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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 SellersOctober 21, 2018
A Spark of Light by Jodi Picoult
The lives of patients, doctors and activists intersect when a gunman holds them all hostage in a woman's health center in Mississippi.
Vince Flynn: Red War by Kyle Mills
When the Russian prime minister plots to invade the Baltics, only Mitch Rapp can stop him.
After posting a video that goes viral, April May must deal with the pressures of becoming an internet sensation.
Alaskan Holiday by Debbie Macomber
A Seattleite cook stuck in remote Ponder, Alaska, grapples with her feelings for the local swordsmith.
Blood Communion by Anne Rice
The latest in the Vampire Chronicles series details Prince Lestat’s reign over the vampire world.
Juror #3 by James Patterson and Nancy Allen
Ruby Bozarth defends a college football star charged in a felony case complicated by a second murder.
Lethal White by Robert Galbraith
The fourth book in the Cormoran Strike series. Detectives Strike and Ellacott investigate a crime a young man may have witnessed as a child; by J. K. Rowling, writing pseudonymously.
In a quiet town on the North Carolina coast in 1969, a woman who survived alone in the marsh becomes a murder suspect.
Uncompromising Honor by David Weber
The 19th book in the Honor Harrington series. The Star Kingdom’s Grand Fleet commander takes on the Solarian League’s corrupt leaders and its navy.
War of the Wolf by Bernard Cornwell
The Saxon Tales series continues as Uhtred of Bebbanburg fights a new foe who controls an army of wolf-warriors and wants to rule Northumbria.
Transcription by Kate Atkinson
Ten years later, figures from a BBC radio producer’s past as an M15 recruit in 1940 confront her.
Time's Convert by Deborah Harkness
During his lover's journey to immortality, a vampire's past returns to haunt them both.
Shadow Tyrants by Clive Cussler and Boyd Morrison
Juan Cabrillo and his crew fight two destructive adversaries.
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.
In His Father's Footsteps by Danielle Steel
The son of two Holocaust survivors struggles to become his own person after his marriage falls apart.

Hardcover Nonfiction

New York Times Nonfiction Best SellersOctober 21, 2018
Ship of Fools by Tucker Carlson
The Fox News anchor argues that America’s ruling class is out of touch with everyday citizens.
Fear by Bob Woodward
Based on hours of interviews with sources, the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist describes debates and decision-making within the Trump White House.
The Fifth Risk by Michael Lewis
The author of "The Big Short" examines how the Trump administration staffs its federal agencies.
In Pieces by Sally Field
A memoir by the two-time Academy Award and three-time Emmy Award winner.
Good and Mad by Rebecca Traister
The history and cultural significance of women's anger.
Leadership by Doris Kearns Goodwin
The challenges that shaped the leadership abilities of four presidents: Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Lyndon B. Johnson.
Thirst by Scott Harrison
A memoir by the founder of the nonprofit Charity: Water.
To Shake the Sleeping Self by Jedidiah Jenkins
The son of conservative Christians cycles from Oregon to Patagonia, reconciling his sexuality with his upbringing.
Lessons by Gisele Bündchen
A memoir by the international supermodel detailing her childhood in southern Brazil and her career as a fashion icon.
Educated by Tara Westover
The daughter of survivalists leaves home for university.
Full Disclosure by Stormy Daniels with Kevin Carr O'Leary
The adult film actress and director recounts her road to the national spotlight and experiences with President Trump.
The Greatest Love Story Ever Told by Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman
In a series of intimate conversations between themselves, the authors recount lessons learned from their 18-year romance.
These Truths by Jill Lepore
An investigation of truth in America traced through its intertwining histories of politics, law, technology and journalism.
The Monty Python icon recalls his decades-long career in television, comedy, theater and film.
The legal analyst and Fox News host argues in favor of President Trump.