Bestsellers

Hardcover Fiction

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The Southern lives of a maid, cook and college graduate intertwine.
(Putnam: $24.95)
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This collection's title story refers to a tale based on Victor of Aveyron, the feral child discovered in the wilds of France in 1797.
(Viking: $25.95)
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Operative Shaw pursues a human trafficker and arms dealer.
(Grand Central: $27.99)
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Percy Jackson and his army of demigods battle the Lord of Time.
(Disney Hyperion: $17.99)
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A physicist tries to reinvigorate his career (at a colleague's expense).
(Nan A. Talese: $26.95)
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A Holocaust fable featuring a donkey and her monkey companion.
(Spiegel & Grau: $24)
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Fraught parents send their teenage daughter to a wilderness rehab program.
(Riverhead: $25.95)
Read The Times' book review.
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The ravages of the Vietnam War as told by an ambitious young soldier.
(Atlantic Monthly: $24.95)
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Still mourning the loss of his wife and unborn child, an inspector returns to Scotland Yard
(Harper: $28.99)
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The adventures of Greg Heffley, a wise-cracking kid trying to survive middle school.
(Amulet: $12.95)
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Hardcover Nonfiction

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How the U.S. economy was driven to collapse by the bond and real estate markets.
(W.W. Norton: $27.95)
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The New Yorker editor's biography of President Obama as pragmatist, seeker and civil rights symbol.
(Knopf: $29.95)
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A Jesuit priest works with L.A. youth in his gang intervention program.
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A probing account into the queen of all media's empire and her personal life.
(Crown: $30)
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The stand-up comic known for her salty humor shares her life story.
(Harper: $25.99)
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A manifesto on surviving and saving our planet from global warming.
(Times Books: $24)
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Memoir of the legendary Hollywood producer and manager.
(Twelve: $25.99)
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Essays and amusing tales from the comic's personal life..
(Grand Central: $25.99)
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The former NFL quarterback's journey with his son's autism.
(Hyperion: $24.99)
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The comedian's humorous look at her career and life in showbiz
(Harmony: $25)
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The sex symbol's views.
(Weinstein: $26.95)
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