Bestsellers

Hardcover Fiction

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President Lincoln grieves the loss of his son and is haunted by ghosts.
(Random House: $28)
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A reimagining of the great Norse tales.
(Norton: $25.95)
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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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Two refugees begin a romance and find home with the help of magical realism.
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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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Greg and Rowley try to make a big-time a scary movie after finding an old video camera in the basement.
(Abrams: $13.95)
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A collection of stories exploring immigration, identity, love and family.
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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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A blind French girl and a German teen struggle in occupied France during World War II.
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A television reporter investigates incriminating allegations against the vice president of the United States.
(Delacorte: $28.99)
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A Turkish freshman at Harvard develops a crush on older mathematics student from Hungary.
(Penguin Press: $27)
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A multi-generational saga of families' secrets, lies and loves.
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As World War II begins, Investigator Maisie Dobbs is assigned to find the killer of a man who escaped Belgium as a boy during the Great War.
(Harper: $27.99)
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Los Angeles is populated by mindless creatures living for sex and drugs in this dystopian thriller.
(Atlantic Monthly Press: $25)
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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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Disturbing scenes are popping up in movies from a small town video store in Nevada.
(Farrar, Straus & Giroux: $25)
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A newly divorced writer moves to London with her two sons in the sequel to “Outline.”
(Transit: $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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A collection of shorts stories featuring passionate women living complex lives.
(Grove Press: $25)
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Hardcover Nonfiction

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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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Excerpts from the authors unpublished notebooks from a Southern road trip and Patty Hearst’s trial.
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A feminist manifesto in 15 suggestions about raising girls to become strong, independent women.
(Knopf: $15)
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The case that trees in the forest are purposeful, social beings living in dynamic relationship with each other.
(Greystone Books: $24.95)
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A look into the future by the author of “Sapiens.”
(Harper: $35)
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How the effect of color in your home can transform your emotions and behavior.
(Minotaur: $25.99)
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The Nobel Prize-winning spiritual leaders share their wisdom.
(Avery: $26)
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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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An illustrated collection of 40 diverse profiles of females who shaped the world.
(Ten Speed Press: $15.99)
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A guide to the Danish philosophy of comfort, togetherness, and well-being.
(Morrow: $28.99)
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The true story of friendship between Wyatt Earp and Bat Masterson in the wildest town in the West.
(St. Martin's: $29.99)
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A look at drugs in Nazi Germany, particularly the Third Reich’s use of methamphetamines.
(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: $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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Angela Duckworth
A belief that passion, tenacity and long-term perseverance are the keys to success.
(Scribner: $28)
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An examination of humanity’s creation and evolution.
(Harper: $35)
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The comedian and host of “The Daily Show” recounts the challenges of growing up mixed-race under apartheid in South Africa.
(Spiegel & Grau: $28)
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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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A history of the birth of behavioral economics from two visionary scholars, Daniel Kahneman and the late Amos Tversky.
(Norton: $28.95)
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Joshua Foer & Dylan Thuras
A celebration of 700 of the world’s most curious places.
(Workman: $35)
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The 64 year old woman who swam from Cuba to Florida in 53 hours shares her story of will and endurance.
(Knopf: $26.95)
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