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

1. The Plains of Passage (Jean M. Auel)

2. Four Past Midnight (Stephen King)

3. Lady Boss (Jackie Collins)

4. Memories of Midnight (Sidney Sheldon)

5. The Burden of Proof (Scott Turow)

6. The General in His Labyrinth (Gabriel Garcia Marquez)

7. The First Man in Rome (Colleen McCullough)

8. Surrender the Pink (Carrie Fisher)

9. Rabbit at Rest (John Updike)

10. Hocus Pocus (Kurt Vonnegut)


1. By Way of Deception (Victor Ostrovsky)

2. The Civil War (Geoffrey C. Ward with Ric Burns and Ken Burns)

3. Millie's Book (as dictated to Barbara Bush)

4. Get to the Heart (Barbara Mandrell with George Vecsey)

5. You Just Don't Understand (Deborah Tannen)

6. Bootlegger's Boy (Barry Switzer with Bud Shrake)

7. Darkness Visible (William Styron)

8. Friday Night Lights (H.G. Bissinger)

9. The Cat and the Curmudgeon (Cleveland Amory)

10. Every Spy a Prince (Dan Raviv and Yossi Melman)

Advice, how-to and miscellaneous

1. Homecoming (John Bradshaw)

2. The Great Waldo Search (Martin Hanford)

3. Wealth Without Risk (Charles J. Givens)

4. Where's Waldo? (Martin Hanford)

5. Dr. Dean Ornish's Program For Reversing Heart Disease (Dean Ornish)