Bestsellers

Hardcover Fiction

Place Weeks
on List
1
A small-time smuggler living in a lunar colony attempts to pull off a heist.
(Crown: $27)
3
2
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)
9
3
Can the Heffley family survive a tropical holiday vacation.
(Amulet: $13.95)
5
4
The debut work of fiction by the Oscar-winning actor is a collection of warm and witty short stories.
(Knopf: $26.95)
7
5
A woman and her two children journey through the south to pick up their father from prison.
(Scribner: $26)
4
6
Three students at a third-tier law school open a fake law firm.
(Doubleday: $28.95)
6
7
Trapped in a Brooklyn snowstorm the lives of two NYU professors and an immigrant worker intersect.
(Atria: $28)
5
8
In this YA novel, friendship and a love triangle are complicated by money and a mystery.
(Dutton: $19.99)
8
9
In 1922, a Russian count is sentenced to house arrest in a grand hotel for the rest of his life.
65
10
A new family and an adoption upend a quiet Cleveland suburb.
(Penguin Press: $27)
Read The Times' book review.
12
11
A short story collection of fairy tales set in the Grishaverse universe.
(Imprint: $18.99)
1
12
President Lincoln grieves the loss of his son and is haunted by ghosts.
(Random House: $28)
Read The Times' book review.
31
13
The trials and triumphs of a 10-year-old boy with a facial deformity starting prep school for the first time.
(Knopf: $16.99)
163
14
While investigating the murder of two pharmacists, an old case comes back to haunt Harry Bosch.
(Little, Brown: $29)
5
15
After returning a pawned West Point ring to its owner Jack Reacher stumbles into a vast criminal enterprise.
(Delacorte: $28.99)
4
16
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)
9
17
Detective Cross takes on a case while he awaits trial for murder.
(Little, Brown: $29)
1
18
Virgil Flowers investigate the death of a local bank president in a nearly frozen river.
(Putnam: $29)
None
19
Assassins Will Robie and Jessica Reel are forced to become detectives to solve a baffling disappearance.
(Grand Central: $29)
3
20
Six previously uncollected, murderous tales from the late English mystery writer.
(Knopf: $30)
1

Hardcover Nonfiction

Place Weeks
on List
1
The award-winning biographer, known for profiling geniuses, turns his attention to da Vinci.
(Simon & Schuster: $35)
7
2
A biography of Ulysses S. Grant, Union general and two-term U.S. president by the author of "Hamilton."
(Penguin Press: $40)
8
3
The White House photographer for President Obama shares his images and stories from behind-the-scenes.
(Little, Brown: $50)
4
4
The Jesuit priest shares what working with gang members in Los Angeles has taught him about faith, compassion.
(S&S: $26)
4
5
A look at the New York senator who lived in the shadow of his war-hero brothers.
(Simon & Schuster: $28)
5
6
The former vice president recalls the challenging year in office as his son battled brain cancer.
(Flatiron: $27)
3
7
Eight essays previously published in the Atlantic, plus additional material from the award-winning social critic.
(One World: $28)
10
8
The rocker-writer's exploration of the nature of creative invention.
(Yale University Press: $18)
4
9
The veteran newscaster writes on ways to overcome divisions within the country.
(Algonquin: $22.95)
3
10
Maj. Gen. Jackson takes on the British during the War of 1812.
(Sentinel: $28)
6
11
An easy-to-understand introduction to the universe and the forces that govern it.
(Norton: $18.95)
31
12
The Yale Law School graduate's account of growing up poor in a white working class neighborhood.
63
13
How not being positive all the time will make us become happier people.
(HarperOne: $24.99)
35
14
The former presidential candidate’s memoir of losing the 2016 election.
(Simon & Schuster: $30)
13
15
The Revolutionary War told through the eyes of America's Founding Fathers and King George III
(Holt: $30)
11
16
Scientific explanations reveal how animals interact with the world in similar ways as humans.
(Greystone Books: $24.95)
3
17
100 eclectic experts help navigate life through short, action-packed profiles.
(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: $30)
2
18
A memoir by the retired astronaut and former commander of the International Space Station.
(Knopf: $29.95)
4
19
A new year of accomplishments, spectacular stunts, cutting-edge science and sporting achievements.
(Guinness: $28.95)
2
20
The comedian and host of “The Daily Show” recounts the challenges of growing up mixed-race under apartheid in South Africa.
(Spiegel & Grau: $28)
32