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New York Times Best Sellers

The New York Times Best Seller list is widely considered the preeminent list of best-selling books in the United States. It is updated every Sunday. Below are best seller lists for hardcover fiction and non-fiction. For more lists, visit The New York Times's Best Sellers page.

Hardcover Fiction

Into the Water by Paula Hawkins
In this psychological thriller by the author of “The Girl on the Train,” women are found drowned in a river in an English town.
16th Seduction by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro
In San Francisco, Detective Lindsay Boxer and the Women’s Murder Club face their toughest case yet.
Against All Odds by Danielle Steel
A mother must learn to let her adult children make their own decisions.
The Fix by David Baldacci
The detective Amos Decker (“Memory Man”) witnesses a murder-suicide that turns out to be a matter of national security.
Golden Prey by John Sandford
Lucas Davenport, now a U.S. Marshal, pursues a thief who robbed a drug cartel and killed a child in Biloxi, Miss.
The Thirst by Jo Nesbo
Retired Inspector Harry Hole is drawn back to the Crime Squad by the case of a serial killer who targets women who use Tinder — and apparently bites them to death.
Since We Fell by Dennis Lehane
A woman struggles to understand who she really is, first searching for her father, then coping with a breakdown.
Men Without Women by Haruki Murakami
Seven stories by the Japanese writer.
The Black Book by James Patterson and David Ellis
After a raid on a brothel that serviced Chicago’s elite, the madam’s black book has disappeared.
A Dog's Way Home by W Bruce Cameron
Separated from the man who rescued her as a puppy, a dog sets out across 400 miles of wilderness.
A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
A Russian count undergoes 30 years of house arrest.
Anything is Possible by Elizabeth Strout
A novel-in-stories about the lives of the inhabitants of the rural Illinois hometown of Lucy Barton, the protagonist of Strout’s previous novel.
All by Myself, Alone by Mary Higgins Clark
On a luxury cruise ship, a wealthy aristocrat is found murdered, and her emerald necklace is gone.
The Women in the Castle by Jessica Shattuck
The widows of three men killed for attempting to assassinate Hitler take refuge together at the war’s end.
Assassin's Fate by Robin Hobb
Book 3 of the Fitz and the Fool trilogy.

Hardcover Nonfiction

Option B by Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant
Sandberg’s experience after her husband’s sudden death and Grant’s psychological research combine to provide insight on facing adversity and building resilience.
Astrophysics for People in a Hurry by Neil deGrasse Tyson
A straightforward, easy-to-understand introduction to the universe and the forces and laws that govern it.
Shattered by Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes
An examination of Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign.
Democracy by Condoleezza Rice
The former secretary of state argues that the promotion of democracy should shape America’s foreign policy.
The story of a murder spree in 1920s Oklahoma that targeted Osage Indians, whose lands contained oil. The fledgling F.B.I. intervened, ineffectively.
Hillbilly Elegy by J D Vance
A Yale Law School graduate looks at the struggles of America’s white working class through his own childhood.
The American Spirit by David McCullough
A collection of speeches by the Pulitzer Prize-winning historian, focused on American values.
This Fight is Our Fight by Elizabeth Warren
The Massachusetts senator offers a program for Democratic resistance to President Trump.
Jackie's Girl by Kathy McKeon
Recollections from Jackie Kennedy’s longtime assistant.
Teammate by David Ross with Don Yaeger
A life in baseball, by the (now retired) Chicago Cubs catcher.
The Magnolia Story by Chip Gaines and Joanna Gaines with Mark Dagostino
The couple who star in the HGTV show “Fixer Upper.”
The Operator by Robert O'Neill
The 400-mission career of a SEAL Team operator.
Black Privilege by Charlamagne Tha God
The radio personality presents his life story and offers advice for success.
Rising Star by David J Garrow
A critical biography of Barack Obama, focusing particularly on his formative years.
Hallelujah Anyway by Anne Lamott
The importance of mercy in our lives.