Margaret Atwood's Oryx and Crake (Doubleday) debuts on 3 more lists, while dropping off PW's list, to rank on 6 lists altogether this week. A sample of the descriptions on various bestseller listings:
The award-winning, brilliant Atwood returns with a look into the future, and it looks lonely and desolate.
Los Angeles Times:
In a forbidding future world, a scientist has wiped out the evil human race and created a loving species to go forth and multiply.
A nonfiction anthology edited by William Irwin, The Matrix and Philosophy, published last October, debuts on the New York Times nonfiction paperback list at #16.
Book 5 of Stephen King's The Dark Tower series, Wolves of the Calla (Donald M. Grant -- here's the publisher's page), shows up on Amazon's not-yet-published list this week at #5. The four previous volumes of the series, due for reprint-hardcover editions from Viking in late June, also appear: Book 1, The Gunslinger, on Amazon's nyp list at #10, book 2 at #10, book 3 at #20, book 4 at #18.
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