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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 SellersApril 5, 2020
In a quiet town on the North Carolina coast in 1969, a young woman who survived alone in the marsh becomes a murder suspect.
The Boy from the Woods by Harlan Coben
When a girl goes missing, a private investigator’s feral childhood becomes an asset in the search.
American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins
A bookseller flees Mexico for the United States with her son while pursued by the head of a drug cartel.
The Mirror & the Light by Hilary Mantel
The third book in the Wolf Hall trilogy. After Anne Boleyn’s execution, Thomas Cromwell’s enemies assemble.
The Resistance goes on a new adventure as word of the re-emergence of Emperor Palpatine is sent across the galaxy.
Smoke Bitten by Patricia Briggs
The 12th book in the Mercy Thompson series. The car mechanic who has the ability to turn into a coyote takes on a deadly foe.
In Five Years by Rebecca Serle
A Manhattan lawyer finds herself confronting a vision she had when elements of it come to life on schedule.
Blindside by James Patterson and James O Born
The 12th book in the Michael Bennett series. A serial-killing spree might impact national security.
Journey of the Pharaohs by Clive Cussler and Graham Brown
The 17th book of the NUMA Files series. The NUMA squad teams with British MI5 to stop arms dealers from stealing ancient relics.
My Dark Vanessa by Kate Elizabeth Russell
A woman re-evaluates the relationship she had at age 15 with her 42-year-old English teacher 17 years ago.
The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides
Theo Faber looks into the mystery of a famous painter who stops speaking after shooting her husband.
House of Earth and Blood by Sarah J Maas
Passion arises between Bryce Quinlan and Hunt Athalar as they seek to avenge the deaths of Bryce’s friends.
Long Range by CJ Box
The 20th book in the Joe Pickett series. A grizzly bear attack and an attempted assassination of a local judge baffle the Wyoming game warden.
The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes
In Depression-era Kentucky, five women refuse to be cowed by men or convention as they deliver books.
The Dutch House by Ann Patchett
A sibling relationship is impacted when the family goes from poverty to wealth and back again over the course of many decades.

Hardcover Nonfiction

New York Times Nonfiction Best SellersApril 5, 2020
Untamed by Glennon Doyle
The activist and public speaker describes her journey of listening to her inner voice.
An examination of the leadership of the prime minister Winston Churchill.
The Mamba Mentality by Kobe Bryant
Various skills and techniques used on the court by the late Los Angeles Lakers player.
Educated by Tara Westover
The daughter of survivalists, who is kept out of school, educates herself enough to leave home for university.
Open Book by Jessica Simpson with Kevin Carr O’Leary
The singer, actress and fashion designer discloses times of success, trauma and addiction.
The Gift of Forgiveness by Katherine Schwarzenegger Pratt
Stories, interviews and reflections on the act of letting go of resentment.
Becoming by Michelle Obama
The former first lady describes how she balanced work, family and her husband’s political ascent.
Talking to Strangers by Malcolm Gladwell
Famous examples of miscommunication serve as the backdrop to explain potential conflicts and misunderstandings.
John Adams Under Fire by Dan Abrams and David Fisher
How the man who became the second president served as the defense lawyer for the British soldiers who stood accused in the Boston Massacre in 1770.
The Hope of Glory by Jon Meacham
The Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer delves into the seven last sayings of Jesus as recorded in the Gospels.
Unknown Valor by Martha MacCallum
The Fox News anchor weaves stories of combat veterans who fought during World War II.
How to Be an Artist by Jerry Saltz
The Pulitzer Prize-winning critic prescribes methods to nurture a creative life.
A psychotherapist gains unexpected insights when she becomes another therapist’s patient.
Deadliest Enemy by Michael T Osterholm and Mark Olshaker
How epidemics and pandemics can disrupt everyday life and world order.
An examination of the economic and social difficulties besieging the working class and benefiting the wealthy.