Weeks on Lists
1 The Hours 
By Michael Cunningham (Picador USA, $15)
2 Mrs. Dalloway 
By Virginia Woolf (Harvest, $12)
3 Bel Canto 
By Ann Patchett (HarperPerennial, $13.95)
4 Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress 
By Dai Sijie (Anchor, $10)
5 The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency 
By Alexander McCall Smith (Anchor, $11.95)
6 2nd Chance 
By James Patterson with Andrew Gross (Warner, $7.99)
7 The Falls 
By Ian Rankin (St. Martin's, $7.50)
8 Sea Glass 
By Anita Shreve (Back Bay, $14.95)
9 The Summons 
By John Grisham (Dell, $7.99)
10 Hunting Season 
By Nevada Barr (Berkley, $6.99)
1 2003 Zagat Survey of Washington, D.C. 
(Zagat Survey, $11.95)
The fully revised edition of the respected restaurant guide.
2 What Went Wrong? 
By Bernard Lewis (HarperPerennial, $12.95)
The Islamic world's multifaceted encounter with Western civilization.
3 The Natural 
By Joe Klein (Broadway, $14)
An examination of the Clinton presidency, beyond the media hoopla.
4 The Orchid Thief 
By Susan Orlean (Ballantine, $14)
The passions that rule the peculiar world of orchid aficionados.
5 Catch Me If You Can 
By Frank W. Abagnale with Stan Redding (Broadway, $14.95)
The brief but spectacular exploits of a notorious con man.
6 Dreaming War 
By Gore Vidal (Thunder's Mouth, $11.95)
The cultural critic's riff on American imperialism and its cost.
7 Dr. Atkins' New Diet Revolution 
By Robert C. Atkins (Quill, $13.95; Avon, $7.99)
The revised edition with updated information.
8 Boy Genius 
By Lou Dubose et al. (PublicAffairs, $15)
The high-flying career of Karl Rove, the formidable politcal strategist.
9 Islam: Religion, History and Civilization 
By Seyyed Hossein Nasr (HarperSanFrancisco, $12.95)
A noted Islamicist's concise primer on the faith of Muhammad.
10 Lucky 
By Alice Sebold (Back Bay, $11.95)
The bestselling novelist's story of rape and recovery.
Weeks on Lists
1 The King of Torts 
By John Grisham (Doubleday, $27.95)
2 The Lovely Bones 
By Alice Sebold (Little, Brown, $21.95)
3 Pattern Recognition 
By William Gibson (Putnam, $25.95)
4 Atonement 
By Ian McEwan (Doubleday, $26.95)
5 Life of Pi *
By Yann Martel (Harcourt, $25)
6 Any Human Heart 
By William Boyd (Knopf, $24.95)
7 The Dante Club 
By Matthew Pearl (Random House, $24.95)
8 Crossroads of Twilight 
By Robert Jordan (Tor, $29.95)
9 Loving Donovan 
By Bernice L. McFadden (Dutton, $23.95)
10 The Bone Vault 
By Linda Fairstein (Scribner, $25)
1 Bush at War 
By Bob Woodward (Simon & Schuster, $28)
The White House's performance in the three months after Sept. 11.
2 Of Paradise and Power 
By Robert Kagan (Knopf, $18)
The increasingly divergent interests of the U.S. and Europe.
3 The Threatening Storm 
By Kenneth M. Pollack (Random House, $25.95)
An analysis of U.S. policy toward Iraq and a call for invasion.
4 What Should I Do With My Life? 
By Po Bronson (Random House, $24.95)
Profiles of people across the U.S. answering life's big question.
5 Atkins For Life 
By Robert C. Atkins (St. Martin's, $24.95)
Why carb-counting trumps calorie-counting for effective weight loss.
6 The Right Man 
By David Frum (Random House, $25.95)
A former presidential speechwriter's year in the Bush White House.
7 Michelangelo and the Pope's Ceiling 
By Ross King (Walker, $28)
The Renaissance master's four years of labor in the Sistine Chapel.
8 This Just In 
By Bob Schieffer (Putnam, $26.95)
The CBS journalist reflects on his 40-plus years in TV news.
9 Paris 1919 
By Margaret MacMillan (Random House, $35)
The personalities and brinksmanship behind the Treaty of Versailles.
10 My Losing Season 
By Pat Conroy (Doubleday, $27.95)
The novelist relates his final basketball season at the Citadel.