weeks on list
1. Black Notice
By Patricia Cornwell (Putnam, $25.95)
Kay Scarpetta is back with more evil enemies than ever before.
By Thomas Harris (Dell, $27.95)
Dr. Lecter returns in this sequel to "The Silence of the Lambs."
3. The Girl's Guide to Hunting and Fishing
By Melissa Bank (Viking Penguin, $23.95)
Lessons learned by a young girl growing up.
4. The Edge
By Catherine Coulter (Putnam, $22.95)
Action-packed romance and an FBI agent with ESP fuel this mystery.
By Tim F. LaHaye (Tyndale House, $22.95)
A man kills the Antichrist, setting the stage for the Apocalypse.
6. The Devil's Teardrop
By Jeffery Deaver (Simon & Schuster, $25)
An extortion plot goes awry in the nation's capital.
7. Mother of Pearl
By Melinda Haynes (Hyperion, $23.95)
A Mississippi family's secrets weigh heavy in a small town.
8. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
By J. K. Rowling (Scholastic, $17.95)
A neglected orphaned boy is invited to attend a school for wizards.
9. White Oleander
By Janet Fitch (Little, Brown, $24)
A young girl recounts surviving the travails of foster care.
10. The Testament
By John Grisham (Doubleday, $23.95)
An eccentric billionaire's will causes turmoil.
1. Tuesdays with Morrie
By Mitch Albom (Doubleday, $19.95)
2. Shadow: Five Presidents and the Legacy of Watergate
By Bob Woodward (Simon & Schuster, $27.50)
3. Bill and Hillary: The Marriage
By Christopher Andersen (Morrow, $27.50)
4. The Greatest Generation
By Tom Brokaw (Random House, $24.95)
5. Yesterday I Cried
By Iyanla Vanzant (Simon & Schuster, $22)
6. Body for Life
By Bill Phillips with Michael D'Orso (HarperCollins, $25)
7. Sugar Busters
By H. Leighton Steward, Morrison C. Berhen, Sam S. Andrews & Luis A. Balart (Ballantine, $22)
8. The First World War
By John Keegan (Knopf, $35)
9. The Art of Happiness
By the Dalai Lama (Riverhead, $22.95)
10. Live Now, Age Later
By Isadore Rosenfeld (Farrar Straus Giroux, $27.50)
The bestseller lists this week are culled from information submitted by Barnes & Noble, Crown, Olsson's and Waldenbooks based on sales from 8/8 - 8/14. 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, Reprint, Trover and Vertigo. Book World bestsellers hotline is 202-334-9000, category code 4175. (9/5/99)