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Here are bestsellers for the week ending Jan. 10, according to the New York Times.


1. The Da Vinci Code (Dan Brown) The murder of a curator at the Louvre leads to a trail of clues found in the work of Leonardo and to the discovery of a centuries-old secret society.

2. The Five People You Meet In Heaven (Mitch Albom) An old man who died while trying to rescue a little girl from danger discovers that all will be explained to him in the afterlife.

3. New Spring: The Novel (Robert Jordan) The 11th volume of the Wheel of Time fantasy series.

4. Retreat, Hell! (W.E.B. Griffin) The 10th novel in the series The Corps concerns the struggle of U.S. Marines in the Korean War.

5. The Amateur Marriage (Anne Tyler) Sixty years of the American experience, as seen through the lives of one mismatched couple.

6. The Big Bad Wolf (James Patterson) After joining the FBI, Alex Cross must contend with numerous brazen kidnappings and a ruthless criminal known as the Wolf.

7. Emma's Secret (Barbara Taylor Bradford) An Englishwoman discovers the wartime diaries of her grandmother, who went on to head a vast business empire.

8. Trojan Odyssey (Clive Cussler) Dirk Pitt and his two grown children investigate oceanic mysteries off the coast of Nicaragua.

9. The Lady and the Unicorn (Tracy Chevalier) The fictional story behind the creation of a famous late-15th-century tapestry series.

10. Bleachers (John Grisham) A former star quarterback returns to his Southern hometown after he learns that his high school coach, a local legend, has a terminal illness.


1. My Prison Without Bars (Pete Rose with Rick Hill) A memoir by the former player who was banned from baseball for betting on games while he was manager of the Cincinnati Reds.

2. Dude, Where's My Country? (Michael Moore) The author of Stupid White Men calls for "regime change" in Washington.

3. Lies (And The Lying Liars Who Tell Them) (Al Franken) A satirical critique of the rhetoric of right-wing pundits and politicians.

4. Who's Looking Out For You? (Bill O'Reilly) The host of The O'Reilly Factor attacks those individuals and institutions that he believes have let down the American people.

5. American Dynasty (Kevin Phillips) The political commentator details a "pattern of deception" in four generations of the Bush family.

6. The Privilege of Youth (Dave Pelzer) The author of A Child Called "It' and The Lost Boy remembers his teenage years.

7. Flyboys (James Bradley) An account of eight American airmen who were shot down and captured by the Japanese in World War II.

8. The Enemy Within (Michael Savage) The syndicated radio talk show host sets out to rebuff "the liberal assault on our schools, faith and military."

9. Perfectly Legal (David Cay Johnston) An analysis of inequities in the American tax system, by a reporter for the New York Times.

10. A Royal Duty (Paul Burrell) A memoir by the man who served as butler to Diana, Princess of Wales.