November 1

Cleopatra: A Life by Stacy Schiff (Little, Brown, $29.99; ISBN 978-0-316-00192-2). 100,000 copies.

Dethroning the King: The Hostile Takeover of Anheuser-Busch, an American Icon by Julie MacIntosh (Wiley, $27.95; ISBN 978-0-470-59270-0). 75,000 copies.

Pitchforks and Torches : The Worst of the Worst, from Beck, Bill, and Bush to Palin and Other Posturing Republicans by Keith Olbermann (Wiley, $24.95; ISBN 978-0-470-61447-1). 50,000 copies.

November 2

Happily Ever After by Nora Roberts (Berkley, $16 paper; ISBN 978-0-425-23675-8). 2,000,000 copies.

Towers of Midnight by Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson (Tor, $29.99; ISBN 978-0-7653-2594-5). 1,000,000 copies. One-day laydown.

Indulgence in Death by J.D. Robb (Putnam, $26.95; ISBN 978-0-399-15687-8). 600,000 copies. One-day laydown.

The Christmas Spirit: Memories of Family, Friends, and Faith by Joel Osteen (Free Press, $15.99; ISBN 978-1-4391-9833-9). 500,000 copies.

The Lost Symbol: Special Illustrated Edition by Dan Brown (Doubleday, $35; ISBN 978-0-385-53382-9). 350,000 copies.

Simple Times by Amy Sedaris (Grand Central, $27.99; ISBN 978-0-446-55703-0). 350,000 copies. One-day laydown.

One Big Table: A Portrait of American Cooking: 800 Recipes from the Nation's Best Home Cooks, Farmers, Pit-Masters and Chefs by Molly O’Neill (Simon & Schuster, $40; ISBN 978-0-7432-3270-8). 350,000 copies. One-day laydown.

My Reading Life by Pat Conroy (Doubleday/Nan A. Talese, $25; ISBN 978-0-385-53357-7). 300,000 copies.

Edge: A Novel by Jeffery Deaver (Simon & Schuster, $26.99; ISBN 978-1-4391-5635-3). 300,000 copies. One-day laydown.

Rachael Ray’s Look + Cook by Rachael Ray (Clarkson Potter, $24.99; ISBN 978-0-307-59050-3). 275,000 copies.

Untitled by Sister Souljah (Atria, $26.99; ISBN 978-1-4391-6535-5). 250,000 copies.

Frank: The Voice by James Kaplan (Doubleday, $35; ISBN 978-0-385-51804-8). 200,000 copies.

Cake Boss: The Stories and Recipes from Mia Famiglia by Buddy Valestro (Free Press, $25.99; ISBN 978-1-4391-8351-9). 150,000 copies.

Atlantic: The Biography of an Ocean by Simon Winchester (Harper, $27.99; ISBN 978-0-06-170258-7). 150,000 copies. One-day laydown.

I’m Dreaming of a Black Christmas by Lewis Black (Riverhead, $19.95; ISBN 978-1-59448-775-0). 150,000 copies. One-day laydown.

My Nest Isn’t Empty, It Just Has More Closet Space: The Amazing Adventures of an Ordinary Woman by Lisa Scottoline with Francesca Scottoline Serritella (St. Martin’s, $22.99; ISBN 978-0-312-66229-5). 150,000 copies.

My Life as I See It: An Autobiography by Dionne Warwick (Atria, $26; ISBN 978-1-4391-7134-9). 125,000 copies.

Beginner’s Grace: Bringing Prayer to Life by Kate Braestrup (Free Press, $25; ISBN 978-1-4391-8426-4). 125,000 copies.

ZooBorns by Andrew Bleiman and Chris Eastland (Simon & Schuster, $9.99; ISBN 978-1-4391-9531-4). 150,000 copies.

Love Brought Me Back: A Journey of Loss and Gain by Natalie Cole with David Ritz (Simon & Schuster, $26; ISBN 978-1-4516-0605-8). 150,000 copies.

