Book News: Week of May 16, 2011

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To commemorate the end of Oprah’s Book Club, the Nielsen Company has compiled a list of the Top Ten Bestselling Books in Oprah’s Book Club. Any surprises here? Any personal favorites?

At last, the mystery man revealed! The Model Whose “Man Hands” Are on the Cover of Tina Fey’s Bossypants is revealed by The Daily Details.

The Telegraph reports that E-books Drive Older Women to Digital Piracy.

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Salon’s Laura Miller on Why Libraries Still Matter.

This week’s New York Times bestsellers. Congratulations to Erik Larson on his latest bestseller, In the Garden of Beasts, debuting at #4! Get the inside scoop: Inside the List.

About Kira Walton

KIRA WALTON has been stalking books all her life as a college English teacher, bookseller, book club consultant, author, and editor.

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