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Healthy Bestsellers

September 22, 1997


1. "Men Are from Mars, Women Are From Venus" by John Gray (HarperCollins, $23).

2. "10 Stupid Things Men Do to Mess Up Their Lives" by Laura Schlessinger (HarperCollins, $24).

3. "The Gift of Fear: Listening to the Intuition That Protects Us From Danger" by Gavin De Becker (Little, Brown, $22.95).

4. "How Proust Can Change Your Life: Not a Novel" by Alain de Botton (Pantheon, $19.95).

5. "The Healing of America" by Marianne Williamson (Simon & Schuster, $24).

6. "Mars and Venus on a Date" by John Gray (HarperCollins, $25).

7. "The Zone" by Barry Sears with Bill Lawren (HarperCollins / ReganBooks, $22).

8. "8 Weeks to Optimum Health: A Proven Program for Taking Full Advantage of Your Body's Natural Healing Power" by Andrew Weil (Knopf, $23).

9. "Simple Abundance: A Daybook of Comfort and Joy" by Sarah Ban Breathnach (Warner, $17.95.).

10. "Mastering the Zone: The Art of Achieving SuperHealth" by Barry Sears (ReganBooks, $24).


1. "Don't Sweat the Small Stuff" by Richard Carlson (Hyperion, $8.95).

2. "Zagat Survey 1997 Los Angeles / Southern California Restaurant Guide" edited by Merrill Shindler and Karen Berk (Zagat Survey, $10.95).

3. "Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul" by Jack Canfield, Mark Hansen and Kimberly Kirberger (Health Communications, $12.95).

4. "Chicken Soup for the Woman's Soul" by J. Canfield, M.V. Hansen, J. Hawthorne and M. Shimoff (Health Communications, $12.95).

5. "Dr. Atkins' New Diet Revolution" by Robert C. Atkins (M. Evans, $12.95).

6. "Emotional Intelligence" by Daniel Goleman (Bantam, $13.95).

7. "Creating Sacred Space With Feng Shui" by Karen Kingston (Broadway Books, $15).

8. "What to Expect in the Toddler Years" by Arlene Eisenberg, Sandee E. Hathaway and Heidi E. Murkoff (Workman Publishing, $15.95).

9. "Mars & Venus in the Bedroom: A Guide to Lasting Romance and Passion" by John Gray (HarperCollins, $13).

10. "Chocolate for the Woman's Soul" by Kay Allenbaugh (Simon & Schuster / Fireside, $11).

* Rankings are based upon a Times poll of Southland bookstores.

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