Weeks on Lists
1 Atonement 
By Ian McEwan (Anchor, $14)
The calamitous repercussions of a fanciful child's false accusation.
2 The Nanny Diaries 
By Emma McLaughlin & Nicola Kraus (Griffin, $13.95)
Two former nannies deride The Park Ave. milieu.
3 Mrs. Dalloway 
By Virginia Woolf (Harvest, $12)
A day full of errands is a window onto a woman's inner life.
4 Bel Canto 
By Ann Patchett (HarperPerennial, $13.95)
Attendees at a recital become hostages to a terrorist group.
5 The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency 
By Alexander McCall Smith (Anchor, $11.95)
A Botswana native sets up her country's first gumshoe agency.
6 Shopaholic Ties the Knot 
By Sophie Kinsella (Delta, $10.95)
Becky's boyfriend proposes, leading to dueling wedding plans.
7 The Wailing Wind 
By Tony Hillerman (Harper, $7.99)
Leaphorn, now retired, assists Sgt. Chee in tackling a case.
8 The Hours 
By Michael Cunningham (Picador USA, $15)
The lives of three women, all linked by the novel "Mrs. Dalloway."
9 Everything Is Illuminated 
By Jonathan Safran Foer (HarperPerennial, $13.95)
A writer seeks out his grandparents' shtetl in Ukraine.
10 The Murder Book 
By Jonathan Kellerman (Ballantine, $7.99)
Someone is sending Alex Delaware photos of grisly murders.
1 Congress at Your Fingertips (108th) 
(Capitol Advantage, $14.95)
2 2003 Zagat Survey of Washington, D.C. 
(Zagat Restaurant Survey, $11.95)
3 Dr. Atkins' New Diet Revolution 
By Robert C. Atkins (Quill, $13.95; Avon, $7.99)
4 What Went Wrong? 
By Bernard Lewis (HarperPerennial, $12.95)
5 Seabiscuit 
By Laura Hillenbrand (Ballantine, $15)
6 Guns, Germs and Steel 
By Jared Diamond (Norton, $14.95)
7 Complications: A Surgeon's Notes on
an Imperfect Science 
By Atul Gawande (Picador USA, $13)
8 Trading Spaces: Behind the Scenes 
Ed. by Brian Kramer (Meredith Books, $19.95)
9 Warrior Politics 
By Robert D. Kaplan (Vintage, $12)
10 Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight 
By Alexandra Fuller (Random House, $12.95)
Weeks on Lists
1 Lost Light 
By Michael Connelly (Little, Brown, $25.95)
An unsolved murder and robbery distracts Bosch from his retirement.
2 The Da Vinci Code 
By Dan Brown (Doubleday, $24.95)
Cyphers and riddles impede a symbologist's quest for the Holy Grail.
3 Children of the Storm 
By Elizabeth Peters (Morrow, $25.95)
Rising Egyptian nationalism means danger for the Emerson clan.
4 The Lovely Bones 
By Alice Sebold (Little, Brown, $21.95)
A teenager's murder elicits diverse reactions from friends and family.
5 Cerulean Sins 
By Laurell K. Hamilton (Berkley, $22.95)
The formidable Angela Blake defends the vampires from one of their own.
6 The King of Torts 
By John Grisham (Doubleday, $27.95)
A weary public defender is lured into the lucrative class-action trade.
7 The Dante Club 
By Matthew Pearl (Random House, $24.95)
Dante's "Inferno" is the inspiration for a killer's vicious crimes.
8 Sharpe's Havoc 
By Bernard Cornwell (HarperCollins, $25.95)
Sharpe and riflemen are stranded in Portugal during Napoleon's invasion.
9 Back Story 
By Robert B. Parker (Putnam, $24.95)
Spenser's surrogate son seeks his help in solving a decades-old murder.
10 Life of Pi 
By Yann Martel (Harcourt, $25)
Shipwrecked with a tiger, a boy relies on his imagination to survive.
1 The Crisis of Islam 
By Bernard Lewis (Modern Library, $19.95)
2 Of Paradise and Power 
By Robert Kagan (Knopf, $18)
3 Leap of Faith 
By Queen Noor (Miramax, $25.95)
4 Overruling Democracy 
By Jamin B. Raskin (Routledge, $27.50)
5 Stupid White Men 
By Michael Moore (ReganBooks, $24.95)
6 Empire: The Rise and Demise of
the British World Order 
By Niall Ferguson (Basic, $35)
7 Jarhead 
By Anthony Swofford (Scribner, $24)
8 Useful Idiots
By Mona Charen (Regnery, $27.95)
9 Dark Star Safari 
By Paul Theroux (Houghton Mifflin, $28)
10 What Should I Do With My Life? 
By Po Bronson (Random House, $24.95)