Originally created 04/12/98

Anne Rice's Pandora tops hardcover bestsellers



Hardcover fiction

1.Pandora, by Anne Rice (Knopf)

2. The Street Lawyer, by John Grisham (Doubleday)

3. Paradise, by Toni Morrison (Knopf)

4. Cold Mountain, by Charles Frazier (Atlantic Monthly)

5. Blood Work, by Michael Connelly (Little, Brown)

6. Toxin, by Robin Cook (Putnam)

7. Homeport, by Nora Roberts (Putnam)

8. Memoirs of a Geisha, by Arthur Golden (Knopf)

9. Sudden Mischief, by Robert B. Parker (Putnam)

10. Black and Blue, by Anna Quindlen (Random House)

11. Thrill!, by Jackie Collins (Simon & Schuster)

12. Guilty Pleasures, by Lawrence Sanders (Putnam)

13. Miracle Cure, by Michael Palmer (Bantam)

14. An Instance of the Fingerpost, by Iain Pears (Riverhead)

15. The Mark of the Assassin, by Daniel Silva (Villard)

Nonfiction/General

1.Talking to Heaven, by James Van Praagh (Dutton)

2. The 9 Steps to Financial Freedom, by Suze Orman (Random House)

3. 8 Weeks to Optimum Health, by Andrew Well (Knopf)

4. Spin Cycle, by Howard Kurtz (Free Press)

5. The Millionaire Next Door, by Thomas Stanley and William Danko (Longstreet)

6. Angela's Ashes, by Frank McCourt (Scribner)

7. Simple Abundance, by Sarah Ban Breathnach (Warner)

8. Tuesdays With Morrie, by Mitch Albom (Doubleday)

9. Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, by John Berendt (Random House)

10. Conversations With God, Book 1, by Neale Donald Walsch (Putnam)

11. Titanic: Legacy of the World's Greatest Ocean Liner, by Susan Wels (TimeLife)

12. Into Thin Air, by Jon Krakauer (Villard)

13. Don't Worry, Make Money, by Richard Carlson (Hyperion)

14. The Man Who Listens to Horses, by Monty Roberts (Random House)

15. The Long Hard Road Out of Hell, by Marilyn Manson (ReganBooks)

Mass market paperbacks

1.The Partner, by John Grisham (Dell/Island)

2. Dr. Atkins' New Diet Revolution, by Robert C. Atkins (Avon)

3. A Night To Remember, by Walter Lord (Bantam)

4. Chromosome 6, by Robin Cook (Berkley)

5. Evening Class, by Maeve Binchy (Dell)

6. Star Wars: Rebel Dawn, by A.C. Crispin (Bantam)

7. Primary Colors, by Anonymous (Warner)

8. The Notebook, by Nicholas Sparks (Warner Vision)

9. The Genesis Code, by John Case (Ballantine)

10. Fatal Terrain, by Dale Brown (Berkley)

11. Public Secrets, by Nora Roberts (Bantam)

12. The Night Lives On, by Walter Lord (Avon)

13. Nimitz Class, by Patrick Robinson (HarperPaperbacks)

14. Small Town Girl, by LaVyrle Spencer (Jove)

15. Los Alamos, by Joseph Kanon (Island)

Trade paperbacks

1.Don't Sweat the Small Stuff ..., by Richard Carlson (Hyperion)

2. James Cameron's Titanic, by Ed Marsh (HarperPerennial)

3. Here on Earth, by Alice Hoffman (Putnam)

4. The Beanie Baby Handbook, 1998 Edition, by Les and Sue Fox (West Highland Publishing)

5. Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul, by Canfield, Hansen and Kirberger (HCI)

6. Under the Tuscan Sun, by Frances Mayes (Broadway)

7. Spontaneous Healing, by Andrew Well (Fawcett Columbine)

8. Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood, by Rebecca Wells (HarperPerennial)

9. The Color of Water, by James McBride (Riverhead)

10. A Child Called `It,' by Dave Pelzer (HCI)

11. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, by Stephen Covey (Fireside/S&S)

12. The Discovery of the Titanic, by Robert Ballard and Rick Archbold (Warner/Madison)

13. Titanic: An Illustrated History, by Don Lynch (Hyperion)

14. I'm Not Anti-Business, I'm Anti-Idiot, by Scott Adams (Andrews McMeel)

15. Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom, by Christiane Northrup (Bantam)