Bestsellers

This week's bestsellers

Hardcover Fiction

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A Northern California teenager is drawn into a cult and its charismatic leader during the late 60's.
(Random House: $27)
Read The Times' book review.
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While working at a famous New York restaurant, a young woman experiences a sensual awakening.
(Knopf: $25)
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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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A London commuter is a witness in a woman's disappearance in this psychological thriller.
(Riverhead: $26.95)
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A blind French girl and a German teen struggle in occupied France during World War II.
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Four dysfunctional siblings squabble over their father's estate.
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Two sisters embark on dangerous paths in German-occupied France during WWII.
(St. Martin's: $27.99)
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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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Banished to New York City, a powerless Apollo must learn to survive in the modern world as a teenage boy.
(Hyperion: $19.99)
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Two sisters struggle toward forgiveness after 15 years of estrangement.
(Ballantine: $28)
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A French resistance leader and his motley team of fighters aid the French in Nazi-occupied Paris.
(Random House: $27)
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A lonely dog owner deals with the declining health of his cherished Dachshund.
(Simon & Schuster: $25.99)
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Hired to protect the Rio Olympics, international security consultant Jack Morgan encounters a ruthless underworld threatening the games.
(Little, Brown: $28)
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Two middle-age couples marriages are strained by a joint Italy vacation.
(Blue Rider Press: $26)
Read The Times' book review.
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In this sequel to "Me Before You," Louisa Clark tries to move on after losing the man she loved.
(Pamela Dorman Books: $26.95)
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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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A counterterrorism operative searches for an informant who ambushed an American mission in Syria.
(Atria: $27.99)
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An ecological saga tracing one family's destruction of the world's forests over 300 years.
(Scribner: $32)
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Three ex-wives of a celebrity chef gather at a Nantucket Beach house after his sudden death.
(Little, Brown: $28)
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A modern day retelling of “Pride and Prejudice,” set in the Cincinnati suburbs.
(Random House: $28)
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Hardcover Nonfiction

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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 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)
Read The Times' book review.
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A comprehensive bio of the Founding Father and first Treasury Secretary of the United States.
(Penguin: $20)
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A former Secret Service officer reveals his observations inside the Clinton White House.
(Center Street: $27)
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Practical and inspirational advice for reinventing your life and career.
(Atria: $25)
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A study of genes weaving science and personal history of mental illness.
(Scribner: $32)
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A glimpse into the relationship between the CNN anchor and his mother, Gloria Vanderbilt.
(Harper: $27.99)
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The history of white poor in America.
(Viking: $28)
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Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jeremy McCarter
Behind-the-scenes of the Grammy winning musical.
(Grand Central: $40)
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The physicalities and excruciating challenges soldiers encounter in war and what science is doing to help.
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The companion to the Fox docudrama about the American Revolution.
(Henry Holt: $35)
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Angela Duckworth
A belief that passion, tenacity and long-term perseverance are the keys to success.
(Scribner: $28)
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An introduction to modern physics.
(Riverhead: $18)
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A serialized novel of two disparate families set in 1840s Victorian London.
(Grand Central: $27)
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What tribal societies can teach us about loyalty, belonging, and why humans are stronger when we come together.
(Twelve: $22)
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Imagining how the contemporary world will be perceived as the distant past.
(Blue Rider Press: $26)
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The founder of Nike shares the inside story of the company’s early days.
(Scribner: $29)
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The Secret Service agent shares his insider perspective protecting five presidents from Eisenhower to Ford.
(Gallery: $28)
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How a band of archivists and historians smuggled precious ancient Arabic manuscripts from Al Qaeda in 2012.
(Simon & Schuster: $26)
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