weeks on list
1. Episode 1: The Phantom Menace
By Terry Brooks (Ballantine, $25)
Sci-fi veteran's novelization of the prequel to the Star Wars trilogy.
2. White Oleander
By Janet Fitch (Little Brown, $24)
A young girl recounts surviving the travails of foster care.
3. We'll Meet Again
By Mary Higgins Clark (Simon & Schuster, $25)
A reporter attempts to solve a gruesome, decade-old murder.
4. The Emperor's General
By James H. Webb (Broadway, $25)
A fictionalized account of Gen. MacArthur's Japanese conquest.
By Paul Auster (Holt, $23)
A dying man and his dog travel together on one last adventure.
6. East of the Mountains
By David Guterson (Harcourt Brace, $25)
A diagnosis of cancer brings reflection and a rash decision.
7. Certain Prey
By John Sandford (Putnam, $24.95)
Two femmes fatales set their sights on police officer Lucas Davenport.
8. Abide With Me
By E. Lynn Harris (Doubleday, $24.95)
An interwoven tale of two African-American couples.
9. The Testament
By John Grisham (Doubleday, $23.95)
An eccentric billionaire's will causes turmoil.
10. An Equal Music
By Vikram Seth (Broadway, $25)
A violinist is reunited with a long-lost former lover.
weeks on list
1. Tuesdays with Morrie
By Mitch Albom (Doubleday, $19.95)
2. The Greatest Generation
By Tom Brokaw (Random House, $24.95)
3. The Lexus and the Olive Tree
By Thomas L. Friedman (Farrar Straus Giroux, $27.50)
4. Front Row at the White House
By Helen Thomas (Simon & Schuster, $26)
5. Every Man a Tiger
By Tom Clancy with Chuck Homer (Putnam, $27.95)
6. We Are Our Mother's Daughters
By Cokie Roberts (Morrow, $19.95)
7. Sugar Busters
By H. Leighton Steward, Morrison C. Berhen, Sam S. Andrews & Luis A. Balart (Ballantine, $22)
8. Suzanne Somers' Get Skinny on Fabulous Food
By Suzanne Somers (Random House, $24)
9. All Too Human: A Political Education
By George Stephanopoulos (Little Brown, $27.95)
10. Yesterday I Cried
By Iyanla Vanzant (Simon & Schuster, $22)
The bestseller lists this week are culled from information submitted by Barnes & Noble, Crown, Olsson's and Waldenbooks based on sales from 5/23 - 5/29. Numbers within brackets, e.g. , represent the total number of weeks on the list. The "Washington Is Also Reading" list is based on reports from Chapters, Chuck & Dave's, Maryland Book Exchange, Politics & Prose, Trover and Vertigo. Book World bestsellers hotline is 202-334-9000, category code 4175.