Bestsellers

This week's bestsellers

Hardcover Fiction

Place Weeks
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President Lincoln grieves the loss of his son and is haunted by ghosts.
(Random House: $28)
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A recreation of the great Norse tales.
(Norton: $25.95)
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Two middle eastern refugees began a romance in the middle of a civil war.
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4
In 1922, a Russian count is sentenced to house arrest in a grand hotel for the rest of his life.
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A 20 year collection of stories exploring immigration, identity, love and family.
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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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An illustrated collection of 40 diverse profiles of females who shaped the world.
(Ten Speed Press: $15.99)
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Greg and Rowley try to make a big-time a scary movie after finding an old video camera in the basement.
(Abrams: $13.95)
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A sadistic architect builds a modern house that controls its young, female inhabitants.
(Ballantine: $27)
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A portrait of a shocking Israeli standup comedian.
(Knopf: $25.95)
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A television reporter investigates incriminating allegations against the vice president of the United States.
(Delacorte: $28.99)
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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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A chronicle of four generations of an ethnic Korean family in Japan.
(Grand Central: $27)
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14
A mystery about a cold case of a girl’s murder and disappearance of a detective’s daughter.
(Farrar, Straus & Giroux: $28)
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This fictional memoir explores the real life muse portrayed in Andrew Wyeths’ iconic painting "Christina’s World."
(Morrow: $27.99)
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A blind French girl and a German teen struggle in occupied France during World War II.
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Alex Delaware and LAPD detective Milo Sturgis investigate the mysterious death of an elderly woman.
(Ballantine: $28.99)
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Lt. Eve Dallas of the N.Y.P.D. investigates a fatal home invasion.
(St. Martin's Press: $27.99)
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Set in post-Civil War Texas, an elderly news reader is asked to return a captive Kiowa girl back to her relatives.
(Morrow: $22.99)
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A slave escapes via the Underground Railroad, imagined as a train running under America.
(Doubleday: $26.95)
Read The Times' book review.
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Hardcover Nonfiction

Place Weeks
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excerpts from the authors never-before-seen notebooks about a Southern road trip with her husband and Patty Hearst’s trial.
(Knopf: $21)
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The former Marine and Yale Law School graduate's account of growing up poor in a white working class neighborhood.
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3
Paintings and stories of America’s military veterans by former president George W. Bush.
(Crown: $35)
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A feminist manifesto in 15 suggestions on how to raise a girl to become a strong, independent woman.
(Knopf: $15)
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5
The Third Reich’s widespread reliance of drugs, particularly methamphetamines in World War II.
(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: $28)
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The Nobel Prize-winning spiritual leaders share their wisdom.
(Avery: $26)
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7
A look into the future by the author of “Sapiens.”
(Harper: $35)
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The making of the Oscar winning, classic Western during the height of the Hollywood blacklist.
(Bloomsbury: $28)
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9
A posthumously published memoir by a young neurosurgeon faced with a terminal cancer.
(Random House: $25)
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10
Bill O'Reilly & Martin Dugard
The battles with Japan in the Pacific during WWII and the decision to drop the atomic bomb.
(Holt: $30)
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A guide to the Danish philosophy of comfort, togetherness, and well-being.
(Morrow: $28.99)
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12
An African American nurse is taken to court by white supremacists in a racially charged case.
(Ballantine: $11.64)
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12
The comedian and host of “The Daily Show” recounts the challenges of growing up mixed-race under apartheid in South Africa.
(Spiegel & Grau: $28)
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Looking back 75 years later at the making of the classic Oscar winning film.
(Norton: $27.95)
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14
The true story of friendship between Wyatt Earp and Bat Masterson in the wildest town in the West.
(St. Martin's: $29.99)
1
15
The hazards and hopes of black male life.
(Spiegel & Grau: $24)
Read The Times' book review.
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The untold stories of the women who computed data for NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
(Morrow: $)
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17
The case that trees in the forest are purposeful, social beings living in dynamic relationship with each other.
(Greystone Books: $24.95)
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Essays about the 2016 presidential campaign and its aftermath by the Rolling Stone contributor.
(Spiegel & Grau: $28)
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Chip & Joanna Gaines
Inside the lives of the married stars of HGTV’s “Fixer Upper”
(Thomas Nelson: $26.99)
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20
Tactics, routines and habits of billionaires and performers compiled from 200 interviews with the author.
(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: $28)
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