'Inferno' holds on to top spot on U.S. best-sellers list

Thu Jul 18, 2013 2:35pm EDT

NEW YORK, July 18 (Reuters) - Dan Brown's "Inferno" kept its
perch on top of the U.S. best-sellers list on Thursday after
slipping into second place two weeks ago.
    The list is compiled using data from independent and chain
bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors
nationwide.
    Hardcover Fiction                      Last Week
    1. "Inferno" by Dan Brown (Doubleday, 
$29.95)                                         1
    2. "Hidden Order" by Brad Thor
(Atria, $27.99)                                 -
    3. "Bombshell" by Catherine Coulter
(Putnam, $26.95)                                -
    4. "Second Honeymoon" by James Patterson  
and Howard Roughan (Little, Brown, $28.00)      2
    5. "And the Mountains Echoed" by Khaled 
Hosseini (Riverhead, $28.95)                    3
    6. "The Ocean at the End of the Lane"
by Neil Gaiman (William Morrow, $25.99)         7
    7. "The Heist" by Janet Evanovich (Bantam,                  
                                                            
$28.00)                                         5
    8. "Bad Monkey" by Carl Hiaasen
(Knopf, $26.95)                                 6
    9. "The Silver Star" by Jeannette Walls
(Scribner, $26.00)                              10
    10. "Beautiful Day" by Elin Hilderbrand                     
            (Reagan Arthur, $28.00)                         8
    
    Hardcover non-fiction
    1. "Happy, Happy, Happy" by
Phil Robertson (Howard Books, $24.99)           1
    2. "Lean In" by    Sheryl Sandberg
(Knopf, $24.95)                                 2
    3. "The Duck Commander Family    " by Willie
& Korie Robertson (Howard Books, $23.99)        3
    4. "American Gun" by Chris Kyle
(William Morrow, $29.99)                        4
    5. "Let's Explore Diabetes With Owls"
by David Sedaris (Little, Brown $27.00)         5 
    6. "Life Code" by Dr. Phil McGraw (Penguin,
$26.00)                                         7
    7. "Unbreakable" by Jenni Rivera
(Atria, $25.00)                                 6
    8. "I Wear the Black Hat" by Chuck
Klosterman (Scribner, $25.00)                   -
    9. "Dad Is Fat" by Jim Gaffigan
(Crown Archetype, $25.00)                       11
    10. "The 100" by Jorge Cruise    
(William Morrow, $25.99)                        15
   Week that ended July 14, 2013, powered by 
Nielsen BookScan © 2013 The Nielsen Company.

 (Editing by Patricia Reaney and Jackie Frank)