The New York Times Best Seller List
June 9, 2002
This Week/Title/Author/Last Week/Weeks On List
1 THE SHELTERS OF STONE, by Jean M. Auel. (Crown, $28.95.) Love and danger
in a prehistoric society; the latest volume in a series that began with “The Clan of
the Cave Bear.”
2 MORTAL PREY, by John Sandford. (Putnam, $26.95.) Lucas Davenport searches
for a hit woman from his past who herself has become the target of a killer.
3 THE NANNY DIARIES, by Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus. (St. Martin’s,
$24.95.) A satirical look at rich and powerful New Yorkers through the eyes of an
Upper East Side nanny.
4 STAR WARS: EPISODE 2 – - ATTACK OF THE CLONES, by R. A. Salvatore.
(Lucas/Del Rey/Ballantine, $26.) As the Republic edges toward disaster, Anakin
Skywalker falls for Senator Padmé Amidala.
5 THE WAILING WIND, by Tony Hillerman. (HarperCollins, $25.95.) Sgt. Jim Chee
and Joe Leaphorn, the retired Navajo tribal policeman, try to solve a homicide
case involving a lost gold mine.
6 DADDY’S LITTLE GIRL, by Mary Higgins Clark. (Simon & Schuster, $26.) An
investigative reporter discovers new information about her sister’s murder.
7 THE SUMMONS, by John Grisham. (Doubleday, $27.95.) A law professor who
has been called home to Mississippi by his father, a dying judge, discovers more
than $3 million in cash in the old man’s study.
8 COURTING TROUBLE, by Lisa Scottoline. (HarperCollins, $25.95.) While
preparing for a high-profile trial, a young Philadelphia lawyer is confronted by a
newspaper article that claims she was murdered.
9 A THOUSAND COUNTRY ROADS, by Robert James Waller. (John M. Hardy,
$19.95.) A sequel to “The Bridges of Madison County.”
10 IF LOOKS COULD KILL, by Kate White. (Warner, $22.95.) A true-crime writer for
Gloss magazine looks for a murderer in the media world of New York City.
11 CITY OF BONES, by Michael Connelly. (Little, Brown, $25.95.) The Los Angeles
homicide detective Harry Bosch hunts for a killer.
12 SIN KILLER, by Larry McMurtry. (Simon & Schuster, $25.) In 1830, the
Berrybender family leaves England behind and heads for the American frontier.
13 ATONEMENT, by Ian McEwan. (Nan A. Talese/ Doubleday, $26.) A chronicle of
the disintegration of an English family’s idyllic life.
14 EVERYTHING’S EVENTUAL, by Stephen King. (Scribner, $28.) A collection of 14
“dark tales” about the strange and the supernatural.