local bestsellers


1. "The Help," by Kathryn Stockett ($24.95, Putnam)

2. "The Girl Who Played With Fire," by Stieg Larsson ($15.95, Vintage)

3. "False Mermaid," by Erin Hart ($26, Scribner)

4. "House Rules," by Jodi Picoult ($28, Atira)

5. "Shadow Tag," by Louise Erdrich ($25.99, Harper)


1. "Game Change," by John Heilemann and Mark Halperin ($27.99, Harper)

2. "Region: Planning the Future of the Twin Cities," by Myron Orfield ($39.95, University of Minnesota Press)

3. "Chelsea Chelsea Bang Bang," by Chelsea Handler ($25.99, Grand Central)

4. "Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks," by Rebecca Skloot ($26, Crown)

5. "Drive," by Daniel Pink ($26.95, Riverhead)