New York Times Bestsellers

Fiction

1 1      15TH AFFAIR, by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro. When a brutal murder threatens the domestic happiness of the San Francisco police detective Lindsay Boxer, she turns for help to the Women’s Murder Club.
1 2     THE LAST MILE, by David Baldacci. In a sequel to “Memory Man,” Amos Decker, a detective with an extraordinary memory, helps the F.B.I. investigate the case of a convicted killer who wins a last-minute reprieve.
1 3      THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN, by Paula Hawkins. A psychological thriller set in the environs of London.
1 4     EXTREME PREY, by John Sandford. Lucas Davenport, who has left the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, is in Iowa trying to foil a plot to assassinate a Hillary Clinton-like candidate. The 26th Lucas Davenport thriller.
1 5         THE NEST, by Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney. Siblings in a dysfunctional New York family must grapple with a reduced inheritance.
1 6      THE APARTMENT, by Danielle Steel. Four young women share a Hell’s Kitchen loft.
1 7      EVERYBODY’S FOOL, by Richard Russo. We’re back in North Bath, N.Y., in a sequel to “Nobody’s Fool.”
1 8      LAROSE, by Louise Erdrich. A North Dakota man who accidentally kills his best friend’s son gives up his own boy in exchange.
1      ELIGIBLE, by Curtis Sittenfeld. The author of “Prep” and “American Wife” retells “Pride and Prejudice,” set in the Cincinnati suburbs in the present.
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      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 2          THE RAINBOW COMES AND GOES, by Anderson Cooper and Gloria Vanderbilt. Mother and son discuss their relationship and difficult family history.
1 3      GRIT, by Angela Duckworth. A psychologist and consultant argues that passion and perseverance are the keys to success.
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.
1 5      VALIANT AMBITION, by Nathaniel Philbrick. The relationship between George Washington and Benedict Arnold.
1 6     SHOE DOG, by Phil Knight. A memoir by the founder of Nike.
1 7      FIVE PRESIDENTS, by Clint Hill with Lisa McCubbin. A retired Secret Service agent discusses his experience with presidents from Eisenhower to Ford.
1 8     BECOMING GRANDMA, by Lesley Stahl. The reporter investigates how “grandmothering” transforms a woman’s life.
1      RED PLATOON, by Clinton Romesha. The deadly 13-hour battle for a remote combat outpost in Afghanistan in 2009, by a soldier who received the Medal of Honor.
1 10   BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME, by Ta-Nehisi Coates. A meditation on race in America; winner of the National Book Award.

 

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Last updated: May 23, 2016