Washington Area Bestsellers
Sunday, March 13, 2005; Page BW11
An Afghan immigrant returns to his Taliban-ruled country in the hope of atoning for a childhood betrayal.
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The grisly murder of a Supreme Court justice spurs FBI agents Dillon Savich and Lacey Sherlock to action.
Regan, a hotel heiress, finds her life in jeopardy after she helps a journalist scrutinize a shady self-help guru.
The serial killer "the Poet" strikes again, and a close friend of Harry Bosch is the latest victim.
By Eric Van Lustbader. Jason Bourne (alias of now-retired covert CIA agent David Webb) is framed for murder.
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Clare Kimball returns to her hometown to confront the nightmares that have plagued her since childhood.
The scion of a small town's wealthy clan vows revenge on the jury that convicted him of murder.
By Dan Brown. The Illuminati, a secret cabal, threatens the Vatican at the outset of a papal conclave.
By Malcolm Gladwell. A look at fads and their origins.
By Azar Nafisi. A professor recalls her clandestine Western literature discussion groups for women students.
By Barack Obama. A memoir of a challenging, often lonely youth by the freshman senator from Illinois.
By Jared Diamond. The impact of geography and the environment on the rise of civilization.
By Erik Larson. Serial killer Henry Holmes preys on Chicago residents amid the bustle of the 1893 World's Fair.
Candid photos of felines acting up and acting out.
By George Lakoff. A playbook for progressive activists.
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By Brian Greene. From Newton to string theory.
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By James Patterson & Howard Roughan. An FBI agent suspects the alluring fiancée in a wealthy banker's death.
An Indiana teen enrolls at one of Boston's most exclusive private schools, heightening her already anxious state.
The CIA finagles the release of an attorney from federal prison to gain access to a satellite surveillance system.
The owner of an influential gallery begins a tempestuous affair with a younger, somewhat Bohemian artist.
Jerry B. Jenkins. A prequel to the "Left Behind" series.
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By Dan Brown. Ciphers and riddles impede a symbologist's quest for the Holy Grail and a killer's identity.
Art restorer and reluctant Mossad agent Gabriel Allon is recalled to Israel when his cover is compromised.
A young woman is forced to confront the painful reality that she was kidnapped as a child by her own father.
By Michael Crichton. Eco-terrorists plot to create "natural disasters" in an effort to further their radical agenda.
(Little, Brown, $25.95). By Malcolm Gladwell
The complex psychology behind our snap decisions.
By Anne Bird. Peterson's sister weighs in.
The fatal consequences of ecological mismanagement.
By James B. Stewart. The Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter tells of civil war inside the Magic Kingdom.
AND THE LEFT DOESN'T GET IT
By Jon Stewart & the Daily Show. Humor meets history.
By Ari Fleischer. Reflections of a former press secretary.
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By Mark R. Levin. Taking issue with "judicial activism."