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PaperbackFiction1ANGELS & DEMONS (Pocket Star, $7.99). By Dan Brown

The illuminati, a secret cabal, threatens the Vatican at the outset of a papal conclave.242ANNA KARENINA (Penguin, $16). By Leo Tolstoy

An illicit affair and its tragic consequences set amid the milieu of 19th-century Russian high society.23DARK HORSE (Bantam, $7.99). By Tami Hoag

A former cop delves into the seedy side of the equestrian world to find a missing teenager being held for ransom.24THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME

(Vintage, $12). By Mark Haddon. An autistic boy digs into a poodle's death, unearthing some family secrets.45THE LOVELY BONES (Back Bay, $13.95). By Alice Sebold

From her perch in heaven, a young girl witnesses the impact of her brutal murder on friends and family.86TO THE NINES (St. Martin's, $7.99). By Janet Evanovich

Bounty hunter Stephanie Plum heads to Las Vegas to find a contract worker who vanishes when his visa expires.27DECEPTION POINT (Pocket, $7.99). By Dan Brown

A meteorite discovered by NASA, containing never-before-seen fossils, may be a giant hoax.248THE NOTEBOOK (Warner, $7.50). By Nicholas Sparks

Sparks's first novel focuses on an unfulfilled teenage romance that gets a second chance 14 years later.19THE SECRET LIFE OF BEES (Penguin, $14)

By Sue Monk Kidd. Three women beekeepers offer an abused girl comfort and a safe haven.2010THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA (Broadway, $13.95)

By Lauren Weisberger. A prima donna fashion magazine editor terrorizes her new assistant.7Nonfiction/General1READING LOLITA IN TEHRAN (Random House, $13.95)

By Azar Nafisi. A professor's memoir of her clandestine Western literature discussion groups for women students. 212UNDER THE BANNER OF HEAVEN: A STORY OF

VIOLENT FAITH (Anchor, $14.95). By Jon Krakauer

A look at a shocking 1984 murder in the name of religion.13BENJAMIN FRANKLIN: AN AMERICAN LIFE

(Simon & Schuster, $16.95). By Walter Isaacson. The accomplished life of the politician, inventor and diplomat.64A ROYAL DUTY (Signet, $7.99). By Paul Burrell

The former royal butler describes his relationship -- both personal and professional -- with Diana, Princess of Wales.25ME TALK PRETTY ONE DAY (Back Bay, $14.95)

By David Sedaris. Autobiographical essays told with an appreciation for life's many ironies.26THE DEVIL IN THE WHITE CITY (Vintage, $14.95)

By Erik Larson. Serial killer Henry Holmes preys on Chicago residents amid the bustle of the 1893 World's Fair.177BRINGING DOWN THE HOUSE: THE INSIDE STORY OF SIX


(Free Press, $14). By Ben Mezrich. Winning at blackjack.178STUPID WHITE MEN ... AND OTHER SORRY EXCUSES FOR

THE STATE OF THE NATION (ReganBooks, $13.95)

By Michael Moore. Biting critiques on a range of issues.59LIVING HISTORY (Scribner, $16)

By Hillary Rodham Clinton. The senator and former first lady offers a new afterword in this edition of her memoir.910MONEYBALL (Norton, $3.95). By Michael Lewis

How the general manager's budget-savvy style led to a winning season for the Oakland A's.10HardcoverFiction1SONG OF SUSANNAH: THE DARK TOWER VI

(Scribner, $30). By Stephen King. In this penultimate book of the series, time travel aids the gunslingers' quest.12THE RULE OF FOUR (Dial, $24). By Ian Caldwell &

Dustin Thomason. Four roommates at Princeton attempt to unlock the secrets of a 15th-century manuscript.53THE DA VINCI CODE (Doubleday, $24.95)

By Dan Brown. Ciphers and riddles impede a symbologist's quest for the Holy Grail and a murderer's identity.244THE FIVE PEOPLE YOU MEET IN HEAVEN

(Hyperion, $19.95). By Mitch Albom. A parable illustrating the importance of life's smallest acts.245ANGELS & DEMONS (Atria, $19.95). By Dan Brown

The hardcover edition of Brown's thriller revolving around a nefarious group's plot against the Vatican.186THE JANE AUSTEN BOOK CLUB (Putnam, $23.95)

By Karen Joy Fowler. Heady emotions and intimate secrets arise amid the book club's discussions of the Austen canon.67A GOOD YEAR (Knopf, $24). By Peter Mayle

When a London financier inherits a Provencal vineyard, he jettisons his less-than-stellar career and moves there.28GRANT COMES EAST (St. Martin's, $24.95)

By Newt Gingrich & William R. Forstchen. Civil War history is reimagined in this sequel to "Gettysburg."19THE TAKING (Bantam, $27). By Dean R. Koontz

A rural California town, doused with an eerie, radiant downpour, soon realizes it's part of a global alien invasion.310HIDDEN PREY (Putnam, $26.95). By John Sandford

Detective Davenport, acting as a special agent, is assigned to the case of a Russian found murdered on the docks.5Nonfiction/General1DRESS YOUR FAMILY IN CORDUROY AND DENIM

(Little, Brown, $24.95). By David Sedaris. Another round of amusing, self-deprecating essays.22BIG RUSS & ME: FATHER AND SON: LESSONS OF LIFE

(Miramax, $22.95). By Tim Russert. A memoir by the NBC journalist, including a tribute to his father.53PLAN OF ATTACK (Simon & Schuster, $28)

By Bob Woodward. Assessing the administration's motivations behind the green-lighting of the war in Iraq.84BATTLE READY (Putnam, $28.95). By Tom Clancy

with Gen. Tony Zinni & Tony Koltz. The four-decade career of the retried head of the U.S. Central Command.35ALEXANDER HAMILTON (Penguin Press, $35)

By Ron Chernow. The remarkable life of the Founding Father who went from aide-de-camp to treasury secretary.76FATHER JOE: THE MAN WHO SAVED MY SOUL

(Random House, $24.95). By Tony Hendra. The life-altering influence of a kindly Benedictine monk.27A PRETEXT FOR WAR: 9/11, IRAQ, AND THE ABUSE OF


(Doubleday, $26.95). By James Bamford18FOUNDING MOTHERS: THE WOMEN WHO RAISED

OUR NATION (Morrow, $24.95). By Cokie Roberts

Documenting the contributions of wives and mothers.99ON THE DOWN LOW: A JOURNEY INTO THE LIVES OF




(ReganBooks, $24.95). By Neil Cavuto1 Rankings reflect sales for the week ended June 13, 2004. The charts may not be reproduced without permission from Nielsen BookScan. Copyright © 2004 by Nielsen BookScan. (Right-hand column of italicized numbers reflects weeks on this list, which premiered in Book World on Jan. 11, 2004. Advice and self-help books appear on a separate, monthly list.)