Bestsellers

Hardcover Fiction

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A kiss in California leads to divorce, remarriage and a family secret that unfolds over a generation.
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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: $27.95)
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A modernization of Hamlet, told from the point of view of Gertrude’s unborn child.
(Nan A. Talese: $24.95)
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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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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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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 travel magazine journalist on a luxury cruise witnesses a passenger going overboard- or did she?
(Gallery Press: $26)
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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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A blind French girl and a German teen struggle in occupied France during World War II.
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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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One of two kidnapped young boys returns home after 10 years- but where is his friend?
(Dutton: $28)
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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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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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Det. Amos Decker investigates the suspicious case of convicted murderer set free hours before his execution.
(Grand Central: $29)
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Joseph Fink & Jeffrey Cranor
Mystery surrounds two women in a town where the paranormal and government conspiracies are commonplace.
(Harper Perennial: $19.99)
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Told from five alternating view points, a family struggles with their father's depression.
(Little, Brown: $26)
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A satiric California Dream viewed through the perspective of a riches to rags screenwriter.
(Rare Bird Books: $20)
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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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Hardcover Nonfiction

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The Yale Law School graduate's account of growing up poor in a white working class neighborhood.
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Bill O'Reilly & Martin Dugard
The battles with Japan in the Pacific during WWII and the decision to drop the atomic bomb.
(Holt: $30)
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The founding partner of Bain Capital argues that good intentions undermine the middle class.
(Portfolio: $29)
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Neil Patel, Patrick Vlaskovits & Jonas Koffler
Transforming the way you work and live to thrive.
(Rodale: $26.99)
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Funny, candid essays from the Emmy Award-winning comedian and writer.
(Gallery Press: $28)
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The comic actress looks back on the sketches, guests and shenanigans behind “The Carol Burnett Show”
(Crown Archetype: $28)
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"The Boss" writes of his youth in New Jersey, battles with depression, family life and his unrelenting drive to perform.
(Simon & Schuster: $32.50)
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The former Beach Boy recalls the bands early ascents, harmonies, strife and his fragmented relationship with Brian Wilson.
(Blue Rider Press: $28)
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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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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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This decluttering parody shares how to rid your life of unwanted obligations and do what makes you happy.
(Little, Brown: $16.99)
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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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Essays on coming to terms with his own death by the noted physician who died in 2015.
(Knopf: $17)
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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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The rescue of purebred horses from the Nazis in the last days of World War II.
(Ballantine: $28)
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The competitive friendships between four pairs of artists—Manet and Degas, Picasso and Matisse, Pollock and de Kooning and Freud and Bacon.
(Random House: $28)
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The founder of Nike shares the inside story of the company’s early days.
(Scribner: $29)
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The physicalities and excruciating challenges soldiers encounter in war and what science is doing to help.
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A collection of autobiographical vignettes from the British spy novelist.
(Viking: $28)
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