Alta Journal’s California Bestsellers List (November 2, 2022)

With a report from the California Independent Booksellers Alliance, Alta Journal Brings you a list of titles sold at independent bookstores in Northern and Southern California for the week ending October 30, 2022.

On this week’s list is a paperback version by Rebecca Solnit. Orwell’s rosesA new search for politics and gardening California Book Club September 2021 Author. Solnit re-examines George Orwell’s life, from his journey in the coal mines of England to his involvement in horticulture. The passengerby Cormac McCarthy, Reviewed by Alta, is a new addition to the list. The novel—the first of two related volumes—follows Bobby Western as he investigates the wreckage of a sunken plane and investigates a government cover-up.

For a complete list of titles and categories, visit the California Free Booksellers Association.•

Southern California


Hard cover novel

Alta Journal California Best Sellers List, 2 Nov 2022, Southern California, Hardcover, Fiction

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  1. Demon CopperheadBarbara Kingsolver, Harper, $32.50
  2. The passenger, Cormac McCarthy, Knopf, $30. Read Alta EvaluationW
  3. Our lost heartsCeleste Ng, Penguin Press, $29
  4. Tomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrowGabrielle Zevin, Knopf, $28
  5. Independence Day: StoriesGeorge Saunders, Random House, $28
    1. Not giving hardcover

      Alta Journal California Best Sellers List, November 2, 2022, Southern California, Hardcover, Nonfiction

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      1. Go to Dinner: The Barefoot Contessa CookbookIna Garton, Clarkson Potter, $35
      2. I am happy that my mother diedJanet McCurdy, Simon & Schuster, $27.99
      3. The Extraordinary Life of an Ordinary Man: A MemoirPaul Newman, Knopf, $32
      4. Crying in H Mart: NoteMichelle Zauner, Knopf, $26.95
      5. Solito: NoteJavier Zamora, Hogarth Press, $28
        1. Commercial paper fiction

          Alta Journal California Best Sellers List, 2 Nov 2022, Southern California, Trade Paper, Fiction

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          1. It starts with usColleen Hoover, Atria Books, $17.99
          2. It ends with usColleen Hoover, Atria Books, $16.99
          3. Hymn of AchillesMadeleine Miller, Echo Press, $17.99
          4. Project Hail MaryAndy Weir, Ballantine Books, $20
          5. Malibu RisingTaylor Jenkins Reid, Ballantine Books, $18
            1. Rejection of commercial paper

              Alta Journal California Best Sellers List, 2 Nov 2022, Southern California, Trade Paper, Nonfiction

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              1. The body sustains the results: brain, mind and body heal from traumaBessel van der Kolk, MD, Penguin Books, $19
              2. Breeding Sweethearts for Young Adults: Indigenous Art, Scientific Knowledge, and Botanical LessonsRobin Wall Kimmerer, Milk Editions, $20
              3. The oldest Los AngelesMimi Slawoff, Reedy Press, $20.95
              4. Sapiens: A Brief History of MankindYuval Noah Harari, Harper Perennial, $24.99
              5. Orwell’s rosesRebecca Solnit, Penguin Books, $18
                1. Northern California


                  Hard cover novel

                  Alta Journal California Best Sellers List, November 2, 2022, Northern California, Hardcover, Fiction

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                  1. The passenger, Cormac McCarthy, Knopf, $30. Read Alta EvaluationW
                  2. Demon CopperheadBarbara Kingsolver, Harper, $32.50
                  3. Our lost heartsCeleste Ng, Penguin Press, $29
                  4. Independence Day: StoriesGeorge Saunders, Random House, $28
                  5. fairy taleStephen King, Scribner, $32.50
                    1. Not giving hardcover

                      Alta Journal California Best Sellers List, 2 Nov 2022, Northern California, Hardcover, Nonfiction

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                      1. I am happy that my mother diedJanet McCurdy, Simon & Schuster, $27.99
                      2. Go to Dinner: The Barefoot Contessa CookbookIna Garton, Clarkson Potter, $35
                      3. The Myth of the Normal: Wound, Pain, and Healing in a Toxic CultureGabor Maté, MD, with Daniel Maté, Avery, $30
                      4. what if? 2: More serious scientific answers to absurd hypothetical questionsRandall Munroe, Riverhead Books, $30
                      5. Solito: NoteJavier Zamora, Hogarth Press, $28
                        1. Commercial paper fiction

                          Alta Journal California Best Sellers List, November 2 2022, Northern California, Trade Paper, Fiction

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                          1. It starts with usColleen Hoover, Atria Books, $17.99
                          2. Cloud Cuckoo landAnthony Doerr, Scribner, $20
                          3. Seven husbands of Evelyn HugoTaylor Jenkins Reid, Washington Square Press, $17
                          4. The sentenceLouise Erdrich, Harper Pernell, $18
                          5. Project Hail MaryAndy Weir, Ballantine Books, $20
                            1. Rejection of commercial paper

                              Alta Journal California Best Sellers List, 2 Nov 2022, Northern California, Trade Paper, Nonfiction

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                              1. Breeding Sweethearts for Young Adults: Indigenous Art, Scientific Knowledge, and Botanical LessonsRobin Wall Kimmerer, Milk Editions, $20
                              2. Fuzz: When nature breaks the lawMary Roach, WW Norton & Company, $16.95
                              3. The body sustains the results: brain, mind and body heal from traumaBessel van der Kolk, MD, Penguin Books, $19
                              4. Zen and the art of saving the planetThich Nhat Hanh, HarperOne, $17.99
                              5. All About Love: New PerspectivesBell Hook, William Morrow, $16.99
                                1. Source: California Independent Booksellers Association

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