Washington Area Bestsellers
Sunday, September 12, 2004; Page BW11
By David Baldacci. Crimes against two presidential candidates, though eight years apart, may be related.
The Illuminati, a secret cabal, threaten the Vatican at the outset of a papal conclave.
By Nicholas Sparks. An unfulfilled teenage romance gets a second chance 14 years later.
A 45-year-old corpse and an Arab boy suspected of terrorist connections are all part of V.I. Warshawski's new case.
A psychopath in search of an ancient underwater city threatens a marine researcher who may know its location.
By Janet Evanovich. A radio station manager becomes smitten by one of his quirky on-air talents.
By Nora Roberts. Anastasia Donovan, swept up in a romance, is uneasy about sharing her secret -- she's a witch.
Officer Eve Dallas comes to the aid of her dear friend Roarke in a case of murder and cyber-terrorism.
By Tom Clancy. A private vigilante corps wages an ambitious campaign to protect U.S. interests worldwide.
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ATTACKS UPON THE UNITED STATES
By Azar Nafisi. A professor's memoir of her clandestine Western literature discussion groups for women students.
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By Barack Obama. Memoir by the rising politician.
By Erik Larson. Serial killer Henry Holmes preys on Chicago residents amid the bustle of the 1896 World's Fair.
By David Sedaris. Autobiographical essays told with an appreciation for life's many ironies.
A look at a shocking 1984 murder in the name of religion.
By Mitch Albom. The sportswriter chronicles his emotional reunion with his mentor from college days.
By Jon Krakauer. Inside the ill-fated 1996 expedition.
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By Dan Brown. Ciphers and riddles impede a symbologist's quest for the Holy Grail and a murderer's identity.
A wealthy socialite's prying into shady self-help seminars endangers her life, causing the FBI to intervene.
Dustin Thomason. Four roommates at Princeton attempt to unlock the secrets of a 15th-century manuscript.
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The hardcover edition of Brown's thriller revolving around a nefarious group's plot against the Vatican.
Two English magician's try to revive the age of magic.
A sleazy biologist, concealing an agribusiness's Everglades pollution, is undone by the wife he thought he murdered.
By Sandra Brown. Sayre Lynch, estranged from her family for a decade, is shocked by her brother's apparent suicide.
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By Martha Grimes. Richard Jury is vexed by the murder of a 5-year-old girl and its connection to a pedophile ring.
By John E. O'Neill & Jerome R. Corsi. A contrary view.
By Gen. Tommy Franks with Malcolm McConnell
Memoir by the retired head of the U.S. Central Command.
The former president's lengthy reminiscences about his tumultuous childhood and political achievements.
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A CIA agent's argument for a foreign policy overhaul.
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Lambasting the White House's neoconservative policies.
By Robert Kurson. A pair of American divers' near-obsessive quest to identify a submerged WWII U-boat.
By Sen. Robert C. Byrd. Registering disapproval.