FICTION Last week/Weeks on list

1. The Pillars of the Earth, 1/4

by Ken Follet

2. Love in the Time of Cholera, 2/10

by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

3. Water for Elephants, 3/14

by Sara Gruen

4. The Kite Runner, 4/14

by Khaled Hosseini

5. Atonement, 5/4

by Ian McEwan

6. I Am Legend, 6/4

by Richard Matheson

7. The Road, 7/14

by Cormac McCarthy

8. No Country for Old Men, 8/5

by Cormac McCarthy

9. The Memory Keeper's 9/14


by Kim Edwards

10. Halo: Contact Harvest, 10/6

by Joseph Staten


1. Eat, Pray, Love, 1/46

by Elizabeth Gilbert

2. The Innocent Man, 2/3

by John Grisham

3. Three Cups of Tea, 3/45

by Greg Mortenson

and David Oliver Relin

4. Into the Wild, 4/133

by Jon Krakauer

5. 90 Minutes in Heaven, 5/59

by Don Piper

with Cecil Murphey

6. The Glass Castle, 6/100

by Jeannette Walls

7. The Omnivore's Dilemma, 7/15

by Michael Pollan

8. Tuesdays With Morrie, 8/174

by Mitch Albom

9. The Life and Times 9/11

of the Thunderbolt Kid,

by Bill Bryson

10. Too Late to Say Goodbye, 10/3

by Ann Rule


1. Rachael Ray: Just in Time, 1/5

by Rachael Ray

2. Skinny Bitch, 2/22

by Rory Freedman

and Kim Barnouin

3. The World Almanac 3/4

and Book of Facts,

ed. by C. Alan Joyce

4. 1,000 Places to See 5/13

Before You Die,

by Patricia Schultz

5. 1,000 Places to See 5/13

in the U.S.A. and Canada

Before You Die,

by Patricia Schultz

Rankings reflect sales for the week ended Nov. 4, 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.