Bestsellers

This week's bestsellers

Hardcover Fiction

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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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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 multi-generational saga of families' secrets, lies and loves.
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A collection of shorts stories featuring passionate women living complex lives.
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Childhood best friends' dreams of becoming dancers take them down two different paths.
(Penguin Press: $27)
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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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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 dying magnate hires Harry Bosch to track down an heir to his fortune.
(Little, Brown: $29)
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A blind French girl and a German teen struggle in occupied France during World War II.
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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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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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After his marriage and business fall apart, a single father takes a chance on new love.
(Grand Central: $27)
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The life of Dutch courtesan, dancer and spy Mata Hari written as a series of letters to her attorney,
(Knopf: $22)
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On the run from her government employer, an ex agent takes on one last job to clear her name.
(Little, Brown: $28)
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Detective Alex Cross teams up with his wife to catch a killer wreaking panic on Washington, D.C
(Little, Brown: $29)
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A previously disbarred lawyer alerts a Florida investigator to a corrupt judge involved with the Mob and Indian casinos.
(Doubleday: $28.95)
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A satiric California Dream viewed through the perspective of a riches to rags screenwriter.
(Rare Bird Books: $20)
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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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The trials and triumphs of a 10-year-old boy starting school for the first time.
(Knopf: $16.99)
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Army Investigator John Puller searches for the truth about his mother, who vanished 30 years ago.
(Grand Central: $29)
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Hardcover Nonfiction

Place Weeks
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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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A history of the birth of behavioral economics from two visionary scholars, Daniel Kahneman and the late Amos Tversky.
(Norton: $28.95)
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Angie Morgan, Courtney Lynch and Sean Lynch
Outlining seven key behaviors to develop leadership.
(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: $27)
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The Nobel Prize-winning spiritual leaders share their wisdom.
(Avery: $26)
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Tactics, routines and habits of billionaires and performers compiled from 200 interviews with the author.
(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: $28)
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The late author revisits her "Star Wars" days and affair with Harrison Ford.
(Blue Rider Press: $26)
Read The Times' book review.
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Solutions on thriving amid accelerating technology and globalization.
(Farrar, Straus and Giroux: $28)
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The hazards and hopes of black male life.
(Spiegel & Grau: $24)
Read The Times' book review.
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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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Personal essays from the star of "Gilmore Girls" on life, love, and working as a woman in Hollywood.
(Ballantine: $28)
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A bio of the Founding Father and first U.S. Treasury Secretary.
(Penguin: $20)
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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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The poet's latest collection reflects the beauty of the natural world.
(Penguin Press: $26)
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"The Boss" writes of his youth in New Jersey, battles with depression, family life and his unrelenting drive to perform.
(Simon & Schuster: $32.50)
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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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The cleaning guru's method to decluttering your home and simplifying your life.
(Ten Speed Press: $16.99)
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An account of the young Winston Churchill’s exploits during the Boer War in 1899.
(Doubleday: $30)
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Funny, candid essays from the Emmy Award-winning comedian and writer.
(Gallery Press: $28)
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The twentieth century’s intellectual movements and the revolutionary thinkers who shaped it.
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The Fox News anchor discloses her altercations with Donald Trump and former boss, Roger Ailes.
(Harper: $29.99)
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