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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 SellersSeptember 30, 2018
Juror #3 by James Patterson and Nancy Allen
Ruby Bozarth defends a college football star charged in a felony case complicated by a second murder.
Shadow Tyrants by Clive Cussler and Boyd Morrison
Juan Cabrillo and his crew fight two destructive adversaries.
Lieutenant Eve Dallas investigates a mysterious act of terror.
In His Father's Footsteps by Danielle Steel
The son of two Holocaust survivors struggles to become his own person after his marriage falls apart.
The Forbidden Door by Dean Koontz
Jane Hawk, a former F.B.I. agent, must stop a secret group using mind-control technology.
Texas Ranger by James Patterson and Andrew Bourelle
Rory Yates's job and reputation are at risk when he is accused of killing his ex-wife.
The President is Missing by Bill Clinton and James Patterson
President Jonathan Duncan takes on adversaries at home and abroad.
In a quiet town on the North Carolina coast in 1969, a woman who survived alone in the marsh becomes a murder suspect.
The Fall of Gondolin by JRR Tolkien
Thousands of years before the events of “The Lord of the Rings,” a hero named Tuor visits a secret city. Edited by Christopher Tolkien.
The Outsider by Stephen King
A detective investigates a seemingly wholesome member of the community when an 11-year-old boy’s body is found.
Robert B. Parker's Colorblind by Reed Farrel Coleman
Police chief Jesse Stone works to solve racially motivated crimes and to clear the department's first black female deputy.
Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate
A South Carolina lawyer learns about the questionable practices of a Tennessee orphanage.
Depth of Winter by Craig Johnson
Sheriff Longmire takes on the head of a drug cartel in a remote area of the northern Mexican desert.
An artist upends a quiet town outside Cleveland.
A recluse who drinks heavily and takes prescription drugs may have witnessed a crime across from her Harlem townhouse.

Hardcover Nonfiction

New York Times Nonfiction Best SellersSeptember 30, 2018
Fear by Bob Woodward
Based on hours of interviews with sources, the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist describes debates and decision-making within the Trump White House.
The Restless Wave by John McCain and Mark Salter
A memoir by the recently deceased Republican senator from Arizona.
21 Lessons for the 21st Century by Yuval Noah Harari
Technological, political and social issues in the modern era, and the choices individuals might consider in facing them.
Educated by Tara Westover
The daughter of survivalists leaves home for university.
Unhinged by Omarosa Manigault Newman
The reality TV star and former White House staffer describes her time and relationship with Donald Trump.
The Russia Hoax by Gregg Jarrett
The Fox News analyst makes his case against the F.B.I. investigation into collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia.
Accessory to War by Neil deGrasse Tyson and Avis Lang
Observations of the two-way relationship between science and military power.
Astrophysics for People in a Hurry by Neil deGrasse Tyson
A straightforward, easy-to-understand introduction to the universe.
Every Day is Extra by John Kerry
A memoir by the former Massachusetts senator, secretary of state and 2004 Democratic presidential nominee.
The Coddling of the American Mind by Greg Lukianoff and Jonathan Haidt
An investigation of cultural trends that the authors argue are failing the next generation.
The legal analyst and Fox News host argues in favor of President Trump.
The Soul of America by Jon Meacham
The present political climate is contextualized through the lens of difficult moments in American history.
Contempt by Ken Starr
The former independent counsel recounts his investigation of the Clinton administration and its outcomes.
Small Fry by Lisa Brennan-Jobs
A memoir about the author's difficult relationship with her father, Steve Jobs.
We Fed an Island by José Andrés with Richard Wolffe
The chef and humanitarian describes his mission to feed residents of Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria.