Washington Area Bestsellers

Sunday, February 3, 2008; Page BW14

Paperback
Fiction

1ATONEMENT(Anchor, $14.95; $7.99)

By Ian McEwan. The calamitous repercussions of a child's false accusation; now a feature film.

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2THE KITE RUNNER(Riverhead, $14)

By Khaled Hosseini. An Afghan returns to his Taliban-ruled country to atone for a past betrayal.

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3THE FRIDAY NIGHT KNITTING CLUB

(Berkley, $14). By Kate Jacobs. A yarn shop owner and single mother starts a weekly support group.

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4WATER FOR ELEPHANTS(Algonquin, $13.95)

By Sara Gruen. An orphan discovers love when he joins a circus during the Great Depression.

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5THE 6TH TARGET(Grand Central, $14.99)

By James Patterson and Maxine Paetro. Kids and their nannies are being kidnapped off the street.

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6BODY SURFING(Back Bay, $14.99)


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