Daisy's Fiesta: Entertaining Friends and Family with Flavorful Latin Recipes by Daisy Martinez (Atria, $16.99 paper; ISBN 978-1-4391-9923-7). 100,000 copies.

All by My Selves: Walter, Peanut, Achmed, and Me by Jeff Dunham (Dutton, $25.95; ISBN 978-0-525-95141-4). 100,000 copies.

Mary Ann in Autumn: A Tales of the City Novel by Armistead Maupin (Harper, $25.99; ISBN 978-0-06-147088-2). 100,000 copies. One-day laydown.

Kasey to the Rescue: The Remarkable Story of a Monkey and a Miracle by Ellen Rogers (Hyperion, $23.99; ISBN 978-1-4013-2341-7). 100,000 copies.

Not Dead & Not for Sale by Scott Weiland (Scribner, $24; ISBN 978-0-7432-9716-5). 100,000 copies.

Must You Go? by Antonia Fraser (Doubleday/Nan A. Talese, $28.95; ISBN 978-0-385-53250-1). 75,000 copies.

Learning to Die in Miami: Confessions of a Refugee Boy by Carlos Eire (Free Press, $26; ISBN 978-1-4391-8190-4). 75,000 copies.

God, No! Signs You May Already Be an Atheist and Other Magical Tales by Penn Jillette (Simon & Schuster, $24; ISBN 978-1-4516-1036-9). 75,000 copies.

God’s Guest List by Debbie Macomber (S&S/Howard Books, $23; ISBN 978-1-4391-0896-3). 65,031 copies.

Louisa May Alcott: A Personal Biography by Susan Cheever (Simon & Schuster, $26; ISBN 978-1-4165-6991-6). 60,000 copies.

William and Harry by Katie Nicholl (Weinstein Books, $24.95; ISBN 978-1-60286-128-2). 60,000 copies.

Living Art: Style Your Home with Flowers by Olivier Giugni (Atria, $60; ISBN 978-1-4391-0920-5). 50,000 copies.

Badass: A Hard-Earned Guide to Living Life with Style and (the Right) Attitude by Shannen Doherty (Clarkson Potter, $25.99; ISBN 978-0-307-59152-4). 50,000 copies.

Crash of the Titans: How the Decline and Fall of Merrill Lynch Crippled Bank of America and Nearly Destroyed America's Financial System by Gregg Farrell (Crown Business, $27; ISBN 978-0-307-71786-3). 50,000 copies.

The Gourmet Cookie Book: The Single Best Recipe from Each Year, 1941–2009 by Gourmet magazine (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $18 paper; ISBN 978-0-547-32816-4). 50,000 copies.

Heaven Is for Real by Todd Burpo with Lynn Vincent (Thomas Nelson, $16.99 paper; ISBN 978-0-8499-4615-8). 50,000 copies.

The Christmas Chronicles by Tim Slover (Bantam, $16; ISBN 978-0-553-80810-0).

They Call Me Baba Booey by Gary Dell'Abate (Random/Spiegel & Grau, $25; ISBN 978-1-4000-6955-2).

Griftopia: Bubble Machines, Vampire Squids, and the Long Con That Is Breaking America by Matt Taibbi (Random/Spiegel & Grau, $26; ISBN 978-0-385-52995-2).

November 3

The Family Dinner by Laurie David with recipes by Kirstin Uhrenholdt (Grand Central Life & Style, $29.99; ISBN 978-0-446-56546-2). 75,000 copies.

November 8

The Wolves of Andover by Kathleen Kent (LB/Reagan Arthur Books, $24.99; ISBN 978-0-316-06862-8). 100,000 copies.

Undercover Boss: Inside the TV Phenomenon That Is Changing Bosses and Employees Everywhere by Stephen Lambert and Eli Holzman (Wiley/Jossey-Bass, $24.95; ISBN 978-0-470-91600-1). 100,000 copies.

