New York Times Bestsellers

Fiction

1 1       GRAY MOUNTAIN, by John Grisham. A downsized Wall Street lawyer joins a legal clinic in a small Virginia town, and becomes involved both in real people’s lives and in litigation against the coal mining industry.

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2    THE BURNING ROOM, by Michael Connelly. The Los Angeles detective Harry Bosch and his new partner investigate two long-unsolved cases.

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3     PRINCE LESTAT, by Anne Rice. The Vampire Chronicles continue after a long hiatus with the reappearance of Lestat de Lioncourt.

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4     LEAVING TIME, by Jodi Picoult. After searching for her mother, who has disappeared, for more than 10 years, a woman employs a psychic and a detective.

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5     THE SLOW REGARD OF SILENT THINGS, by Patrick Rothfuss. An exploration of the world of Auri, a character in the Kingkiller Chronicles.

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6    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. 

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7     HAVANA STORM, by Clive Cussler and Dirk Cussler. Dirk Pitt becomes involved in a post-Castro power struggle in Cuba.

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  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. 

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9    LILA, by Marilynne Robinson. The early life of the woman who becomes the wife of the widower and minister John Ames; a back story to "Gilead."

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10     DEADLINE, by John Sandford. Dognappers and a murdered reporter draw the attention of the Minnesota investigator Virgil Flowers.

NonFiction

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   KILLING PATTON, by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard. The host of “The O’Reilly Factor” recounts the death of Gen. George S. Patton in December 1945.

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2    YES PLEASE, by Amy Poehler. A humorous miscellany from the comedian and actress, an “S.N.L.” alumna and the star of “Parks and Recreation.”

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3     NOT THAT KIND OF GIRL, by Lena Dunham. A collection of revealing and often humorous personal essays from the creator and star of “Girls.”

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4    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.

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5    TRUE LOVE, by Jennifer Lopez. The entertainer describes what she learned in the two-year period following her divorce.

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6    STONEWALLED, by Sharyl Attkisson. An investigative reporter complains of harassment and intimidation by the Obama administration.

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7    WHAT IF?, by Randall Munroe. Scientific (but often humorous) answers to hypothetical questions, based in part on the author’s website, xkcd.com.

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8   UNDENIABLE, by Bill Nye. The “Science Guy” explains how evolution shapes our lives.

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9    SO ANYWAY…, by John Cleese. A memoir by the comedian, actor and writer, a former Python.

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10    DREAMERS AND DECEIVERS, by Glenn Beck with Kevin Balfe. More little-known stories from America’s past; a follow-up to “Miracles and Massacres.”

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Last updated: November 18, 2014