International: 30 bestselling books of the week for Aug. 19

The 30 bestselling books from international authors this week.

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1. The Invisible Hour: A Novel, by Alice Hoffman.

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2. The Romantic: A Novel, by William Boyd.

3. Ghost Book, by Remy Lai.

4. Killers of a Certain Age: A Novel, by Deanna Raybourn.

5. Masters of Death, by Olivie Blake.

6. Jujutsu Kaisen: Volume 20, by Gege Akutami.

7. Book Of Night, by Holly Black.

8. Not Here: Why American Democracy is Eroding and How Canada Can Protect Itself, by Rob Goodman.

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9. We Should Not Be Afraid of the Sky, by Emma Hooper.

10. Thornhedge, by T. Kingfisher.


1. Fourth Wing, by Rebecca Yarros.

2. The Covenant of Water: A Novel, by Abraham Verghese.

3. The Librarianist: A Novel, by Patrick deWitt.

4. Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow: A Novel, by Gabrielle Zevin.

5. Before the Coffee Gets Cold: A Novel, by Toshikazu Kawaguchi.

6. Crook Manifesto: A Novel, by Colson Whitehead.

7. The Heaven & Earth Grocery Store: A Novel, by James Mcbride.

8. Happy Place, by Emily Henry.

9. The Bookbinder, by Pip Williams.

10. The Guest: A Novel, by Emma Cline.


1. The Creative Act: A Way of Being, by Rick Rubin.

2. The Wager: A Tale of Shipwreck, Mutiny and Murder, by David Grann.

3. Outlive: The Science and Art of Longevity, by Peter Attia, Bill Gifford.

4. Ducks: Two Years in the Oil Sands, by Kate Beaton.

5. Fire Weather: The Making of a Beast, by John Vaillant.

6. The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse, by Charlie Mackesy.

7. Pageboy: A Memoir, by Elliot Page.

8. The Myth of Normal: Trauma, Illness and Healing in a Toxic Culture, by Gabor Mate, Daniel Mate.

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9. Truth Telling: Seven Conversations About Indigenous Life in Canada, by Michelle Good.

10. Atomic Habits: An Easy and Proven Way to Build Good Habits and Break Bad Ones, by James Clear.

— Compiled by Bookmanager using weekly sales statistics from over 250 Canadian independent book stores.

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