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BEST-SELLERS

'VAULT' TO THE TOP

Last year ended badly for Linda Fairstein, prosecutor. The convictions she helped secure as the former chief of the New York district attorney's sex- crimes unit against five men accused of raping the Central Park jogger were overturned. But this year begins more promisingly for Linda Fairstein, best-selling crime writer. The Bone Vault, the latest book in her Assistant DA Alex Cooper series, is the week's only new debut on the fiction list. It digs in at No. 9.

FICTION WEEKS ON LIST

1 THE LOVELY BONES Alice Sebold, Little, Brown, $21.95 30 2 CROSSROADS OF TWILIGHT Robert Jordan, Tor, $29.95 3 3 SONS OF FORTUNE Jeffrey Archer, St. Martin's, $27.95 3 4 THE ARRAIGNMENT Steve Martini, Putnam, $25.95 3 5 PREY Michael Crichton, HarperCollins, $26.95 8 6 FOUR BLIND MICE James Patterson, Little, Brown, $27.95 9 7 BY THE LIGHT OF THE MOON Dean Koontz, Bantam, $26.95 5 8 FOREVER Pete Hamill, Little, Brown, $25.95 4 9 THE BONE VAULT Linda Fairstein, Scribner, $25 1 10 I DON'T KNOW HOW SHE DOES IT Allison Pearson, Knopf, $23 10

NONFICTION

1 ATKINS FOR LIFE Robert C. Atkins, St. Martin's, $24.95 1 2 BODY FOR LIFE Bill Phillips and Michael D'Orso, HarperCollins, $25 161 3 SUZANNE SOMERS' FAST & EASY: LOSE WEIGHT THE SOMERSIZE WAY WITH QUICK, DELICIOUS MEALS FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY! Suzanne Somers, Crown, $25.95 3 4 THE SAVAGE NATION: SAVING AMERICA FROM THE LIBERAL ASSAULT ON OUR BORDERS, LANGUAGE, AND CULTURE Michael Savage, WND Books, $24.99 3 5 THE POWER OF NOW: A GUIDE TO SPIRITUAL ENLIGHTENMENT Eckhart Tolle, New World Library, $22.95 8 6 GET WITH THE PROGRAM! GUIDE TO GOOD EATING Bob Greene, Simon & Schuster, $24 4 7 GET WITH THE PROGRAM! Bob Greene, Simon & Schuster, $24 17 8 WHO MOVED MY CHEESE? Spencer Johnson, Putnam, $19.95 159 9 THE RIGHT MAN: THE SURPRISE PRESIDENCY OF GEORGE W. BUSH David Frum, Random House, $25.95 3 10 BUSH AT WAR Bob Woodward, Simon & Schuster, $28 9

SOURCE: PUBLISHERS WEEKLY

Originally posted Feb 14, 2003 Published in issue #695 Feb 14, 2003 Order article reprints
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