Best-sellers, 11/19/17


LOS ANGELES TIMES

BEST-SELLERS

FICTION

1. “Manhattan Beach,” Jennifer Egan

2. “Uncommon Type,” Tom Hanks

3. “The Rooster Bar,” John Grisham

4. “Turtles All the Way Down,” John Green

5. “Origin,” Dan Brown

6. “A Gentleman in Moscow,” Amor Towles

7. “Little Fires Everywhere,” Celeste Ng

8. “Lincoln in the Bardo,” George Saunders

9. “Wonder,” R.J. Palacio

10. “The Cuban Affair,” Nelson DeMille

NONFICTION

1. “Leonardo da Vinci,” Walter Isaacson

2. “Grant,” Ron Chernow

3. “Astrophysics for People in a Hurry,” Neil Degrasse Tyson

4. “Hillbilly Elegy,” J.D. Vance

5. “What Happened,” Hillary Rodham Clinton

6. “Hitler in Los Angeles,” Steven J. Ross

7. “The Wisdom of Sundays,” Oprah Winfrey

8. “We Were Eight Years in Power,” Ta-Nehisi Coates

9. “Hollywood’s Spies,” Laura Rosenzweig

10. “Andrew Jackson and the Miracle of New Orleans,” Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger

PAPERBACKS

1. “The Sun and Her Flowers,” Rupi Kaur

2. “The Handmaid’s Tale,” Margaret Atwood

3. “Harry Potter: A Journey Through a History of Magic,” British Library

4. “Escape Clause,” John Sandford

5. “Murder on the Orient Express,” Agatha Christie

6. “The Alchemist 25th Anniversary Edition,” Paulo Coelho

7. “Never Let Me Go,” Kazuo Ishiguro

8. “Ready Player One,” Ernest Cline

9. “Milk & Honey,” Rupi Kaur

10. “The Remains of the Day,” Kazuo Ishiguro

LOCAL

BEST-SELLERS

BARNES & NOBLE ARBORETUM

FICTION

1. “The Midnight Line,” Lee Child

2. “Two Kinds of Truth,” Michael Connelly

3. “The Rooster Bar,” John Grisham

4. “The Sun and Her Flowers,” Rupi Kaur

5. “Origin,” Dan Brown

6. “In the Midst of Winter,” Isabel Allende

7. “Murder on the Orient Express,” Agatha Christie

8. “In a Dark, Dark Wood,” Ruth Ware

9. “A Gentleman In Moscow,” Amor Towles

10. “A Column of Fire,” Ken Follet

NONFICTION

1. “Hacks,” Donna Brazile

2. “Make Your Bed,” William H. McRaven

3. “Leonardo da Vinci,” Walter Isaacson

4. “The Wisdom of Sundays,” Oprah Winfrey

5. “Bobby Kennedy,” Chris Matthews

6. “The Four Agreements,” don Miguel Ruiz

7. “The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Come and Get It!” Ree Drummond

8. “Sisters First,” Jenna Bush Hager

9. “Obama: An Intimate Portrait,” Pete Souza

10. “Playing With Fire,” Lawrence O’Donnell

CHILDRENS AND YOUNG ADULT BOOKS

1. “The Getaway,” Jeff Kinney

2. “A Wrinkle in Time,” Madeleine L’Engle

3. “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone,” J.K. Rowling

4. “The Thing About Jellyfish,” Ali Benjamin

5. “Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls,” Elena Favilli

6. “Turtles All The Way Down,” John Green

7. “Wonder,” R.J. Palacio

8. “Smile,” Raina Telgemeier

9. “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets,” J.K. Rowling

10. “Dog Man: A Tale of Two Kitties,” Dav Pilkey



Reader Comments ...


Next Up in Insight and Books

Opinion: Trump composes an elaborate “Thank you, Putin” note
Opinion: Trump composes an elaborate “Thank you, Putin” note

In the run-up to the Trump-Putin summit, many wondered how the Mueller investigation’s latest indictment would impact the outcome. After all, the language of the indictment was very specific and very detailed. Russian intelligence officers were mentioned by name. More to the point, the indictment revealed that Russian hackers were inside the...
Facebook comments: July 17, 2018
Facebook comments: July 17, 2018

As reported by the American-Statesman’s Dave Thomas, a new Make America Great Again hat signed by Donald Trump was sent to the teenager whose hat was taken from him at a San Antonio Whataburger. Hunter Richard, an Orlando teenager, was wearing his hat in a San Antonio Whataburger when a man threw a drink in his face and took his hat. The incident...
Letters to the editor: July 17, 2018
Letters to the editor: July 17, 2018

Re: July 8 commentary, “If Texas won’t give sick leave, at least let Austin do it.” If paid sick leave was really about protecting income of workers, that would be one thing. Instead, the ordinance is about providing anyone who works, whether full- or part-time, paid time off. Should a small business be required to pay a part-time...
Opinion: After Kavanaugh, the deluge

In the second year of his presidency, Donald Trump has become more and more willing to act Trumpishly rather than deferring to the official wisdom of his party. But with his second Supreme Court nomination, notwithstanding all the head-fakes and reality-television atmospherics, Trump has demonstrated that he’ll take his Trumpishness only so far...
Opinion: Documenting my father’s route to becoming an American

On the dining room table before me is a rumpled piece of paper, barely bigger than a sticky note. It is the reason that I exist. The “Alien Head-Tax Receipt” recorded the fare paid by my grandmother at what was then called the Mexican Border District. To me it’s precious, like the companion she had with her that day — my then-infant...
More Stories