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New York Times Bestsellers

NY TIMES NEWS SERVICE

FICTION

1. THE DA VINCI CODE

by Dan Brown

Anchor

A murder at the Louvre leads to a trail of clues found in the work of Leonardo and to the discovery of a secret society.


2. ANGELS & DEMONS

by Dan Brown

Pocket Star

A Harvard scholar tries to save the Vatican from the machinations of an underground society.


3. VELOCITY

by Dean Koontz

Bantam

A bartender becomes an

unwitting accomplice in choosing a serial killer's next victim.


4. A GOOD YARN

by Debbie Macomber

Mira

The lives and loves of women who meet at a knitting class.


5. BROKEN PREY

by John Sandford

Berkley

Lucas Davenport, working for the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, searches for a serial killer.


6. TRUE BELIEVER

by Nicholas Sparks

Warner

A hip young New Yorker finds love with a beautiful librarian who lives in North Carolina.


7. DECEPTION POINT

by Dan Brown

Pocket

An intelligence analyst is sent to the Arctic on a special

assignment by the White House.


8. MAP OF BONES

by James Rollins

Avon

An ancient secret society steals the bones of the Three Wise Men to accomplish a nefarious goal.


9. THE INNOCENT

by Harlan Coben

Signet

An ex-con who was unjustly sent to prison years earlier finds himself a suspect in a pair of murders.


10. NO PLACE LIKE HOME

by Mary Higgins Clark

Pocket

A woman who is trying to

conceal her past becomes the target of a killer.


11. DIGITAL FORTRESS

by Dan Brown

Thomas Dunne/St. Martin's

A cryptographer at the NSA breaks a mysterious code.


12. MARRIAGE MOST

SCANDALOUS

by Johanna Lindsey

Pocket

Romance and intrigue in early-19th-century England.


13. A WEDDING IN DECEMBER

by Anita Shreve

Back Bay

Seven friends reunite for a

wedding and remember the tragedy that drove them apart.


NONFICTION

1. IN COLD BLOOD

by Truman Capote

Vintage

A savage murder in Kansas in 1959 and its consequences.


2. THE COVENANT WITH BLACK AMERICA

Third World

Essays aimed at improving life for African-Americans, introduced by Tavis Smiley.


3. NIGHT

by Elie Wiesel

Hill & Wang

A new translation of an account of the horrors of Auschwitz and Buchenwald, first published in English in 1960.


4. THE GLASS CASTLE

by Jeannette Walls

Scribner

The author, a contributor to MSNBC.com, recalls a bizarre childhood during which she and her siblings constantly moved house.


5. THE TIPPING POINT

by Malcolm Gladwell

Back Bay/Little, Brown

A journalist's study of social epidemics, otherwise known as fads.


6. EATS, SHOOTS & LEAVES

by Lynne Truss

Gotham

An Englishwoman expounds on the use and misuse of

punctuation marks.


7. THE FAIRTAX BOOK

by Neal Boortz and John Linder

ReganBooks/HarperCollins

A radio host and a US

congressman call for the

abolishment of the federal

income tax and the IRS.


8. THE DEVIL IN THE WHITE CITY

by Erik Larson

Vintage

The tale of a great architect and a serial killer, who were linked by the Chicago World's Fair of 1893.


9. GARLIC AND SAPPHIRES

by Ruth Reichel

Penguin

The editor in chief of Gourmet relives her days as the

restaurant critic of the New

York Times.


10. MY LIFE SO FAR

by Jane Fonda

Random House

The autobiography of the Academy Award-winning actress, antiwar activist, and fitness guru.


11. THREE WEEKS WITH MY BROTHER

by Nicholas Sparks and Micah Sparks

Warner

The novelist and his sibling

describe their world trip.


12. UNDER THE BANNER OF HEAVEN

by Jon Krakauer

Anchor

The implications of the murder of a woman by two religious fundamentalists.

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