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Top Selling Books of 2010 KEYWORDS:

A look at some of our top sellers at Farrar, Straus and Giroux this past year.

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Freedom - Oprah #64

A Novel

Patty and Walter Berglund were the new pioneers of old St. Paul—the gentrifiers, the hands-on parents, the avant-garde of the Whole Foods generation. Patty was...

"...since The Corrections, Jonathan Franzen has given us an epic of contemporary love and marriage. Freedom..."

Jonathan Franzen Jonathan Franzen

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Sarah Crichton Books

A Long Way Gone

Memoirs of a Boy Soldier

My new friends have begun to suspect I haven’t told them the full story of my life. “Why did you leave Sierra Leone?” “Because there is a war.” “You mean,...

"...that there are some 300,000 child soldiers. Ishmael Beah used to be one of them. What is war like through the eyes..."

Ishmael Beah Ishmael Beah

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White House Diary

The edited, annotated diary of President Jimmy Carter—filled with insights into his presidency, his relationships with friends and foes, and his lasting impact...

"...The edited, annotated diary of President Jimmy Carter—filled with insights into his presidency, his..."

Jimmy Carter Jimmy Carter

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Conversations with Myself

Nelson Mandela is widely considered to be one of the most inspiring and iconic figures of our age. Now, after a lifetime of taking pen to paper to record...

"...Nelson Mandela is widely considered to be one of the most inspiring and iconic figures of our age. Now, after a lifetime of taking pen to paper to record.... Nelson Mandela is widely considered..."

By Nelson Mandela and Barack Obama

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A New York Times Best Seller A New York Times Book Review Editors' ChoiceBetty Weissmann has just been dumped by her husband of forty-eight years. Exiled from...

".... In Schine’s playful and devoted homage to Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility, the impulsive sister..."

Cathleen Schine Cathleen Schine

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Justice

What's the Right Thing to Do?

“For Michael Sandel, justice is not a spectator sport,” The Nation’s reviewer of Justice remarked. In his acclaimed book—based on his legendary Harvard...

"...“For Michael Sandel, justice is not a spectator sport,” The Nation’s reviewer of Justice remarked. In his acclaimed book—based on his legendary Harvard.... “For Michael Sandel, justice..."

Michael J. Sandel Michael J. Sandel

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By Nightfall

A Novel

Peter and Rebecca Harris: mid-forties denizens of Manhattan’s SoHo, nearing the apogee of committed careers in the arts—he a dealer, she an editor. With a...

"..., Pulitzer Prize–winning novel, The Hours, Michael Cunningham’s masterly new novel is a heartbreaking look..."

Michael Cunningham Michael Cunningham

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Travels in Siberia

A Dazzling Russian travelogue from the bestselling author of Great Plains In his astonishing new work, Ian Frazier, one of our greatest and most...

"...work, Ian Frazier, one of our greatest and most.... A Dazzling Russian travelogue from the bestselling author of Great Plains In his astonishing new work, Ian Frazier, one of our greatest and most..."

Ian Frazier Ian Frazier

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The Death of the Adversary

A Novel

Written while Hans Keilson was in hiding during World War II, The Death of the Adversary is the self-portrait of a young man helplessly fascinated by an...

"...Written while Hans Keilson was in hiding during World War II, The Death of the Adversary is the self-portrait of a young man helplessly fascinated by an.... Written while Hans Keilson was in hiding..."

By Hans Keilson and Ivo Jarosy

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