New York Times Bestsellers


1          NYPD RED 4, by James Patterson and Marshall Karp. Detective Zach Gordon and his partner, members of an elite task force that protects the rich and famous, pursue a cold-blooded killer.
1 2          BLUE, by Danielle Steel. A woman whose life has been shattered befriends a homeless boy.
1     MY NAME IS LUCY BARTON, by Elizabeth Strout. A woman struggles with memories of her impoverished and disturbing childhood and its effect on the present as she attempts to reconcile with her mother.
1 4      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 5       THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN, by Paula Hawkins. A psychological thriller set in the environs of London.
1 6         THE BANDS OF MOURNING, by Brandon Sanderson. A sequel to “Shadows of Self”; a Mistborn novel.
1 7       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 8          STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS, by Alan Dean Foster. Three decades after the defeat of the Galactic Empire, a new threat arises; an adaptation of the screenplay of the new “Star Wars” movie.
1 9         THE SWANS OF FIFTH AVENUE, by Melanie Benjamin. A novel based on the friendship between Truman Capote and Babe Paley and her coterie, which began in the 1950s and ended 20 years later in scandal.
1 10         ROGUE LAWYER, by John Grisham. The attorney Sebastian Rudd is a “lone gunman” who hates injustice and the system and defends unpopular clients.


1 1     WHEN BREATH BECOMES AIR, by Paul Kalanithi. A memoir by a physician who received a diagnosis of Stage IV lung cancer at the age of 36.
1 2         DARK MONEY, by Jane Mayer. An account of how the Koch brothers and other super-wealthy donors deployed their money to change American politics.
1 3         BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME, by Ta-Nehisi Coates. A meditation on race in America as well as a personal story by the Atlantic’s national correspondent.
1 4         THE ROAD TO LITTLE DRIBBLING, by Bill Bryson. An American expatriate travels around his adopted country, Britain.
1 5     THE NAME OF GOD IS MERCY, by Pope Francis with Andrea Tornielli. In a conversation with a Vatican reporter, the pontiff explores the cornerstone of his faith.
1 6      THOMAS JEFFERSON AND THE TRIPOLI PIRATES, by Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger. The war against the Barbary pirates in 1801.
1 7          KILLING REAGAN, by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard. The host of “The O’Reilly Factor” recounts the events surrounding the attempted assassination of President Reagan in 1981.
1 8         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 9         THE WRIGHT BROTHERS, by David McCullough. The story of the bicycle mechanics from Ohio who ushered in the age of flight.
1 10       CURE, by Jo Marchant. A science writer assesses the influential role of the mind in our overall health.


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Last updated: February 9, 2016