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Paula Hawkins, Lee Child, Neil deGrasse Tyson top best seller list




1. ‘Into the Water,’ Paula Hawkins

2. ‘Dragon Teeth,’ Michael Crichton

3. ‘No Middle Name,’ Lee Child

4. ‘16th Seduction,’ James Patterson and Maxine Paetro

5. ‘The Fix,’ David Baldacci

6. ‘Same Beach, Next Year,’ Dorothea Benton Frank

7. ‘Testimony,’ Scott Turow

8. ‘The Frozen Hours,’ Jeff Shaara

9. ‘Golden Prey,’ John Sandford

10. ‘Against All Odds,’ Danielle Steel


1. ‘Astrophysics for People in a Hurry,’ Neil deGrasse Tyson

2. ‘Option B,’ Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant

3. ‘The Vanishing American Adult

4. ‘Hillbilly Elegy,’ J.D. Vance

5. ‘Killers of the Flower Moon,’ David Grann

6. ‘Shattered,’ Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes

7. ‘The American Spirit,’ David McCullough

8. ‘This Fight Is Our Fight,’ Elizabeth Warren

9. ‘The Operator,’ Robert O’Neill

10. ‘Churchill and Orwell,’ Thomas E. Ricks


‘The Handmaid’s Tale,’ Margaret Atwood

2. ‘The Woman in Cabin 10,’ Ruth Ware

3. ‘Milk and Honey,’ Rupi Kaur

4. ‘Lilac Girls,’ Martha Hall Kelly

5. ‘A Man Called Ove,’ Fredrik Backman

6. ‘All the Light We Cannot See,’ Anthony Doerr

7. ‘The Nightingale,’ Kristin Hannah

8. ‘Commonwealth,’ Ann Patchett

9. ‘All the Missing Girls,’ Megan Miranda

10. ‘The Wrong Side of Goodbye,’ Michael Connelly





1. ‘White Fur,’ Jardine Libaire

2. ‘A Handmaid’s Tale,’ Margaret Atwood

3. ‘Milk & Honey,’ Rupi Kaur

4. ‘All the Light We Cannot See,’ Anthony Doerr

5. ‘Invasion of the Weirdos,’ Andrew Hilbert

6. ‘American Gods,’ Neil Gaiman

7. ‘Ready Player One,’ Ernest Cline

8. ‘The Alchemist,’ Paolo Coelho

9. ‘The Day I Died,’ Lori Rader-Day

10. ‘The Three-Body Problem,’ Cixin Liu


1. ‘Theft by Finding,’ David Sedaris

2. ‘Astrophysics for People in a Hurry,’ Neil Degrasse Tyson

3. ‘Swimming Holes of Texas,’ Julie Wernersbach

4. ‘Al Franken, Giant of the Senate,’ Al Franken

5. ‘We Are Never Meeting in Real Life,’ Samantha Irby

6. ‘Hillbilly Elegy,’ J.D. Vance

7. ‘Make Your Bed,’ William H McRaven

8. ‘Armadillo World Headquarters,’ Eddie Wilson

9. ‘On Tyranny,’ Timothy Snyder

10. ‘How Music Works,’ David Byrne


1. ‘Ryan Higa’s How to Write Good,’ Ryan Higa

2. ‘She Persisted,’ Chelsea Clinton

3. ‘How to Be a Supervillain,’ Michael Fry

4. ‘Feng Shui Mommy,’ Baily Gaddis

5. ‘The Trials of Apollo, Book Two: The Dark Prophecy,’ Rick Riordan

6. ‘Little Owl’s Night,’ Divya Srinivasan

7. ‘The Legend of Rock Paper Scissors,’ Drew Daywalt

8. ‘A Book of Sleep,’ Il Sung Na

9. ‘Cinnamon,’ Neil Gaiman

10. ‘Dragons Love Tacos 2: The Sequel,’ by Adam Rubin

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