Bestsellers

Hardcover Fiction

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The final book of the "Millennium Trilogy" has Lisbeth Salander in peril.
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The Southern lives of a maid, cook and college graduate intertwine.
(Putnam: $24.95)
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A satirical, twisted, futuristic love story.
(Random House: $26)
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A pious Dutch official finds love in turn-of-the-19th-century Japan.
(Random House: $26)
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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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Murder and a stolen Rembrandt portrait.
(Putnam: $26.95)
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The tale of Henry VII's mother and her destiny to see him crowned King of England.
(Touchstone: $25.99)
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The relationship between a TV writer's wife and her Filipina nanny.
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The goings-on at a ragtag English-language newspaper in Rome.
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A prequel to the role playing video game that takes place 3,500 years before the rise of Darth Vader.
(LucasBooks: $27)
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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 Polar bear tries to survive the Hollywood rat race with help from Leonardo DiCaprio.
(Melville House: $15.95)
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A satirical look at fictional diaries of The Obamas.
(Threshold: $25)
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An apocalypse with fangs: a military experiment with vampires goes wrong and imperils humanity.
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A London curator's search for a stolen Kraken exhibit leads him into a strange underworld of squid worshipers.
(Del Rey: $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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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 Jesuit priest works with L.A. youth in his gang intervention program.
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How "Breakfast at Tiffany's" and a little black dress influenced a generation.
(Harper: $19.99)
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An inside look at the Oscar-winning actress, mother and humanitarian.
(St. Martin's Press: $26.99)
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An exploration of the background of high achievers.
(Little, Brown: $27.99)
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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 gastronome's journey for foodies everywhere.
(Ecco: $26.99)
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An upgraded assessment on how to find your top talents.
(Gallup Press: $22.95)
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A literary agent's crack-addicted confessional
(Little, Brown: $23.99)
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The science and oddities required for space travel.
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A critical analysis of American military policy.
(Metropolitan: $25)
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The singer's early days and relationship with Robert Mapplethorpe.
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The history and debate between wild and farm-raised fish.
(Penguin Press: $25.95)
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A self-proclaimed geek girl's advice on life in Hollywood.
(St. Martin's Press: $23.99)
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What a poor black woman's cancer cells did for science and didn't do for her family.
(Crown: $26)
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Buddhist techniques and practices for finding happiness by living in the moment.
(Shambhala: $19.95)
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A photographic journey through the city's cultural, political, industrial and sociological history.
(Taschen: $70)
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