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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 SellersNovember 25, 2018
Past Tense by Lee Child
Jack Reacher explores the New England town where his father was born and a Canadian couple now find themselves stranded.
Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty
A romance writer becomes fascinated by the owner and director of a health resort.
The Reckoning by John Grisham
A decorated World War II veteran shoots and kills a pastor inside a Mississippi church.
Dark Sacred Night by Michael Connelly
Detective Renée Ballard teams up with the retired detective Harry Bosch, who is working on a cold case.
Every Breath by Nicholas Sparks
Difficult choices surface when Hope Anderson and Tru Walls meet in a North Carolina seaside town.
Elevation by Stephen King
A man who is losing weight without getting thinner forms an unlikely alliance with his neighbors who are dealing with prejudices.
The sequel to "The Five People You Meet in Heaven" follows Annie on her heavenly journey.
Unsheltered by Barbara Kingsolver
Intertwined stories of two families who live in different centuries on the same street corner in Vineland, N.J.
The Noel Stranger by Richard Paul Evans
A newly divorced woman develops a friendship with the owner of a Christmas tree lot.
Sea of Greed by Clive Cussler and Graham Brown
The 16th book in the NUMA Files series.
You Don't Own Me by Mary Higgins Clark and Alafair Burke
A television producer investigates the murder of a physician and whether it was his wife who killed him.
The Colors of All the Cattle by Alexander McCall Smith
The 19th book in the No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series.
A Spark of Light by Jodi Picoult
The lives of patients, doctors and activists intersect when a gunman holds them all hostage in a woman's health center in Mississippi.
In a quiet town on the North Carolina coast in 1969, a woman who survived alone in the marsh becomes a murder suspect.
Heads You Win by Jeffrey Archer
When his father is assassinated by the K.G.B., Alexander Karpenko makes an irreversible choice based on a coin toss.

Hardcover Nonfiction

New York Times Nonfiction Best SellersNovember 25, 2018
Killing the Ss by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard
A look at the postwar manhunt for members of Hitler’s inner circle.
Beastie Boys Book by Michael Diamond and Adam Horovitz
The story of the New York band who went from performing hardcore punk music to hip hop stardom.
Ship of Fools by Tucker Carlson
The Fox News anchor argues that America’s ruling class is out of touch with everyday citizens.
Leadership by Doris Kearns Goodwin
The challenges that shaped the leadership abilities of four presidents: Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Lyndon B. Johnson.
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.
Educated by Tara Westover
The daughter of survivalists leaves home for university.
A collection of essays from the late scientist’s personal archive that address 10 imponderables.
Shade by Pete Souza
The former White House photographer juxtaposes pictures of former President Obama with tweets, headlines and quotes from the Trump administration.
Hindsight by Justin Timberlake
A memoir by the actor and Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter.
The Mamba Mentality by Kobe Bryant
The former Los Angeles Lakers player describes various skills and techniques he used on the court.
The Fifth Risk by Michael Lewis
The author of "The Big Short" examines how the Trump administration staffs its federal agencies.
I Might Regret This by Abbi Jacobson
A collection of anecdotes and reflections from the co-creator of “Broad City.”
Almost Everything by Anne Lamott
Brief explorations into finding hope and wisdom in times of despair and uncertainty.
In Pieces by Sally Field
A memoir by the two-time Academy Award and three-time Emmy Award winner.
A biography focusing on what drove the war leader and how he learned from his mistakes.