What They're Reading on College Campuses

January 23, 2011
1. Decision Points
by George W. Bush

2. The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Presents Earth (the Book): A Visitor's Guide to the Human Race
by Jon Stewart

3. Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk
by David Sedaris

4. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
by Stieg Larsson

5. Sh*t My Dad Says
by Justin Halpern

6. Life
by Keith Richards

7. Assholes Finish First
by Tucker Max

8. Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything
by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner

9. Inside of a Dog: What Dogs See, Smell, and Know
by Alexandra Horowitz

10. Autobiography of Mark Twain, Vol. 1
by Mark Twain


The Chronicle's list of best-selling books was compiled from information supplied by stores serving the following campuses: American U., Beloit College, Case Western Reserve U., College of William & Mary, Drew U., Florida State U., George Washington U., Georgetown U., Georgia State U., Harvard U., James Madison U., Johns Hopkins U., Kent State U., Pennsylvania State U. at University Park, San Francisco State U., Stanford U., Tulane U., U. at Buffalo, U. of California at Berkeley, U. of Chicago, U. of Florida, U. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, U. of Miami, U. of Nebraska at Lincoln, U. of New Hampshire, U. of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, U. of North Dakota, U. of North Texas, U. of Northern Colorado, U. of Oklahoma at Norman, Vanderbilt U., Washington State U., Washington U. in St. Louis, Wayne State U., Williams College, Winthrop U., Xavier U. (Ohio).

Reports, which include data provided by Barnes & Noble and the Follett Higher Education Group, are for sales of hardcover and paperback trade books in December.