New York Times Bestsellers


1          GO SET A WATCHMAN, by Harper Lee. In the mid-1950s, a grown-up Jean Louise Finch returns home to Macomb find that her adored father is not as perfect as she believed.
1 2         THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN, by Paula Hawkins. A psychological thriller set in London is full of complications and betrayals.
1 3        ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE, by Anthony Doerr. The lives of a blind French girl and a gadget-obsessed German boy before and during World War II.
1 4         ALERT, by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge. Detective Michael Bennett and the F.B.I.’s Emily Parker must save New York City from a deadly threat.
1 5         SILVER LININGS, by Debbie Macomber. Jo Marie, keeper of the Rose Harbor Inn, and two guests deal with trouble in relationships.
1 6         CIRCLING THE SUN, by Paula Mclain. A novel by the author of “The Paris Wife” about Beryl Markham: raised in Kenya, a horse trainer and aviatrix and the lover of Denys Finch Hatton.
1 7         WHO DO YOU LOVE, by Jennifer Weiner. Andy and Rachel meet as children, then come together and separate repeatedly over the years.
1 8         THE NIGHTINGALE, by Kristin Hannah. Two sisters in World War II France: one struggling to survive in the countryside, the other joining the Resistance in Paris.
1 9       LUCKIEST GIRL ALIVE, by Jessica Knoll. The life of a successful New York magazine writer is shaken when secrets from her past are revealed.
1 10          THE ENGLISH SPY, by Daniel Silva. Gabriel Allon, an art restorer and occasional spy for the Israeli secret service, helps British intelligence track down the killer of a beautiful former member of the royal family.


1          PLUNDER AND DECEIT, by Mark R. Levin. The talk-radio host urges young Americans to resist the statist masterminds who, he says, are burdening them with debt and inferior education.
1 2          BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME, by Ta-Nehisi Coates. A meditation on race in America as well as a personal story by the national correspondent of The Atlantic, framed as a letter to his teenage son.
1 3         YOU’RE NEVER WEIRD ON THE INTERNET (ALMOST), by Felicia Day. A memoir of rising to stardom in the web video world.
1 4          THE WRIGHT BROTHERS, by David McCullough. The story of the bicycle mechanics from Ohio who ushered in the age of flight; by the author of “1776” and “The Greater Journey.”
1 5         MODERN ROMANCE, by Aziz Ansari with Eric Klinenberg. The comedian enlists a sociologist to help him understand today’s dating scene.
1 6         BEING MORTAL, by Atul Gawande. The surgeon and New Yorker writer considers how doctors fail patients at the end of life and how they can do better.
1 7        DEAD WAKE, by Erik Larson. The last voyage of the Lusitania, the passenger liner sunk by a German torpedo in 1915; by the author of “The Devil in the White City.”
1 8         BARBARIAN DAYS, by William Finnegan. A surfing chronicle and memoir by a New Yorker writer.
1 9         MY FIGHT/YOUR FIGHT, by Ronda Rousey with Maria Burns Ortiz. The U.F.C. women’s bantamweight champion and Olympic judo medalist describes her struggles to succeed.
1 10         DOWN THE RABBIT HOLE, by Holly Madison. Life inside the Playboy Mansion, by a former bunny and girlfriend of Hugh Hefner.


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Last updated: August 24, 2015