New York Times News Service

FICTION Last week/Weeks on list

1. The Shack, 1/9

by William P. Young

2. Water for Elephants, 2/46

by Sara Gruen

3. Barefoot, 3/6

by Elin Hilderbrand

4. The Kite Runner, 4/46

by Khaled Hosseini

5. The Alchemist, 5/45

by Paulo Coelho

6. Nineteen Minutes, 6/24

by Jodi Picoult

7. The Road, 7/46

by Cormac McCarthy

8. In the Woods, 8/8

by Tana French

9. Loving Frank, 9/14

by Nancy Horan

10. My Sister's Keeper, 10/24

by Jodi Picoult


1. Three Cups of Tea, 1/77

by Greg Mortenson

and David Oliver Relin

2. Eat, Pray, Love, 2/78

by Elizabeth Gilbert

3. Big Russ and Me, 3/13

by Tim Russert

4. Wisdom of Our Fathers, 4/10

by Tim Russert

5. The Audacity of Hope, 5/30

by Barack Obama

6. Dreams From My Father, 6/105

by Barack Obama

7. I Hope They Serve 7/42

Beer in Hell,

by Tucker Max

8. 90 Minutes in Heaven, 8/91

by Don Piper

with Cecil Murphey

9. Animal, Vegetable, Miracle, 9/12

by Barbara Kingsolver

with Steven L. Hopp

and Camille Kingsolver

10. Marley and Me, 10/19

by John Grogan



1. A New Earth, 1/25

by Eckhart Tolle

2. Skinny Bitch, 2/54

by Rory Freedman

and Kim Barnouin

3. The Power of Now, 3/40

by Eckhart Tolle

4. What to Expect When 4/370

You're Expecting,

by Heidi Murkoff

and Sharon Mazel

5. You Can Heal Your Life, 5/30

by Louise L. Hay

Rankings reflect sales for the week ended July 19, 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.