1Bookins’s Top 10 Online Bartered Books and DVDs
by Nicholas Kolakowski
2The Kite Runner
Khaled Hosseinis debut novel is a drama set against the backdrop of several decades of Afghani history.
3Memory Keepers Daughter
Kim Edwardss novel grapples with the consequences when two children, one healthy and one with Down syndrome, are born during a snowstorm in Kentucky in 1964.
4A Million Little Pieces
This “memoir” of drug addiction, which author James Frey later admitted he had “embellished” at key moments, remains a solid seller.
5My Sisters Keeper: A Novel
Jodi Picoult tackles the Big Issues in a tale of a child genetically engineered to be the ideal donor match for her cancer-affected sister.
6A Thousand Splendid Suns
Khaled Hosseinis follow-up to “The Kite Runner” extends its dramatic arc from the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan to the Taliban.
7My Big Fat Greek Wedding
Greek woman with eccentric family plans to marry non-Greek man. Hilarity ensues.
8You Me and Dupree (Widescreen Edition)
Slacker houseguest moves in with married couple and refuses to leave. Hilarity ensues.
9Breach (Widescreen Edition)
Based on the true-life case of an FBI mole selling secrets to the Soviets. Hilarity does not ensue.
10Lost in Translation
Bill Murray and Scarlett Johansson wander around Tokyo in a state of ennui.
11March of the Penguins (Widescreen Edition)
Much-loved documentary traces the annual march of the Emperor penguins across Antarctica.