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The following are last week's bestsellers according to the New York Times.


1. The Bear and the Dragon (Tom Clancy) Aided by the anti-terrorism specialist John Clark, President Jack Ryan contents with sinister forces afoot in Russia and China.

2. Faith of the Fallen (Terry Goodkind) The sixth volume in the Sword of Truth fantasy series, Richard is captured on returning home.

3. Winter Solstice (Rosamunde Pilcher) As Christmas approaches, five lost souls in the north of Scotland discover the healing power of love.

4. Open House (Elizabeth Berg) A newly divorced woman attempts to rebuild her life by taking in a series of boarders.

5. Dust to Dust (Tami Hoag) Two Minneapolis police officers investigate the suspicious death of an internal affairs officer.

6. The House on Hope Street (Danielle Steel) A woman with five children must cope with the loss of her husband, who dies on Christmas Day.

7. Purple Cane Road (James Lee Burke) Dave Robicheaux, a Louisiana sheriff's deputy, searches for his mother's killers.

8. Stalker (Faye Kellerman) While Peter Decker of the LAPD is distracted by a string of brutal carjackings, someone is terrorizing his daughter, a rookie on the force.

9. Not A Day Goes By (E. Lynn Harris) The tumultuous romance between a football player turned sports agent and an up-and-coming Broadway star.

10. The Indwelling (Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins) The seventh volume in a series about true believers who confront the Antichrist after the rapture of the saved.


1. Tuesdays With Morrie (Mitch Albom) A sportswriter tells of his weekly visits to his old college mentor, who was near death's door.

2. It's Not About the Bike (Lance Armstrong with Sally Jenkins) A memoir by the Tour de France champion and cancer survivor.

3. Me Talk Pretty One Day (David Sedaris) A collection of autobiographical comic essays by the author of Naked.

4. Life On the Other Side (Sylvia Browne with Lindsay Harrison) A guided tour of the afterlife by a "working psychic."

5. Flags of Our Fathers (James Bradley with Ron Powers) The story of the Marines who raised the flag at Iwo Jima, by the son of one of the men.

6. In a Sunburned Country (Bill Bryson) The author of A Walk in the Woods reports on his travels through Australia.

7. In the Heart of the Sea (Nathaniel Philbrick) The story of the whale ship Essex, whose disastrous fate in the early 19th century would later serve as inspiration for Herman Melville.

8. The Greatest Generation (Tom Brokaw) The lives of men and women who came of age during the Depression and World War II.

9. Kitchen Confidential (Anthony Bourdain) A memoir-expose by the executive chef at Brasserie Les Halles in New York.

10. Sellout (David P. Schippers with Alan P. Henry) The former chief Republican counsel for the House Judiciary Committee offers an account of President Clinton's impeachment.