Bestsellers

Hardcover Fiction

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The breakdown of a Midwestern family.
(Farrar, Straus & Giroux: $28)
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The final book of the "Millennium Trilogy" has Lisbeth Salander in peril.
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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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The Southern lives of a maid, cook and college graduate intertwine.
(Putnam: $24.95)
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No one is safe in the final installment of the Hunger Games trilogy.
(Scholastic: $17.99)
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"Spook Country"'s Hollis Henry plunges into the secret world of military apparel manufacturing.
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Hunger Games winners face the consequences of their victory.
(Scholastic: $17.99)
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V. I. Warshawski is hired to clear an Iraqi war vet's name in the killing of a body artist.
(Putnam: $26.95)
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Given as a royal gift, an elephant treks to his new home.
(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: $24)
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A teenager with transformative powers travels to Victorian England to find her brother.
(Margaret K. McElderry: $19.99)
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The beloved serial killer investigates the disappearance of a teenaged girl running with goth like vampires.
(Doubleday: $25.95)
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Bonobo apes become reality stars after their research lab is bombed.
(Spiegel & Grau: $26)
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A coming-of-age tale of a young man fascinated with communications technology.
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A satirical, twisted, futuristic love story.
(Random House: $26)
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A marriage strains under the spotlight of celebrity.
(Atria: $25.99)
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Hardcover Nonfiction

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Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow
God and quantum theory.
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A Jesuit priest works with L.A. youth in his gang intervention program.
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The former British prime minister's candid account of his career.
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A son's compilation of his elderly father's sharp and profane observations.
(HarperCollins: $15.99)
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The singer's influence on music and culture.
(Doubleday: $28.95)
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The crime novelist's restless, reckless love affairs.
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How "Breakfast at Tiffany's" and a little black dress influenced a generation.
(Harper: $19.99)
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The author's case that President Obama's policies have threatened the public's constitutional rights.
(Regnery: $29.95)
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The Official Preppy Handbook gets a contemporary upgrade.
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The mid-century exodus of black Southerners to the North and Midwest.
(Random House: $30)
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The fashion photographer shares two decades of his most intimate photos of the model.
(Taschen: $700)
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The singer's early days and relationship with Robert Mapplethorpe.
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A gastronome's journey for foodies everywhere.
(Ecco: $26.99)
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A photographic journey through the city's cultural, political, industrial and sociological history.
(Taschen: $69.99)
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The "Project Runway" mentor's down-to-earth guidelines for making life better.
(Gallery Press: $23.99)
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An exploration of the background of high achievers.
(Little, Brown: $27.99)
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Essays and amusing tales from the comic's personal life..
(Grand Central: $25.99)
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A quasi-memoir from the iconoclastic movie director.
(Farrar, Straus and Giroux: $25)
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