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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

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.
Thrawn by Timothy Zahn
The origins of Grand Admiral Thrawn, an iconic “Star Wars” villain.
All by Myself, Alone by Mary Higgins Clark
On a luxury cruise ship, a wealthy aristocrat is found murdered, and her emerald necklace has disappeared.
One Perfect Lie by Lisa Scottoline
A high school baseball coach hiding his real identity poses a threat to an idyllic suburban community.
The Burial Hour by Jeffery Deaver
Lincoln Rhyme travels to Italy to investigate a case.
Two from the Heart by James Patterson and Frank Costantini, Emily Raymond and Brian Sitts
Two stories about the power of stories.
Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman
A retelling of Norse folklore.
Song of the Lion by Anne Hillerman
The third Southwestern mystery featuring the Navajo police officer Bernadette Manuelito and her husband, Jim Chee.
The Lost Order by Steve Berry
In the 12th Cotton Malone thriller, the former Justice Department operative pursues current and historical conspiracies.
Mississippi Blood by Greg Iles
Penn Cage, now the mayor of Natchez, Miss., investigates the secrets of his family and the South in the conclusion to the Natchez Burning trilogy.
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.
The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
A slave girl heads toward freedom on the network, envisioned as actual tracks and tunnels.
A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
A Russian count undergoes 30 years of house arrest.
A woman from rural China eventually moves to California, where the daughter she gave up for adoption lives.
A single mother moves to a wealthy Atlanta suburb in search of a fresh start, but the other women’s knives are out.

Hardcover Nonfiction

Old School by Bill O'Reilly and Bruce Feirstein
A defense of “old school” traditional values versus “snowflakes.”
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.
Hallelujah Anyway by Anne Lamott
The importance of mercy in our lives.
The True Jesus by David Limbaugh
The four Gospel stories are combined into a unified account.
Killing the Rising Sun by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard
The host of “The O’Reilly Factor” recounts the final years of World War II.
An American Sickness by Elisabeth Rosenthal
How health care became a highly profitable business.
The Most Beautiful by Mayte Garcia
A reminiscence by Prince’s first wife.
The Book of Joy by the Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu with Douglas Abrams
Two spiritual leaders discuss how to find joy in the face of suffering.
When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi
A memoir by a physician who received a diagnosis of Stage IV lung cancer at the age of 36.
The Magnolia Story by Chip Gaines and Joanna Gaines with Mark Dagostino
The lives of the couple who star in the HGTV show “Fixer Upper.”
Return of the King by Brian Windhorst and Dave McMenamin
LeBron James’s return to the Cleveland Cavaliers and the effort to build a championship team.
The Cubs Way by Tom Verducci
The transformation of the Chicago Cubs under Theo Epstein and Joe Maddon and a celebration of their championship.
Prince Charles by Sally Bedell Smith
A life of the heir to the British throne, by the author of biographies of Queen Elizabeth II and Diana, Princess of Wales.
Big Agenda by David Horowitz
A battle plan for the Trump White House.
The Gatekeepers by Chris Whipple
The office of the White House chief of staff and its influence, from Nixon to Obama.