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JACKIE ODES

Leave it to Jackie O. To make a book of poetry a stylish best-seller. Compiled by daughter Caroline Kennedy, The Best-Loved Poems of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis (200,000 copies in print after two pressruns) slides gracefully into the No. 4 spot. The collection, brimming with patriotism, opens with Katharine Lee Bates’ “America, the Beautiful.” Kennedy paid tribute to her mother’s love of fine literature on the Today show, Good Morning America, and The Rosie O’Donnell Show. In nonfiction, Twin Towers: The Life of New York City’s World Trade Center stands proudly at No. 15.

FICTION WEEKS ON LIST 1 THE CORRECTIONS Jonathan Franzen, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, $26 5 2 A BEND IN THE ROAD Nicholas Sparks, Warner, $23.95 3 3 BLACK HOUSE Stephen King and Peter Straub, Random House, $28.95 4 4 THE BEST-LOVED POEMS OF JACQUELINE KENNEDY ONASSIS Selected and Introduced by Caroline Kennedy, Hyperion, $21.95 1 5 DUNE: HOUSE CORRINO Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson, Bantam Spectra, $27.95 1 6 SEPARATION OF POWER Vince Flynn, Pocket, $25 1 7 ANTRAX: THE VOYAGE OF THE JERLE SHANNARA Terry Brooks, Del Rey, $26.95 3 8 CANE RIVER Lalita Tademy, Warner, $24.95 16 9 DEATH IN PARADISE Robert B. Parker, Putnam, $23.95 1 10 VALHALLA RISING Clive Cussler, Putnam, $27.95 8

NONFICTION

1 JACK: STRAIGHT FROM THE GUT Jack Welch with John A. Byrne, Warner, $29.95 4 2 THE PRAYER OF JABEZ Bruce Wilkinson, Multnomah, $9.99 34 3 WHO MOVED MY CHEESE? Spencer Johnson, Putnam, $19.95 93 4 JOHN ADAMS David McCullough, Simon & Schuster, $35 20 5 GERMS: BIOLOGICAL WEAPONS AND AMERICA’S SECRET WAR Judith Miller, Stephen Engelberg & William Broad, Simon & Schuster, $27 2 6 CROSSING OVER John Edward, Jodere Group, $23.95 7 7 FIRE Sebastian Junger, Norton, $24.95 2 8 BODY FOR LIFE Bill Phillips and Michael D’Orso, HarperCollins, $25 116 9 THE WILD BLUE: THE MEN AND BOYS WHO FLEW THE B-24S OVER GERMANY Stephen E. Ambrose, Simon & Schuster, $26 8 10 WAR IN A TIME OF PEACE David Halberstam, Scribner, $28 3

SOURCE: PUBLISHERS WEEKLY

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