New York Times Bestsellers


1 1          COME RAIN OR COME SHINE, by Jan Karon. Dooley, the adopted son of the Mitford character Father Tim Kavanagh, marries his childhood sweetheart.
1 2          MAKE ME, by Lee Child. In his 20th appearance, Jack Reacher pries open a missing-persons case that takes him across the country and into the shadowy reaches of the Internet.
1 3         THE GIRL IN THE SPIDER’S WEB, by David Lagercrantz. Mikael Blomkvist and Lisbeth Salander are back in this continuation of Stieg Larsson’s Millennium series.
1          GO SET A WATCHMAN, by Harper Lee. In the mid-1950s, a grown-up Jean Louise Finch returns home to Macomb find that her adored father is not as perfect as she believed.
1 5        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 6         THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN, by Paula Hawkins. A psychological thriller set in London is full of complications and betrayals.
1 7          X, by Sue Grafton. A variety of X’s lead Kinsey Millhone into deep secrets and a cold case.
1 8    FATES AND FURIES, by Lauren Groff. A marriage viewed from two perspectives.
1         PURITY, by Jonathan Franzen. A recent college graduate, a German Julian Assange-like activist, an investigative reporter and an heiress in flight from her past strive for integrity and wrestle with secrets.
1 10   DEVOTED IN DEATH, by J. D. Robb. Lt. Eve Dallas races the clock to save a woman kidnapped by a couple on a murder spree; by Nora Roberts, writing pseudonymously.


1 1          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 2    WHY NOT ME?, by Mindy Kaling. More personal essays from the comedian and actress.
1 3         FURIOUSLY HAPPY, by Jenny Lawson. A humorous treatment of the author’s life with depression and anxiety disorder.
1 4          BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME, by Ta-Nehisi Coates. A meditation on race in America as well as a personal story by the national correspondent of The Atlantic, framed as a letter to his teenage son.
1 5        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 6        THE WRIGHT BROTHERS, by David McCullough. The story of the bicycle mechanics from Ohio who ushered in the age of flight; by the author of “1776” and “The Greater Journey.”
1          PLUNDER AND DECEIT, by Mark R. Levin. The talk-radio host urges young Americans to resist the statist masterminds who, he says, are burdening them with debt and inferior education.
1 8         ACCIDENTAL SAINTS, by Nadia Bolz-Weber. A comic turned pastor documents encounters with grace and finding divinity in unlikely places.
1         1944, by Jay Winik. A pivotal year that saw D-Day, the liberation of Paris, Franklin Roosevelt’s re-election and the Battle of the Bulge.
1 10    KILLING THE MESSENGER, by David Brock. A former right-wing operative describes his transformation and passionately defends Hillary Clinton.


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Last updated: October 05, 2015