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[NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERS] Hardcover

FICTION

1. STONE COLD

by David Baldacci

Grand Central

Members of Washington's Camel Club are being murdered to prevent them from uncovering government secrets.

2. CREATION IN DEATH

by J.D. Robb

Putnam

Lieutenant Eve Dallas pursues the Groom, a killer who disappeared nine years earlier but has now returned; by Nora Roberts, writing under a pseudonym.

3. THE CHASE

by Clive Cussler

Putnam

In the early 20th century, a detective tracks a killer all over the West.

4. PROTECT AND DEFEND

by Vince Flynn

Atria

An American counterterrorism operative has to avert catastrophe in nuclear Iran.

5. RHETT BUTLER'S PEOPLE

by Donald McCaig

St Martin's

An authorized sequel to Gone With the Wind updates the character of Rhett Butler for the modern reader.

6. BOOK OF THE DEAD

by Patricia Cornwell

Putnam

The forensic pathologist Kay Scarpetta opens a private practice in Charleston, South Carolina.

7. HOME TO HOLLY SPRINGS

by Jan Karon

Viking

The Mitford character Father Tim returns to his native town to reconnect with family and friends.

8. PLAYING FOR PIZZA

by John Grisham

Doubleday

An American third-string quarterback joins the Italian National Football League's Parma Panthers.

9. WORLD WITHOUT END

by Ken Follett

Dutton

Love and intrigue in Kingsbridge, the medieval English cathedral town at the center of Follett's Pillars of the Earth.

10. A THOUSAND SPLENDID SUNS

by Khaled Hosseini

Riverhead

A friendship between two women in Afghanistan against the backdrop of 30 years of war.

11. THE CHOICE

by Nicholas Sparks

Grand Central

How the choices made by a North Carolina man play out in life.

12. AMAZING GRACE

by Danielle Steel

Delacorte

A San Francisco earthquake brings four strangers together.

NONFICTION

1. I AM AMERICA (AND SO CAN YOU!)

by Stephen Colbert et al

Grand Central

The wit and wisdom of the mock pundit of Comedy Central's Colbert Report.

2. BOOM!

by Tom Brokaw

Random House

The retired news anchor recalls and assesses the 1960s.

3. RESCUING SPRITE

by Mark Levin

Pocket Books

A family's love for an older dog they adopted.

4. CLAPTON

by Eric Clapton

Broadway Books

The great guitarist looks back on his life and his music.

5. THE AGE OF TURBULENCE

by Alan Greenspan

Penguin Press

A memoir by the longtime chairman of the Federal Reserve Board.

6. SLASH

by Slash with Anthony Bozza

HarperEntertainment

The autobiography of the Guns 'N' Roses guitarist.

7. MY GRANDFATHER'S SON

by Clarence Thomas

Harper

A memoir from an associate justice of the Supreme Court.

8. AMERICAN CREATION

by Joseph Ellis

Knopf

Triumphs and tragedies of the slow-building American Revolution.

9. QUIET STRENGTH

by Tony Dungy with Nathan Whitaker

Tyndale

A memoir by the first black coach to win a Super Bowl. (He did it with the Indianapolis Colts in February 2007.)

10. LONE SURVIVOR

by Marcus Luttrell with Patrick Robinson

Little, Brown

The only survivor of a Navy SEAL operation in northern Afghanistan describes the battle.

11. MUSICOPHILIA

by Oliver Sachs

Knopf

The neurologist and author of Awakenings examines the interaction between music and the brain.

12. STEVE & ME

by Terri Irwin

Simon Spotlight Entertainment

The widow of Steve Irwin, host of Animal Planet's Crocodile Hunter, recalls their life together.

13. FAIR GAME

by Valerie Plame Wilson

Simon & Schuster

A former undercover CIA officer who was exposed by the Bush administration describes

her experience.

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