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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 SellersJanuary 27, 2019
An Anonymous Girl by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen
Jessica Farris’s life unravels when she signs up for Dr. Shields’s psychology study.
A woman who survived alone in the marsh becomes a murder suspect.
Turning Point by Danielle Steel
Four American trauma doctors face difficult choices when they join a mass-casualty training program in Paris.
The New Iberia Blues by James Lee Burke
Detective Dave Robicheaux and his new partner Bailey Ribbons investigate the death of a young woman by crucifixion.
The Reckoning by John Grisham
A decorated World War II veteran shoots and kills a pastor.
Fire and Blood by George RR Martin
The first volume of the two-part history of the Targaryens in Westeros.
Verses for the Dead by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child
Agents Pendergast and Coldmoon track a killer who removes hearts and leaves handwritten letters.
Every Breath by Nicholas Sparks
Difficult choices surface when Hope Anderson and Tru Walls meet in a North Carolina seaside town.
Circe by Madeline Miller
Zeus banishes Helios' daughter to an island, where she must choose between living with gods or mortals.
The Winter of the Witch by Katherine Arden
The final book of the Winternight trilogy. The fate of two worlds depends on a girl who seeks to forge her own path.
The Only Woman in the Room by Marie Benedict
Hedy Lamarr flees to Hollywood where she becomes a screen star and develops technology that might combat the Nazis.
Through Fiery Trials by David Weber
The 10th book in the Safehold series. A temporary peace gives way as international alliances change.
Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty
A romance writer becomes fascinated by the owner and director of a health resort.
Past Tense by Lee Child
Jack Reacher explores the New England town where his father was born.
Long Road to Mercy by David Baldacci
The F.B.I. agent Atlee Pine must choose between protecting her career or the United States' democracy.

Hardcover Nonfiction

New York Times Nonfiction Best SellersJanuary 27, 2019
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 First Conspiracy by Brad Meltzer and Josh Mensch
The story of a secret plot to kill George Washington in 1776.
The Truths We Hold by Kamala Harris
A memoir by a daughter of immigrants who was raised in Oakland, Calif., and became the second black woman ever elected to the United States Senate.
The Point of It All by Charles Krauthammer,
A collection of essays, speeches and unpublished writings by the late conservative columnist.
The Library Book by Susan Orlean
The story of the 1986 fire at the Los Angeles Public Library provides a backdrop to the evolution and purpose of libraries.
A collection of essays from the late scientist’s personal archive that address 10 imponderables.
The Sopranos Sessions by Matt Zoller Seitz and Alan Sepinwall
Essays and interviews by former TV critics from New Jersey’s Star-Ledger to mark the 20th anniversary of the show’s debut.
Killing the Ss by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard
A look at the postwar manhunt for members of Hitler’s inner circle.
Factfulness by Hans Rosling with Ola Rosling and Anna Rosling Ronnlund
A look at our biases and how the world is in a better state than we might think.
Astrophysics for People in a Hurry by Neil deGrasse Tyson
A straightforward, easy-to-understand introduction to the universe.
Leadership by Doris Kearns Goodwin
The challenges that shaped the leadership abilities of four presidents.
The Fifth Risk by Michael Lewis
How the Trump administration staffs its federal agencies.
Bad Blood by John Carreyrou
The rise and fall of the biotech startup Theranos.
Fear by Bob Woodward
Debates and decision-making within the Trump White House.