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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 28, 2019
A woman who survived alone in the marsh becomes a murder suspect.
Someone Knows by Lisa Scottoline
A dark secret emerges when Allie Garvey returns home to attend a childhood friend’s funeral.
Lost Roses by Martha Hall Kelly
In 1914, the New York socialite Eliza Ferriday works to help White Russian families escape from the revolution.
The Cornwalls Are Gone by James Patterson and Brendan DuBois
An Army intelligence officer must commit a crime or lose her kidnapped husband and daughter.
Two Weeks by Karen Kingsbury
A pregnant 18-year-old has limited time to change her mind about giving her baby up for adoption.
Run Away by Harlan Coben
A family is torn apart when the daughter becomes addicted to drugs and goes missing.
The Tale Teller by Anne Hillerman
Investigations by Leaphorn, Chee and Manuelito overlap in the desert Southwest.
Celtic Empire by Clive Cussler and Dirk Cussler
The 25th book in the Dirk Pitt series.
The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides
Theo Faber looks into the mystery of a famous painter who stops speaking after shooting her husband.
Metropolis by Philip Kerr
Bernie Gunther joins the Murder Commission in Berlin in 1928. The final Bernie Gunther novel completed before the author’s death.
Daisy Jones & the Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid
A fictional oral history charting the rise and fall of a ’70s rock ’n’ roll band.
Wolf Pack by CJ Box
The Wyoming game wardens Joe Pickett and Katelyn Hamm take on killers working for the Sinaloa cartel.
Miracle at St. Andrews by James Patterson and Peter de Jonge
A former professional golfer visits the course in Scotland.
Lost and Wanted by Nell Freudenberger
An M.I.T. professor receives a phone call from her recently deceased screenwriter friend.
The friendship over many decades of two female divers from the Korean Island of Jeju is pushed to a breaking point.

Hardcover Nonfiction

New York Times Nonfiction Best SellersApril 28, 2019
Life Will Be the Death of Me by Chelsea Handler
The comedian chronicles going into therapy and becoming an advocate for change.
Becoming by Michelle Obama
The former first lady describes how she balanced work, family and her husband’s political ascent.
Educated by Tara Westover
The daughter of survivalists leaves home for university.
The Matriarch by Susan Page
A biography of the former first lady Barbara Bush, based on interviews and her private diaries.
A psychotherapist gains unexpected insights when she becomes another therapist’s patient.
Working by Robert A Caro
The Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer shares insights into his craft.
The conservative political commentator reflects upon what he considers most impactful to Western civilization.
Commander in Cheat by Rick Reilly
A sportswriter handicaps the current president’s character, based on how he plays golf.
Charged by Emily Bazelon
Issues created by mass incarceration and our criminal justice system are explored through the cases of two young people.
Save Me the Plums by Ruth Reichl
A memoir by the former restaurant critic of The New York Times and editor in chief of Gourmet.
Bad Blood by John Carreyrou
The rise and fall of the biotech startup Theranos.
American Moonshot by Douglas Brinkley
The development of NASA and the space race against the Soviet Union during the Cold War.
Ladies Who Punch by Ramin Setoodeh
A behind-the-scenes look at the daytime talk show “The View.”
Stony the Road by Henry Louis Gates Jr
The fight for Reconstruction's promise, the terror ignited by Jim Crow segregation and its modern reverberations.
Accidental Presidents by Jared Cohen
The stories of eight men who became president without being elected because their predecessors died in office.