Below, from What America's Reading: Bestsellers by City from The Daily Beast, are the bestselling books of 2011 in Dallas (with links to items in TWU Libraries' collections). Photograph by Alfred Eisenstaedt. USA, 1959.
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1. Heaven Is For Real by Todd Burpo
2. Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson
3. Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand
4. StrengthsFinder 2.0 by Tom Rath
5. Killing Lincoln by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard
6. Jesus Calling by Sarah Young
7. Decision Points by George W. Bush
8. The Official SAT Study Guide by The College Board
9. Bossypants by Tina Fey
10. A Stolen Life: A Memoir by Jaycee Dugard
2. The Help (Movie Tie-in) by Kathryn Stockett
3. The Litigators by John Grisham
4. Water For Elephants by Sara Gruen
5. 11/22/63 by Stephen King
6. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
7. The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson
8. A Dance With Dragons by George R.R. Martin
9. The Girl Who Kicked The Hornet’s Nest by Stieg Larsson
10. Smokin’ Seventeen by Janet Evanovich