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1. The Da Vinci Code”

Dan Brown (Doubleday, $24.95)

2. “Lifeguard”

James Patterson and Andrew Gross (Little, Brown, $26.95)

3. “The Historian”

Elizabeth Kostova (Little, Brown, $25.95)

4. The Mermaid Chair”

Sue Monk Kidd (Viking, $24.95)

5. The Interruption of Everything”

Terry McMillan (Viking, $25.95)

6. “Sweetwater Creek”

Anne Rivers Siddons (HarperCollins, $24.95)

7. “Match Me If You Can”

Susan Elizabeth Phillips (Morrow, $24.95)

8. No Country For Old Men”

Cormac McCarthy (Knopf, $24.95)

9. The Undomestic Goddess”

Sophie Kinsella (Dial, $23)

10. “Until I Find You”

John Irving (Random House, $27.95)


1. “The Fairtax Book”

Neal Boortz and John Linder (ReganBooks/HarperCollins, $24.95)

2. “100 People Who Are Screwing Up America”

Bernard Goldberg (HarperCollins, $25.95)

3. “The World is Flat”

Thomas L. Friedman (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, $27.50)

4. “1776”

David McCullough (Simon & Schuster, $32)

5. “Freakonomics”

Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner (Morrow, $25.95)

6. “New Rules”

Bill Maher (Rodale, $24.95)

7. “Blink”

Malcolm Gladwell (Little, Brown, $25.95)

8. “Confessions of a Video Vixen”

Karrine Steffans (Amistad/HarperCollins, $24.95)

9. “From Pieces To Weight”

50 Cent (MTV Books/Pocket Books, $23)

10. “On Bull——”

Harry G. Frankfurt (Princeton University, $9.95)

Paperback fiction

1. Night Tales: Nightshade, Night Smoke”

Nora Roberts (Silhouette, $7.99)

2. The Kite Runner”

Khaled Hosseini (Riverhead, $14)

3. “White Hot”

Sandra Brown (Pocket Books, $9.95)

4. Dean Koontz’s Frankenstein: City of Night”

Dean Koontz and Ed Gorman (Bantam, $7.99)

5. “The Wedding”

Nicholas Sparks (Warner, $12.95/$7.50)

6. Trace”

Patricia Cornwell (Berkley, $7.99)

7. “Final Scream”

Lisa Jackson (Zebra, $7.99)

8. Lost City”

Clive Cussler with Paul Kemprecos (Berkley, $9.99)

9. “The Rule of Four”

Ian Caldwell and Dustin Thomason (Dell, $7.99)

10. Angels and Demons”

Dan Brown (Pocket Star, $7.99)

Paperback nonfiction

1. “The Tipping Point”

Malcolm Gladwell (Back Bay/Little, Brown, $14.95)

2.“It’s Not About The Bike”

Lance Armstrong with Sally Jenkins (Berkley, $14)

3. “Guns, Germs, and Steel”

Jared Diamond (Norton, $16.95)

4. “Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim”

David Sedaris (Back Bay/Little, Brown, $14.95)

5. “The Devil in the White City”

Erik Larson (Vintage, $14.95)

6. “Me Talk Pretty One Day”

David Sedaris (Back Bay/Little, Brown, $14.95)

7. “Running With Scissors”

Augusten Burroughs (Picador, $14)

8. “Nickel and Dimed”

Barbara Ehrenreich (Metropolitan/Owl/Holt, $13)

9. “Tuesdays With Morrie”

Mitch Albom (Broadway, $11.95)

10. “A Child Called ‘It’ “

Dave Pelzer (Health Communications, $9.95)

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