October 2002


The enclosed report, compiled monthly by NLS, combines
information taken from the bestseller lists of the Los
Angeles Times, the New York Times, and the Washington Post.
It also includes book club selections from the Book of the
Month Club, the Literary Guild, the Mystery Guild, the
Rhapsody Book Club, and the Science Fiction Book Club.

Bestsellers are included in this report when they appear on
one of the above Bestseller lists for a month or more. Book
club titles are included when featured on the Book club
lists as main selections.

Once a title appears in the report with an NLS book number,
it will not appear on future reports.

The acronyms used for newspapers and book clubs in this
report are:

LAT (Los Angeles Times)
NYT (New York Times)
WP (Washington Post)
BOMC (Book of the Month Club)
LG (Literary Guild)
MG (Mystery Guild)
RBC (Rhapsody Book Club)
SFBC (Science Fiction Book Club