Bestsellers

Hardcover Fiction

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A young man clings to a painting years after surviving an explosion at a museum that killed his mother.
(Little, Brown: $30)
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After best friend Rowley ditches him, Greg turns his friend finding mission over to chance.
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The intertwined fate of two courtesans in early 20th century China.
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Racial tensions arise once again in this return to the Mississippi setting of "A Time to Kill."
(Doubleday: $28.95)
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A naive young woman gives her life over to a cult-like Internet company.
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The fate of a prostitute is interrupted when an Englishman arrives in Gold Rush-era New Zealand in 1886.
(Little, Brown: $27)
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J.J. Abrams & Doug Dorst
An experiment in storytelling with two students trying to decode an old novel.
(Mulholland Books: $35)
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The twin brother of a mayoral candidate is released from prison 25 years after pleading guilty for killing his girlfriend.
(Grand Central: $28)
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The trials and triumphs of a 10-year-old boy with a facial deformity starting prep school for the first time.
(Knopf: $15.99)
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Two teenagers fighting cancer fall in love.
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Percy and Annabeth battle to escape the underworld before the Romans march on Camp Half-Blood.
(Disney Hyperion: $19.99)
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This sequel to "The Shining," follows Danny as an adult, a recovering alcoholic still haunted by his past.
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After 27 years of marriage and three children, a woman falls in love with her art dealer and plans to marry in a gay wedding in her hometown.
(Harper: $29.99)
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Resolved to a life as a botanist, the daughter of a wealthy 19th century Philadelphia family finds true love.
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A former fraud investigator is immersed in the dot-com boom hackerworld of 2001 in Manhattan.
(Penguin Press: $28.95)
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Police officers are being brutally murdered at the scenes of unsolved crimes.
(Knopf: $25.95)
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Hardcover Nonfiction

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Anecdotes illustrate how underdogs and misfits gained advantage through adversity.
(Little, Brown: $29)
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The relationship among Presidents Teddy Roosevelt, William H. Taft. and the muckracking press during their terms.
(Simon & Schuster: $40)
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A collection of columns covering three decades of politics from the Financial Times writer.
(Crown: $28)
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The tattooed bad boy pioneer of L.A.'s food-truck craze traces his life from childhood to the Kogi Korean taco truck.
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A guide to finding emotional and spiritual meaning and peace after personal and public devastation.
(Riverhead: $17.95)
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The story of the 15 year old Pakistani girl shot by the Taliban for standing up for her right to an education.
(Little, Brown: $26)
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Bill Dedman and Paul Clark Newell, Jr.
A portrait of the mysterious and reclusive heiress of the Gilded Age, Huguette Clark.
(Ballantine: $28)
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Bill O'Reilly & Martin Dugard
The background of the life of Christ and events leading to his death.
(Henry Holt: $28)
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The essayist's recent collection of life's travails and travel tales.
(Little, Brown: $27)
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An autistic 13-year-old boy shares insight into how his mind works.
(Random House: $22)
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An in-depth look at the Oscar, Emmy, and Tony award winner’s professional life and close, conflicted personal relationships with the likes of Liza Minnelli, Jessica Lange and Dustin Hoffman.
(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: $32)
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A history of the underground marijuana smuggling industry in Bangkok during the 60's and 70's.
(Columbia University Press: $27.95)
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The Emmy Award–winning funnyman reflects on his life on stage and off.
(Howard Books: $25.99)
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The underdog story of a scrappy U.S. Crew team competing for gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics.
(Viking: $28.95)
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A tell-all from “The Tonight Show” host’s longtime lawyer.
(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: $28)
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The vices, virtues and complications of the man in black.
(Little, Brown: $32)
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A collection of the late writer's thoughts on feminism, divorce, her screenplays, and meditations on aging.
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A historical narrative of the year marked by the exploits of Charles Lindbergh, Babe Ruth and Al Capone.
(Doubleday: $28.95)
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