

by J. A. Jance, $25.95

8. Free Food for Millionaires,

by Min Jin Lee, $24.99

9. World Without End,

by Ken Follett, $35

10. Monday Night Jihad, by Jason Elam and Steve Yohn, $19.99


1. In Defense of Food:,

An Eater's Manifesto

by Michael Pollan, $21.95

2. The Secret,

by Rhonda Byrne, $23.95

3. Memo to the President Elect: How to Restore America's,

Reputation and Leadership

by Madeleine Albright, $26.95

4. How Not to Look Old: Fast and Effortless Ways to Look 10 Years Younger, 10 Pounds Lighter, 10 Times Better,

by Charla Krupp, $25.99

5. The Age of Turbulence,

by Alan Greenspan, $35

6. The Great Awakening: Reviving Faith and Politics in a PostReligious Right America,

by Jim Wallis, $25.95

7. The 4-Hour Work Week: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich,

by Timothy Ferriss, $19.95

8. Our Dumb World: The Onion's Atlas of the Planet Earth, 73rd Edition, by The Onion, $27.99

9. Madam Secretary,

by Madeleine Albright, $27.95

10. The 12 Second Sequence: Shrink Your Waist in 2 Weeks!,

by Jorge Cruise, $25.95


1. Water for Elephants,

by Sara Gruen, $13.95

2. Atonement,

by Ian McEwan, $14.95

3. No Country for Old Men,

by Cormac McCarthy, $14

4. The Road,

by Cormac McCarthy, $14.95

5. Suite Francaise,

by Irene Nemirovsky, $14.95


1. Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman's Search for Everything Across,

Italy, India and Indonesia

by Elizabeth Gilbert, $15

2. Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace One School at a Time,

by Greg Mortenson, $15

3. This Is Your Brain on Music: The Science of a Human Obsession,

by Daniel J. Levitin, $15

4. Why School Reform Is Failing,

by Jerry Wartgow, $29.95

5. The Omnivore's Dilemma,

by Michael Pollan, $16