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New York Times Best Sellers

The New York Times Best Seller list is widely considered the preeminent list of best-selling books in the United States. It is updated every Sunday. Below are best seller lists for hardcover fiction and non-fiction. For more lists, visit The New York Times's Best Sellers page.

Hardcover Fiction

Camino Island by John Grisham
A search for stolen rare manuscripts leads to a Florida island.
The Identicals by Elin Hilderbrand
Complications in the lives of identical twins who were raised by their divorced parents, one on Nantucket, one on Martha’s Vineyard.
Jack Ryan Jr. helps thwart a global financial crisis. (Tom Clancy died in 2013.)
Into the Water by Paula Hawkins
In this psychological thriller by the author of “The Girl on the Train,” women are found drowned in a river in an English town.
Dragon Teeth by Michael Crichton
A paleontological rivalry plays out in 1870s Wyoming. A recently discovered manuscript by Crichton, who died in 2008.
Come Sundown by Nora Roberts
Years after she was kidnapped, a woman returns to her family’s Montana ranch.
No Middle Name by Lee Child
A complete collection of Jack Reacher stories.
Nighthawk by Clive Cussler and Graham Brown
The NUMA crew races the Russians and Chinese in a hunt for a missing American aircraft.
The Fix by David Baldacci
The detective Amos Decker (“Memory Man”) witnesses a murder-suicide that turns out to be a matter of national security.
16th Seduction by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro
In San Francisco, Detective Lindsay Boxer and the Women’s Murder Club face their toughest case yet.
The Rise and Fall of D. O. D. O. by Neal Stephenson and Nicole Galland
A near-future thriller combines science, magic and mystery.
A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
A Russian count undergoes 30 years of house arrest.
A sprawling novel of modern India by the author of “The God of Small Things.”
Testimony by Scott Turow
A former Illinois prosecutor joins the International Criminal Court to investigate a massacre in Bosnia.
Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz
A novel within a novel pays homage to and updates Agatha Christie-style mysteries.

Hardcover Nonfiction

Understanding Trump by Newt Gingrich
The former House speaker explains the president’s philosophy and political agenda.
A memoir by the Democratic senator from Minnesota and former “Saturday Night Live” writer and performer.
Astrophysics for People in a Hurry by Neil deGrasse Tyson
A straightforward, easy-to-understand introduction to the universe.
I Can't Make This Up by Kevin Hart with Neil Strauss
The comedian’s personal and professional life.
Theft by Finding by David Sedaris
Excerpts from the writer’s diaries, 1977-2002.
Stories of the Civil War; a companion to the Fox historical docudrama.
Hillbilly Elegy by J D Vance
A Yale Law School graduate looks at the struggles of America’s white working class through his own childhood.
Hunger by Roxane Gay
The fiction writer and essayist’s memoir about life as a “woman of size.”
Option B by Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant
Sandberg’s experience after her husband’s sudden death and Grant’s psychological research combine to provide insight on facing adversity and building resilience.
Hue 1968 by Mark Bowden
An account of the battle that changed the American approach to Vietnam.
The story of a murder spree in 1920s Oklahoma that targeted Osage Indians, whose lands contained oil. The fledgling F.B.I. intervened, ineffectively.
The American Spirit by David McCullough
A collection of speeches by the Pulitzer Prize-winning historian, focused on American values.
Churchill and Orwell by Thomas E Ricks
A dual biography of two independent thinkers.
The Indian writer’s memoir of his complicated relationship with his mother.
Believe Me by Eddie Izzard with Laura Zigman
A memoir by the cross-dressing British comedian.