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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 22, 2019
A woman who survived alone in the marsh becomes a murder suspect.
The 49th book of the In Death series. Eve Dallas looks into the misdeeds of a wealthy businessman while a vigilante named Lady Justice uses disguises to avenge women who were wronged.
This Tender Land by William Kent Krueger
Four orphans escape a Minnesota school and encounter a cross-section of different people struggling during the Great Depression.
The Oracle by Jonathan Cahn
A traveler discovers mysteries hidden behind seven locked doors.
A Better Man by Louise Penny
The 15th book in the Chief Inspector Gamache series. The search for a missing girl is imperiled by rising floodwaters across the province.
The Girl Who Lived Twice by David Lagercrantz
Mikael Blomkvist helps Lisbeth Salander put her past behind her in the latest installment of Stieg Larsson's Millennium series.
The Secrets We Kept by Lara Prescott
During the Cold War, members of the C.I.A.’s typing pool aid its mission to smuggle the banned book “Doctor Zhivago” behind the Iron Curtain.
The Inn by James Patterson and Candice Fox
A former Boston police detective who is now an innkeeper must shield a seaside town from a crew of criminals.
The Dark Side by Danielle Steel
Painful childhood memories surface for Zoe Morgan when she has a child of her own.
The Turn of the Key by Ruth Ware
A nanny working in a technology-laden house in Scotland goes to jail when one of the children dies.
Dark Illusion by Christine Feehan
The 33rd book in the Carpathian series. A mage and an ancient warrior must stop a threat against all Carpathians.
One Good Deed by David Baldacci
A World War II veteran on parole must find the real killer in a small town or face going back to jail.
The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead
Two boys respond to horrors at a Jim Crow-era reform school in ways that impact them decades later.
Old Bones by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child
An expedition into the Sierra Nevada uncovers new twists to the events involving the Donner party during the 1840s.
The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides
Theo Faber looks into the mystery of a famous painter who stops speaking after shooting her husband.

Hardcover Nonfiction

New York Times Nonfiction Best SellersSeptember 22, 2019
Call Sign Chaos by Jim Mattis and Bing West
The former Marine infantry officer and secretary of defense recounts key moments from his career and imparts his leadership philosophy.
Educated by Tara Westover
The daughter of survivalists leaves home for university.
The Fox News host posits those she labels anti-Trump conspirators have committed possible crimes and a plot to destroy liberty.
Becoming by Michelle Obama
The former first lady describes how she balanced work, family and her husband’s political ascent.
The Pioneers by David McCullough
The Pulitzer Prize-winning historian tells the story of the settling of the Northwest Territory through five main characters.
How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X Kendi
A primer for creating a more just and equitable society through identifying and opposing racism.
A psychotherapist gains unexpected insights when she becomes another therapist’s patient.
Three Women by Lisa Taddeo
The inequality of female desire is explored through the sex lives of a homemaker, a high school student and a restaurant owner.
Trick Mirror by Jia Tolentino
Nine essays delving into late capitalism, online engagement and the author’s personal history.
Thank You for My Service by Mat Best with Ross Patterson and Nils Parker
An inside look into military life by the YouTube personality and former Army Ranger.
Hurricanes by Rick Ross with Neil Martinez-Belkin
The Grammy-nominated rapper recounts health scares, the controversy of his time as a correctional officer and his rise in the music industry.
Proof of Conspiracy by Seth Abramson
The BBC and CNN political and legal analyst argues that Middle Eastern geopolitics were central to Donald Trump’s election and foreign policy.
Super Pumped by Mike Isaac
A technology reporter for The New York Times chronicles the rise and fall of Uber, and how this serves as a corporate cautionary tale.
Unfreedom of the Press by Mark R Levin
The conservative commentator and radio host makes his case that the press is aligned with political ideology.
Bill Cunningham: on the Street by The New York Times
A collection of five decades of photographs by the late New York Times fashion photographer, accompanied by essays from various contributors, with photography edited by Tiina Loite.