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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

Camino Island by John Grisham
A search for stolen rare manuscripts leads to a Florida island.
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.
Come Sundown by Nora Roberts
Years after she was kidnapped, a woman returns to her family’s Montana ranch.
Dragon Teeth by Michael Crichton
A paleontological rivalry plays out in 1870s Wyoming. A recently discovered manuscript by Crichton, who died in 2008.
Love Story by Karen Kingsbury
How John and Elizabeth Baxter fell in love.
No Middle Name by Lee Child
A complete collection of Jack Reacher stories.
A sprawling novel of modern India by the author of “The God of Small Things.”
Nighthawk by Clive Cussler and Graham Brown
The NUMA crew races the Russians and Chinese in a hunt for a missing American aircraft.
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.
Indecent Exposure by Stuart Woods
Rekindling a romance with an old girlfriend who is now secretary of state exposes the New York lawyer Stone Barrington to unwanted attention.
Beren and LÚthien by JRR Tolkien
The love of a mortal man for an immortal elf, which figures in “The Silmarillion” and is part of the back story of “Lord of the Rings.” Edited by Christopher Tolkien.
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.
Same Beach, Next Year by Dorothea Benton Frank
Two couples form a lifelong friendship during annual reunions on one of South Carolina's barrier islands.
Testimony by Scott Turow
A former Illinois prosecutor joins the International Criminal Court to investigate a massacre in Bosnia.
Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz
A novel within a novel pays homage to and updates Agatha Christie-style mysteries.

Hardcover Nonfiction

I Can't Make This Up by Kevin Hart with Neil Strauss
The comedian’s personal and professional life.
A memoir by the Democratic senator from Minnesota and former “Saturday Night Live” writer and performer.
Astrophysics for People in a Hurry by Neil deGrasse Tyson
A straightforward, easy-to-understand introduction to the universe.
Theft by Finding by David Sedaris
Excerpts from the writer’s diaries, 1977-2002.
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.
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.
Stories of the Civil War; a companion to the Fox historical docudrama.
The actor’s efforts to help people learn to communicate more effectively.
Hue 1968 by Mark Bowden
An account of the battle that changed the American approach to Vietnam.
The Nebraska Republican senator’s advice on how to raise resilient, responsible children.
The story of a murder spree in 1920s Oklahoma that targeted Osage Indians, whose lands contained oil. The fledgling F.B.I. intervened, ineffectively.
The American Spirit by David McCullough
A collection of speeches by the Pulitzer Prize-winning historian, focused on American values.
Shattered by Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes
An examination of Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign.
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.”
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.