Hardcover Nonfiction

1 Walking Out on the Boys
by Frances K. Conley, Farrar, Straus and Giroux

2 The Human Equation: Building Profits by Putting People First
by Jeffrey Pfeffer, Harvard Business School Press

3 High Tech Start Up: The Complete How-To Handbook for Creating Successful New High Tech Companies
by John L. Nesheim, Electronic Trend Publications

4 The Gorilla Game: An Investor’s Guide to Picking Winners in High Technology
by Geoffrey A. Moore, Paul Johnson and Tom Kippola, HarperBusiness

5 Consilience: The Unity of Knowledge
by Edward O. Wilson, Alfred A. Knopf

Hardcover Fiction

1 Cold Mountain
by Charles Frazier, Atlantic Monthly Press

2 Memoirs of a Geisha
by Arthur Golden, Alfred A. Knopf

3 Damascus Gate
by Robert Stone, Houghton Mifflin

4 A Widow for One Year
by John Irving, Random House

5 Pandora: New Tales of the Vampires
by Anne Rice, Alfred A. Knopf