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Bestsellers at the UVA Bookstore: January Through March 2011


  1. The Help by Kathryn Stockett
  2. Super: A Novel by Jim Lehrer
  3. The New Yorker Stories by Ann Beattie (faculty)
  4. Windy City: A Novel of Politics by Scott Simon
  5. The Brothers’ Lot by Kevin Holohan
  6. Transbluesency: The Selected Poems of Amiri Baraka/Leroi Jones by Amiri Baraka
  7. The Gathering by Anne Enright
  8. The False Friend by Myla Goldberg
  9. Tales of the Out & the Gone by Amiri Baraka
  10. Morning Knowledge by Kevin Hart


  1. A History of Cancer Care at the University of Virginia: 1901-2011 by Henry K. Sharp (Arch ’96, ’10) and Morton C. Wilhelm (faculty)
  2. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
  3. The Healing of America: A Global Quest for Better, Cheaper, and Fairer Health Care by T.R. Reid
  4. Baby, We Were Meant for Each Other: In Praise of Adoption by Scott Simon
  5. The Leroi Jones/Amiri Baraka Reader by Amiri Baraka
  6. Crash Into Me: A Survivor’s Search for Justice by Liz Seccuro (Col ’88)
  7. The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration by Isabel Wilkerson
  8. Asylum: Inside the Closed World of State Mental Hospitals by Christopher Payne
  9. Josie’s Story: A Mother’s Inspiring Crusade to Make Medical Care Safe by Sorrel King
  10. The Green Collar Economy: How One Solution Can Fix Our Two Biggest Problems by Van Jones