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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

New York Times Fiction Best SellersApril 22, 2018
I've Got My Eyes on You by Mary Higgins Clark
A high school guidance counselor tries to uncover the identity of her sister’s murderer.
The Female Persuasion by Meg Wolitzer
The relationship between a college freshman and a famous feminist reveals the challenges of intergenerational feminism.
The Disappeared by CJ Box
A Wyoming game warden teams up with his daughter to find a missing British businesswoman.
Red Alert by James Patterson and Marshall Karp
The fifth book in the NYPD Red series. Detectives Zach Jordan and Kylie MacDonald investigate the death of a documentary filmmaker and an explosion at a charity benefit.
The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah
A former prisoner of war returns from Vietnam and moves his family to Alaska, where they face tough conditions.
An artist upends a quiet town outside Cleveland.
Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate
A South Carolina lawyer learns about the questionable practices of a Tennessee orphanage.
Accidental Heroes by Danielle Steel
Strangers pull together to avert a disaster involving two flights from New York to San Francisco.
A recluse who drinks heavily and takes prescription drugs may have witnessed a crime across from her Harlem townhouse.
Varina by Charles Frazier
As the Confederacy and her marriage to Jefferson Davis fall apart, a woman flees Richmond with her children.
Cave of Bones by Anne Hillerman
Tribal police officers search the Navajo Nation for a missing instructor and investigate a troubled girl’s story of finding human remains.
An American Marriage by Tayari Jones
A newlywed couple's relationship is tested when the husband is sentenced to 12 years in prison.
The Punishment She Deserves by Elizabeth George
Detectives Havers and Lynley investigate the death of a deacon accused of a serious crime in a historic medieval town in England.
The Escape Artist by Brad Meltzer
Nola Brown, a painter and trained soldier, discovers a military secret that traces back to Harry Houdini.
A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
A Russian count undergoes 30 years of house arrest.

Hardcover Nonfiction

New York Times Nonfiction Best SellersApril 22, 2018
Dear Madam President by Jennifer Palmieri
The director of communications for Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign and the Obama White House prescribes a new model of leadership.
Russian Roulette by Michael Isikoff and David Corn
Details of the 2016 presidential election, with an emphasis on Russia's possible involvement.
Tiger Woods by Jeff Benedict and Armen Keteyian
A deeper look at the personal and professional triumphs and disasters of the champion golfer.
Make Trouble by Cecile Richards with Lauren Peterson
A memoir by the president of Planned Parenthood Federation of America and Planned Parenthood Action Fund, and former labor organizer.
Factfulness by Hans Rosling with Ola Rosling and Anna Rosling Rönnlund
A look at our biases and the argument for why the world is in a better state than we might think.
I'll Be Gone in the Dark by Michelle McNamara
The late true-crime journalist's search for the serial murderer and rapist known as "the Golden State Killer."
Astrophysics for People in a Hurry by Neil deGrasse Tyson
A straightforward, easy-to-understand introduction to the universe.
Our 50-state Border Crisis by Howard Buffett
An Illinois sheriff describes the close connection he sees between national security and the opioid crisis.
This is Me by Chrissy Metz
A star of “This Is Us” describes her journey toward self-acceptance.
Educated by Tara Westover
The daughter of survivalists, who is kept out of school, educates herself enough to leave home for university.
Faith by Jimmy Carter
The former president discusses the broader meaning of faith and its effect on our lives, including its religious aspects.
Secret Empires by Peter Schweizer
The author of “Clinton Cash” describes what some politicians might do to enrich themselves while in office.
Killing the Deep State by Jerome R Corsi
The conservative commentator describes a secret conspiracy to undermine the Trump presidency. From the author of "The Obama Nation."
Unified by Tim Scott and Trey Gowdy
Two Republican lawmakers from South Carolina use their relationship as a model for overcoming differences.
Fire and Fury by Michael Wolff
A journalist offers an inside account of the first year of the Trump White House.