New York Times Bestseller List Week of November 11, 2018

November 9, 2018

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New York Times Hardcover Fiction Best Sellers

New this week
THE RECKONING by John Grisham; Doubleday
A decorated World War II veteran shoots and kills a pastor inside a Mississippi church.

2 weeks on the list
EVERY BREATH by Nicholas Sparks; Grand Central
Difficult choices surface when Hope Anderson and Tru Walls meet in a North Carolina seaside town.

3 weeks on the list
The sequel to "The Five People You Meet in Heaven" follows Annie on her heavenly journey.

2 weeks on the list
UNSHELTERED by Barbara Kingsolver; Harper
Intertwined stories of two families who live in different centuries on the same street corner in Vineland, N.J.

4 weeks on the list
A SPARK OF LIGHT by Jodi Picoult; Ballantine
The lives of patients, doctors and activists intersect when a gunman holds them all hostage in a woman's health center in Mississippi.

3 weeks on the list
AMBUSH by James Patterson and James O. Born; Little, Brown
Michael Bennett discovers that an assassin is targeting him and his family.

3 weeks on the list
HOLY GHOST by John Sandford; Putnam
Virgil Flowers investigates shootings in a Minnesota town following an attempt to revive its ailing economy.

3 weeks on the list
THE WITCH ELM by Tana French; Viking
After Toby Hennessy retreats to his family’s ancestral home, a skull discovered in the backyard exposes his family's past.

5 weeks on the list
VINCE FLYNN: RED WAR by Kyle Mills; Emily Bestler/Atria
When the Russian prime minister plots to invade the Baltics, only Mitch Rapp can stop him.

8 weeks on the list
WHERE THE CRAWDADS SING by Delia Owens; Putnam
In a quiet town on the North Carolina coast in 1969, a woman who survived alone in the marsh becomes a murder suspect.

3 weeks on the list
A century-old mystery at the Birchwood Manor on the Thames connects the lives of an archivist and artist.

3 weeks on the list
WINTER IN PARADISE by Elin Hilderbrand; Little, Brown
Irene Steele uncovers her husband’s secret life on a Caribbean island following his death.

4 weeks on the list
ALASKAN HOLIDAY by Debbie Macomber; Ballantine
A Seattleite cook stuck in remote Ponder, Alaska, grapples with her feelings for the local swordsmith.

3 weeks on the list
KILLING COMMENDATORE by Haruki Murakami; Knopf
The discovery of an unseen work in an artist’s attic unleashes a series of bizarre occurrences that a painter must navigate.

New this week
THE FOX by Frederick Forsyth; Putnam
A young British hacker's skills are used for risky espionage operations.

New York Times Hardcover Nonfiction Best Sellers

3 weeks on the list
KILLING THE SS by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard; Holt
A look at the postwar manhunt for members of Hitler’s inner circle.

New this week
THE MAMBA MENTALITY by Kobe Bryant; Melcher/MCD/Farrar, Straus & Giroux
The former Los Angeles Lakers player describes various skills and techniques he used on the court.

4 weeks on the list
SHIP OF FOOLS by Tucker Carlson; Free Press
The Fox News anchor argues that America’s ruling class is out of touch with everyday citizens.

2 weeks on the list
A collection of essays from the late scientist’s personal archive that address 10 imponderables.

7 weeks on the list
FEAR by Bob Woodward; Simon & Schuster
Based on hours of interviews with sources, the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist describes debates and decision-making within the Trump White House.

3 weeks on the list
PRESIDENTS OF WAR by Michael Beschloss; Crown How American presidents waged wars and expanded the power of the executive branch.

2 weeks on the list
SHADE by Pete Souza; Little, Brown
The former White House photographer juxtaposes pictures of former President Obama with tweets, headlines and quotes from the Trump administration.

4 weeks on the list
THE FIFTH RISK by Michael Lewis; Norton
The author of "The Big Short" examines how the Trump administration staffs its federal agencies.

6 weeks on the list
LEADERSHIP by Doris Kearns Goodwin; Simon & Schuster
The challenges that shaped the leadership abilities of four presidents: Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Lyndon B. Johnson.

36 weeks on the list
EDUCATED by Tara Westover; Random House
The daughter of survivalists leaves home for university.

2 weeks on the list
ALMOST EVERYTHING by Anne Lamott; Riverhead
Brief explorations into finding hope and wisdom in times of despair and uncertainty.

2 weeks on the list
THE LIBRARY BOOK by Susan Orlean; Simon & Schuster
The story of the 1986 fire at the Los Angeles Public Library provides a backdrop to the evolution and purpose of libraries.

6 weeks on the list
IN PIECES by Sally Field; Grand Central
A memoir by the two-time Academy Award and three-time Emmy Award winner.

New this week
MY LOVE STORY by Tina Turner with Deborah Davis and Dominik Wichmann; Atria The 12-time Grammy Award-winner describes her road to fame and reflects on difficult personal experiences.

New this week
THE BIG FELLA by Jane Leavy; Harper
A biography of the baseball legend Babe Ruth.