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The top-selling books of the week as compiled by the New York Times. Fiction

1. Devices and Desires (P.D. James)

2. The Bad Place (Dean R. Koontz)

3. Vineland (Thomas Pynchon)

4. A Ruling Passion (Judith Michael)

5. Cold Harbour (Jack Higgins)

6. Clear and Present Danger (Tom Clancy)

7. Daddy (Danielle Steel)

8. Counterattack (W.E.B. Griffin)

9. Hollywood (Gore Vidal)

10. Harmful Intent (Robin Cook)


1. Megatrends 2000 (John Naisbitt and Patricia Aburdene)

2. Barbarians at the Gate (Bryan Burrough and John Helyar)

3. Liar's Poker (Michael Lewis)

4. It Was on Fire When I Lay Down on It (Robert Fulghum)

5. All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten (Robert Fulghum)

6. The Tempting of America (Robert H. Bork)

7. The Emperor's New Mind (Roger Penrose)

8. The Cuckoo's Egg (Clifford Stoll)

9. A Brief History of Time (Stephen W. Hawking)

10. The Second World War (John Keegan)

Advice, how-to and miscellaneous

1. Wealth Without Risk (Charles J. Givens)

2. The Great Waldo Search (Martin Hanford)

3. The T-Factor Diet (Martin Katahn)

4. Webster's Ninth New Collegiate Dictionary (Merriam-Webster)

5. The Frugal Gourmet Cooks Three Ancient Cuisines (Jeff Smith)