Regular readers of this paragraph know the story of the summer has been the bestseller chart reign of “Embattled Lawrence 2,” leaving many of us wondering when EL2’s hold on the top spot would end.
Well, folks, it almost happened this week: “Embattled Lawrence 2” tied (!) with “Kingdom Quarterback,” the wonderful new book about the Mahomes era of Kansas City football.
1. Dennis Domer, ed: Embattled Lawrence 2
2. Antonella Anedda, Historiae
3. Ann Patchett, Tom Lake
5. R. F. Kuang, Babel
6. Zadie Smith, The Fraud
7. Abraham Verghese, The Covenant of Water
8. Mercury Stardust, Safe and Sound: A Renter-Friendly Guide to Home Repair
9. Missy McCoy, Paradise Cafe and Bakery Cookbook