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CRICHTON ON TOP

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At long last it’s happened: Someone has knocked Robert James Waller off his perch atop the fiction list. It’s Michael Crichton, whose sizzling new novel of corporate intrigue and sexual harassment has already been snapped up for the movies by Warner Bros. (Rumor has it that Michael Douglas and Geena Davis will star.) You have to say this for Crichton: Unlike lots of best-selling authors, he never writes the same book twice. Weeks Fiction on list 1Disclosure Michael Crichton, Knopf, $24 1 2The Bridges of Madison County Robert James Waller, Warner, $16.95 73 3Slow Waltz in Cedar Bend Robert James Waller, Warner, $16.95 11 4Like Water for Chocolate Laura Esquivel, Doubleday, $17.50 40 5The Client John Grisham, Doubleday, $23.50 43 6Without Remorse Tom Clancy, Putnam, $24.95 21 7Bad Love Jonathan Kellerman, Bantam, $22.952 8Nightmares & Dreamscapes Stephen King, Viking, $27.50 14 9Lasher Anne Rice, Knopf, $25 16 10The Hope Herman Wouk, Little, Brown, $24.957

Nonfiction 1Embraced by the Light Betty J. Eadie, Gold Leaf Press, $14.95 34 2The Hidden Life of Dogs Elizabeth Marshall Thomas, Houghton Mifflin, $18.95 20 3The Book of Virtues: A Treasury of Great Moral Stories William J. Bennett, Simon & Schuster, $27.50 3 4Private Parts Howard Stern, Simon & Schuster, $23 13 5Having Our Say Sarah and A. Elizabeth Delany with Amy Hearth, Kodansha, $20 7 6Seinlanguage Jerry Seinfeld, Bantam, $19.95 19 7See, I Told You So Rush Limbaugh, Pocket Books, $24 9 8Stop the Insanity! Susan Powter, Simon & Schuster, $22 14 9Wouldn’t Take Nothing for My Journey Now Maya Angelou, Random House, $17 15 10Ageless Body, Timeless Mind Deepak Chopra, M.D., Harmony, $22 24

Trade Paperbacks 1Schindler’s List Thomas Keneally, Touchstone,$12 3 2Bottoms Up Joyce L. Vedral, Warner, $12.99 10 3Care of the Soul Thomas Moore, HarperPerennial, $12 2 4The Road Less Traveled M. Scott Peck, M.D., Touchstone, $12 312 5The Remains of the Day Kazuo Ishiguro, Vintage, $11 13 6The Days Are Just Packed Bill Watterson, Andrews & McMeel, $12.95 16 7The World Almanac and Book of Facts 1994 Robert Famighetti,editor,World Almanac, $8.95 7 8The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People Stephen R. Covey, Fireside, $12 156 9Rare Air: Michael on Michael Michael Jordan, CollinsSanFrancisco, $25 10 10The Far Side Gallery 4 Gary Larson, Andrews & McMeel, $12.95 9

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