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The top 50 books with the most total weeks spent on the New York Times best seller list.

1. MIDNIGHT IN THE GARDEN OF GOOD AND EVIL (216 weeks, last on list 09/06/1998)
2. TUESDAYS WITH MORRIE (206 weeks, last on list 12/19/2004)
3. THE POWER OF POSITIVE THINKING (186 weeks, last on list 05/27/1956)
4. A LIGHT IN THE ATTIC (182 weeks, last on list 12/04/1988)
5. OH, THE PLACES YOU'LL GO! (178 weeks, last on list 07/09/2000)
6. A MAN CALLED PETER (170 weeks, last on list 01/22/1956)
7. THE DA VINCI CODE (166 weeks, last on list 06/18/2006)
8. THE CELESTINE PROPHECY (165 weeks, last on list 06/15/1997)
9. THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY (164 weeks, last on list 10/08/1995)
10. PROFILES IN COURAGE (139 weeks, last on list 06/28/1964)
11. THE CAINE MUTINY (123 weeks, last on list 09/27/1953)
12. CONVERSATIONS WITH GOD: Book 1 (118 weeks, last on list 09/10/2000)
13. ANGELA'S ASHES (117 weeks, last on list 04/04/1999)
14. AUNTIE MAME (112 weeks, last on list 05/05/1957)
15. A BRIEF HISTORY OF TIME (112 weeks, last on list 06/10/1990)
16. FREAKONOMICS (111 weeks, last on list 03/16/2008)
17. THE GREATEST GENERATION (110 weeks, last on list 03/18/2001)
18. ALL I REALLY NEED TO KNOW I LEARNED IN KINDERGARTEN (110 weeks, last on list 03/03/1991)
19. GAMES PEOPLE PLAY (109 weeks, last on list 09/10/1967)
20. THE WORLD IS FLAT (106 weeks, last on list 06/17/2007)
21. ADVISE AND CONSENT (102 weeks, last on list 07/30/1961)
22. THE FIVE PEOPLE YOU MEET IN HEAVEN (101 weeks, last on list 01/29/2006)
23. WOMEN WHO RUN WITH THE WOLVES (99 weeks, last on list 08/28/1994)
24. TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD (98 weeks, last on list 06/17/1962)
25. THE ART OF HAPPINESS (97 weeks, last on list 05/06/2001)
26. HAWAII (94 weeks, last on list 09/10/1961)
27. FOLK MEDICINE (93 weeks, last on list 02/19/1961)
28. JANE FONDA'S WORKOUT BOOK (92 weeks, last on list 10/30/1983)
29. HOW TO LIVE 365 DAYS A YEAR (90 weeks, last on list 12/09/1956)
30. THE BOOK OF VIRTUES (88 weeks, last on list 08/27/1995)
31. IACOCCA: An Autobiography (88 weeks, last on list 07/06/1986)
32. THE MILLIONAIRE NEXT DOOR (86 weeks, last on list 09/27/1998)
33. THE COMPLETE BOOK OF RUNNING (84 weeks, last on list 09/30/1979)
34. THE AGONY AND THE ECSTASY (83 weeks, last on list 10/28/1962)
35. THE SEA AROUND US (81 weeks, last on list 02/08/1953)
36. KON-TIKI (81 weeks, last on list 03/30/1952)
37. HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER'S STONE (81 weeks, last on list 07/16/2000)
38. BLINK (81 weeks, last on list 10/01/2006)
39. THE RISE AND FALL OF THE THIRD REICH (80 weeks, last on list 05/13/1962)
40. ILLUSIONS (80 weeks, last on list 05/13/1979)
41. GIFT FROM THE SEA (80 weeks, last on list 09/30/1956)
42. EXODUS (80 weeks, last on list 04/24/1960)
43. NOT AS A STRANGER (79 weeks, last on list 10/09/1955)
44. THE UGLY AMERICAN (78 weeks, last on list 04/17/1960)
45. TRINITY (77 weeks, last on list 09/11/1977)
46. PEYTON PLACE (76 weeks, last on list 03/23/1958)
47. MARLEY & ME (76 weeks, last on list 05/27/2007)
48. EMBRACED BY THE LIGHT (76 weeks, last on list 10/23/1994)
49. THE JOY OF SEX (73 weeks, last on list 05/19/1974)
50. THE SOURCE (71 weeks, last on list 10/16/1966)
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