University of Alabama Press

There's nothing like a good ghost story on Halloween — and some of the best tales were told by the late storyteller and NPR commentator Kathryn Tucker Windham.

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Samantha Kofer goes from Wall Street lawyer to an unpaid legal aid intern in John Grisham's Gray Mountain. It debuts at No. 1.

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In Brain on Fire, Susannah Cahalan shares her story of falling ill to a rare autoimmune disease, and the difficulties doctors had it diagnosing it. The book appears at No. 7.

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A museum owner's daughter and an immigrant photographer fall for each other in Alice Hoffman's The Museum of Extraordinary Things. It appears at No. 6.

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Comedian Jim Gaffigan shares his offbeat love affair with American junk food in Food. It debuts at No. 12.

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