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New York Times Bestsellers

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FICTION


1. THE MEMORY KEEPER’S DAUGHTER

by Kim Edwards

Penguin

A doctor’s decision to secretly send his newborn daughter, who has Down syndrome, to an institution haunts everyone involved.


2. MARY, MARY

by James Patterson

Warner Vision

Agent Alex Cross tracks a Holly-wood killer.


3. PREDATOR

by Patricia Cornwell

Berkley

Kay Scarpetta turns to a jailed psychopath for advice.


4. DREAM MAKERS

by Nora Roberts

Silhouette

Two previously published stories, Untamed and Less of a Stranger.


5. CAMEL CLUB

by David Baldacci

Warner Vision

A group of conspiracy theorists stumbles on a plot reaching to the highest levels of government.


6. MORRIGAN’S CROSS

by Nora Roberts

Jove

A sorcerer gathers five warriors to help him battle a vampire.


7. TOXIC BACHELORS

by Danielle Steel

Dell

On a Mediterranean vacation, three resolutely single friends meet three impressive women.


8. SWEET REVENGE

by Fern Michaels

Zebra

Members of the Sisterhood are on the trail of a woman who ruined the life of Isabelle, one of their own.


9. AT FIRST SIGHT

by Nicholas Sparks

Warner

The young couple from True Believer, who are now expecting a child, get a disturbing message.


10. EVERY BREATH YOU TAKE

by Judith McNaught

Ballantine

When the grandson of a Chicago philanthropist disappears, suspicion falls on the wrong man.


11. ORDINARY HEROES

by Scott Turow

Warner

A man reconstructs the story of his father’s service in World War II.


12. THE BLACK DAHLIA

by James Ellroy

Mysterious

A fictionalized account of a woman’s murder in Los Angeles in 1947.


13. 6 RAINIER DRIVE

by Debbie Macomber

Mira

A fire in Cedar Grove destroys Justine and Seth’s restaurant and threatens their marriage.


NONFICTION


1. RUNNING WITH SCISSORS

by Augusten Burroughs

Picador

In the 1970s, a young boy lives with a crazy psychiatrist in a squalid household.


2. THE GLASS CASTLE

by Jeannette Walls

Scribner

The author recalls a bizarre childhood during which she and her siblings were constantly moved from one bleak place to another.


3. FLAGS OF OUR FATHERS

by James Bradley with Ron Powers

Bantam

The story of the six men who raised the flag at Iwo Jima.


4. 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.


5. THE TIPPING POINT

by Malcolm Gladwell

Back Bay/Little, Brown

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


6. 1776

by David McCullough

Simon & Schuster

An account of America’s founding year, focusing on the inexperienced George Washington and the heroic citizen soldiers.


7. TEACHER MAN

by Frank McCourt

Scribner

The author of Angela’s Ashes remembers his years teaching high school English in New York City.


8. AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH

by Al Gore

Rodale

The former US vice president sounds an alarm about global warming in this companion volume to the movie of the same title, which is on general release in Taiwan.


9. TEAM OF RIVALS

by Doris Kearns Goodwin

Simon & Schuster

The political genius of Abraham Lincoln.


10. NEVER HAVE YOUR DOG STUFFED

by Alan Alda

Random House

A memoir by the television, movie and Broadway actor.


11. THE CITY OF FALLING ANGELS

by John Berendt

Penguin

The author of Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil investigates a fire in Venice.


12. THE DEVIL IN THE WHITE CITY

by Erik Larson

Vintage

The tale of an architect and a killer, linked by the Chicago World’s Fair of 1893.

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