weeks on list

1. Hannibal


By Thomas Harris (Dell, $27.95)

Dr. Lecter returns in this sequel to "Silence of the Lambs."

2. White Oleander


By Janet Fitch (Little, Brown, $24)

A young girl recounts surviving the travails of foster care.

3. Mother of Pearl


By Melinda Haynes (Hyperion, $23.95)

A Mississippi family's secrets weigh heavy in a small town.

4. The Testament


By John Grisham (Doubleday, $23.95)

An eccentric billionaire's will causes turmoil.

5. Episode 1: The Phantom Menace


By Terry Brooks (Ballantine, $25)

Sci-fi veteran's novelization of the prequel to the Star Wars trilogy.

6. Havana Bay


By Martin Cruz Smith (Random House, $24.95)

Russian investigator Arkady Renko assissts his comrades in Cuba.

7. The White House Connection


By Jack Higgins (Putnam, $25.95)

A thriller packed with political intrigue and suspense.

8. East of the Mountains


By David Guterson (Harcourt Brace, $25)

A diagnosis of cancer brings reflection and a rash decision.

9. God in Ruins


By Leon Uris (HarperCollins, $26)

A secret may shatter a man's bid for the 2008 presidential campaign.

10. Certain Prey


By John Sandford (Putnam, $24.95)

Two femmes fatales set their sights on police officer Lucas Davenport.


1. Shadow: Five Presidents and the Legacy of Watergate

By Bob Woodward (Simon & Schuster, $27.50)


2. The Greatest Generation


By Tom Brokaw (Random House, $24.95)

3. Comrades


By Stephen E. Ambrose (Simon & Schuster, $21)

4. Tuesdays with Morrie


By Mitch Albom (Doubleday, $19.95)

5. Every Man a Tiger


By Tom Clancy with Chuck Homer (Putnam, $27.95)

6. The First World War


By John Keegan (Knopf, $35)

7. Front Row at the White House


By Helen Thomas (Simon & Schuster, $26)

8. The Lexus and the Olive Tree


By Thomas L. Friedman (Farrar Straus Giroux, $27.50)

9. I Ain't Got Time to Bleed


By Jesse Ventura (Random House, $19.95)

10.Sugar Busters


By H. Leighton Steward, Morrison C. Berhen, Sam S. Andrews & Luis A. Balart (Ballantine, $22)

The bestseller lists this week are culled from information submitted by Barnes & Noble, Crown, Olsson's and Waldenbooks based on sales from 6/1 - 6/19. Numbers within brackets, e.g. [5], 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, Reprint, and Trover. Book World bestsellers hotline is 202-334-9000, category code 4175. (7/11/99)