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Best-sellers

May 18, 2008

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Fiction

1."Sundays at Tiffany's," by James Patterson and Gabrielle Charbonnet (Little, Brown, $24.99). A woman finds an unexpected love.

2. "The Whole Truth," by David Baldacci (Grand Central, $26.99). An intelligence agent and a journalist team up against a warmongering defense contractor.

3. "Twenty Wishes," by Debbie Macombe (Mira, $24.95). A widow who owns a bookstore on Blossom Street compiles a list of things she always wanted to do.

4. "Hold Tight," by Harlan Coben (Dutton, $26.95). The aftermath of a high school kid's suicide rocks a New Jersey suburb.

5. "Unaccustomed Earth," by Jhumpa Lahiri (Knopf, $25). Stories about the anxiety and transformation experienced by Bengali parents and their American children.

6. "Where Are You Now?," by Mary Higgins Clark (Simon & Schuster, $25.95.) A woman searches for the truth about her brother, who is alive but has disappeared.

7. "Dead Heat," by Joel C. Rosenberg (Tyndale, $24.99). With the world on the brink of war, terrorists plot to assassinate a candidate in a closely fought presidential election.

Nonfiction

1. "The Revolution," By Ron Paul (Grand Central, $21). A libertarian manifesto from the Texas congressman and Republican presidential candidate.

2. "A Wolf at the Table," by Augusten Burroughs (St. Martin's, $24.95). A memoir of life with a cruel father.

3. "Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea," by Chelsea Handler (Simon Spotlight Entertainment, $24.95). Humorous personal essays from the stand-up comedian.

4. "Home," by Julie Andrews (Hyperion, $26.95). A memoir of Andrews' early years from birth to being cast as Mary Poppins.

5. "Escape," by Carolyn Jessop with Laura Palmer (Broadway, $24.95). A former member of a fundamentalist polygamous sect describes her forced marriage to a much older man.

6. "Ladies of Liberty," by Cokie Roberts (Morrow, $26.95). The influential women of early America, from the author of "The Founding Mothers."

7. "A Remarkable Mother," by Jimmy Carter (Simon & Schuster, $22.95). A homage to Lillian Carter, the 39th president's mother.

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