Real-Time Marketing & PR: How to Instantly Engage Your Market, Connect with Customers, and Create Products that Grow Your Business Now by David Meerman Scott (Wiley, $24.95; ISBN 978-0-470-64595-6). 75,000 copies.

November 9

Hell’s Corner by David Baldacci (Grand Central, $27.99; ISBN 978-0-446-19552-2). 1,000,000 copies. One-day laydown.

Full Dark, No Stars by Stephen King (Scribner, $27.95; ISBN 978-1-4391-9256-6). 1,000,000 copies.

Christmas Eve at Friday Harbor by Lisa Kleypas (St. Martin’s Press, $16.99; ISBN 978-0-312-60586-5). 250,000 copies.

Valley Forge: George Washington and the Crucible of Victory by Newt Gingrich and William R. Forstchen (St. Martin’s/Thomas Dunne Books. $27.99; ISBN 978-0-312-59107-6). 250,000 copies.

The Distant Hours: A Novel by Kate Morton (Atria, $26; ISBN 978-1-4391-5278-2). 200,000 copies.

The Christmas Journey by Donna VanLiere (St. Martin’s, $14.99; ISBN 978-0-312-61372-3). 125,000 copies.

Sunset Park by Paul Auster (Holt, $25; ISBN 978-0-8050-9286-8). 100,000 copies.

Sleights of Mind: What the Neuroscience of Magic Reveals About Our Everyday Deceptions by Stephen Macknick, Susana Martinez-Conde, and Sandra Blakeslee (Holt, $26; ISBN 978-0-8050-9281-3). 75,000 copies.

Warren Buffett and the Art of Stock Arbitrage by Mary Buffett and David Clark (Scribner, $25; ISBN 978-1-4391-9882-7). 75,000 copies.

Dear Mrs. Fitzsimmons by Greg Fitzsimmons (Simon & Schuster, $25; ISBN 978-1-4391-8269-7). 75,000 copies.

Driven West: Andrew Jackson's Trail of Tears to the Civil War by A.J. Langguth (Simon & Schuster, $30; ISBN 978-1-4165-4859-1). 75,000 copies.

Deadly Spin by Wendell Potter (Bloomsbury USA, $26; ISBN 978-1-60819-281-6). 60,000 copies.

Don’t Sing at the Table: Life Lessons from My Grandmothers by Adriana Trigiani (Harper, $21.99; ISBN 978-0-06-195894-6). 60,000 copies.

The Secret of Chanel No. 5: The Intimate History of the World’s Most Famous Perfume by Tilar J Mazzeo (Harper, $25.99; ISBN 978-0-06-179101-7). 50,000 copies.

Self Comes to Mind by Antonio Damasio (Pantheon, $28.95; ISBN 978-0-307-37875-0). 50,000 copies.

The Snow Globe by Sheila Roberts (St. Martin’s, $14.99; ISBN 978-0-312-59448-0). 50,000 copies.

Three Kings: A Christmas Dating Story by Alisa Valdes-Rodriguez (St. Martin’s Griffin, $14.99 paper; ISBN 978-0-312-60533-9). 50,000 copies.

Decision Points by George W. Bush (Crown, $35; ISBN 978-0-307-88522-7).

I Still Dream About You, Honey by Fannie Flagg (Random House, $26; ISBN 978-1-4000-6593-6).

November 10

A Christmas Carol: A Pop-Up Book by Charles Dickens and Chuck Fischer, paper engineering by Bruce Foster (Little, Brown, $30; ISBN 978-0-316-03973-4). 50,000 copies.

November 11

The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey by Walter Mosley (Riverhead, $25.95; ISBN 978-1-59448-772-9). 50,000 copies.

November 15

Cross Fire by James Patterson (Little, Brown, $27.99; ISBN 978-0-316-03617-7). 1,500,000 copies. One-day laydown.

