New York Times News Service

FICTION Last week/Weeks on list

1. The Shack, 1/11

by William P. Young

2. Barefoot, 2/8

by Elin Hilderbrand

3. Water for Elephants, 3/48

by Sara Gruen

4. The Kite Runner, 4/48

by Khaled Hosseini

5. The Alchemist, 5/47

by Paulo Coelho

6. In the Woods, 6/10

by Tana French

7. The Road, 7/48

by Cormac McCarthy

8. Loving Frank, 8/16

by Nancy Horan

9. My Sister's Keeper, 9/26

by Jodi Picoult

10. The Friday Night 10/31

Knitting Club,

by Kate Jacobs


1. Three Cups of Tea, 1/79

by Greg Mortenson

and David Oliver Relin

2. Eat, Pray, Love, 2/80

by Elizabeth Gilbert

3. The Audacity of Hope, 3/32

by Barack Obama

4. Big Russ and Me, 4/15

by Tim Russert

5. I Hope They Serve 5/44

Beer in Hell,

by Tucker Max

6. Dreams From My Father, 6/107

by Barack Obama

7. Wisdom of Our Fathers, 7/12

by Tim Russert

8. 90 Minutes in Heaven, 8/93

by Don Piper

with Cecil Murphey

9. The Glass Castle, 9/130

by Jeannette Walls

10. Marley and Me, 10/21

by John Grogan



1. A New Earth, 1/27

by Eckhart Tolle

2. Skinny Bitch, 2/56

by Rory Freedman

and Kim Barnouin

3. The Power of Now, 3/42

by Eckhart Tolle

4. What to Expect When 4/372

You're Expecting,

by Heidi Murkoff

and Sharon Mazel

5. Soul Wisdom, 5/4

by Zhi Gang Sha

Rankings reflect sales for the week ended Aug. 17, 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.