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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

Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders
Visiting the grave of his recently deceased young son in 1862, Lincoln encounters a cemetery full of ghosts.
Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman
A retelling of Norse folklore.
Echoes in Death by J D Robb
Lt. Eve Dallas of the N.Y.P.D. investigates a fatal home invasion. By Nora Roberts, writing pseudonymously.
Heartbreak Hotel by Jonathan Kellerman
The psychologist Alex Delaware and the L.A.P.D. Lt. Milo Sturgis investigate the mysterious death of an elderly woman.
Never Never by James Patterson and Candice Fox
Harriet Blue, a Sydney sex crimes detective, is sent to the outback (the never never) to investigate the disappearance of a mine worker. The first in a new series.
Two by Two by Nicholas Sparks
A man who became a single father when his marriage and business collapsed learns to take a chance on a new love.
The Whistler by John Grisham
A whistleblower alerts a Florida investigator to judicial corruption involving the Mob and Indian casinos.
The Girl Before by J P Delaney
A sadistic architect builds a modern house that controls its (young, female) inhabitants in this psychological thriller, soon to be a major motion picture.
The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
A slave girl heads toward freedom on the network, envisioned as actual tracks and tunnels.
Right Behind You by Lisa Gardner
The former F.B.I. profiler Pierce Quincy and his partner, Rainie Conner, foster a girl whose older brother murdered their drunken father. Now, eight years later, he has killed again.
Gunmetal Gray by Mark Greaney
Court Gentry, now working for the C.I.A., pursues a Chinese hacker who is on the run.
Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult
A medical crisis entangles a black nurse, a white supremacist father and a white lawyer.
My Not So Perfect Life by Sophie Kinsella
A young woman fired from her job in London is forced to reconsider the meaning of success.
A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
A Russian count undergoes 30 years of house arrest.
The Mistress by Danielle Steel
The beautiful mistress of a Russian oligarch yearns for freedom.

Hardcover Nonfiction

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 in the Rust Belt.
This Life I Live by Rory Feek
The songwriter describes his difficult childhood, love for his wife, and her death from cancer in 2016.
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.
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.”
Big Agenda by David Horowitz
A battle plan for the Trump White House.
The Book of Joy by Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu
Two spiritual leaders discuss how to find joy in the face of suffering.
Three Days in January by Bret Baier with Catherine Whitney
Eisenhower’s farewell address and his role in the Kennedy transition.
Born a Crime by Trevor Noah
A memoir about growing up biracial in apartheid South Africa by the comedian, now the host of “The Daily Show.”
Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly
The black women mathematicians who worked at then-segregated NASA. The basis of the movie.
You Are the Universe by Deepak Chopra and Menas Kafatos
Defining a human universe in which each of us is a co-creator of reality.
Thank You for Being Late by Thomas L Friedman
How globalization, climate change and the accelerating pace of technology are reshaping the world.
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.
Tears We Cannot Stop by Michael Eric Dyson
A frank and searing discussion of race.
Hamilton: the Revolution by Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jeremy McCarter
The libretto of the award-winning musical, with backstage photos, a production history and interviews with the cast.
The Undoing Project by Michael Lewis
How the psychologists Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky upended assumptions about the decision-making process.