Bestsellers

Hardcover Fiction

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A teenager is drawn into a Manson-like cult during the late 60's.
(Random House: $27)
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After a bomb attack in Paris, art restorer/spy Gabriel Allon must eliminate an ISIS operative before he strikes again.
(Harper: $27.99)
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While working at a famous New York restaurant, a young woman experiences a sensual awakening.
(Knopf: $25)
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Conspiracy theories arise when a private jet carrying several elite passengers crashes with only two survivors.
(Grand Central: $26)
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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 serialized novel of two disparate families set in 1840s Victorian London.
(Grand Central: $27)
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The damaging effect of the slave trade on a family split between the U.S. and the Gold Coast of Ghana across 200 years.
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A travel magazine journalist on a luxury cruise witnesses a passenger going overboard- or did she?
(Gallery Press: $26)
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A French resistance leader and his motley team of fighters aid the French in Nazi-occupied Paris.
(Random House: $27)
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Four dysfunctional siblings squabble over their father's estate.
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Two sisters struggle toward forgiveness after 15 years of estrangement.
(Ballantine: $28)
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Two middle-age couples' marriages are strained by a joint Italy vacation.
(Blue Rider Press: $26)
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Two sisters embark on dangerous paths in German-occupied France during WWII.
(St. Martin's: $27.99)
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A novel of three linked novellas explores the consequences of a Korean woman's decision to give up meat.
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Hired to protect the Rio Olympics, international security consultant Jack Morgan encounters a ruthless underworld threatening the games.
(Little, Brown: $28)
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A series of interconnected stories revealing the life of an English woman living alone on the west coast of Ireland.
(Riverhead: $26)
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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: $16.99)
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Three ex-wives of a celebrity chef gather at a Nantucket Beach house after his sudden death.
(Little, Brown: $28)
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A year in the lives of three couples who meet for a lavish dinner once a year in Paris.
(Delacorte: $28.95)
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An ecological saga tracing one family's destruction of the world's forests over 300 years.
(Scribner: $32)
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Hardcover Nonfiction

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A posthumously published memoir by a young neurosurgeon faced with a terminal cancer.
(Random House: $25)
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The cleaning guru's method to decluttering your home and simplifying your life.
(Ten Speed Press: $16.99)
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A former Secret Service officer reveals his observations inside the Clinton White House.
(Center Street: $27)
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The hazards and hopes of black male life.
(Spiegel & Grau: $24)
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A bio of the Founding Father and first U.S. Treasury Secretary.
(Penguin: $20)
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A former tomboy and comic eschews modern femininity.
(Grand Central: $26)
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Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jeremy McCarter
Behind-the-scenes of the Grammy winning musical.
(Grand Central: $40)
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The history of white poor in America.
(Viking: $28)
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Essays on coming to terms with his own death by the noted physician who died in 2015.
(Knopf: $17)
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RFK's complex political journey from counsel to Sen. Joe McCarthy to ardent liberal and antiwar presidential candidate.
(Random House: $32)
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An introduction to modern physics.
(Riverhead: $18)
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Imagining how the contemporary world will be perceived as the distant past.
(Blue Rider Press: $26)
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The West Coast punk rock scene of the late 70s to early 80s, told by those who were there.
(Da Capo Press: $26.99)
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The companion to the Fox docudrama about the American Revolution.
(Henry Holt: $35)
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A study of genes weaving science and personal history of mental illness.
(Scribner: $32)
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A geobiologist shares her fascination with plants and how she became an acclaimed scientist.
(Knopf: $26.95)
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Angela Duckworth
A belief that passion, tenacity and long-term perseverance are the keys to success.
(Scribner: $28)
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A biography of Cosmopolitan magazine editor Helen Gurley Brown.
(Sarah Crichton Books: $27)
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How a band of archivists and historians smuggled precious ancient Arabic manuscripts from Al Qaeda in 2012.
(Simon & Schuster: $26)
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A collection of Disney classics from Cinderella and Snow White to Frozen and Finding Nemo.
(Random House/Disney: $9.99)
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