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FICTION Last week/Weeks on list

1. Beach Music, 2 / 5

by Pat Conroy

2. Memnoch the Devil, 1 / 3

by Anne Rice

3. Lightning, 3 / 3

Danielle Steele

4. The Rainmaker, 4 /16

by John Grisham

5. Bridges of Madison County, 5 /157

by Robert James Waller

6. The Celestine Prophecy, 7 /76

by James Redfield

7. Rose Madder, 6 / 7

by Stephen King

8. The Witness, 8 / 7

by Sandra Brown

9. Dangerous to Know, 10/ 3

by Barbara Taylor Bradford

10. Disney's Pocahontas 9 / 5

NONFICTION

1. To Renew America, 1 / 5

Newt Gingrich

2. New Passages, 2 / 8

Gail Sheehy

3. Midnight in the Garden 3 /75

of Good and Evil,

by John Berendt

4. A Good Walk Spoiled, 4 / 8

by John Feinstein

5. Spontaneous Healing, 5 /11

by Andrew Weil

6. Beyond All Reason, - / 1

by David Smith

with Carol Calef

7. Sleepers, 7 / 3

Lorenzo Carcaterra

8. Sisters, 6 /33

by Carol Saline

photos by Sharon J. Wohlmuth

9. Dave Barry's Complete 8 /11

Guide to Guys,

by Dave Barry

10. The Death of 9 /26

Common Sense,

by Philip K. Howard

ADVICE, HOW-TO AND MISCELLANEOUS

1. Men Are From Mars, 1 /116

Women Are From Venus,

by John Gray

2. The Seven Spiritual Laws 2 /21

of Success,

by Deepak Chopra

3. Stop Aging Now! - / 1

by Jean Carper

4. How to Argue 3 /13

and Win Every Time,

by Gerry Spence

These listings are based on computer-processed sales figures from 3,050 bookstores and from representative wholesalers with more than 28,000 retail outlets, including newsstands, variety stores, supermarkets and bookstores. The figures are statistically adjusted to represent sales in all such outlets nationwide across the United States. The number of titles within the two subdivisions of nonfiction can change from week to week, reflecting changes in bookbuying.

An indicates that the listed book's sales, weighted to reflect the book-selling industry nationally, are barely distinguishable from those of the book above.