Sunday, March 27, 2005

Lost in the Grooves hits the LA Times bestseller list

Thanks to David Smay for pointing out our anthology's residence in the number ten ten spot of the LA Times non-fiction list, based on a poll of Southern California booksellers. A very happy surprise!

For you non-LA Times online subscriber types (hi, Mom!) , the list is below:
1 The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell (Back Bay: $14.95) How fads, trends and ideas behave like viruses in a society.

2 Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar Nafisi (Random House: $13.95) A professor keeps literature alive for her students.

3 The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson (Vintage: $14.95) How a serial killer haunted the 1893 Chicago World's Fair.

4 Don't Think of an Elephant by George Lakoff (Chelsea Green: $10) A guide for political progressives.

5 The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle (New World Library: $14) How to attain enlightenment by living in the now.

6 Guns, Germs and Steel by Jared Diamond (W.W.

Norton: $16.95) A scientist's take on Europe's rise to dominance.

7 Rich Dad, Poor Dad by Robert T. Kiyosaki and Sharon L. Lechter (TechPress/Warner: $15.95) Fiscal parenting.

8 Bushworld by Maureen Dowd (Berkley: $15) The New York Times columnist's collected works on Bush père and fils.

9 The Fabric of the Cosmos by Brian Greene (Vintage: $15.95) The nature of the universe made simple.

10 Lost in the Grooves by Kim Cooper et al. (Routledge: $19.95) An encyclopedic guide to popular music.

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