A new drama about the Ted Kennedy scandal seeks a mass audience in a politically polarized climate.
Hardcover Fiction 1. The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown2. Hardball by Sara Paretsky3. The Help by Kathryn Stockett4. The Gate at the Stairs by Lorrie Moore5. The Children’s Book by A.S. Byatt Note: If you had tickets for Lorrie Moore’s November 7 Chicago Humanities Festival appearance, that’s been canceled.
List courtesy of Carl Lennertz at HarperCollins, as gathered from Anderson’s Bookshop, the Book Cellar, the Book Stall at Chestnut Court, the Book Table, 57th Street Books, Lake Forest Books, Read Between the Lynes, and Women & Children First.