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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

The Cutthroat by Clive Cussler and Justin Scott
In 1911, searching for a young actress who has disappeared, the detective Isaac Bell discovers a serial killer.
Dangerous Games by Danielle Steel
A television correspondent investigates damning allegations against the vice president of the United States.
Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman
A retelling of Norse folklore.
The Devil's Triangle by Catherine Coulter and J T Ellison
The F.B.I. special agent Nicholas Drummond and his partner, Michaela Caine, track evil twins who can control the weather.
In This Grave Hour by Jacqueline Winspear
The psychologist and investigator Maisie Dobbs gets an assignment as World War II begins.
Without Warning by Joel C Rosenberg
A journalist pursues the head of ISIS after an attack on the Capitol when the administration fails to take action.
Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders
Visiting the grave of his recently deceased young son in 1862, Lincoln encounters a cemetery full of ghosts.
A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
A Russian count undergoes 30 years of house arrest.
Exit West by Mohsin Hamid
Lovers in a city overwhelmed with violence escape through mysterious doors.
Silence Fallen by Patricia Briggs
The shape-shifter Mercy Thompson finds herself in the clutches of the world’s most powerful vampire.
The Whistler by John Grisham
A whistleblower alerts a Florida investigator to judicial corruption involving the Mob and Indian casinos.
A Piece of the World by Christina Baker Kline
Imagining the life of the central figure of Andrew Wyeth’s iconic painting “Christina’s World.”
Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult
A medical crisis entangles a black nurse, a white supremacist father and a white lawyer.
The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
A slave girl heads toward freedom on the network, envisioned as actual tracks and tunnels.
Humans, Bow Down by James Patterson and Emily Raymond with Jill Dembowski
A woman is determined to save humanity from the robots.

Hardcover Nonfiction

Trump's War by Michael Savage
The radio host discusses the challenges President Trump faces as he strives to fulfill his promises.
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 in the Rust Belt.
Portraits of Courage by George W Bush
Paintings with brief biographies of members of the military who have served since 9/11. By the former president.
Killing the Rising Sun by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard
The host of “The O’Reilly Factor” recounts the final years of World War II.
The Magnolia Story by Chip Gaines and Joanna Gaines with Mark Dagostino
The lives of the couple who star in the HGTV show “Fixer Upper.”
Big Agenda by David Horowitz
A battle plan for the Trump White House.
The Benedict Option by Rod Dreher
An argument that, rather than engaging in politics, Christians should withdraw from mainstream culture and focus on strengthening their families, churches and schools.
When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi
A memoir by a physician who received a diagnosis of Stage IV lung cancer at the age of 36.
The Book of Joy by Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu
Two spiritual leaders discuss how to find joy in the face of suffering.
Dear Ijeawele by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
A feminist manifesto in 15 suggestions for empowering a daughter to become a strong, independent woman.
The Stranger in the Woods by Michael Finkel
The story of a hermit who lived by stealing food in the Maine woods for 27 years until caught in 2013.
Homo Deus by Yuval Noah Harari
A look into the future by the author of “Sapiens.”
Born a Crime by Trevor Noah
A memoir about growing up biracial in apartheid South Africa by the comedian, now the host of “The Daily Show.”
Writer, Sailor, Soldier, Spy by Nicholas Reynolds
Ernest Hemingway’s involvement with espionage, both Soviet and American.
South and West by Joan Didion
Notebook excerpts about a Southern road trip and Patty Hearst’s trial.