Bestsellers

Hardcover Fiction

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The final book of the "Millennium Trilogy" has Lisbeth Salander in peril.
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A pious Dutch official finds love in turn-of-the-19th-century Japan.
(Random House: $26)
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The Southern lives of a maid, cook and college graduate intertwine.
(Putnam: $24.95)
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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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Siblings battle Egyptian gods to find their Egyptologist father.
(Disney Hyperion: $17.99)
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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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A Greek official becomes immersed with European spies, in the early days of World War II.
(Random House: $26)
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A Former CIA agent tracks down the killer of a former lover.
(Little, Brown: $27.99)
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The goings-on at a ragtag English-language newspaper in Rome.
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An apocalypse with fangs: a military experiment with vampires goes wrong and imperils humanity.
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The final book in the "Twilight" saga finds Bella choosing immorality.
(Little, Brown: $22.99)
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In a post-apocalyptic future, kids are forced to fight in gladiator-like matches to the death.
(Scholastic: $17.99)
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Surf culture and marijuana farming collide in Malibu.
(Overlook: $24.95)
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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 newfound romance between dog lovers is disturbed by a copycat serial killer.
(Putnam: $26.95)
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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)
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A gastronome's journey for foodies everywhere.
(Ecco: $26.99)
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The contrarian shares his political and personal life stories.
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A Jesuit priest works with L.A. youth in his gang intervention program.
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A quasi-memoir from the iconoclastic movie director.
(Farrar, Straus and Giroux: $25)
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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 singer's early days and relationship with Robert Mapplethorpe.
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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 professor's terminal cancer inspires a call to seize life's moments.
(Hyperion: $21.95)
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An inside look at President Obama's first year.
(Simon & Schuster: $28)
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The high-octane marriage of Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton
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Essays and amusing tales from the comic's personal life..
(Grand Central: $25.99)
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A comprehensive biography of the colorful and complex British Prime Minister.
(Viking: $24.95)
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A true account of a how a fictional story and a dead body fooled the Nazis in World War II.
(Harmony: $25.99)
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An upgraded assessment on how to find your top talents.
(Gallup Press: $22.95)
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