New York Times Bestsellers

Fiction

1 1     EDGE OF ETERNITY, by Ken Follett. Five interrelated families grapple with the events of the 1960s through the 1980s; Book 3 of the Century Trilogy.
1 2     PERSONAL, by Lee Child. Jack Reacher, a former military cop, helps the State Department and the C.I.A. stop a sniper who has targeted a G8 summit.
1 3     SOMEWHERE SAFE WITH SOMEBODY GOOD, by Jan Karon. The Mitford character Father Tim Kavanagh returns to his native town to find friends and family wrestling with difficulties.
1 4     THE BONE CLOCKS, by David Mitchell. Stories from the medieval Swiss Alps to the 19th-century Australian bush to a hotel in Shanghai to Manhattan in the near future are stitched together.
1 5     FESTIVE IN DEATH, by J. D. Robb. At Christmas, Lt. Eve Dallas investigates the murder of a narcissistic personal trainer; by Nora Roberts, writing pseudonymously.
1     RAGING HEAT, by Richard Castle. In a follow-up to “Deadly Heat,” the N.Y.P.D. homicide detective Nikki Heat and the journalist Jameson Rook attempt to solve a murder.
1 7     THE CHILDREN ACT, by Ian McEwan. A judge wrestles with a challenging case and a crisis in her marriage.
1 8     THE SECRET PLACE, by Tana French. A clue to a murder on the grounds of a girls’ school in the Dublin suburbs appears on a bulletin board, and Detectives Stephen Moran and Antoinette Conway investigate.
1 9     WOLF IN WHITE VAN, by John Darnielle. The disfigured creator of a role-playing game is pulled back in time to the event that shaped his life.
1 10   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.

NonFiction

1 1     13 HOURS, by Mitchell Zuckoff with members of the Annex Security Team. Six C.I.A. contract employees discuss their experience during the attack on the State Department compound and the nearby C.I.A. station called  the “annex” in Benghazi, Libya, in 2012.
1 2     WHAT IF?, by Randall Munroe. Scientific (but often humorous) answers to hypothetical questions, based in part on the author’s website, xkcd.com.
1 3     WORLD ORDER, by Henry Kissinger. The elder statesman offers a view of how to build an international order in today’s world.
1     JESUS ON TRIAL, by David Limbaugh. The lawyer and political commentator uses his legal training to evaluate, and affirm, the truthfulness of the Bible.
1 5     THIS CHANGES EVERYTHING, by Naomi Klein. The journalist, author of “The Shock Doctrine,” makes the case for the existence of climate change and argues that the market cannot solve the crisis.
1   THE ROOSEVELTS, by Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns. A companion volume to the PBS series examines the lives of Theodore, Eleanor and Franklin.
1 7     ONE NATION, by Ben Carson with Candy Carson. Carson, a retired pediatric neurosurgeon, now a Fox News contributor, offers solutions to problems in health and education based on capitalism, not government.
1     DIARY OF A MAD DIVA, by Joan Rivers. Humorous reflections about life, pop culture and celebrities.
1 9     WAKING UP, by Sam Harris. This exploration of consciousness by the author of “The End of Faith” proposes that spirituality can and should be divorced from religion.
1 10     UNPHILTERED, by Phil Robertson with Mark Schlabach. What the Duck Commander (from the A&E show “Duck Dynasty”) really thinks about various topics.

 

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Last updated: September 29, 2014