Paperback

Fiction

Weeks on Lists

1 The Summons [3]

By John Grisham (Dell, $7.99)

2 The Hours [21]

By Michael Cunningham (Picador USA, $15)

3 Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress [8]

By Dai Sijie (Anchor, $10)

4 Empire Falls [38]

By Richard Russo (Vintage, $14.95)

5 Bel Canto [37]

By Ann Patchett (HaeprPerennial, $13.95)

6 The Corrections [18]

By Jonathan Franzen (Picador USA, $15)

7 Good in Bed [31]

By Jennifer Weiner (Washington Square, $13)

8 Truly, Madly Manhattan [1]

By Nora Roberts (Harlequin, $7.50)

9 Pursuit [1]

By Thomas Perry (Ballantine, $7.50)

10 The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency [5]

By Alexander McCall Smith (Anchor, $11.95)

Nonfiction/General

1 2003 Zagat Suurvey of Washington, D.C. [22]

(Zagat Survey, $11.95)

The fully revised edition of the respected restaurant guide.

2 Dr. Atkins' New Diet Revolution [10]

By Robert C. Atkins (Quill, $13.95; Avon, $7.99)

The revised edition of the carbohydrate-averse diet.

3 John Adams [15]

By David McCullough (Touchstone, $16.95)

The life of our often-overlooked second president.

4 Catch Me If You Can [1]

By Frank W. Abagnale with Stan Redding (Broadway, $14.95)

The brief but spectacular exploits of con man Frank Abagnale.

5 Finding Fish [1]

By Antwone Quenton Fisher (HarperPerennial, $13.95)

A young man rises above his painful childhood in foster care.

6 Founding Brothers [43]

By Joseph J. Ellis (Vintage, $14.95)

The lives and debates of the 1790s that shaped the course of history.

7 How the Scots Invented the Modern World [13]

By Arthur Herman (Three Rivers, $14.95)

The considerable impact of the 18th-century Scottish Enlightenment.

8 Seabiscuit [33]

By Laura Hillenbrand (Ballantine, $15)

A throughbred's trainer, owner and jockey guide him to renown.

9 The Wisdom of Menopause [1]

By Christiane Northrup (Bantam, $18.95)

A physician's professional and personal guide.

10 Fast Food Nation [36]

By Eric Schlosser (HarperCollins, $13.95)

The deleterious effects -- both social and economic -- of fast-food culture.

Hardcover

Fiction

Weeks on Lists

1 The Lovely Bones [27]

By Alice Sebold (Little, Brown, $21.95)

2 Prey [5]

By Michael Crichton (HarperCollins, $26.95)

3 Life of Pi [11]

By Yann Martel (Harcourt, $25)

4 Reversible Errors [8]

By Scott Turow (FSG, $28)

5 Four Blind Mice [6]

By James Patterson (Little, Brown, $27.95)

6 That Old Ace in the Hole [1]

By Annie Proulx (Scribner, $26)

7 The Nanny Diaries [32]

By Emma McLaughlin & Nicola Kraus (St. Martin's, $24.95)

8 Atonement [24]

By Ian McEwan (Doubleday, $26.95)

9 I Don't Know How She Does It [10]

By Allison Pearson (Knopf, $23)

10 Forever [1]

By Pete Hamill (Little, Brown, $25.95)

Nonfiction/General

1 Bush at War [6]

By Bob Woodward (Simon & Schuster, $28)

The White House's performance in the three months after Sept. 11.

2 Katharine Graham's Washington [10]

(Knopf, $30)

A diverse collection of favorite writings about the capital city.

3 Longitudes & Attitudes [13]

By Thomas L. Friedman (FSG, $26)

A roundup of the writer's diaries and columns reacting to Sept. 11.

4 My Losing Season [8]

By Pat Conroy (Doubleday, $27.95)

The novelist reflects on his final basketball season at the Citadel.

5 Abraham Lincoln (Penguin Lives) [1]

By Thomas Keneally (Viking, $19.95)

A succinct study of Lincoln's life and accomplishments in office.

6 Paris 1919 [5]

By Margaret MacMillan (Random House, $35)

The personalities and brinksmanship behind the Treaty of Versailles.

7 The Conquerors [9]

By Michael R. Beschloss (Simon & Schuster, $26.95)

The role of Truman and Roosevelt in reshaping postwar Germany.

8 Sandy Koufax [8]

By Jane Leavy (HarperCollins, $23.95)

A life of the Brooklyn Dodgers' extraordinary southpaw.

9 Michelangelo and the Pope's Ceiling [1]

By Ross King (Walker, $28)

The Renaissance master's four years of labor in the Sistine Chapel.

10 Everyday Grace: Having Hope, Finding

Forgiveness and Making Miracles [1]

By Marianne Williamson (Riverhead, $19.95)

Finding peace and spiritualty in our hectic, modern lives.