Louise Penny, Neil deGrasse Tyson top best-sellers lists


NEW YORK TIMES

BEST-SELLERS

FICTION

1. ‘Glass Houses,’ Louise Penny

2. ‘Y Is for Yesterday,’ Sue Grafton

3. ‘The Right Time,’ Danielle Steel

4. ‘The Store,’ James Patterson and Richard DiLallo

5. ‘Camino Island,’ John Grisham

6. ‘My Absolute Darling,’ Gabriel Tallent

7. ‘Seeing Red,’ Sandra Brown

8. ‘The Late Show,’ Michael Connelly

9. ‘A Gentleman in Moscow,’ Amor Towle

10. ‘Star Wars: Phasma,’ Delilah S. Dawson

NONFICTION

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

2. ‘Hillbilly Elegy,’ J.D. Vance

3. ‘Why Buddhism Is True,’ Robert Wright

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

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

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

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

8. ‘The Big Lie,’ Dinesh D’Souza

9. ‘The Book of Joy,’ the Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu with Douglas Abrams

10. ‘Grit,’ Angela Duckworth

PAPERBACKS

1. ‘The Woman in Cabin 10,’ Ruth Ware

2. ‘Milk and Honey,’ Rupi Kaur

3. ‘Lilac Girls,’ Martha Hall Kelly

4. ‘It,’ Stephen King

5. ‘The Handmaid’s Tale,’ Margaret Atwood

6. ‘The Couple Next Door,’ Shari Lapena

7. ‘The Alchemist,’ Paulo Coelho

8. ‘Ready Player One,’ Ernest Cline

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

10. ‘In a Dark, Dark Wood,’ Ruth Ware

LOCAL

BEST-SELLERS

BARNES & NOBLE ARBORETUM

FICTION

1. ‘Glass Houses,’ Louise Penny

2. ‘Milk and Honey,’ Rupi Kaur

3. ‘The Woman in Cabin 10,’ Ruth Ware

4. ‘The Alchemist,’ Paulo Coelho

5. ‘Ready Player One,’ Ernest Cline

6. ‘It,’ Stephen King

7. ‘Phasma,’ Delilah S. Dawson

8. ‘Y is for Yesterday,’ Sue Grafton

9. ‘My Absolute Darling,’ Gabriel Tallent

10. ‘In a Dark, Dark Wood,’ Ruth Ware

NONFICTION

1. ‘Make Your Bed,’ William H. McRaven

2. ‘Hillbilly Elegy,’ J. D. Vance

3. ‘The Glass Castle,’ Jeannette Walls

4. ‘Astrophysics for People in a Hurry,’ Neil DeGrasse Tyson

5. ‘Life 3.0,’ Max Tegmark

6. ‘Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life,’ Hector Garcia

7. ‘Why Buddhism Is True,’ Robert Wright

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

9. ‘It’s A Long Story: My Life,’ Willie Nelson

10. ‘Option B,’ Sheryl Sandberg

CHILDRENS AND YOUNG ADULT BOOKS

1. ‘Dog Man: A Tale of Two Kitties,’ Dav Pilkey

2. ‘A Wrinkle in Time,’ Madeleine L’Engle

3. ‘Wonder,’ R. J. Palacio

4. ‘Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone,’ J.K. Rowling

5. ‘Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls,’ Elena Favilli

6. ‘Drama,’ Raina Telgemeier

7. ‘Carry On,’ Rainbow Rowell

8. ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child,’ J.K. Rowling

9. ‘The Last Kids on Earth and the Zombie Parade,’ Max Brallier

10. ‘Everything, Everything,’ Nicola Yoon

11. ‘The Dark Prophecy,’ Rick Riordan



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