weeks on list

1.Pop Goes the Weasel


By James Patterson (Little, Brown, $26.95)

A series of killings in Southeast D.C .prompts Alex Cross to investigate.

2.Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets


By J. K. Rowling (Scholastic, $17.95)

Mischief and magic reign in Harry's second year of wizard school.

3.Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban


By J. K. Rowling (Scholastic, $19.95)

Harry completes his third year at Hogwarts.

4.A Walk to Remember


By Nicholas Sparks (Warner, $19.95)

A man reflects on his first true love, a Baptist minister's daughter.

5.Personal Injuries


By Scott Turow (Farrar Straus & Giroux, $27)

A crooked lawyer works with the FBI to help snag corrupt judges.

6.Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

[4] By J. K. Rowling (Scholastic, $17.95)

A neglected young boy is invited to attend a school for wizards.

7."O" Is For Outlaw


By Sue Grafton (Henry Holt, $26)

P.I. Kinsey Millhone reexamines an old murder and a failed marriage.

8.Blue at the Mizzen


By Patrick O'Brian (Norton, $24)

A daring captain heads for high adventure on the high seas of old.

9.Second Wind


By Dick Francis (Putnam, $24.95)

A BBC weatherman encounters a sinister plot in the Caribbean.

10.Tara Road


By Maeve Binchy (Bantam Doubleday, $24.95)

A home swap for a summer bonds two women.




By Frank McCourt (Scribner, $26)

2.The Carbohydrate Addicts Healthy Heart Program


By Richard F. Heller, et al. (Ballantine, $24.95)

3.When Pride Still Mattered: A Life of Vince Lombardi


By David Maraniss (Simon & Schuster, $26)

4.Tuesdays With Morrie


By Mitch Albom (Doubleday, $19.95)

5.Faith of My Fathers


By John McCain with Mark Salter (Random House, $25)

6.Terrible Hours


By Peter Maas (HarperCollins, $25)

7.And Never Let Her Go


By Ann Rule (Simon & Schuster, $25)

8.Dutch: A Memoir of Ronald Reagan


By Edmund Morris (Random House, $35)

9.All the Best, George Bush


By George Bush (Scribner, $24.95)

10.Isaac's Storm


By Erik Larson (Crown, $25)

The bestseller lists this week are culled from information submitted by Barnes & Noble, Borders, Crown, Olsson's and Waldenbooks based on sales from 10/24 - 10/30. 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, Reprint, Trover and Vertigo. Book World bestsellers hotline is 202-334-9000, category code 4175. (11/21/99)