Bestsellers

Hardcover Fiction

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A New Yorker deals with depression, relationships and an inept therapist.
(Penguin Press: $26)
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A powerful story of contemporary Native American life.
(Knopf: $25.95)
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President Duncan goes undercover to save America from a cyberattack.
(Little, Brown: $30)
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A retelling of the story of Circe, who draws the wrath of both men and gods.
(Little, Brown: $27)
Read The Times' book review.
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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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A young family visiting a remote, lakeside cabin are accosted by four strangers.
(William Morrow: $26.99)
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Hazards both environmental and emotional darken the edges of this short story collection.
(Riverhead: $27)
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A widow flies across the country to look after a woman she’s never met.
(Knopf: $26.95)
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In the aftermath of WWII, two teenagers are left with a mysterious man.
(Knopf: $26.95)
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A thriller that begins when a tarot card reader attends the funeral of a stranger.
(Gallery Press: $26.99)
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A scandal sends members of two Nashville families into chaos.
(Ballantine: $28)
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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 trip through the Hogwarts curriculum from Care of Magical Creatures and Herbology to Defense Against the Dark Arts.
(Arthur A. Levine: $19.99)
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A beloved teacher is charged in the killing of an 11-year-old boy in a town park.
(Scribner: $30)
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A woman is separated from her son while serving two consecutive life sentences in a California correctional facility.
(Scribner: $27)
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A children picture book about a two boy bunnies who falls in love with each other from John Oliver, the host of HBO's Last Week Tonight.
(Chronicle: $18.99)
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Portraying himself in his own book, the author is summoned when a widow is killed after planning her own funeral.
(Harper: $27.99)
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Art restorer and assassin, Gabriel Allon battles the Russians to decide the fate of postwar global order.
(Harper: $28.99)
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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 bridesmaid’s body is discovered in Nantucket Harbor hours before a lavish wedding.
(Little, Brown: $28)
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Hardcover Nonfiction

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Comedic stories on mortality, middle age and a beach house.
(Little, Brown: $28)
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The sinking of the U.S.S. Indianapolis, the survivors and a 50-year battle to exonerate their court-martialed skipper.
(Simon & Schuster: $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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A personal account of how psychedelics may help the mentally ill.
(Penguin Press: $28)
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Understanding the present political climate by looking back at a time history when hope overcame division and fear.
(Random House: $30)
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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 rise and fall of Theranos, the biotech startup that failed to deliver on its promise to make blood testing more efficient.
(Knopf: $27.95)
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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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A hard-line, self-help manual of self-reliance and good behavior.
(Random House: $25.95)
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The years-long search for The Golden State Killer by the late wife of actor Patton Oswalt.
(Harper: $27.99)
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A young woman raised without schooling by survivalists parents describes her path to Cambridge University
(Random House: $28)
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The folk-rock singer opens up about Art Garfunkel, drugs and his songwriting process.
(Simon & Schuster: $30)
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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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The Jesuit priest shares what working with gang members in Los Angeles has taught him about faith, compassion.
(S&S: $26)
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A memoir from the New York Times Journalist who exposed the My Lai massacre and the CIA’s illegal domestic spying.
(Knopf: $27.95)
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A previously unpublished first-person account of a man transported and enslaved 50 years after slavery was banned.
(Amistad: $24.99)
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A journey to discover the meaning of time from the author of Seven Brief Lessons on Physics.
(Riverhead: $20)
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Placing creative and caring work at the center of our culture.
(Simon & Schuster: $27.99)
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A collection of essays, photographs, and reportage reflecting on the past and present of Los Angeles.
(Angel City Press: $30)
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Behind-the-scenes account of Barack Obama's presidency as told from one of his trusted aides.
(Random House: $30)
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