J.K. Lasser's Your Income Tax 2011: For Preparing Your 2010 Tax Return by J.K. Lasser (Wiley, $19.95 paper; ISBN 978-0-470-59722-4). 200,000 copies.

Don't Count on It: Reflections on Investment Illusions, Indexing, Capitalism, “Mutual” Funds, Entrepreneurship, Idealism, and More by John C. Bogle (Wiley, $27.95; ISBN 978-0-470-64396-9). 50,000 copies.

November 16

Night Star by Alyson Noel (St. Martin’s Griffin, $17.99; ISBN 978-0-312-59098-7). 1,200,000 copies.

Crescent Dawn: A Dirk Pitt Adventure by Clive Cussler and Dirk Cussler (Putnam, $27.95; ISBN978-0-399-15714-1). 1,000,000 copies. One-day laydown.

My Passion for Design by Barbra Streisand (Viking, $60; ISBN 978-0-670-02213-7). 300,000 copies. One-day laydown.

Hero: The Life and Legend of Lawrence of Arabia by Michael Korda (Harper, $34.99; ISBN 978-0-06-171261-6). 150,000 copies.

The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer by Siddhartha Mukherjee (Scribner, $30; ISBN 978-1-4391-0795-9). 100,000 copies.

Manifesting Change: It Couldn’t Be Easier by Mike Dooley (Atria/Beyond Words, $21.99; ISBN 978-1-58270-275-9). 75,000 copies.

Necessary Endings: The Employees, Business and Relationships That All of Us Have to Give Up in Order to Move Forward by Henry Cloud (HarperBusiness, $25.99; ISBN 978-0-06-177712-7). 75,000 copies.

The New Yorker Stories by Ann Beattie (Scribner, $30; ISBN 978-1-4391-6874-5). 50,000 copies.

Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand (Random House, $27; ISBN 978-1-4000-6416-8).

Luka and the Fire of Life by Salman Rushdie (Random House, $25; ISBN 978-0-679-46336-8).

Decoded by Jay-Z (Random/Spiegel & Grau, $40; ISBN 978-1-4000-6892-0).

November 23

The Athena Project by Brad Thor (Atria, $26.99; ISBN 978-1-4391-9295-5). 500,000 copies.

An Object of Beauty by Steve Martin (Grand Central, $26.99; ISBN 978-0-446-57364-1). 200,000 copies. One-day laydown.

Magnolia by Diana Palmer (HQN Books, $14.95 paper; ISBN 978-0-373-77475-3). 91,000 copies.

Lady’s Slipper: A Novel by Deborah Swift (St. Martin’s Griffin, $14.99 paper; ISBN 978-0-312-63833-7). 75,000 copies.

The Shadow Wife by Diane Chamberlain (Mira Books, $13.95 paper; ISBN 978-0-7783-2844-5). 52,000 copies.

The Emperor’s Tomb by Steve Berry (Ballantine Books, $26; ISBN 978-0-345-50549-1).

Colonel Roosevelt by Edmund Morris (Random House, $35; ISBN 978-0-375-50487-7).

Whiter Shades of Pale: The Stuff White People Like, Coast to Coast, from Seattle's Sweaters to Maine's Microbrews by Christian Lander (Random House Trade Paperback, $15 paper; ISBN 978-0-8129-8206-0).

November 29

Semi-Homemade Comfort Food by Sandra Lee (Wiley, $19.95 paper; ISBN 978-0-470-64594-9). 200,000 copies.

November 30

Port Mortuary: A Scarpetta Novel by Patricia Cornwell (Putnam, $27.95; ISBN 978-0-399-15721-9). 1,500,000 copies. One-day laydown.

Rescue: A Novel by Anita Shreve (Little, Brown, $26.99; ISBN 978-0-316-02072-5). 400,000 copies. One-day laydown.

Mosh Potatoes: Recipes, Anecdotes, and Mayhem from the Heavyweights of Heavy Metal by Steve Seabury (Atria, $15 paper; ISBN 978-1-4391-8132-4). 60,000 copies.