Bestsellers

This week's bestsellers

Hardcover Fiction

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A kiss in California leads to divorce, remarriage and a family secret that unfolds over a generation.
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A modernization of Hamlet, told from the point of view of Gertrude’s unborn child.
(Nan A. Talese: $24.95)
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A madcap comedy with an ex-cop, a con artist and a kidnapping scheme.
(Knopf: $27.95)
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A slave escapes her terrible circumstances via the Underground Railroad, imagined as a train running under America.
(Doubleday: $26.95)
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J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne & John Tiffany
This script from the West End play finds adult Harry Potter, the father of three children, working at the Ministry of Magic.
(Pottermore: $29.99)
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In 1922, a Russian count is sentenced to house arrest in a grand hotel for the rest of his life.
(Viking: $27)
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A blind French girl and a German teen struggle in occupied France during World War II.
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A teenager is drawn into a Manson-like cult during the late 60's.
(Random House: $27)
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An affluent Jewish couple struggles in a crumbling marriage.
(Farrar, Straus and Giroux: $28)
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A travel magazine journalist on a luxury cruise witnesses a passenger going overboard- or did she?
(Gallery Press: $26)
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To help his radical hippie mother avoid charges, a college professor travels to Norway to uncover long-buried secrets.
(Knopf: $27.95)
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A female cadet is a suspect in the murder of an instructor at the police academy.
(Minotaur: $28.99)
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A fictional re-imagining of the electric rivalry between George Westinghouse and Thomas Edison.
(Random House: $28)
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Sheriff Walt Longmire and Henry Standing Bear investigate a hit-and-run motorcycle accident.
(Viking: $28)
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The trials and triumphs of a 10-year-old boy starting school for the first time.
(Knopf: $16.99)
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When three ice skaters are shot by a sniper, NYPD Lt. Eve Dallas calls on the technical expertise of her husband.
(Berkley: $28)
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The damaging effect of the slave trade on a family split between the U.S. and the Gold Coast of Ghana across 200 years.
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Conspiracy theories arise when a private jet carrying several elite passengers crashes with only two survivors.
(Grand Central: $26)
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James Patterson & Michael Ledwidge
Detective Michael Bennett must save the President from a team of lethal assassins.
(Little, Brown: $28)
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Told from five alternating view points, a family struggles with their father's depression.
(Little, Brown: $26)
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Hardcover Nonfiction

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The former Marine and Yale Law School graduate's account of growing up poor in a white working class neighborhood.
(Harper: $27.99)
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The founding partner of Bain Capital argues that good intentions undermine the middle class.
(Portfolio: $29)
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The author, a recovering alcoholic, recounts her journey of self-discovery after learning of her husband’s infidelity.
(Flatiron: $25.99)
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Bill O'Reilly & Martin Dugard
The gruesome battles with Japan in the Pacific during WWII and the decision to drop the atomic bomb.
(Holt: $30)
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Funny, candid essays from the Emmy Award-winning comedian and writer.
(Gallery Press: $28)
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Neil Patel, Patrick Vlaskovits & Jonas Koffler
Transforming the way you work and live to thrive.
(Rodale: $26.99)
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A collection of autobiographical vignettes from the British spy novelist.
(Viking: $28)
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The comedienne looks back on the sketches, guest and shenanigans behind “The Carol Burnett Show”
(Crown Archetype: $28)
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The former Beach Boy recalls the bands early ascents, harmonies, strife and his fragmented relationship with Brian Wilson.
(Blue Rider Press: $28)
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The cleaning guru's method to decluttering your home and simplifying your life.
(Ten Speed Press: $16.99)
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A portrait of the novelist, Oscar-nominated screenwriter and movie director from her long-time friend.
(Simon & Schuster: $27)
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The rescue of purebred horses from the Nazis in the last days of World War II.
(Ballantine: $28)
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A posthumously published memoir by a young neurosurgeon faced with a terminal cancer.
(Random House: $25)
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The hazards and hopes of black male life.
(Spiegel & Grau: $24)
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The physicalities and excruciating challenges soldiers encounter in war and what science is doing to help.
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An inside look at CAA and how the Hollywood agency transformed the entertainment industry.
(Custom House: $32.50)
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Essays on coming to terms with his own death by the noted physician who died in 2015.
(Knopf: $17)
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Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
A manual on how to defeat Hillary Clinton in the Presidential race.
(Humanix: $24.99)
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Imagining how the contemporary world will be perceived as the distant past.
(Blue Rider Press: $26)
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A bio of the Founding Father and first Treasury Secretary of the United States.
(Penguin: $20)
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