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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 SellersJuly 21, 2019
A woman who survived alone in the marsh becomes a murder suspect.
Summer of '69 by Elin Hilderbrand
The Levin family undergoes dramatic events with a son in Vietnam, a daughter in protests and dark secrets hiding beneath the surface.
Evvie Drake Starts over by Linda Holmes
In a seaside town in Maine, a former Major League pitcher and a grieving widow assess their pasts.
Backlash by Brad Thor
Cut off from any support, Scot Harvath fights to get his revenge.
City of Girls by Elizabeth Gilbert
An 89-year-old Vivian Morris looks back at the direction her life took when she entered the 1940s New York theater scene.
Lost and Found by Danielle Steel
A photographer embarks on a road trip to reconnect with three men she might have married.
Mrs. Everything by Jennifer Weiner
The story of two sisters, Jo and Bethie Kaufman, and their life experiences as the world around them changes drastically from the 1950s.
Unsolved by James Patterson and David Ellis
A string of seemingly accidental and unrelated deaths confound F.B.I. Agent Emmy Dockery.
Lock Every Door by Riley Sager
An apartment sitter uncovers secrets as she tries to expose a killer in an upscale Manhattan building.
Little Dog writes a letter to a mother who cannot read, revealing a family history.
Jack Ryan Jr. must stop an international criminal conspiracy and deal with tragic news.
Whisper Network by Chandler Baker
Three close co-workers file a sexual harassment lawsuit against a top C.E.O. candidate at an athletic apparel brand in Dallas.
Girls Like Us by Cristina Alger
F.B.I. Agent Nell Flynn returns to Long Island and suspects her recently deceased father might have killed two young women.
The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides
Theo Faber looks into the mystery of a famous painter who stops speaking after shooting her husband.
Surfside Sisters by Nancy Thayer
When things go sour in New York City, a novelist returns to Nantucket, where she must face past mistakes.

Hardcover Nonfiction

New York Times Nonfiction Best SellersJuly 21, 2019
Educated by Tara Westover
The daughter of survivalists leaves home for university.
The Pioneers by David McCullough
The Pulitzer Prize-winning historian tells the story of the settling of the Northwest Territory through five main characters.
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.
Becoming by Michelle Obama
The former first lady describes how she balanced work, family and her husband’s political ascent.
Songs of America by Jon Meacham and Tim McGraw
Pulitzer Prize winner Jon Meacham and Grammy Award winner Tim McGraw explore how America was shaped by music.
Howard Stern Comes Again by Howard Stern
The radio interviewer delves into some of his favorite on-air conversations from the past four decades of his career.
The British Are Coming by Rick Atkinson
The Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and journalist begins his Revolution Trilogy with events from 1775 to 1777.
The Sixth Man by Andre Iguodala with Carvell Wallace
A memoir by the professional basketball player for the Golden State Warriors and 2012 N.B.A. All-Star.
The Man Who Sold America by Joy-Ann Reid
The MSNBC host gives her analysis of Donald Trump’s presidency.
The Moment of Lift by Melinda Gates
The philanthropist shares stories of empowering women to improve society.
The Second Mountain by David Brooks
A New York Times Op-Ed columnist espouses having an outward focus to attain a meaningful life.
Shortest Way Home by Pete Buttigieg
A memoir by the current mayor of South Bend, Ind., and the first openly gay Democratic candidate to run for president of the United States.
Alone at Dawn by Dan Schilling and Lori Chapman Longfritz
An account of the actions taken by Air Force Combat Controller John Chapman in Afghanistan that earned him a posthumous Medal of Honor.
Sea Stories by William H McRaven
A memoir by the retired four-star Navy admiral, including the capture of Saddam Hussein and the raid to kill Osama bin Laden.
American Predator by Maureen Callahan
How the F.B.I. caught Israel Keyes, a serial killer who, for 14 years, attacked victims across the country and returned to his quiet life in Alaska.