Bestsellers

Hardcover Fiction

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The final book of the "Millennium Trilogy" has Lisbeth Salander in peril.
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An apocalypse with fangs: a military experiment with vampires goes wrong and imperils humanity.
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The Southern lives of a maid, cook and college graduate intertwine.
(Putnam: $24.95)
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The goings-on at a ragtag English-language newspaper in Rome.
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Rusty Sabich and Tommy Molto return to the courtroom after the mysterious death of Rusty's wife.
(Grand Central: $27.99)
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Roving ex-military cop Jack Reacher helps a small South Dakota town deal with sinister forces.
(Delacorte: $28)
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An L.A. noir nightmare that returns to "Less Than Zero's" characters as they near middle age.
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Surf culture and marijuana farming collide in Malibu.
(Overlook: $24.95)
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The novelist wonders: What happens to all those rock 'n' roll rebels when they grow older?
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Siblings battle Egyptian gods to find their Egyptologist father.
(Disney Hyperion: $17.99)
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A 13-year-old aspiring lawyer finds himself in the middle of a murder trial.
(Dutton: $16.99)
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Espionage in warship and armament manufacturing in the buildup to World War I.
(St. Martin's Press: $27.95)
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A washed-up actress looking for a comeback embarks on a love affair with a gold-digging suitor.
(Doubleday: $24.95)
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Hardcover Nonfiction

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A son's compilation of his elderly father's sharp and profane observations.
(HarperCollins: $15.99)
Read The Times' book review.
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How the connection between eating and core beliefs brings fulfillment.
(Scribner: $24)
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A gastronome's journey for foodies everywhere.
(Ecco: $26.99)
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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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A Jesuit priest works with L.A. youth in his gang intervention program.
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The author's account of 14 months with a U.S. Army platoon in Afghanistan.
(Twelve: $26.99)
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The transformation of Zappos CEO from Harvard student to entrepreneur.
(Business Plus: $23.99)
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An inside look at President Obama's first year.
(Simon & Schuster: $28)
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The former first lady's memoir of growing up in West Texas and life in the White House.
(Scribner: $30)
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A quasi-memoir from the iconoclastic movie director.
(Farrar, Straus and Giroux: $25)
Read The Times' book review.
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The contrarian shares his political and personal life stories.
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The stand-up comic known for her salty humor shares her life story.
(Harper: $25.99)
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An account of the building of the Hoover Dam.
(Free Press: $30)
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The singer's early days and relationship with Robert Mapplethorpe.
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A professor's terminal cancer inspires a call to seize life's moments.
(Hyperion: $21.95)
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The basics of cooking by the author and renowned chef.
(Clarkson Potter: $21.99)
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The timeless wisdom and teachings of the late UCLA basketball coach.
(McGraw-Hill: $19.95)
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Essays and amusing tales from the comic's personal life..
(Grand Central: $25.99)
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Discovering the key to ultra-running.
(Knopf: $24.95)
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