Here is the list of national bestsellers compiled by Publishers Weekly for the week ending Dec. 5.


1. PORT MORTUARY, by Patricia Cornwell (Putnam)

2. THE CONFESSION, by John Grisham (Doubleday)

3. CROSS FIRE, by James Patterson (Little, Brown)

4. FULL DARK, NO STARS, by Stephen King (Scribner)

5. THE GIRL WHO KICKED THE HORNET'S NEST, by Stieg Larsson (Knopf)

6. HELL'S CORNER, by David Baldacci (Grand Central)

7. FALL OF GIANTS, by Ken Follett (Dutton)

8. CRESCENT DAWN, by Clive Cussler and Dirk Cussler (Putnam)

9. SAFE HAVEN, by Nicholas Sparks (Grand Central)

10. SQUIRREL SEEKS CHIPMUNK, by David Sedaris (Little, Brown)


1. DECISION POINTS, by George W. Bush (Crown)

2. AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF MARK TWAIN, edited by Harriet Elinor Smith (University of California Press)

3. UNBROKEN, by Laura Hillenbrand (Random House)

4. LIFE, by Keith Richards (Little, Brown)

5. AMERICA BY HEART, by Sarah Palin (Harper)

6. DECODED, by Jay-Z (Spiegel & Grau)

7. BAREFOOT CONTESSA HOW EASY IS THAT?, by Ina Garten (Clarkson Potter)

8. BROKE, by Glenn Beck (Threshold)

9. EARTH (THE BOOK), by Jon Stewart (Grand Central)

10. I REMEMBER NOTHING, by Nora Ephron (Knopf)


1. THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO, by Stieg Larsson (Vintage)

2. INSIDE OF A DOG, by Alexandra Horwitz (Scribner)

3. THE GIRL WHO PLAYED WITH FIRE, by Stieg Larsson (Vintage)

4. EAT, PRAY, LOVE, by Elizabeth Gilbert (Penguin)

5. HOUSE RULES, by Jodi Picoult (Washington Square Press)

6. HAPPY EVER AFTER, by Nora Roberts (Berkley)

7. THE ART OF RACING IN THE RAIN, by Garth Stein (Harper)

8. CUTTING FOR STONE, by Abraham Verghese (Vintage)

9. LITTLE BEE, by Chris Cleave (Simon & Schuster)

10. THE BOOK OF AWAKENING, by Mark Nepo (Conari Press)

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