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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 29, 2018
Circe by Madeline Miller
Zeus banishes Helios' daughter to an island, where she must choose between living with gods or mortals.
After Anna by Lisa Scottoline
A woman marries a widower and reunites with her teenage daughter who is murdered soon after, and the husband is put on trial for it.
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 Thief by JR Ward
The 16th book in the Black Dagger Brotherhood series. Sola Morte falls for a man who sells weapons to a group of vampire warriors.
Shoot First by Stuart Woods
Stone Barrington searches for the person who plotted to kill the woman behind a cutting-edge software startup.
The Female Persuasion by Meg Wolitzer
The relationship between a college freshman and a famous feminist reveals the challenges of intergenerational feminism.
The Sixth Day by Catherine Coulter and JT Ellison
The fifth book in the A Brit in the F.B.I. series. After the German vice chancellor dies, special agents investigate one of Dracula’s descendants.
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.
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 Disappeared by CJ Box
A Wyoming game warden teams up with his daughter to find a missing British businesswoman.
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.
Varina by Charles Frazier
As the Confederacy and her marriage to Jefferson Davis fall apart, a woman flees Richmond with her children.
A recluse who drinks heavily and takes prescription drugs may have witnessed a crime across from her Harlem townhouse.
Macbeth by Jo Nesbo
In this adaptation of Shakespeare's tragedy, police in a 1970s industrial town take on a pair of drug lords.

Hardcover Nonfiction

New York Times Nonfiction Best SellersApril 29, 2018
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.
Russian Roulette by Michael Isikoff and David Corn
Details of the 2016 presidential election, with an emphasis on Russia's possible involvement.
Astrophysics for People in a Hurry by Neil deGrasse Tyson
A straightforward, easy-to-understand introduction to the universe.
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."
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.
Educated by Tara Westover
The daughter of survivalists, who is kept out of school, educates herself enough to leave home for university.
Natural Causes by Barbara Ehrenreich
A look at aging, the ways people try to control the inevitable and strategies for accepting mortality.
Secret Empires by Peter Schweizer
The author of “Clinton Cash” describes what some politicians might do to enrich themselves while in office.
Tiger Woods by Jeff Benedict and Armen Keteyian
A deeper look at the personal and professional triumphs and disasters of the champion golfer.
Fire and Fury by Michael Wolff
A journalist offers an inside account of the first year of the Trump White House.
This is Me by Chrissy Metz
A star of “This Is Us” describes her journey toward self-acceptance.
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.
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.
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."
Our 50-state Border Crisis by Howard Buffett
An Illinois sheriff describes the close connection he sees between national security and the opioid crisis.