Best Sellers

Books

December 12, 2004

National best sellers from data gathered and reported by Publishers Weekly. The number in parentheses indicates last week's position and may be greater than 10 as PW lists the top 15.

Fiction ........................................ ............................ Weeks on list

1. (2) The Five People You Meet in Heaven, Mitch Albom ...62

2. (3) The Da Vinci Code, Dan Brown ..................................... 89

3. (-) A Salty Piece of Land, Jimmy Buffett .............................. 1

4. (8) The DaVinci Code: Special Illustrated Edition, Dan Brown 5

5. (1) Night Fall, Nelson DeMille................................. ................ 2

6. (-) Black Wind, Clive Cussler and Dirk Cussler .................... 1

7. (4) London Bridges, James Patterson ..................................4

8. (6) I Am Charlotte Simmons, Tom Wolfe ...............................4

9. (7) Skeleton Man, Tony Hillerman ..........................................2

10. (9) The Godfather Returns, Mark Winegardner ................ 3

Nonfiction

1. (1) America (The Book), Jon Stewart, Ben Karlin and David Javerbaum .............. 11

2. (2) Your Best Life Now: 7 Steps to Living at Your Full Potential, Joel Osteen ..........................................8

3. (3) He's Just Not That Into You, Greg Behrendt and Liz Tuccillo ......................................11

4. (7) The Purpose-Driven Life, Rick Warren ...............96

5. (10) Faithful: Two Diehard Boston Red Sox Fans Chronicle the Historic 2004 Season, Stewart O'Nan and Stephen King ...........2

6. (5) When Will Jesus Bring the Pork Chops? George Carlin .....8

7. (6) His Excellency: George Washington, Joseph J. Ellis...... 6

8. (-) Tuesdays With Morrie, Mitch Albom......... 196

9. (4) The Perricone Promise: Look Younger, Live Longer in Three Easy Steps, Nicholas Perricone, M.D. ........4

10. (-) My Life, Bill Clinton 16

Paperback

1. (1) The Kite Runner, Khaled Hosseini .........14

2. (2) The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, Mark Haddon ........................ 29

3. (5) World Almanac and Book of Facts 2005, Edited by Ken Park ......................4

4. (4) The Secret Life of Bees, Sue Monk Kidd ....... 96

5. (6) The Time Traveler's Wife, Audrey Niffenegger ....... 28

6. (3) Reading Lolita in Tehran, Azar Nafisi ............ 47

7. (-) Cooking 'Round the Clock: 30-Minute Meals 2, Rachael Ray ........1

8. (-) The Devil in the White City, Erik Larson ......... 30

9. (-) The Bush Survival Bible: 250 Ways to Make it Through the Next Four Years, Gene Stone ........ 1

10. (7) The Murder Room , P.D. James ....... 3

Baltimore Sun Articles
|
|
|
Please note the green-lined linked article text has been applied commercially without any involvement from our newsroom editors, reporters or any other editorial staff.