New York Times Bestsellers

Fiction

1 1 THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD  Colson Whitehead. A slave girl heads toward freedom on the network, envisioned as actual tracks and tunnels.
1 2 INSIDIOUS  Catherine Coulter. Two cases — one concerning an attempted poisoning in Washington and another about the hunt for a serial killer in Los Angeles — are the focus of Coulter’s 20th F.B.I. thriller.
1 3 TRULY MADLY GUILTY by Liane Moriarty. Tense turning points for three couples at a backyard barbecue gone wrong.
1 4 BULLSEYE by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge. While the president of the United States is in New York to meet with his Russian counterpart, Detective Michael Bennett must stop a team of assassins.
1 5 THREE SISTERS, THREE QUEENS  Philippa Gregory. The ties and conflicts among three royal women in the court of Henry VIII.
1 6 THE WOMAN IN CABIN 10 by Ruth Ware. A travel writer on a cruise is certain she has heard a body thrown overboard, but no one believes her.
1 7 SWEET TOMORROWS by Debbie Macomber. The journeys of the characters at the Rose Harbor Inn come to a close in this last book of the series.
1 8 THE BLACK WIDOW by Daniel Silva. Gabriel Allon, the Israeli art restorer and spy, recruits and trains a doctor from Jerusalem to help capture a secret ISIS terrorist in France.
1 9 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 10 THE GIRLS by Emma Cline. In the summer of 1969, a California teenager is drawn to a Manson-like cult.

NonFiction

1 1 HILLBILLY ELEGY by J. D. Vance. A Yale Law School graduate looks at the struggles of America’s white working class through his own childhood in the Rust Belt.
1 2 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 3 ARMAGEDDON by Dick Morris and Eileen McGann. The political strategist offers a game plan for how to defeat Hillary Clinton.
1 4 HILLARY’S AMERICA by Dinesh D’Souza. The conservative author and pundit warns of disaster if Hillary Clinton is elected president.
1 5 CRISIS OF CHARACTER by Gary J. Byrne with Grant M. Schmidt. A former Secret Service officer claims to have witnessed scandalous behavior by the Clintons.
1 6 LIARS by Glenn Beck. The author says progressive politicians gain power and control by exploiting Americans’ fears.
1 7 HAMILTON: THE REVOLUTION, by Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jeremy McCarter. The libretto of the Grammy- and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical, annotated by its creator, along with backstage photos, a production history and interviews with the cast.
1 8 BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME, by Ta-Nehisi Coates. A meditation on race in America; winner of the National Book Award.
1 9 GRIT  Angela Duckworth. A psychologist says passion and perseverance are the keys to success.
1 10 AMERICAN HEIRESS by Jeffrey Toobin, The story of Patty Hearst’s kidnapping in 1974 by the Symbionese Liberation Army, her crimes and her trial.

 

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Last updated: August 22, 2016