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[b]Fiction[/b] [url]http://www.nytimes.com/best-sellers-books/2011-05-15/combined-print-and-e-b ook-fiction/list.html?date=2011-05-15&category=combined-print-and-e-book-fiction &pagewanted=print[/url] [list] [#] 1 WATER FOR ELEPHANTS,by Sara Gruen. (Algonquin.

) After his parents die in a car accident, a young veterinary student and an elephant save a Depres sion-era circus. [#] 2 SOMETHING BORROWED,by Emily Giffin. (St. Martin's.) A maid of hon or to her charmed friend, Rachel White has always played by the rules. But that changes on her 30th birthday. [#] 3 THE SIXTH MAN,by David Baldacci. (Grand Central.) The lawyer for an alleged serial killer is murdered, and two former Secret Service agents are o n the case. [#] 4 THE HELP,by Kathryn Stockett. (Penguin Group.) A young white woma n and two black maids in 1960s Mississippi. [#] 5 A GAME OF THRONES,by George R. R. Martin. (Random House.) In the frozen wastes to the north of Winterfell, sinister and supernatural forces are m ustering. [#] 6 THE LINCOLN LAWYER,by Michael Connelly. (Little, Brown.) Routinel y doing business from his Lincoln Town Cars, the bottom-feeding attorney Mickey Haller is asked to defend the scion of a wealthy family who might not be guilty of a murderous crime. [#] 7 THE FIFTH WITNESS,by Michael Connelly. (Little, Brown.) The defen se lawyer Mickey Haller represents a woman facing home foreclosure who is accuse d of killing a banker. [#] 8 SAVAGE NATURE,by Christine Feehan. (Penguin Group.) In the Louisi ana bayou near her home, Saria Boudreaux finds a corpse that appears to have bee n mauled and her brothers are all shape-shifting leopards. [#] 9 BEL AIR DEAD,by Stuart Woods. (Penguin Group.) In this Stone Barr ington novel, the New York lawyer makes enemies when he represents a widow in th e sale of a movie studio. [#] 10 CHASING FIRE,by Nora Roberts. (Penguin Group.) A smoke jumper fac es a new season of firefighting in Montana after the loss of her partner. [#] 11 A TURN IN THE ROAD,by Debbie Macomber. (Harlequin.) A middle-aged woman takes a cross-country road trip with her daughter and former mother-in-la w. [#] 12 MOONLIGHT COVE,by Sherryl Woods. (Harlequin.) Will Lincoln is fin ally ready to win the heart of his childhood friend, Jess O Brien. [#] 13 ANY MAN OF MINE,by Rachel Gibson. (HarperCollins.) Autumn Haven s L as Vegas to-do list included catching a show and playing the slots, not waking up married to a heartbreaker like Sam LeClaire. [#] 14 THE PARIS WIFE,by Paula McLain. (Random House.) Ernest Hemingway s first wife, Hadley, narrates this novel set in Paris. [#] [s]15 I'LL WALK ALONE,by Mary Higgins Clark. (Simon & Schuster.) A woma n haunted by the disappearance of her young son discovers that someone has stole n her identity.[/s] [#] 16 THE LAND OF THE PAINTED CAVES, by Jean M. Auel (Crown) [#] 17 BORN OF SHADOWS, by Sherrilyn Kenyon (Grand Central) [#] 18 THE GIRL WHO KICKED THE HORNET S NEST, by Stieg Larsson (Knopf Dou bleday) [#] 19 THE SEARCH, by Nora Roberts (Penguin Group) [#] 20 WORTH DYING FOR, by Lee Child (Random House) [#] 21 A VISIT FROM THE GOON SQUAD, by Jennifer Egan (Knopf Doubleday) [#] 22 A CLASH OF KINGS, by George R. R. Martin (Random House) [#] 23 CUTTING FOR STONE, by Abraham Verghese (Knopf Doubleday) [#] 24 THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO, by Stieg Larsson (Knopf Doubled ay)

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THE GIRL WHO PLAYED WITH FIRE, by Stieg Larsson (Knopf Doubleday EVE, by Iris Johansen (St. Martin s) THE 9TH JUDGMENT, by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro (Grand Ce SOMETHING BLUE, by Emily Giffin (St. Martin s) SOUTHERN COMFORT, by Fern Michaels (Kensington) WHEN YOU DARE, by Lori Foster (Harlequin) SAVE ME, by Lisa Scottoline (St. Martin s) 44 CHARLES STREET, by Danielle Steel (Random House) CHASING THE NIGHT, by Iris Johansen (St. Martin s) STORM PREY, by John Sandford (Penguin Group) DANGEROUS IN DIAMONDS, by Madeline Hunter (Penguin Group)

