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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

Dangerous Games by Danielle Steel
A television correspondent investigates damning allegations against the vice president of the United States.
Silence Fallen by Patricia Briggs
The shape-shifter Mercy Thompson finds herself in the clutches of the world’s most powerful vampire.
Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman
A retelling of Norse folklore.
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.
Exit West by Mohsin Hamid
Lovers in a city overwhelmed with violence hear about mysterious doors that will carry them into an alien and uncertain future.
A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
A Russian count undergoes 30 years of house arrest.
Heartbreak Hotel by Jonathan Kellerman
The psychologist Alex Delaware and the L.A.P.D. Lt. Milo Sturgis investigate a mysterious death.
The Whistler by John Grisham
A whistleblower alerts a Florida investigator to judicial corruption involving the Mob and Indian casinos.
The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
A slave girl heads toward freedom on the network, envisioned as actual tracks and tunnels.
A Piece of the World by Christina Baker Kline
Imagining the life of the central figure of Andrew Wyeth’s iconic painting “Christina’s World.”
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.
Humans, Bow Down by James Patterson and Emily Raymond with Jill Dembowski
After the Great War, a woman is determined to save humanity before the victorious robots wipe it out.
Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult
A medical crisis entangles a black nurse, a white supremacist father and a white lawyer.
The Girl Before by J P Delaney
A sadistic architect builds a modern house that controls its (young, female) inhabitants in this psychological thriller.
Etched in Bone by Anne Bishop
The wolf-shifter leader Simon Wolfgard and the blood prophet Meg Corbyn must work with a human pack to maintain a fragile peace.

Hardcover Nonfiction

Portraits of Courage by George W Bush
Sixty-six color paintings and a four-panel mural, accompanied by brief biographies, show members of the military who have served since 9/11. By the former president.
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.
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.
Dear Ijeawele by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
A feminist manifesto in 15 suggestions for empowering a daughter to become a strong, independent woman.
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 Book of Joy by Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu
Two spiritual leaders discuss how to find joy in the face of suffering.
Big Agenda by David Horowitz
A battle plan for the Trump White House.
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.”
South and West by Joan Didion
Notebook excerpts about a Southern road trip and Patty Hearst’s trial.
Thank You for Being Late by Thomas L Friedman
How globalization, climate change and the accelerating pace of technology are reshaping the world.
The Stranger in the Woods by Michael Finkel
The story of a hermit who lived by stealing food in the Maine woods for 27 years until caught in 2013.
Homo Deus by Yuval Noah Harari
A provocative look into the future by the author of “Sapiens.”
Dodge City by Tom Clavin
This history of the “wickedest town in the West,” full of colorful characters, focuses on Wyatt Earp and Bat Masterson.
This Life I Live by Rory Feek
The songwriter describes his difficult childhood, love for his wife, and her death from cancer in 2016.
Blitzed by Norman Ohler Translated Shaun Whiteside
An account of the Third Reich’s widespread use of drugs, particularly methamphetamines.