Max Brooks’s “World War Z,” Neil Gaiman’s “The Ocean at the End of the Lane” top the bestsellers list, Stephen King’s “Joyland” at No. 2

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1. WORLD WAR Z: AN ORAL HISTORY OF THE ZOMBIE WAR

(Three Rivers, $14.95). By Max Brooks. Survivors of a global zombie war give their accounts of what happened 10 years earlier. [7]

2. JOYLAND

(Hard Case, $12.95). By Stephen King. A young carnival hand confronts a murder and the fate of a dead child. [3]

3. A WANTED MAN

(Dell, $9.99). By Lee Child. Reacher hitches a ride to Virginia that leads him right into a conspiracy. [4]

4. THE GREAT GATSBY

(Scribner, $15). By F. Scott Fitzgerald. The classic American novel of love lost and fortunes gained in the Jazz Age. [34]

5. ONE SUMMER

(Vision, $8). By David Baldacci. A father’s grave diagnosis is compounded by his wife’s accidental death and the machinations of his mother-in-law. [4]

6. ENTWINED WITH YOU

(Berkley, $15). By Sylvia Day. Eva and Gideon face their own demons in the latest installment of the Crossfire series. [3]

7. FLIGHT BEHAVIOR

(Harper Perennial, $16.99). By Barbara Kingsolver. Global warming causes concerns in Appalachia. [2]

8. SEA GLASS ISLAND

(Mira, $7.99). By Sherryl Woods. An Afghanistan War veteran loses his believe in love, until he finds it. [4]

9. NYPD RED

(By James Patterson and Marshall Karp. A world-renowned movie producer dies in the first of a string of murders. [1]

10. BEAUTIFUL RUINS

(Harper Perennial, $15.99). By Jess Walter. A love affair that begins on the Italian coast in 1962 is rekindled in Hollywood 50 years later. [9]

Nonfiction

1. PROOF OF HEAVEN: A NEUROSURGEON’S JOURNEY INTO THE AFTERLIFE

(Simon & Schuster, $15.99). By Eben Alexander. A scientist’s near-death experience. [35]

2. THE PACT: THREE YOUNG MEN MAKE A PROMISE AND FULFILL A DREAM

(Riverhead, $16). By Sampson Davis, George Jenkins, Rameck Hunt and Lisa Frazier Page. [1]

3. THE OFFICIAL SAT STUDY GUIDE

(College Board, $21.99). By the College Board. [146]

4. THINKING FAST AND SLOW

(FSG, $16) By Daniel Kahneman. The Nobel Prize winner (economic sciences) examines our modes of thought. [7]

5. DIAGNOSTIC AND STATISTICAL MANUAL OF MENTAL DISORDERS, FIFTH EDITION

(American Psychiatric, $149). By the American Psychiatric Association. [3]

6. QUIET: THE POWER OF INTROVERTS IN A WORLD THAT CAN’T STOP TALKING

(Broadway, $16). By Susan Cain. [18]

7. DRIVE: THE SURPRISING TRUTH ABOUT WHAT MOTIVATES US

(Riverhead, $16). By Daniel H. Pink. [8]

8. MINDSET: THE NEW PSYCHOLOGY OF SUCCESS

(Ballantine Books, $16.00). By Carols. Dweck. Why attitude is as important as talent. [20]

9. THE OTHER WES MOORE

(Spiegel & Grau, $15). By Wes Moore. Two boys with the same name, born a year apart , with similar childhoods, become very different adults. [2]

10. THE IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKS

(Broadway, $16). By Rebecca Skloot. How one woman’s death from cervical cancer in 1951 led to the creation of the prodigious HeLa cell line. [83]

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Fiction

1. THE OCEAN AT THE END OF THE LANE

(William Morrow, $25.99). By Neil Gaiman. A middle aged man with supernatural powers looks back on his life. [1]

2. INFERNO

(Doubleday, $29.95). By Dan Brown. Robert Landgon’s newest investigation revolves around Dante’s “Inferno.” [6]

3. AND THE MOUNTAINS ECHOED

(Riverhead, $28.95). By Khaled Hosseini. Love and devotion among family and friends in war-torn Afghanistan. [5]

4. THE HEIST

(Bantam, $28). By Janet Evanovich and Lee Goldberg. An FBI agent and a con man team up to investigate a corrupt investment banker. [1]

5. BAD MONKEY

(Knopf, $26.95). By Carl Hiaasen. Andrew Yancy has a human arm in his freezer. How’d it get there? [2]

6. THE SILVER STAR

(Scribner, $26). By Jeannette Walls. Two abandoned girls set off to find a distant uncle. [2]

7. REVENGE WEARS PRADA: THE DEVIL RETURNS

(Simon & Schuster, $25.99). By Lauren Weisberger. Andy Sachs starts a successful bridal magazine. [3]

8. TRANSATLANTIC

(Random House, $27). By Colum McCann. Several stories crisscross the Atlantic Ocean and the United States, include luminaries such as Frederick Douglass and former Senate majority leader George Mitchell. [2]

9. THE 9TH GIRL

(Dutton, $26.95). By Tami Hoag. Zombie Doe, the name given to the ninth victim, whose body is so brutalized its unrecognizable. [1]

10. THE HIT

(Grand Central, $27.99). By David Baldacci. A government hitman on the trail of a rogue assassin uncovers a global security threat. [9]

Nonfiction

1. STRENGTHS BASED LEADERSHIP: GREAT LEADERS, TEAMS, AND WHY PEOPLE FOLLOW

(Gallup, $24.95). By Tom Rath and Barry Conchie [2]

2. STRENGTHS FINDER 2.0: ... ONLINE TEST FROM GALLUP’S “NOW, DISCOVER YOUR STRENGTHS”

(Gallup Press, $24.95). By Tom Rath. [121]

3. LEAN IN: WOMEN, WORK, AND THE WILL TO LEAD

(Knopf, $24.95). By Sheryl Sandberg. [15]

4. LOYALTY 3.0: HOW TO REVOLUTIONIZE CUSTOMER AND EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT WITH BIG DATA AND GAMIFICATION

(Mcgraw-Hill, $27). By Rajat Paharia.. [1]

5. HAPPY, HAPPY, HAPPY: MY LIFE AND LEGACY AS THE DUCK COMMANDER

(Howard, $24.99). By Phil Robertson. [7]

6. REVOLUTIONARY SUMMER: THE BIRTH OF AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE

(Knopf, $26.95). By Joseph J. Ellis. [3]

7. BREAKTHROUGH: OUR GUERILLA WAR TO EXPOSE FRAUD AND SAVE DEMOCRACY

(Threshold, $26). By James O'Keefe. [1]

8. THE GUNS AT LAST LIGHT: THE WAR IN WESTERN EUROPE, 1944-1945 (LIBERATION TRILOGY)

(Henry Holt, $40). By Rick Atkinson. [6]

9. THE UNWINDING: AN INNER HISTORY OF THE NEW AMERICA

(FSG, $27). By George Packer. [1]

10. AMERICAN GUN: A HISTORY OF THE U.S. IN TEN FIREARMS

(William Morrow, $29.99). By Chris Kyle and William Doyle. [3]

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