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2.The Little Friend by Donna Tart (Knopf, $26). A precocious 12-year-old vows to find the murderer of her brother.
3. Baudolino by Umberto Eco (Harcourt, $27). A peasant becomes the adopted son of an emperor in medieval Italy.
4.You Shall Know Our Velocity by Dave Eggers (McSweeney's, $22.95). Two friends grieving the loss of another travel the world to give away money.
5.Q is for Quarry by Sue Grafton (Putnam, $26.95). Retired cops help Millhone solve an 18-year-old murder case.
6.I Don't Know How She Does It by Allison Pearson (Knopf, $23). Kate Reddy juggles work and home with great skill and no end of wit.
7.December 6 by Martin Cruz Smith (Simon & Schuster, $26). Detailed account of the days surrounding Pearl Harbor attack.
8.No Way to Treat a First Lady by Christopher Buckley (Random House, $24.95). The president's wife becomes the prime suspect in his death.
9.Life of Pi by Yann Martel (Harcourt, $25). Shipwrecked with a tiger, a boy relies on his imagination to survive.
10.Chasing the Dime by Michael Connelly (Little, Brown, $25.95). A wrong number turns a man's life upside down in this Hitchcockian-styled thriller.
2.My Losing Season by Pat Conroy (Doubleday, $27.95). The novelist reflects on his final basketball season at the Citadel.
3.Live from New York by Tom Shales and James Andrew Miller (Little, Brown, $25.95). Backstage gossip from "Saturday Night Live."
4.Spy: The Inside Story of How the FBI's Robert Hanssen Betrayed America by David Wise (Random House, $24.95). Newest account of how FBI staffer Hanssen was able to sell secrets to the KGB for almost 22 years.
5.Leadership by Rudolph W. Giuliani (Miramax, $25.95). The former NYC mayor recalls a lifetime of service.
6.Toward Commitment: A Dialogue about Marriage by Diane Rehm and John B. Rehm (Knopf, $24). Essays and dialogues on having a successful marriage.
7.The Conquerors: Roosevelt, Truman and the Destruction of Hitler's Germany, 1941-1945 by Michael R. Beschloss (Simon & Schuster, $26.95). Key events leading to the conferences at Yalta and Potsdam.
8.Longitudes & Attitudes by Thomas L. Friedman (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, $26). Sept. 11 columns and diaries.
9.Sandy Koufax by Jane Leavy (HarperCollins, $23.95). Richly drawn account of celebrated pitcher.
10. Supreme Command by Eliot A. Cohen (Free Press, $25). A look at what made Abraham Lincoln, Georges Clemenceau, Winston Churchill and David Ben Gurion great wartime heads of state.