Memorial Hall Library

New York Times Best Sellers

Hardcover Fiction

New York Times Fiction Best SellersAugust 21, 2022
The 6:20 Man by David Baldacci
When his ex-girlfriend turns up dead in his office building, an entry-level investment analyst delves into the halls of economic power.
Wrong Place Wrong Time by Gillian McAllister
A mother who witnesses her son murder a stranger finds her days are going in reverse and seeks to use that to alter events.
The 22nd book in the Gabriel Allon series. Allon becomes an art forger to uncover a multibillion-dollar fraud.
The Hotel Nantucket by Elin Hilderbrand
The new general manager of a hotel far from its Gilded Age heyday deals with the complicated pasts of her guests and staff.
The It Girl by Ruth Ware
A decade after her first year at Oxford, an expectant mother looks into the mystery of her former best friend’s death.
Hannah Hall discovers truths about her missing husband and bonds with his daughter from a previous relationship.
Sparring Partners by John Grisham
Three novellas: “Homecoming,” “Strawberry Moon” and “Sparring Partners.”
Shattered by James Patterson and James O. Born
The 14th book in the Michael Bennett series. When an F.B.I. abduction specialist disappears, Bennett goes outside his jurisdiction.
Two friends find their partnership challenged in the world of video game design.
A former poet laureate grapples with inherited trauma and connects with past generations of women in her family.
Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus
A scientist and single mother living in California in the 1960s becomes a star on a TV cooking show.
Mercury Pictures Presents by Anthony Marra
As America enters World War II, an Italian woman who became an associate producer in Hollywood navigates personal and professional calamities.
Nora Seed finds a library beyond the edge of the universe that contains books with multiple possibilities of the lives one could have lived.
Reckoning by Catherine Coulter
The 26th book in the F.B.I. thriller series. Savich and Sherlock are enlisted to protect women with traumatic pasts.
Black Dog by Stuart Woods
The 62nd book in the Stone Barrington series. Stone meets a socialite with ties to a nefarious enemy.

Hardcover Nonfiction

New York Times Nonfiction Best SellersAugust 21, 2022
Finding Me by Viola Davis
The multiple award-winning actress describes the difficulties she encountered before claiming her sense of self and achieving professional success.
Crying in H Mart by Michelle Zauner
The daughter of a Korean mother and Jewish-American father, and leader of the indie rock project Japanese Breakfast, describes creating her own identity after losing her mother to cancer.
Greenlights by Matthew McConaughey
The Academy Award-winning actor shares snippets from the diaries he kept over the last 35 years.
What Happened to You? by Bruce D. Perry and Oprah Winfrey
An approach to dealing with trauma that shifts an essential question used to investigate it.
The Big Lie by Jonathan Lemire
The MSNBC host and White House bureau chief at Politico examines Donald Trump’s continuing influence over the Republican Party.
Battle for the American Mind by Pete Hegseth with David Goodwin
The "Fox & Friends Weekend" host makes his case for what he calls classical Christian education.
Think Again by Adam Grant
An examination of the cognitive skills of rethinking and unlearning that could be used to adapt to a rapidly changing world.
Untamed by Glennon Doyle
The activist and public speaker describes her journey of listening to her inner voice.
Killing the Killers by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard
The 11th book in the conservative commentator’s Killing series gives an account of the global war against terrorists.
Happy-go-lucky by David Sedaris
The humorist portrays personal and public upheavals of his life in its seventh decade and the world in the time of a pandemic.
From Strength to Strength by Arthur C. Brooks
A columnist for The Atlantic espouses ways to shift priorities and habits to overcome waning abilities in later life.
The Storyteller by Dave Grohl
A memoir by the musician known for his work with Foo Fighters and Nirvana.
Leadership by Henry Kissinger
The former secretary of state profiles the statecraft strategies of Richard Nixon, Margaret Thatcher and others.
River of the Gods by Candice Millard
The story of the hardships encountered during 19th-century expeditions in Africa, and the complicated partnerships behind them.
An Immense World by Ed Yong
The Pulitzer Prize–winning science writer explains the sensory perceptions and ways of communication used by a variety of animals.