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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 22, 2018
The President is Missing by Bill Clinton and James Patterson
President Jonathan Duncan takes on adversaries at home and abroad.
Spymaster by Brad Thor
The 18th book in the Scot Harvath series. As a war looms, a counterterrorism operative takes on a new role his own way.
The Perfect Couple by Elin Hilderbrand
A body is found in Nantucket Harbor hours before a picture-perfect wedding.
The Outsider by Stephen King
A detective investigates a seemingly wholesome member of the community when an 11-year-old boy’s body is found.
All We Ever Wanted by Emily Giffin
A scandal sends members of two Nashville families into chaos.
There There by Tommy Orange
A multigenerational story exploring the plight of the urban Native American.
A tarot card reader mistakenly receives an inheritance letter and attends the funeral of the deceased.
When Life Gives You Lululemons by Lauren Weisberger
Emily Charlton plans a comeback from the suburbs.
The Fallen by David Baldacci
Amos Decker puts his talents toward solving a string of murders.
Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate
A South Carolina lawyer learns about the questionable practices of a Tennessee orphanage.
Jack Ryan Jr. risks his life to protect a woman in a country on the brink of civil war.
Something in the Water by Catherine Steadman
A documentary filmmaker and an investment banker must decide whether they should protect a secret.
An artist upends a quiet town outside Cleveland.
Shelter in Place by Nora Roberts
Survivors of a mass shooting outside a mall in Portland, Me., develop different coping mechanisms.
The Last Time I Lied by Riley Sager
A painter is in danger when she returns to the summer camp where some of her childhood friends disappeared.

Hardcover Nonfiction

New York Times Nonfiction Best SellersJuly 22, 2018
Calypso by David Sedaris
A collection of comedic stories on mortality, middle age and a beach house dubbed the Sea Section.
The Soul of America by Jon Meacham
The present political climate is contextualized through the lens of difficult moments in American history.
Educated by Tara Westover
The daughter of survivalists leaves home for university.
How to Change Your Mind by Michael Pollan
A personal account of how psychedelics might help the mentally ill and people dealing with everyday challenges.
Astrophysics for People in a Hurry by Neil deGrasse Tyson
A straightforward, easy-to-understand introduction to the universe.
The former U.S. intelligence officer describes the tools and techniques used by Vladimir Putin to affect the 2016 election.
Bad Blood by John Carreyrou
The rise and fall of the biotech startup Theranos.
Barracoon by Zora Neale Hurston
A previously unpublished, first-person account of a man who was enslaved 50 years after the slave trade was banned.
Lincoln's Last Trial by Dan Abrams and David Fisher
The 1859 courtroom battle in which Abraham Lincoln defended the murderer of his protégé.
The Sun Does Shine by Anthony Ray Hinton with Lara Love Hardin
A wrongfully imprisoned man on death row becomes a beacon to his fellow inmates.
I'll Be Gone in the Dark by Michelle McNamara
A search for "the Golden State Killer."
Yes We (still) Can by Dan Pfeiffer
The former White House communications director prescribes a way forward for Democrats.
Believe It by Nick Foles with Joshua Cooley
The ups and downs of the quarterback who led the Philadelphia Eagles to their 2018 Super Bowl win.
Trump's America by Newt Gingrich
The former speaker of the House’s views on the achievements of and obstacles facing the current administration.
Fascism: a Warning by Madeleine Albright with Bill Woodward
The former secretary of state examines the legacy of fascism in the 20th century and its potential revival.