'Notorious Nineteen' debuts at top spot on U.S. bestseller list

NEW YORK Fri Nov 30, 2012 3:05am IST

Leona, 7, poses inside a labyrinth installation made up of 250,000 books titled ''aMAZEme'' by Marcos Saboya and Gualter Pupo at the Royal Festival Hall in central London July 31, 2012. REUTERS/Olivia Harris/Files

Leona, 7, poses inside a labyrinth installation made up of 250,000 books titled ''aMAZEme'' by Marcos Saboya and Gualter Pupo at the Royal Festival Hall in central London July 31, 2012.

Credit: Reuters/Olivia Harris/Files

NEW YORK (Reuters) - "Notorious Nineteen" debuted at the top of the Publishers Weekly's bestseller list on Thursday.

The list is compiled using data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide.

Hardcover Fiction Last Week

1. "Notorious Nineteen" by Janet Evanovich (Bantam, $28.00) -

2. "Agenda 21" by Glenn Beck (Threshold, $26.00) -

3. "The Forgotten" by David Baldacci (Grand Central, $27.99) -

4. "Merry Christmas, Alex Cross" by James Patterson (Little, Brown, $28.99) 2

5. "The Racketeer" by John Grisham (Doubleday, $28.95) 5

6. "The Last Man" by Vince Flynn (Atria, $27.99) 1

7. "The Casual Vacancy" by J. K. Rowling (Little, Brown, $35.00) 6

8. "Gone Girl" by Gillian Flynn (Crown, $25.00) 7

9. "Cross Roads" by Wm Paul Young (Faithwords, $24.99) 11

10. "Poseidon's Arrow" by Clive Cussler (Putnam, $28.95) 4

Hardcover Nonfiction

1. "Killing Kennedy" by Bill O'Reilly (Henry Holt, $28.00) 1

2. "Barefoot Contessa Foolproof" by Ina Garten (Clarkson Potter, $35.00) 2

3. "The 4-Hour Chef" by Timothy Ferris (New Harvest, $35.00) -

4. "Thomas Jefferson" by Jon Meacham (Random House, $35.00) 3

5. "Guinness World Records 2013" (Guinness World Records) 4

6. "No Easy Day" by Mark Owen (Dutton, $26.95) 5

7. "The Signal and the Noise" by Nate Silver ( Penguin, $27.95) 10

8. "Help, Thanks, Wow" by Anne Lamott (Riverhead, $17.95) 8

9. "I Declare: 31 Promises to Speak" by Joel Osteen (FaithWords, $21.99) 9

10. "America Again" by Stephen Colbert (Grand Central, $28.99) 15

(Editing by Christine Kearney and Andrew Hay)

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