Bestsellers

Hardcover Fiction

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A Florida bookstore owner, a struggling novelist and a heist from Princeton on a collision course.
(Doubleday: $28.95)
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An intergenerational story of love and hope that crosses the Indian subcontinent.
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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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President Lincoln grieves the loss of his son and is haunted by ghosts.
(Random House: $28)
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A single mother turns up dead in the new novel from the author of “The Girl on the Train.”
(Riverhead: $28)
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A murder mystery about a man who writes Agatha Christie-style murder mysteries.
(Harper: $27.99)
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A married man's ex-girlfriend commits suicide and other stories from the Japanese writer.
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A wealthy Singapore family comes together to fight over the estate of their dying matriarch in the new novel from the author of "Crazy Rich Asians."
(Doubleday: $27.95)
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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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An award-winning British debut set in 19th century England, where a widow and a vicar are skeptical of stories of a mythical beast.
(Custom House: $26.99)
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The conflict in Yugoslavia echoes in Paris in 1999, and investigator Aimée Leduc is on the case.
(Soho Crime: $27.95)
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A Chinese tea seller moves to California where her adopted daughter lives.
(Scribner: $27)
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A Montana ranching family on the edge of the mountains finds their lives changed after one of their staff turns up dead.
(None: $27.99)
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An Illinois prosecutor is hired to investigate the disappearance of refugee gypsies in Bosnia.
(Grand Central: $28)
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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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Eleven previously published stories and a new novella that finds Jack Reacher off the beaten path in Maine.
(Delacorte: $27)
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The last remaining unpublished and uncollected short stories of F. Scott Fitzgerald.
(Scribner: $)
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A novel of a present-day wealthy family and a poor family in the past, and the secrets that connect them, inspired by a true story.
(Ballantine: $26)
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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 college student joins a fossil-hunting expedition with two rival two paleontologists in this recently discovered manuscript by the late author.
(Harper: $28.99)
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Hardcover Nonfiction

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The early years of the private diaries of the popular humorist.
(Little, Brown: $28)
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The Senator from Minnesota's memoir of his surprising evolution from Saturday Night Live comedian to serious politician.
(Twelve: $28)
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An easy-to-understand introduction to the universe and the forces that govern it.
(Norton: $18.95)
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A graduation speech from Adm. William H. McRavenat the University of Texas.
(Grand Central: $18)
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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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Sheryl Sandberg & Adam Grant
The Facebook chief operating officer shares how she overcame tragedy after the unexpected passing of her husband.
(Knopf: $25.95)
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The Nobel Prize-winning spiritual leaders share their wisdom.
(Avery: $26)
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The comedian's story of growing up poor in Philadelphia and his ups and downs in Hollywood.
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The basketball Legend writes about his 50-year relationship with UCLA basketball coach John Wooden.
(Grand Central: $29)
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The actor’s journey to help people communicate more effectively.
(Random House: $28)
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From the author of "Black Hawk Down," the story of the centerpiece of the Tet Offensive during the American War in Vietnam.
(Atlantic Monthly: $30)
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The Massachusetts senator's crusade to save the middle class.
(Metropolitan: $28)
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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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An examination of humanity’s creation and evolution.
(Harper: $35)
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The 400-mission career of a SEAL Team operator.
(Scribner: $28)
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The comedian documents her search for happiness in a series of pseudoscientific experiments.
(Algonquin: $25.95)
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A recently divorced mom dives into a clandestine affair with a 20-year old member of a pop band.
(St. Martin's/Griffin: $)
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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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Joshua Foer & Dylan Thuras
A celebration of 700 of the world’s most curious places.
(Workman: $35)
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The character actor's stories of the choices we face and finding himself, told through the prism of the Torah and Talmud.
(Simon & Schuster: $)
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