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2A - Monday, December 11, 2006
BORDERS NONFICTION
BESTSELLERS
" "You: On A Diet: The Owner's
Manual for Waist Management' Oz
Mehmet
" "The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts
on Reclaiming the American Dream,"
Barack Obama
* "The Innocent Man: Murder and
Injustice in a Small Town," John
Grisham
" "Culture Warrior," Bill O'Reilly
" "Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid,"
Jimmy Carter
" "Marley & Me," John Grogan
" "Joy of Cooking: 75th Anniversary
Edition," Irma Rombauer
" "Martha Stewart's Homekeeping
Handbook," Martha Stewart
* "Barefoot Contessa at Home:
Everyday Recipes You'll Make Over
and Over Again," Ina Garten
" "Jim Cramer's Mad Money Hand-
book," James L. Cramer

TUESDAY:
Arbor Anecdotes

WEDNESDAY:
University Jobs

THURSDAY: FRIDAY:
Explained Before You Were Here

Books on money, diets, murder in demand
Borders' bestsellers reflect holiday preparation, anxiety

With the holiday season in full swing,
it is no surprise that Borders' 10 best-
selling books in the region include three
books on cooking and one on dieting.
The week's list of nonfiction bestsell-
ers in eastern Michigan and northwest
Ohio include "You: On A Diet: The Own-
er's Manual for Waist Management" by
Mehmet Oz.
The lists also includes "The Audac-
ity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming
the American Dream," by Sen. Barack
Obama (D-Ill.), who may be running for
president in 2008.
In his book, Obama discusses his per-
spective on faith, values and politics.
John Grisham's first try at nonfiction,
"The Innocent Man: Murder and Injus-
tice in a Small Town," is also one of the
region's best-sellers.
The top fictional best-sellers include
"Next" by Michael Crichton, "For One

More Day" by Mitch Albom and "Brother
Odd" by Dean Koontz. All three tell very
different stories: Crichton focuses on
the scientific possibilities of the future,
Albom touches on the relationship
between mother and son, and Koontz
tells a tale of supernatural happenings at
a monastery.
Other fiction best-sellers include
"Cross" by James Patterson, "Dear John"
by Nicholas Sparks and "Wild Fire" by
Nelson DeMille.
Books on the national besc-selling fic-
tion list that did not make the regional
list include "Nature Girl" by Carl Hiaas-
en and "The Shape Shifter" by Tony
Hillerman.
The nonfiction national best-sellers
are similar to this region's top sellers
with some exceptions. "I Feel Bad About
My Neck: And Other Thoughts on Being
a Woman" by Nora Ephron, "I Like You:

Hospitality Underthe Influence" by Amy
Sedaris and "Why We WantYou to Rich:
Two Men - One Message" by Donald
Trump and Robert Kiyosaki are three of
the national best-selling books that did
not make the regional list.
Several University students said they
don't have the extra cash to buy - or
time to read - books like "Martha Stew-
art's Homekeeping Handbook."
Because of the relaxed atmosphere in
the book store, University students said
they tend to browse through the selec-
tion of books, magazines and music at
the Borders on 612 E. Liberty St. without
feeling pressure to purchase anything.
"I have only heard of two of the books
on this list," LSA sophomore Emily Ged-
ert said. "I plan on buying'For One More
Day,' but I am waiting for finals to be
over first."
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CRIME NOTES
Magazines
burned near
East Quad
WHERE: East Quad Resi-
dence Hall
WHEN: Saturday at about
11:30 p.m.
WHAT: Several individuals
set fire to a stack of maga-
zines on the pavement, the
Department of Public Safety
re norted_ Police said no n

CAMPUS EVENTS & NOTES

Skateboarders
kicked off'U'
property
WHERE: Life Sciences Insti-
tute
WHEN: Friday at about 5:30
p.m.
WHAT: Several skateboard-
ers were reported on Univer-
sity property, DPS reported.
Police said that one skate-
boarder was cited for skate-

Philharmonia
performance
WHAT: A performance of
Bach, Sibelius, Debussy and
Beethoven
WHO: University Philhar-
monia Orchestra
WHEN: Today at 8 p.m.
WHERE: Hill Auditorium
Photography

of American theater in the
1940s
WHO: David Roman,
professor of English and
American studies at the
University of Southern
California
WHEN: Today from 5 to 7
p.m.
WHERE: The Michigan
League, Hussey Room
Russian film

Cpi lt. t e dUIV IC badn.ex ii tH 1e
was injured. boarding exhibit at Hillel screening
WHAT: A photography dis- WHAT: A screening of
play on the history of Israel "Tycoon" as part of the
Drunken man Delivery sign titled "The Forgotten Pho- Russian Film Series
iographs" WHO: Herbert Eagle,
open stolen from top WHO Paul Goldman professor of Slavic lan-
dorm room of vehicle WHEN: Opening today at guages and literatures, will
9 a.m. introduce the film, which
WHERE: Mary Markley WHERE: 200 E. Hospital WHERE: University of is directed by Pavel Loun-
Residence Hall Drive Michigan Hillel, 1429 Hill guine
WHEN: Friday at about 5 WHEN: Saturday at about St. WHEN: Today from 7 to
a.m. 9 p.m.
WHAT: A resident adviser 7:30 p.m.
reported that an intoxicated WHAT: Several individuals Lecture on WHERE: Angell Hall, 435
raot t nitxiae delive fro heS. State St.
man walked into an unlocked stole a ivery sign rom the 1940s theater
room, DPS reported. Police top of a vehicle, DPS report- CORRECTIONS
said a Huron Valley ambu- ed. Police said suspects were WHAT: "A Streetcar Please report any error in
lance delivered him to the located and a report was Named Deseo": a lecture on the Daily to corrections@
emergency room. filed. racial and sexual politics michigandaily.com.

A study by the Indian
Council of Medical
Research found that
condoms made according to
international standards are
too large for a majority of
Indian men. As a result, there
is a call for smaller condoms
to be made available across
India. The condom failure
rate in India is 20 percent.
All that studying making
you feel a little stiff? Hil-
lel will be providing free
massages, free wireless Inter-
net and free food (including
chicken salad, tuna, hummus
and chocolate) 24 hours a day
this week. Hillel opens its
doors at 9 a.m. today. Last call
for the free food and services
is Friday at 3 p.m.
According to Ian Walker,
a psychologist at the Uni-
versity of Bath, drivers
use less caution when pass-
ing icyclists with helmets
because they appear more
experienced, The New York
Times Magazine reported.

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