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USA TODAY'S BESTSELLING BOOKS
1."The South Beach Diet"by Arthur Agatston (Rodale) (NF-H)
2."The Da Vinci Code"by Dan Brown (Doubleday) (F-H)
3."The South Beach Diet Good Fats Good Carbs Guide"by Arthur Agatston (Rodale) (NF-P)
4."Angels & Demons"by Dan Brown (Pocket Star) (F-P)
5."The Ultimate Weight Solution Food Guide"by Phillip C. McGraw (Pocket) (P-NF)
6."Chesapeake Blue"by Nora Roberts (Jove) (P-F)
7."The Five People You Meet in Heaven"by Mitch Albom (Hyperion) (F-H)
8."One Hundred Years of Solitude"by Gabriel Garcia Marquez (Perennial) (F-P)
9."The Proper Care & Feeding of Husbands"by Laura Schlessinger (HarperCollins) (NF-H)
10."The King of Torts"by John Grisham (Dell) (F-P)

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WALL STREET JOURNAL FICTION **
1."The Da Vinci Code"by Dan Brown
2."The Five People You Meet in Heaven"by Mitch Albom
3."New Spring"by Robert Jordan
4."Retreat, Hell!"by W.E.B. Griffin
5."Eragon: Inheritance"by Christopher Paolini
6."The Big Bad Wolf"by James Patterson
7."The Amateur Marriage"by Anne Tyler
8."Angels & Demons"by Dan Brown
9."Trojan Odyssey"by Clive Cussler
10."The Lady and the Unicorn"by Tracy Chevalier
WALL STREET JOURNAL NONFICTION/GENERAL **
1."The South Beach Diet"by Arthur Agatston (Rodale)
2."The Proper Care & Feeding of Husbands"by Laura Schlessinger (HarperCollins)
3."The Purpose-Driven Life"by Rick Warren (Zondervan)
4."Automatic Millionaire: A Powerful One-Step Plan to Live and Finish Rich"by David Bach (Broadway Books)
5."Ultimate Weight Solution"by Phil McGraw (Free Press)
6."The Price of Loyalty: George W. Bush, the White House, and the Education of Paul O'Neill"by Ron Suskind (Simon & Schuster)
7."American Dynasty: Aristocracy, Fortune, and the Politics of Deceit in the House of Bush"by Kevin Phillips (Viking)
8."Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap ... and Others Don't"by Jim Collins (HarperCollins)
9."Naomi's Breakthrough Guide: 20 Choices to Transform Your Life"by Naomi Judd (Simon & Schuster)
10."Give Me a Break"by John Stossel (HarperCollins)
USA Today's list is based on a computer analysis of retail book sales nationwide during the last week. Included are more than 1 million volumes from approximately 3,000 large-inventory, diverse-content bookstores.

USA Today calculates a list of approximately 250 best-selling books. The first 10 are listed.

Reporting stores include: Doubleday Book Shops, Hungry Mind Bookstore (St. Paul), Joseph-Beth Booksellers (Lexington, Cincinnati), Ingram Book Co. (reporting retail sales for independent bookstores including Hawley Cooke Booksellers, Louisville, and a sampling of Little Professor Book Centers), Lauriat's and Royal Discount Book Stores, Scribners Bookstores, Tattered Cover Book Store (Denver), Waldenbooks, Waterstone's (Boston), B. Dalton Bookseller, Barnes & Noble Inc, Books-A-Million and Bookland, Books & Co. (Dayton), Borders Books & Music, Brentano's, Crown Books, Davis Kidd Booksellers (Tennessee).
The Wall Street Journal's list reflects nationwide sales of hardcover books during the week ended last Saturday at more than 2,500 B. Dalton, Barnes & Noble, Bookland, Books-a-Million, Books & Co., Bookstar, Bookstop, Borders, Brentano's, Coles, Coopersmith, Crown, Doubleday, Scribners, Super Crown and Waldenbooks stores, as well as sales from online retailers barnesandnoble.com and Amazon.com.
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