New York Times Bestsellers


1 1 APPRENTICE IN DEATH by J. D. Robb.  Lt. Eve Dallas of the N.Y.P.D. calls on the technological expertise of her husband, Roarke, when three skaters at Wollman Rink are shot by a sniper. By Nora Roberts, writing pseudonymously.
1 2 RAZOR GIRL by Carl Hiaasen.  The ex-cop Andrew Yancy​ from ​“Bad Monkey” gets involved in a kidnapping gone wrong.
1 3 THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD  Colson Whitehead. A slave girl heads toward freedom on the network, envisioned as actual tracks and tunnels.
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A GREAT RECKONING. by Louise Penny. An instructor at the police academy is found murdered, perhaps by one of the cadets favored by Armand Gamache, the retired homicide chief of the Sûreté du Québec.

1 5 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 6 RUSHING WATERS. by Danielle Steel. Six people cope with a hurricane in New York City.
1 7 HERE I AM by Jonathan Safran.  Foer Private and public crises converge for four generations of a Jewish family.
1 8 A GENTLEMAN IN MOSCOW by Amor Towles.  A Russian count undergoes 30 years of house arrest in the Metropol hotel, across from the Kremlin.
1 9 TRULY MADLY GUILTY by Liane Moriarty. Tense turning points for three couples at a backyard barbecue gone wrong.
1 10 DOWNFALL by J. A. Jance.  Joanna Brady, the sheriff of Cochise County, must cope with pregnancy, the recent deaths of her mother and stepfather, an upcoming election — and the mysterious discovery of the bodies of two women at the base of a nearby peak. The 17th novel in a series.


1 1 LOVE WARRIOR by Glennon Doyle Melton.  After her husband confesses to multiple infidelities, a woman who has overcome bulimia and alcoholism struggles to grow — and so does he.
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THE GIRL WITH THE LOWER BACK TATTOO by Amy Schumer Humorous personal essays by the comedian, actor and writer.

1 3 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 4 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.




BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME, by Ta-Nehisi Coates. A meditation on race in America; winner of the National Book Award.
1 6 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 7 HIDDEN FIGURES by Margot Lee Shetterly.  The story, based in part on interviews, of the black women mathematicians who were hired as “computers” by the precursor of NASA during World War II. The basis of the forthcoming movie.
1 8 BEST. STATE. EVER by Dave Barry.  Florida may be the Joke State, but Barry explains why he loves it.
1 9 ARMAGEDDON by Dick Morris and Eileen McGann. The political strategist offers a game plan for how to defeat Hillary Clinton.
1 10 THE PIGEON TUNNEL by John le Carré.  A memoir by the great spy novelist.


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Last updated: September 19, 2016