Best-sellers


NEW YORK TIMES

BEST-SELLERS

FICTION

1. ‘The Gangster,’ Clive Cussler and Justin Scott

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

3. ‘The Girl on the Train,’ Paula Hawkins

4. ‘The Nightingale,’ Kristin Hannah

5. ‘A Girl’s Guide to Moving On,’ Debbie Macomber

6. ‘Cometh the Hour,’ Jeffrey Archer

7. ‘My Name Is Lucy Barton,’ Elizabeth Strout

8. ‘Go Set a Watchman,’ Harper Lee

9. ‘The Widow,’ Fiona Barton

10. ‘Find Her,’ Lisa Gardner

NONFICTION

1. ‘When Breath Becomes Air,’ Paul Kalanithi

2. ‘Seven Brief Lessons on Physics,’ Carlo Rovelli

3. ‘Between the World and Me,’ Ta-Nehisi Coates

4. ‘A Man Called Intrepid,’ William Stevenson

5. ‘Playing to the Edge,’ Michael V. Hayden

6. ‘Dark Money,’ Jane Mayer

7. ‘Evicted,’ Matthew Desmond

8. ’ A Mother’s Reckoning,’ Sue Klebold

9. ‘The Boys in the Boat,’ Daniel James Brown

10. ‘Alexander Hamilton,’ Ron Chernow

PAPERBACKS

1. ‘Me Before You,’ Jojo Moyes

2. ‘Brooklyn,’ Colm Toibin

3. ‘The Revenant,’ Michael Punke

4. ‘Room,’ Emma Donoghue

5. ‘The Martian,’ Andy Weir

6. ‘My Brilliant Friend,’ Elena Ferrante

7. ‘A Man Called Ove,’ Fredrik Backman

8. ‘The Alchemist,’ Paulo Coelho

9. ‘A Little Life,’ Hanya Yanagihara

10. ‘Ready Player One,’ Ernest Cline

Rankings for the week that ended March 5 at almost 4,000 bookstores, plus wholesalers serving 60,000 other retailers.

LOCAL

BEST-SELLERS

BOOKPEOPLE

FICTION

1. ‘Work Like Any Other,’ Virginia Reeves

2. ‘A Little Life,’ Hanya Yanagihara

3. ‘Time of Fog and Fire,’ Rhys Bowen

4. ‘My Brilliant Friend,’ Elena Ferrante

5. ‘For a Little While,’ Rick Bass

6. ‘The Type,’ Sarah Kay

7. ‘Red Rising,’ Pierce Brown

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

9. ‘The Girl on the Train,’ Paula Hawkins

10. ‘Ready Player One,’ Ernest Cline

NONFICTION

1. ‘#AskGaryVee: One Entrepreneur’s Take on Leadership, Social Media, and Self-Awareness,’ Gary Vaynerchuk

2. ‘Mastering the New Media Landscape,’ Barbara Henricks and Rusty Shelton

3. ‘The Nutshell Technique,’ Jill Chamberlain

4. ‘We Should All Be Feminists,’ Chimamanda Adichie

5. ‘When Breath Becomes Air,’ Paul Kalanithi

6. ‘H Is for Hawk,’ Helen MacDonald

7. ‘Crush It,’ Gary Vaynerchuk

8. ‘If At Birth You Don’t Succeed,’ Zach Anner

9. ‘Between the World and Me,’ Ta-Nehisi Coates

10. ‘The Devil in the White City,’ Erik Larson

CHILDREN’S AND

YOUNG ADULT BOOKS

1. ‘Saving Sweetness,’ Diane Stanley

2. ‘The Thickety: A Path Begins,’ J.A. White

3. ‘Lady Midnight,’ Cassandra Clare

4. ‘The Truth About Twinkie Pie,’ Kat Yeh

5. ‘Rebel Mechanics,’ Shanna Swendson

6. ‘Con Academy,’ Joe Schreiber

7. ‘A Night Divided,’ Jennifer A. Nielsen

8. ‘Moving Target,’ Christina Gonzalez

9. ‘The Unlikely Hero of Room 13B,’ Teresa Toten

10. ‘The Battle of Darcy Lane,’ Tara Altebrando

Rankings for hardbacks and paperbacks combined for the week ending March 12.


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