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Among the Walking Wounded by Colonel John Conrad tops Audreys Books list of bestsellers

Here is the list of the top 10 fiction and non-fiction titles sold in Edmonton for the week ended May 28, 2017, compiled by Audreys Books and provided by the Book Publishers Association of Alberta.

Edmonton Non-Fiction Bestsellers

  1. Among the Walking Wounded: Soldiers, Survival, and PTSD – John Conrad*
  2. Beyond Mile Zero: The Vanishing Alaska Highway Lodge Community – Lily Gontard, Mark Kelly
  3. Our Place: Changing the Nature of Alberta – Kevin Van Tighem*
  4. Matters of Life and Death: Public Health Issues in Canada – Andre Picard
  5. Scarce Heard Amid the Guns – John Conrad*
  6. The Full Catastrophe: A Memoir – Karen Elizabeth Lee*
  7. The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate – Discoveries from a Secret World – Peter Wohlleben, Tim Flannery (Foreword)
  8. Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind – Yuval Noah Harari
  9. Into the Fire The Fight to Save Ft. McMurray – Jerron Hawley*, Graham Hurley*, Steve Sackett*
  10. The Reason You Walk: A Memoir – Wab Kinew

Edmonton Fiction Bestsellers

  1. The Handmaid’s Tale – Margaret Atwood
  2. Hag-Seed: The Tempest Retold – Margaret Atwood
  3. One Brother Shy – Terry Fallis
  4. A Great Reckoning – Louise Penny
  5. Crying for the Moon – Mary Walsh
  6. The It Girl and Me: A Novel of Clara Bow – Laini Giles*
  7. The Color of Our Sky – Amita Trasi
  8. Into the Water – Paula Hawkins
  9. Men Without Women – Haruki Murakami
  10. Homegoing – Yaa Gyasi

* Alberta Author
+ Alberta Publisher

Alberta author and publisher top list of Edmonton’s bestselling books

An Alberta author and publisher top this week’s list of bestselling books. Ranking first in the fiction category is Nuala: A Fable, written by award winning Red Deer poet and author Kimmy Beach and published by University of Alberta Press. In the non-fiction category,  Margaret Atwood’s The Burgess Shale: The Canadian Writing Landscape of the 1960s is also published by University of Alberta Press as part of the Canadian Literature Centre’s Kreisel Lecture Series.

Here is the list of the top 10 fiction and non-fiction titles sold in Edmonton for the week ended March 19, 2017, compiled on March 22, 2017, by Audreys Books and provided by the Book Publishers Association of Alberta.

Edmonton Fiction Bestsellers

  1. Nuala: A Fable – Kimmy Beach  *  †
  2. The Lonely Hearts Hotel – Heather O’Neill
  3. Fifteen Dogs – André Alexis
  4. If I Were in a Cage I’d Reach Out for You – Adele Barclay
  5. The Break – Katherena Vermette
  6. Encountering Riel – David D. Orr *  †
  7. Company Town – Madeline Ashby
  8. Norse Mythology – Neil Gaiman
  9. Man Called Ove – Fredrik Backman
  10. Swimming Lessons – Claire Fuller

Edmonton Non-Fiction Bestsellers

  1. The Burgess Shale: The Canadian Writing Landscape of the 1960s – Margaret Atwood  †
  2. Medicine Unbundled: A Journey Through the Minefields of Indigenous Health Care – Gary Geddes
  3. Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race – Margot Lee Shetterly
  4. The Rainbow Comes and Goes: A Mother and Son on Life, Love and Loss  –  Anderson Cooper, Gloria Vanderbilt
  5. I’ll Be Damned: How My Young and Restless Life Led Me to America’s #1 Daytime Drama – Eric Braeden
  6. The Right to Be Cold: One Woman’s Story of Protecting Her Culture, the Arctic and the Whole Planet – Sheila Watt-Cloutier
  7. Feast: Recipes and Stories from a Canadian Road Trip – Lindsay Anderson, Dana VanVeller
  8. This I Know: Marketing Lessons from Under the Influence – Terry O’Reilly
  9. The Happiness Equation – Neil Pasricha
  10. Lion – Saroo Brierley

*   Alberta Author
†  Alberta Publisher