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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Shakespeare meets Edgar Allan Poe in this mash-up adventure.
(Morrow: $26.99)
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A food magazine editor discovers a cache of mysterious World War II-era letters to legendary chef, James Beard.
(Random House: $27)
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The tables are turned when a pair of assassins become the target of a hit.
(Grand Central: $28)
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This sixth collection of short stories strips narrative to its most essential form.
(Farrar, Straus & Giroux: $26)
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Two teenagers fighting cancer fall in love.
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The travails of Wyatt Earp and Doc Holliday from Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show to the famed gunfight at the O.K. Corral.
(Liveright: $24.95)
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A blind French girl and a German teen struggle in occupied France during World War II.
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The friendship between a 10-year-old Charleston slave and her reluctant 11-year-old owner.
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A collection of short stories by the late author about residents of a fictional Irish neighborhood.
(Knopf: $26.95)
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A boy hires a private detective to check out his mother's new boyfriend.
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An American scholar attends a meditative retreat at Auschwitz in 1996 to research the death of a survivor.
(Riverhead: $27.95)
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A Southern lawyer digs into Mississippi’s dark past during the early 1960’s to defend his doctor father.
(Morrow: $27.99)
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Cross-dressers, artists, racecar drivers and expats find freedom of expression in a mid-century Paris cabaret club.
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Left for dead, an astronaut struggles to survive on Mars.
(Crown: $24)
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Based on a true, 1876 unsolved crime, a burlesque dancer tracks down a friend's killer in San Francisco.
(Little, Brown: $27)
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A professional house-sitter witnesses a murder/suicide.
(Putnam: $27.95)
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A genetics professor designs a scientific survey to find the perfect wife.
(Simon & Schuster: $24)
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A cynical girl teams up with a squirrel with superpowers of flight and the ability to type poetry.
(Candlewick: $17.99)
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Hardcover Nonfiction

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A political memoir with a twist from the unlikely political star.
(Metropolitan: $28)
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The New Yorker cartoonist finds black comedy in her elderly parents' decline.
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In her second memoir, the actress ponders aging, beauty and her fondness for turtlenecks.
(Random House: $26)
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Menopause, divorce and other midlife advice from a comedic voice.
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Behind the scenes of the meteoric rise of the CEO of fashion retailer Nasty Gal.
(Portfolio: $26.95)
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A new biography of "The Duke" analyzes his childhood, Hollywood stardom and his relationship with director John Ford.
(Simon & Schuster: $32.50)
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Practical advice and life lessons learned from the beloved classic children's series.
(Golden Books: $9.99)
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The editor of The Huffington Post redefines what it means to be successful beyond money and power.
(Harmony: $26)
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The first official guide to the popular online game filled with expert survival tips.
(Scholastic: $7.99)
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A post-financial crisis tale of a group of Wall Street guys reforming the markets via high-frequency trading.
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Robin Roberts with Veronica Chambers
The "Good Morning America" anchor writes about overcoming breast cancer and a bone marrow transplant.
(Grand Central: $27)
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How unpunished corporate greed and mass incarceration of the poor have divided American ideals.
(Spiegel & Grau: $27)
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The vices, virtues and complications of the man in black.
(Little, Brown: $32)
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The atheist author traces a spiritual quest from her youth.
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An expanded version of the author's 2013 commencement speech at Syracuse University.
(Random House: $14)
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The first of two-volumes covers Jewish history from pre-biblical times to 1492 and expulsion from Spain.
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Anecdotes illustrate how underdogs and misfits gained advantage through adversity.
(Little, Brown: $29)
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The story of Louis Zamperini, a World War II bombardier, POW and Olympian.
(Random House: $27)
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The "Nightline" anchor's meditative adventure to find peace after an on-air panic attack.
(It Books: $25.99)
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