February Bestsellers

1 Vivir para contarla. García Márquez, Gabriel. (Living to Tell the Tale) U.S.: Vintage: Random House. 2003. ISBN 1-400-03453-1. pap. $12.95. Still selling strong in soft and hardcover, Gabo's memoir sets the author's life against a backdrop of Colombian political strife. Non-Fiction
2 El código Da Vinci. Brown, Dan. (The Da Vinci Code) Spain/U.S.: Umbriel: Urano Pub. 2003 ISBN 84-9561-860-5. pap. $22.95. This translation of Brown's page turning thiller is a hit for Spanish reading circles here in the United States and overseas. Fiction
3 Once minutos. Coelho, Paulo. (Eleven Minutes) U.S.: Rayo: HarperCollins. 2003. ISBN 0-06-059183-8. pap. $13.95. Already a best seller worldwide, Coelho's latest inspirational novel revolves around themes of sexuality. Fiction
4 Cuando el monstruo despierta. Collins, María Antonieta. (When the Monster Awakens) U.S.: Grijalbo: Random House Mondadori. 2003. ISBN 1-4000-8461-X. pap. $16.95. Collins's third best seller addresses the harsh topic of abuse and violence among teenagers. Non-Fiction
5 El alquimista: Una fábula para seguir tus sueños. Coelho, Paulo. The Alchemist: A Fable About Following Your Dreams) U.S.: Rayo: HarperCollins. 2002. ISBN 0-06-251140-8. pap. $12.95. A cult figure for U.S. Latinos, international best-selling New Age author Coelho is likely to stay on the charts and inspire for a long time. Fiction
6 Cien años de soledad. García Márquez, Gabriel. (One Hundred Years of Solitude) Spain: Ediciones Cátedra: Anaya. 1994. ISBN 84-376-049-X. pap. $12.95. Just picked by Oprah for her bookclub, this classic of all classics should now pick up a whole new legion of readers in both English and Spanish. Fiction
7 Historia viva: Memorias. Clinton, Hillary Rodham. (Living History: A Memoir) Spain/U.S.: Planeta. 2003. ISBN 84-08-04932. $24.95. U.S. Latinos are as curious as English speakers are about life and ideas of one of the most admired women in the country. Non-Fiction
8 Atravesando fronteras. Ramos, Jorge. (No Borders) U.S.: Rayo: HarperCollins. 2002. ISBN 0-06-0559-292. pap. $13.95. Ramos's candid memoir about his life in journalism and as a Mexican immigrant in the United States has caused a sensation at readings across the nation. Non-Fiction
9 Una vida con propósito. Warren, Rick. (The Purpose-Driven Life) U.S.: Vida Pub. 2003. ISBN 0-8297-3786-3. $12.95. The Southern Baptist Church pastor from California now adapts his highly successful "purpose-driven" method for Latino believers. Non-Fiction
10 Los cuatro acuerdos: Una guía prática para la libertad personal. Ruiz, Miguel. (The Four Agreements: A Pratical Guide to Personal Freedom) U.S.: Amber-Allen Pub. 1999. ISBN 1-878424-36-X. pap. $10.95. This self-help book became a huge best seller when Oprah touted Ruiz on her show in 1999. Non-Fiction