Bestsellers

Hardcover Fiction

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A billionaire futurist and former student of Professor of Symbology, Robert Langdon, sends him on another quest to uncover the questions of human existence.
(Doubleday: $29.95)
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The first female diver at the Brooklyn Naval Yard during World War II tries to uncover the reason for her father's disappearance.
(Scribner: $27)
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A retired British Secret Service agent is interrogated about his past and former colleague George Smiley.
(Viking: $28)
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A new family and an adoption upend a quiet Cleveland suburb.
(Penguin Press: $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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Lisbeth Salander is back, teaming with a journalist to uncover the secrets of her childhood.
(Knopf: $27.95)
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In an Appalachian town women who fall asleep don't wake up and become shrouded in mysterious cocoons.
(Scribner: $30)
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An Army veteran turned charter boat captain is hired to find $60 million stashed somewhere in Cuba.
(Simon & Schuster: $28.99)
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A self-sufficient 14-year-old girl fights to save herself from her abusive, survivalist father.
(Riverhead: $27)
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Two alternating stories about an elderly man and a woman with writers block, find themselves adrift in Tel Aviv.
(Harper: $27.99)
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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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A story collection featuring characters in the midst of personal and national emergencies.
(Farrar, Straus and Giroux: $27)
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Set in 1558 England, two lovers find themselves on opposite sides of a conflict between Catholics and Protestants.
(Viking: $36)
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A 16-year-old girl witnesses the police shooting of her childhood friend.
(Balzer + Bray: $17.99)
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A New Jersey Detective finds clues to the disappearance of his old girlfriend and his brother’s death 15 years later.
(Dutton: $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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Fairy tale characters and the human world collide.
(Little, Brown: $18)
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The third book in the Norse mythology series has Magnus and his friends on a boat trip in pursuit of Asgard's greatest threat.
(Disney Hyperion: $19.99)
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A married man's ex-girlfriend commits suicide and other stories from the Japanese writer.
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An elderly billionaire moves into Greenwich Village with his three sons and gets entangled with a sleek Russian expat.
(Random House: $28.99)
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Hardcover Nonfiction

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Eight essays previously published in the Atlantic, plus additional material from the award-winning social critic.
(One World: $28)
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The former presidential candidate’s memoir of losing the 2016 election.
(Simon & Schuster: $18)
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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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The NBC News correspondent writes about covering Donald Trump’s 2016 Presidential campaign.
(Dey Street: $26.99)
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The rocker-writer's exploration of the nature of creative invention.
(Yale University Press: $18)
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An American undertaker travels the world to discover how other cultures care for their dead.
(Norton: $24.95)
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Cultivating the power of belonging in an era of disconnection.
(Random House: $28)
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How not being positive all the time will make us become happier people.
(HarperOne: $24.99)
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The Revolutionary War told through the eyes of America's Founding Fathers and King George III
(Holt: $30)
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How the politics and culture of five centuries of historical events led to the current national climate.
(Random House: $30)
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The story of counterculture chef, restaurateur and owner of Chez Panisse.
(Clarkson Potter: $27)
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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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The Nobel Prize-winning spiritual leaders share their wisdom.
(Avery: $26)
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An examination of humanity’s creation and evolution.
(Harper: $35)
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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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The minutiae and experiences of daily life for a Norwegian family.
(Penguin Press: $27)
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This memoir from the "Bad Feminist" author reveals her lifelong struggle with food and body image.
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A graduation speech from Adm. William H. McRavenat the University of Texas.
(Grand Central: $18)
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