Bestsellers

Hardcover Fiction

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The breakdown of a Midwestern family.
(Farrar, Straus & Giroux: $28)
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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 final book of the "Millennium Trilogy" has Lisbeth Salander in peril.
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Tom Clancy with Grant Blackwood
Jack Ryan Jr. and his colleagues are on the trail of the world's most dangerous terrorist.
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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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The lives and schemes of characters at a small-time horseracing track in 1970s West Virginia.
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A new group of heroes returns to Camp Half-Blood.
(Hyperion: $18.99)
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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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Government re-organization, bio-weapons and the Russians challenge Charley and his secret agent team.
(Putnam: $27.95)
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Has a serial killer returned from the dead to reenact his murder spree?
(Bantam: $28)
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The science and lure of the ocean's gnarliest waves.
(Doubleday: $27.95)
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Hunger Games winners face the consequences of their victory.
(Scholastic: $17.99)
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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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A vacationing couple help a defecting Russian criminal.
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The novelist wonders: What happens to all those rock 'n' roll rebels when they grow older?
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Five families struggle against the events of World War I.
(Dutton: $36)
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Hardcover Nonfiction

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The infamous queen of Egypt as a political power player.
(Little, Brown: $29.99)
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The story of Louis Zamperini, a World War II bombardier, POW and Olympian.
(Random House: $27)
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Reflections on life and the relentless march of time.
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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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Keith Richards with James Fox
The seemingly eternal musician shares his life as a Rolling Stone.
(Little, Brown: $29.99)
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The president invites children into the worlds of 13 famous Americans.
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Jon Stewart, et. al
Our species via "The Daily Show."
(Grand Central: $27.99)
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A Jesuit priest works with L.A. youth in his gang intervention program.
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Critical choices that shaped the former president's time in the White House.
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The rhythm and rhymes behind the rapper and businessman.
(Spiegel & Grau: $35)
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Tips and insight for women as to what motivates men.
(Amistad: $24.99)
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A showcase of classic homes and gardens in the neighborhoods of L.A.
(Rizzoli: $55)
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The former secretary of state's early life growing up in the south.
(Crown: $27)
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Spike Lee & Jason Matloff
A behind-the-scenes look at the director's breakthrough 1989 film.
(Ammo Books: $39.95)
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The actor's rags-to-riches Hollywood career.
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