New York Times News Service

FICTION Last week/Weeks on list

1. Book of the Dead, —/1

by Patricia Cornwell

2. A Lick of Frost, —/1

by Laurell K. Hamilton

3. Playing for Pizza, 1/5

by John Grisham

4. World Without End, 4/3

by Ken Follett

5. The Almost Moon, 5/2

by Alice Sebold

6. The Choice, 4/5

by Nicholas Sparks

7. A Thousand Splendid Suns 5/23

by Khaled Hosseini

8. Now and Then, —/1

by Robert B. Parker

9. Dark of the Moon, 6/4

by John Sandford

10. You've Been Warned, 7/7

by James Patterson

and Howard Roughan


1. I Am America 1/3

(And So Can You!),

by Stephen Colbert, et. al.

2. Clapton, 2/3

by Eric Clapton

3. My Grandfather's Son, 3/4

by Clarence Thomas

4. Lone Survivor, 11/18

by Marcus Luttrell

with Patrick Robinson

5. The Age of Turbulence, 4/6

by Alan Greenspan

6. Fair Game, —/1

by Valerie Plame Wilson

7. Musicophilia, 12/2

by Oliver Sachs

8. Quiet Strength, 10/16

by Tony Dungy

with Nathan Whitaker

9. If Democrats Had Any Brains, 6/4

They'd Be Republicans,

by Ann Coulter

10. The Nine, 8/6

by Jeffrey Toobin



1. Become a Better You, 1/2

by Joel Osteen

2. Deceptively Delicious, 2/3

by Jessica Seinfeld

3. Basic Black, 3/1

by Cathie Black

4. The Secret, 4/42

by Rhonda Byrne

5. Come On, People, 5/2

by Bill Cosby

and Alvin F. Poussaint

Rankings reflect sales for the week ended Oct. 14, at almost 4,000 bookstores, plus wholesalers serving 60,000 other retailers (gift shops, department stores, newsstands, supermarkets), statistically weighted to represent all such outlets nationwide.