Originally created 09/06/98

Bestsellers



Here are the bestselling books from the New York Times best sellers list for this week:

HARDCOVER FICTION

1. I Know This Much Is True, by Wally Lamb (HarperCollins)

2. Summer Sisters, by Judy Blume (Delacorte)

3. Bridget Jones's Diary, by Helen Fielding (Viking)

4. The Klone and I, by Danielle Steel (Delacorte)

5. Message in a Bottle, by Nicholas Sparks (Warner)

6. A Widow for One Year, by John Irving (Random House)

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

8. Unspeakable, ny Sandra Brown (Warner)

9. Low Country, by Anne Rivers Siddons (HarperCollins)

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

11. The Last Full Measure, by Jeff Shaara (Ballantine)

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

13. The Eleventh Commandment, by Jeffery Archer (HarperCollins)

14. You Belong to Me, Mary Higgins Clark (Simon & Schuster)

15. Quite a Year for Plums, by Bailey White (Knopf)

NONFICTION GENERAL

1. A Pirate Looks at Fifty, by Jimmy Buffett (Random House)

2. Sugar Busters!, by Steward, Bethea, Andrews and Balart (Ballantine)

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

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

5. A Monk Swimming, by Malachy McCourt (Hyperion)

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

7. A Walk in the Woods, by Bill Bryson (Broadway)

8. Mars and Venus Starting Over, by John Gray (HarperCollins)

9. The Millionaire Next Door, by Thomas J. Stanley and William D. Danko (Longstreet)

10. Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr., by Ron Chernow (Random House)

11. The Gifts of the Jews, by Thomas Cahill (DoubledayNan A. Talese)

12. Marilu Henner's Total Health Makeover, by Marilu Henner with Laura Morton (ReganBooks)

13. Simple Abundance, Sarah Ban Breathnach (Warner)

14. In the Meantime, by Iyanla Vanzant (Simon & Schuster)

15. We Are Our Mothers' Daughters, by Cokie Roberts (Morrow)

MASS MARKET PAPERBACKS

1. Unnatural Exposure, by Patricia Cornwell (Berkley)

2. She's Come Undone, by Wally Lamb (Pocket)

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

4. The Perfect Storm, by Sebastian Junger (Harper)

5. Fat Tuesday, by Sandra Brown (Warner Vision)

6. Into Thin Air, by Jon Krakauer (Anchor)

7. The Angel of Darkness, by Caleb Carr Ballantine)

8. The Horse Whisperer, by Nicholas Evans (Dell)

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

10. Pretend You Don't See Her, by Mary Higgins Clark (Pocket)

11. The President's Daughter, by Jack Higgins (Berkley)

12. Up Island, by Anne Rivers Siddons (HarperPaperbacks)

13. Crystal (The Orphans Series), by V. C. Andrews (Pocket)

14. The Matarese Countdown, by Robert Ludlum (Bantam)

15. Obstruction of Justice, by Perri O'Shaughnessy (Dell/Island)

TRADE PAPERBACKS

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

2. Don't Sweat the Small Stuff ... and It's All Small Stuff, by Richard Carlson (Hyperion)

3. The God of Small Things, by Arundhati Roy (HarperPerennial)

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. Breath, Eyes, Memory, by Edwidge Danticat (Vintage)

7. Chicken Soup for the Pet Lover's Soul, by J. Canfield, M. Hansen, M. Becker and C. Kline (HCI)

8. 8 Weeks to Optimum Health, by Andrew Weil (Fawcett Columbine)

9. Under the Tuscan Sun, by Frances Mayes (Broadway) Carol Kline (HCI)

10. Into the Wild, by Jon Krakauer (Doubleday/Anchor)

11. Brain Droppings, by George Carlin (Hyperion)

12. Don't Sweat the Small Stuff With Your Family, by Richard Carlson (Hyperion)

13. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas : A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream, by Hunter S. Thompson and Ralph Steadman (Vintage)

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

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