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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

New York Times Fiction Best SellersMay 26, 2019
A woman who survived alone in the marsh becomes a murder suspect.
The 18th Abduction by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro
The 18th book in the Women's Murder Club series. Lindsay Boxer investigates the disappearance of three female teachers.
Blessing in Disguise by Danielle Steel
Isabelle McAvoy faces challenges as she raises three daughters from three separate fathers on her own.
Redemption by David Baldacci
The fifth book in the Memory Man series. The first man Amos Decker put behind bars asks to have his name cleared.
Sunset Beach by Mary Kay Andrews
Drue Campbell inherits a run-down beach bungalow and takes a job at her estranged father’s personal injury attorney office.
Storm Cursed by Patricia Briggs
The 11th book in the Mercy Thompson series. Dangers swell as Death approaches.
The Road Home by Richard Paul Evans
The third book in the Broken Road series. Charles James continues his journey on Route 66 to his ultimate destination.
The Big Kahuna by Janet Evanovich and Peter Evanovich
The sixth book in the Fox and O’Hare series. An F.B.I. agent teams up with a con man to search for a Silicon Valley billionaire.
Neon Prey by John Sandford
The 29th book in the Prey series. Lucas Davenport goes after a serial killer.
The Guest Book by Sarah Blake
Evie Milton uncovers a story going back a couple generations that may shatter a family myth.
Lost Roses by Martha Hall Kelly
In 1914, the New York socialite Eliza Ferriday works to help White Russian families escape from the revolution.
Normal People by Sally Rooney
The connection between a high school star athlete and a loner ebbs and flows when they go to Trinity College in Dublin.
The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides
Theo Faber looks into the mystery of a famous painter who stops speaking after shooting her husband.
Fire and Blood by George RR Martin
The first volume of the two-part history of the Targaryens in Westeros.
Exhalation by Ted Chiang
Nine short stories including “The Lifecycle of Software Objects” and “Anxiety Is the Dizziness of Freedom.”

Hardcover Nonfiction

New York Times Nonfiction Best SellersMay 26, 2019
The Pioneers by David McCullough
The Pulitzer Prize-winning historian tells the story of the settling of the Northwest Territory through five main characters.
Becoming by Michelle Obama
The former first lady describes how she balanced work, family and her husband’s political ascent.
Educated by Tara Westover
The daughter of survivalists leaves home for university.
The Moment of Lift by Melinda Gates
The philanthropist shares stories of empowering women to improve society.
The Second Mountain by David Brooks
A New York Times Op-Ed columnist espouses having an outward focus to attain a meaningful life.
Furious Hours by Casey Cep
Harper Lee’s work on the true-crime story about a rural preacher accused of murdering five of his family members in the 1970s.
A memoir by the Grammy Award-winning folk and alternative rock musician.
Lake of the Ozarks by Bill Geist
Coming-of-age anecdotes set in a 1960s Midwestern summer vacation destination.
Every Tool's a Hammer by Adam Savage
The star of “MythBusters” shares his tools for creativity.
The former second lady’s challenges in being a mother, educator and political spouse.
Life Will Be the Death of Me by Chelsea Handler
The comedian chronicles going into therapy and becoming an advocate for change.
Nanaville by Anna Quindlen
The Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist observes the joys of being a grandmother.
The Matriarch by Susan Page
A biography of the former first lady Barbara Bush, based on interviews and her private diaries.
Upheaval by Jared Diamond
The ways in which six countries outlasted recent crises and adopted selective changes.
Let Love Have the Last Word by Common with Mensah Demary
Personal stories from the actor and Oscar, Golden Globe, Emmy and Grammy Award-winning music artist.