[b]Nonfiction[/b] [url]http://www.nytimes.com/best-sellers-books/2011-05-15/combined-print-and-e-b ook-nonfiction/list.html?date=2011-05-15&category=combined-print-and-e-book-nonf iction&pagewanted=print[/url] [list] [#] 1 HEAVEN IS FOR REAL,by Todd Burpo with Lynn Vincent. (Thomas Nelso n.) A father recounts his 3-year-old son s encounter with Jesus and the angels dur ing an appendectomy. [#] 2 BOSSYPANTS,by Tina Fey. (Little, Brown.) A memoir from the former Saturday Night Live star and creator of 30 Rock. [#] [s]3 STORIES I ONLY TELL MY FRIENDS,by Rob Lowe. (Holt.) The actor cha rts his professional path, from teen idol to The West Wing. [/s] [#] 4 UNBROKEN,by Laura Hillenbrand. (Random House.) An Olympic runner s story of survival as a prisoner of the Japanese in World War II. [#] 5 THE IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKS,by Rebecca Skloot. (Crown.) The story of a woman whose cancer cells were extensively cultured without her pe rmission in 1951. [#] 6 THE SOCIAL ANIMAL,by David Brooks. (Random House.) Brooks creates two imaginary people, Harold and Erica, to illustrate his understanding of the human mind, the wellsprings of action and the causes of success and failure. [#] [s]7 THE WIZARD OF LIES,by Diana B. Henriques. (Holt.) A New York Time s financial writer details the story of Bernard Madoff, from his rise on Wall St reet to his conviction for creating a $65 billion Ponzi scheme.[/s] [#] 8 ALL THAT IS BITTER AND SWEET,by Ashley Judd with Maryanne Vollers . (Random House.) A memoir by the actress and humanitarian. [#] 9 LIBERTY DEFINED,by Ron Paul. (Grand Central.) The Texas congressm an examines 50 controversial issues. ( ) [#] [s]10 ONWARD,by Howard Schultz with Joanne Gordon. (Rodale.) Schultz te lls of his second stint as the C.E.O. of Starbucks and how he helped return the company to profitability.[/s] [#] 11 BORN TO RUN,by Christopher McDougall. (Knopf Doubleday.) Secrets of distance running from a Mexican Indian tribe. [#] [s]12 KABOOM!,by Darell Hammond. (Rodale.) Hammond describes how he cre ated Kaboom, a nonprofit that provides communities with the resources to build p laygrounds. ( )[/s] [#] [s]13 I'M OVER ALL THAT,by Shirley MacLaine. (Simon & Schuster.) The ac tress offers observations on what remains important to her.[/s] [#] 14 THE EMPEROR OF ALL MALADIES,by Siddhartha Mukherjee. (Simon & Sch uster.) An oncologist s history of cancer and its treatment covers both the eureka moments and the decades of despair. [#] [s]15 1861,by Adam Goodheart. (Knopf Doubleday.) A historian examines t he months between Lincoln s election in 1860 and July 4, 1861, when he delivered h is first message to Congress.[/s]

[#] 16 MOONWALKING WITH EINSTEIN, by Joshua Foer (Penguin Group) [#] 17 SHE WALKS IN BEAUTY, selected and introduced by Caroline Kennedy (Hyperion) [#] 18 THE BIG SHORT, by Michael Lewis (Norton) [#] 19 THE INTERNET IS A PLAYGROUND, by David Thorne (Penguin Group) [#] [s]20 HITMAN, by Howie Carr (Tom Doherty)[/s] [#] [s]21 TANGLED WEBS, by James B. Stewart (Penguin Group)[/s] [#] 22 _____ MY DAD SAYS, by Justin Halpern (HarperCollins) [#] 23 MY HORIZONTAL LIFE, by Chelsea Handler (Bloomsbury) [#] 24 THE GLASS CASTLE, by Jeannette Walls (Simon & Schuster) [#] 25 DECISION POINTS, by George W. Bush (Crown) [#] [s]26 LOST IN SHANGRI-LA, by Mitchell Zuckoff (HarperCollins)[/s] [#] 27 INSIDE OF A DOG, by Alexandra Horowitz (Simon & Schuster) [#] 28 63 DOCUMENTS THE GOVERNMENT DOESN'T WANT YOU TO READ, by Jesse V entura with Dick Russell (Skyhorse) [#] 29 BATTLE HYMN OF THE TIGER MOTHER, by Amy Chua (Penguin Group) [#] [s]30 SAME KIND OF DIFFERENT AS ME, by Ron Hall and Denver Moore with Lynn Vincent (Thomas Nelson)[/s] [#] 31 90 MINUTES IN HEAVEN, by Don Piper with Cecil Murphey (Baker) [#] 32 THIS IS A BOOK, by Demetri Martin (Grand Central) [#] 33 BLOOD, BONES, AND BUTTER, by Gabrielle Hamilton (Random House) [#] 34 MALCOLM X, by Manning Marable (Penguin Group) [#] 35 CLEOPATRA, by Stacy Schiff (Little, Brown) [/list]

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