New York Times Bestsellers

Fiction

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 2         THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN, by Paula Hawkins. A psychological thriller set in London is full of complications and betrayals.
1 3        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 4         ARMADA, by Ernest Cline. A teenage gamer helps save the Earth from an alien invasion.
1 5          THE ENGLISH SPY, by Daniel Silva. Gabriel Allon, an art restorer and occasional spy for the Israeli secret service, helps British intelligence track down the killer of a beautiful former member of the royal family.
1         CODE OF CONDUCT, by Brad Thor. In Thor’s 15th thriller, the counterterrorism operative Scot Harvath undertakes a deadly assignment set in motion by a leaked video.
1         NAKED GREED, by Stuart Woods. In the 34th Stone Barrington novel, the New York lawyer helps a client open a beer distributorship and subsequently becomes the target of a group of toughs.
1 8         THE NIGHTINGALE, by Kristin Hannah. Two sisters in World War II France: one struggling to survive in the countryside, the other joining the Resistance in Paris.
1 9         THE RUMOR, by Elin Hilderbrand. Two friends on Nantucket must deal with damaging gossip about themselves and their husbands.
1 10          NEMESIS, by Catherine Coulter. In Coulter’s 19th F.B.I. suspense thriller, the agents Lacey Sherlock and Dillon Savich must discover who is responsible for bombings in New York City.

NonFiction

1 1          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 2          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 3         MODERN ROMANCE, by Aziz Ansari with Eric Klinenberg. The comedian enlists a sociologist to help him understand today’s dating scene.
1 4         DOWN THE RABBIT HOLE, by Holly Madison. Life inside the Playboy Mansion, by a former bunny and girlfriend of Hugh Hefner.
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        DEAD WAKE, by Erik Larson. The last voyage of the Lusitania, the passenger liner sunk by a German torpedo in 1915; by the author of “The Devil in the White City.”
1 7         A FULL LIFE, by Jimmy Carter. At 90, the 39th president (and Nobel Prize winner) reflects on his private and public life.
1          A TIME FOR TRUTH, by Ted Cruz. The Texas senator and Republican presidential candidate tells his personal and political story, denounces the lack of accountability in Washington and offers ideas for “reigning the promise of America.”
1 9         THE CONSERVATIVE HEART, by Arthur C. Brooks. The president of the American Enterprise Institute urges conservatives to revise their rhetoric and make clear their concern for everyday people.
1 10       SICK IN THE HEAD, by Judd Apatow. Thirty years’ worth of the filmmaker’s interviews with comedians.

 

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Last updated: July 27, 2015