Bestsellers

Hardcover Fiction

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An ambitious young art dealer manipulates her way through Manhattan's high-end art world.
(Grand Central: $26.99)
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The breakdown of a Midwestern family.
(Farrar, Straus & Giroux: $28)
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A man confesses to the crime for which another man is about to be executed.
(Doubleday: $28.95)
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A new group of heroes returns to Camp Half-Blood.
(Hyperion: $18.99)
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While Kay Scarpetta studies the art of CT-assisted virtual autopsy, a body is discovered that suggests a high-level conspiracy.
(Putnam: $27.95)
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A vacationing couple help a defecting Russian criminal.
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Revenge and twists of fate are underlying themes in King's most recent collection of eerie tales.
(Scribner: $27.99)
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Alex Cross’ wedding plans are interrupted by a sniper picking off crooked D.C. politicos.
(Little, Brown: $27.99)
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The final book of the "Millennium Trilogy" has Lisbeth Salander in peril.
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Five families struggle against the events of World War I.
(Dutton: $36)
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A cast of characters gets tangled up in an art heist at a posh mansion.
(Little, Brown: $26.99)
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Two murders, two time periods with Sherlock Holmes-worthy twists.
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Assassin Oliver Stone turns to The Camel Club for help after a terrorist attack on U.S. and British leaders.
(Grand Central: $27.99)
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Mickey Haller, with Harry Bosch's help, hopes to nail a seemingly exonerated child killer.
(Little, Brown: $27.99)
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A reformed assassin seeks atonement in this metaphysical thriller set in present-day and 15th century Rome.
(Knopf: $24.95)
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The life of a 5-year-old boy imprisoned in a 12-by-12 room.
(Little, Brown: $24.99)
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Hardcover Nonfiction

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The story of Louis Zamperini, a World War II bombardier, POW and Olympian.
(Random House: $27)
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Keith Richards with James Fox
The seemingly eternal musician shares his life as a Rolling Stone.
(Little, Brown: $29.99)
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Reflections on life and the relentless march of time.
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Critical choices that shaped the former president's time in the White House.
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Mark Twain edited by Harriet E. Smith, et. al
Newly unexpurgated, this first volume commemorates the 100th anniversary of Twain's death.
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The president invites children into the worlds of 13 famous Americans.
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The science and lure of the ocean's gnarliest waves.
(Doubleday: $27.95)
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The infamous queen of Egypt as a political power player.
(Little, Brown: $29.99)
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A Jesuit priest works with L.A. youth in his gang intervention program.
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Jon Stewart, et. al
Our species via "The Daily Show."
(Grand Central: $27.99)
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Life lessons learned through cartoon characters' grievances.
(Chronicle: $9.95)
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An intimate tour of the performer's California compound which she personally designed.
(Viking: $60)
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The rhythm and rhymes behind the rapper and businessman.
(Spiegel & Grau: $35)
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How the American dream is disappearing along with the middle class.
(Crown: $23.99)
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A showcase of classic homes and gardens in the neighborhoods of L.A.
(Rizzoli: $55)
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A compilation of the director's favorite authors and literary pieces.
(McSweeney's: $25)
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Condensed excerpts from the original book.
(Peter Pauper Press: $5.95)
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