Bestsellers

Hardcover Fiction

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A slave escapes via the Underground Railroad, imagined as a train running under America.
(Doubleday: $26.95)
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A madcap comedy with an ex-cop, a con artist and a kidnapping scheme.
(Knopf: $15)
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J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne & John Tiffany
This script from the West End play finds adult Harry Potter working at the Ministry of Magic.
(Pottermore: $29.99)
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An affluent Jewish couple struggles in a crumbling marriage.
(Farrar, Straus and Giroux: $28)
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To help his radical hippie mother avoid charges, a college professor travels to Norway to uncover long-buried secrets.
(Knopf: $27.95)
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A female cadet is a suspect in the murder of an instructor at the police academy.
(Minotaur: $28.99)
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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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In 1922, a Russian count is sentenced to house arrest in a grand hotel for the rest of his life.
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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 travel magazine journalist on a luxury cruise witnesses a passenger going overboard- or did she?
(Gallery Press: $26)
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A teenager navigates high school amid mobsters, class conflict and romance in 1952 Texas.
(Simon & Schuster: $27.99)
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A psychologist pursues a serial killer targeting adolescents in upstate New York.
(Random House: $30)
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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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Three couples deal with the lingering aftermath of a backyard barbecue gone awry.
(Flatiron: $26.99)
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Twin sisters try to survive Josef Mengele's experiments at Auschwitz during WWII.
(Lee Boudreaux : $27)
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When three ice skaters are shot by a sniper, NYPD Lt. Eve Dallas calls on the technical expertise of her husband.
(Berkley: $28)
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A fictional re-imagining of the electric rivalry between George Westinghouse and Thomas Edison.
(Random House: $28)
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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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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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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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Hardcover Nonfiction

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Funny, candid essays from the Emmy Award-winning comedian and writer.
(Gallery Press: $28)
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The former Marine and Yale Law School graduate's account of growing up poor in a white working class neighborhood.
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A collection of autobiographical vignettes from the British spy novelist.
(Viking: $28)
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A posthumously published memoir by a young neurosurgeon faced with a terminal cancer.
(Random House: $25)
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An inside look at CAA and how the Hollywood agency transformed the entertainment industry.
(Custom House: $32.50)
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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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The author, a recovering alcoholic, recounts her journey of self-discovery after learning of her husband’s infidelity.
(Flatiron: $25.99)
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Forget Darwin and Chomsky: Wolfe argues that speech is at the center of human development.
(Little, Brown: $26)
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The hazards and hopes of black male life.
(Spiegel & Grau: $24)
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The rescue of purebred horses from the Nazis in the last days of World War II.
(Ballantine: $28)
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Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
A manual on how to defeat Hillary Clinton in the Presidential race.
(Humanix: $24.99)
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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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An introduction to modern physics.
(Riverhead: $18)
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A bio of the Founding Father and first U.S. Treasury Secretary.
(Penguin: $20)
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The New Yorker Staff writer and CNN analyst tells the story of the kidnapping, radicalization and public trial of Patty Hearst in the 1970's.
(Doubleday: $28.95)
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An examination of humanity’s creation and evolution.
(Harper: $35)
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A former Secret Service officer reveals his observations inside the Clinton White House.
(Center Street: $27)
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An unlikely couple's determination to transform an untamed ranch in the middle of nowhere to a paradise packed with movie stars.
(Norton: $26.95)
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A former tomboy and comic eschews modern femininity.
(Grand Central: $26)
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An illustrated step-by-step follow up guide to decluttering from the organizational guru.
(Ten Speed Press: $18.99)
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