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New York Times Bestsellers

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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. DANCE OF THE GODS

by Nora Roberts

Jove

Six otherworldly fighters prepare to battle the vampire Lilith in this second installment in the Circle Trilogy.

3. PREDATOR

by Patricia Cornwell

Berkley

On the trail of a possible serial killer, Dr. Kay Scarpetta turns to a jailed psychopath for advice.

4. MARY, MARY

by James Patterson

Warner Vision

Agent Alex Cross tracks a Hollywood killer who announces the crimes via e-mail.

5. GLAD TIDINGS

by Debbie Macomber

Mira

Two previously published stories about Christmas.

6. MORRIGAN’S CROSS

by Nora Roberts

Jove

A sorcerer gathers five warriors to help him battle a vampire who lured his twin brother to the dark side.

7. TOXIC BACHELORS

by Danielle Steel

Dell

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

8. SKELETON COAST

by Clive Cussler with Jack Du Brul

Berkley

Juan Cabrillo and the crew of the Oregon rescue a beautiful woman who is searching for lost treasure.

9. DREAM MAKERS

by Nora Roberts

Silhouette

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

10. CAMEL CLUB

by David Baldacci

Warner Vision

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

11. ORDINARY HEROES

by Scott Turow

Warner

A man reconstructs the story of his father’s service in World War II, including his pursuit of a rogue intelligence agent.

12. AT FIRST SIGHT

by Nicholas Sparks

Warner

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

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. FLAGS OF OUR FATHERS

by James Bradley with Ron Powers

Bantam

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

3. 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.

4. DREAMS FROM MY FATHER

by Barack Obama

Three Rivers

The Democratic senator from Illinois reflects on life as the son of a black African father and white American mother.

5. TEACHER MAN

by Frank McCourt

Scribner

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

6. 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.

7. THE TIPPING POINT

by Malcolm Gladwell

Back Bay/Little, Brown

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

8. 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.

9. MARIE ANTOINETTE

by Antonia Fraser

Anchor

The life of the woman who was queen of France from 1774 to 1792.

10. THE DEVIL IN THE WHITE CITY

by Erik Larson

Vintage

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

11. 90 MINUTES IN HEAVEN

by Don Piper with Cecil Murphey

Revell

A Baptist minister describes the otherworldly experience he had after a car accident.

12. THE ZOMBIE SURVIVAL GUIDE

by Max Brooks

Three Rivers

The comedy writer offers a plan for safeguarding yourself from the living dead.

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