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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 SellersJuly 25, 2021
The Paper Palace by Miranda Cowley Heller
After an extramarital dalliance, Elle must choose between her husband and her childhood love.
Falling by T.J. Newman
A kidnapper demands that a pilot crash his plane with 144 passengers onboard to save his family.
Nine Lives by Danielle Steel
After tragedy upsets her stable family life, Maggie must decide if she will take a risk with a thrill seeker.
Hannah Hall discovers truths about her missing husband and bonds with his daughter from a previous relationship.
Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid
An epic party has serious outcomes for four famous siblings.
The President's Daughter by Bill Clinton and James Patterson
Matthew Keating, a past president and former Navy SEAL, goes on his own to find his abducted teenage daughter.
Nora Seed finds a library beyond the edge of the universe that contains books with multiple possibilities of the lives one could have lived.
Golden Girl by Elin Hilderbrand
A Nantucket novelist gets one final summer to watch what happens from the great beyond.
The Maidens by Alex Michaelides
A therapist suspects a Greek tragedy professor at Cambridge University of committing murder.
Razorblade Tears by S.A. Cos
Two ex-cons must overcome their prejudices about their sons, who were married to each other, to team up and exact revenge on whoever murdered them.
The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah
As dust storms roll during the Great Depression, Elsa must choose between saving the family and farm or heading West.
Project Hail Mary by Andy Weir
Ryland Grace awakes from a long sleep alone and far from home, and the fate of humanity rests on his shoulders.
Sooley by John Grisham
Samuel Sooleymon receives a basketball scholarship to North Carolina Central and determines to bring his family over from a civil war-ravaged South Sudan.
A Faustian bargain comes with a curse that affects the adventure Addie LaRue has across centuries.
The Personal Librarian by Marie Benedict and Victoria Christopher Murray
A Black woman who becomes one of the most powerful people in the art and book world is forced to hide her true identity.

Hardcover Nonfiction

New York Times Nonfiction Best SellersJuly 25, 2021
How I Saved the World by Jesse Watters
The Fox News host recounts his career and prescribes ways to defend against what he considers left-wing radicalism.
This is Your Mind on Plants by Michael Pollan
A look at arbitrary beliefs surrounding opium, caffeine and mescaline, which are derived from plants.
Trejo by Danny Trejo with Donal Logue
The screen actor describes how his past, which includes heroin addiction and prison time, has informed some of his roles.
Killing the Mob by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard
The 10th book in the conservative commentator’s Killing series looks at organized crime in the United States during the 20th century.
Untamed by Glennon Doyle
The activist and public speaker describes her journey of listening to her inner voice.
Greenlights by Matthew McConaughey
The Academy Award-winning actor shares snippets from the diaries he kept over the last 35 years.
The Bomber Mafia by Malcolm Gladwell
A look at the key players and outcomes of precision bombing during World War II.
Caste by Isabel Wilkerson
The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist examines aspects of caste systems across civilizations and reveals a rigid hierarchy in America today.
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.
Fox and I by Catherine Raven
A former national park ranger details her friendship with a wild fox in an isolated part of Montana.
Forget the Alamo by Bryan Burrough, Chris Tomlinson and Jason Stanford
A re-examination of the events of the Battle of the Alamo that challenges a commonly understood version of them.
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.
A collection of personal essays that review different facets of the human-centered planet.
Think Again by Adam Grant
An examination of the cognitive skills of rethinking and unlearning that could be used to adapt to a rapidly changing world.
First Friends by Gary Ginsberg
Profiles of confidants and close friends of several American presidents including Abraham Lincoln and Harry Truman.