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 Chinese tea seller moves to California where her adopted daughter lives.
(Scribner: $27)
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A reimagining of the great Norse tales.
(Norton: $25.95)
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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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Two refugees begin a romance and find home with the help of magical realism.
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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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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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The conclusion to the Natchez Burning trilogy.
(Morrow: $28.99)
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A madam’s black book disappears after a raid on brothel that services Chicago's elite.
(Little, Brown: $28)
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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 teenager is drawn into a Manson-like cult during the late 60's.
(Random House: $27)
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Recently released from prison, Dallas Cates tries to exact revenge on the Wyoming game warden Joe Pickett.
(Putnam: $27)
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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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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 Turkish freshman at Harvard develops a crush on older mathematics student from Hungary.
(Penguin Press: $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 heroine comes of age with her pistol packing father.
(Dial Press: $27)
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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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The author of “Where’d You Go, Bernadette” is back with a funny new novel about an imperfect mother.
(Little, Brown: $27)
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A collection of stories exploring immigration, identity, love and family.
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Hardcover Nonfiction

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Excerpts from the authors unpublished notebooks from a Southern road trip and Patty Hearst’s trial.
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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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Bill O'Reilly & Bruce Feirstein
Views on traditional American values from the Fox News host.
(Holt: $27)
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Unforgettable true stories about risk, courage and facing the unknown drawn from live stage readings.
(Crown Archetype: $25)
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The Emmy Award winning news anchor explores inequality between the affluent, white elite and urban poor.
(Norton: $26.95)
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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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The Nobel Prize-winning spiritual leaders share their wisdom.
(Avery: $26)
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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 stopping to try to be positive all the time will make us become better, happier people.
(HarperOne: $24.99)
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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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How technology and science will reshape the way we save, invest, and plan for the future.
(Simon & Schuster: $26)
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The self-made counterculture legend shares his life as part of a comedy duo, recreational drug icon and collector of Chicano art.
(Grand Central: $27)
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The true story of a hermit who lived alone in the Maine woods for 27 years.
(Knopf: $25.95)
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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 posthumously published memoir by a young neurosurgeon faced with a terminal cancer.
(Random House: $25)
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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 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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An examination of humanity’s creation and evolution.
(Harper: $35)
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