By EW Staff
June 22, 2001 at 04:00 AM EDT

‘FINAL’ DESTINATION

Poor Anne Tyler falls victim to John Sandford’s Chosen Prey this week as the two swap positions on the fiction list. And now she has a new thriller to contend with: Iris Johansen’s Final Target (235,000 copies in print after two pressruns), her fastest-selling hardcover to date, debuts at No. 5. Chuck Palahniuk chokes a bit as his new novel drops from No. 10 to No. 12, while James Ellroy’s The Cold Six Thousand continues to generate heat at No. 15. In nonfiction, David McCullough’s lofty John Adams remains firmly lodged at No. 2, wedged between the realms of business and religion.

FICTION

WEEKS ON LIST

1 CHOSEN PREY John Sandford, Putnam, $26.95 4 2 BACK WHEN WE WERE GROWNUPS Anne Tyler, Knopf, $25 5 3 ON THE STREET WHERE YOU LIVE Mary Higgins Clark, Simon & Schuster, $26 7 4 THE LAST TIME THEY MET Anita Shreve, Little, Brown, $24.95 10 5 FINAL TARGET Iris Johansen, Bantam, $24.95 1 6 A PAINTED HOUSE John Grisham, Doubleday, $27.95 17 7 DREAMCATCHER Stephen King, Scribner, $28 11 8 DEATH IN HOLY ORDERS P.D. James, Knopf, $25 8 9 A COMMON LIFE: THE WEDDING STORY Jan Karon, Viking, $24.95 8 10 STAR WARS: CLOAK OF DECEPTION James Luceno, Del Rey, $26 1

NONFICTION

1 THE PRAYER OF JABEZ Bruce Wilkinson, Multnomah, $9.99 16 2 JOHN ADAMS David McCullough, Simon & Schuster, $35 2 3 WHO MOVED MY CHEESE? Spencer Johnson, Putnam, $19.95 75 4 A SHORT GUIDE TO A HAPPY LIFE Anna Quindlen, Random House, $12.95 19 5 SECRETS OF THE VINE Bruce Wilkinson, Multnomah, $9.99 4 6 BODY FOR LIFE Bill Phillips and Michael D’Orso, HarperCollins, $25 98 7 GHOST SOLDIERS: THE FORGOTTEN EPIC STORY OF WORLD WAR II’S MOST DRAMATIC MISSION Hampton Sides, Doubleday, $24.95 3 8 STOLEN LIVES: TWENTY YEAR STRUGGLE IN A DESERT JAIL Malika Oufkir and Michele Fitoussi, Talk/Miramax, $24 4 9 NAPALM & SILLY PUTTY George Carlin, Hyperion, $22.95 6 10 AN ALBUM OF MEMORIES: PERSONAL HISTORIES FROM THE GREATEST GENERATION Tom Brokaw, Random House, $29.95 5

SOURCE: PUBLISHERS WEEKLY

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