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Memorial Hall Library

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

New York Times Fiction Best SellersOctober 17, 2021
The Wish by Nicholas Sparks
Maggie Dawes, a renowned travel photographer, struggles with a medical diagnosis over Christmas.
Cloud Cuckoo Land by Anthony Doerr
An interconnected cast of dreamers and outsiders are in dangerous and disparate settings past, present and future.
Apples Never Fall by Liane Moriarty
The Delaney siblings suspect their father of causing the disappearance of their mother.
Harlem Shuffle by Colson Whitehead
Ray Carney, a family man who sells furniture on 125th Street, gets a new clientele made up of vicious and unsavory characters.
The Last Graduate by Naomi Novik
The second book in the Scholomance series. Will students now in their senior year make it out alive?
The Jailhouse Lawyer by James Patterson and Nancy Allen
A young lawyer winds up in an Alabama jail that remains mysteriously crowded.
Bewilderment by Richard Powers
An astrobiologist and single father learns of a neurofeedback treatment that may improve his son’s emotional control.
The Man Who Died Twice by Richard Osman
The second book in the Thursday Murder Club series. A ruthless murderer is out to get four septuagenarian friends.
Billy Summers by Stephen King
A killer for hire who only takes out bad guys seeks redemption as he does one final job.
The Santa Suit by Mary Kay Andrews
A recently divorced woman searching the pockets of an old Santa suit finds a child’s wish that her father return from war.
Hannah Hall discovers truths about her missing husband and bonds with his daughter from a previous relationship.
A novelist, a warehouse worker, an editorial assistant and a political adviser deal with changes.
Anthony Cook, an autocratic president, distrusts Mitch Rapp, who is working to uncover a traitor.
Nora Seed finds a library beyond the edge of the universe that contains books with multiple possibilities of the lives one could have lived.
A Slow Fire Burning by Paula Hawkins
Three women come under scrutiny when a young man is found gruesomely murdered in a London houseboat.

Hardcover Nonfiction

New York Times Nonfiction Best SellersOctober 17, 2021
Peril by Bob Woodward and Robert Costa
The Washington Post journalists detail the dangers and challenges during the transition to the Biden presidency.
Vanderbilt by Anderson Cooper and Katherine Howe
The CNN host and descendant of the Vanderbilt family charts the rise and fall of this American dynasty.
American Marxism by Mark R. Levin
The Fox News host gives his take on the Green New Deal, critical race theory and social activism.
After being diagnosed with cancer at 35, the author of “Everything Happens for a Reason” takes a new look at the advice industry and her own ambitions.
The Baseball 100 by Joe Posnanski
The accomplishments of some of the sport’s greatest players past and present are put into context with one another.
Unrequited Infatuations by Stevie Van Zandt
A memoir by the musician known for playing with the E Street Band, starring on “The Sopranos” and participating in activist causes.
Bourdain by Laurie Woolever
An oral biography of the late chef, writer and television host by his longtime assistant and confidante.
What Happened to You? by Bruce D. Perry and Oprah Winfrey
An approach to dealing with trauma that shifts an essential question used to investigate it.
Rationality by Steven Pinker
An exploration of several tools of reasoning often overlooked in standard education and some of the causes of irrationality within society.
Greenlights by Matthew McConaughey
The Academy Award-winning actor shares snippets from the diaries he kept over the last 35 years.
Crying in H Mart by Michelle Zauner
The daughter of a Korean mother and Jewish-American father, and leader of the indie rock project Japanese Breakfast, describes creating her own identity after losing her mother to cancer.
Yours Cruelly, Elvira by Cassandra Peterson
The actress details the moments from her life and career that shaped the creation of her character Elvira, Mistress of the Dark.
My Life in Full by Indra Nooyi
A memoir by the former chairman and chief executive of PepsiCo.
A Hunter-gatherer's Guide to the 21st Century by Heather Heying and Bret Weinstein
The evolutionary biologists posit that the modern world is out of sync with our ancient brains and bodies.
Untamed by Glennon Doyle
The activist and public speaker describes her journey of listening to her inner voice.