Bestsellers

Hardcover Fiction

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A Tokyo railroad engineer revisits his painful past.
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Beset with a midlife crisis a woman begins an affair with a childhood friend.
(Knopf: $24.95)
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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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A young married couple navigates a post-apocalyptic future where the wealthy hoard resources.
(Little, Brown: $26)
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A New York Irish family deals with Alzheimers and other domestic travails.
(Simon & Schuster: $28)
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In this final book in the Magicians trilogy, a grown-up Quentin find his way back to the magical land of Fillory.
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A blind French girl and a German teen struggle in occupied France during World War II.
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A murder mystery involving three uniquely different mothers whose kids attend the same preschool.
(Putnam: $26.95)
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Released from prison for murdering her mother, a former "high-society" girl searches for the real killer.
(Viking: $26.95)
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Art restorer-spy Gabriel Allon's hunt for a missing Caravaggio painting takes him across Europe.
(Harper: $27.99)
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The Dark Lord's patience is tested as he attempts to get twins Luke and Leia to go to bed.
(Chronicle: $14.95)
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Sigma Force must stop the coming extinction of mankind after the annihilation of a remote research station.
(William Morrow: $27.99)
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The trials and triumphs of a 10-year-old boy starting school for the first time.
(Knopf: $15.99)
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The case of a missing novelist whose leaked, tell-all manuscript, if published, would ruin lives.
(Mulholland Books: $28)
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The adventures of two half-sisters, their long lost father and a Jewish orphan set during the 1940s.
(Random House: $26)
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A disheartened college professor spends his days writing masterful letters of recommendation for his students and colleagues.
(Doubleday: $22.95)
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After a martial spat, a wife disappears and is held captive by a violent stranger in the North Carolina Mountains.
(Grand Central: $26)
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The eighth book in the Outlander time-traveling series picks up in 1778 — and 1973.
(Delacorte: $35)
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An intelligence agent is pulled out of retirement when an apocalypse-level plot threatens the U.S.
(Atria: $26.99)
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Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child
Master thief Gideon Crew steals a treasure map that leads him to a remote Caribbean island.
(Grand Central: $27)
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Hardcover Nonfiction

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The story of Kim Philby, an MI6 counterintelligence agent turned Soviet spy during the Cold War.
(Crown: $27)
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The latest neuroscience research explains how organization can help us manage the daily deluge of data.
(Dutton: $27.95)
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The perpetually frowning feline's devotional guide of uninspiring observations.
(Chronicle: $12.95)
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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 New Yorker cartoonist finds black comedy in her elderly parents' decline.
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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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Practical advice and life lessons learned from the beloved classic children's series.
(Golden Books: $9.99)
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A chronicle of Parisians survival and resistance under Nazi occupation during WWII.
(Little, Brown: $28)
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The neurosurgeon shares his observations on the ills afflicting American society.
(Sentinel: $25.95)
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The sinking of the polar expedition ship U.S.S. Jeanette and the harrowing survival of its crew in the late 19th century.
(Doubleday: $28.95)
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The cult movie director's real and imagined adventures of hitchhiking from Baltimore to San Francisco in 2012.
(Farrar, Straus & Giroux: $26)
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The U.S. representative from Wisconsin argues that the Republican party remain a conservative party.
(Twelve: $27)
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A look at the state of Israel through its defining conflicts and the author's personal history.
(Spiegel & Grau: $28)
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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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The "Nightline" anchor's meditative adventure to find peace after an on-air panic attack.
(It Books: $25.99)
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Confessional poems about the daily life of kittens written in their voice.
(Chronicle: $12.95)
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Menopause, divorce and other midlife advice from a comedic voice.
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The politics and economics in the years between Richard Nixon's resignation and Ronald Reagan's presidency.
(Simon & Schuster: $37.50)
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Intimate vignettes from the character actress cover adventures in stepparenting to life on film and television sets.
(Doubleday: $25.95)
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