December 30, 2020

Trade Paperback Fiction



Bestseller List for December 30, 2020
Based on sales for the week ending December 27, 2020
For an independent bookstore store near you, call 1-888-266-5736,
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  Trade Paperback Fiction Last Week/
Weeks on List
1. The Overstory
Richard Powers, Norton, $18.95, 9780393356687
National Book Award-winner Powers delivers a sweeping, impassioned novel of activism and resistance that is also a stunning evocation of--and paean to--the natural world.
1/91
2. Circe
Madeline Miller, Back Bay, $16.99, 9780316556323
Miller's masterful follow-up to The Song of Achilles is a triumph of storytelling, an intoxicating epic of family rivalry, palace intrigue, love and loss, as well as a celebration of indomitable female strength in a man's world.
4/37
3. Shuggie Bain
Douglas Stuart, Grove Press, $17.00, 9780802148506
A heartbreaking story of addiction, sexuality, and love, Shuggie Bain is an epic portrayal of a working-class family that is rarely seen in fiction. A 2020 National Book Award Finalist and winner of the 2020 Booker Prize.
2/9
4. Home Body
Rupi Kaur, Andrews McMeel, $16.99, 9781449486808
Kaur's greatly anticipated third collection of poetry.
3/6
5. The Queen's Gambit
Walter Tevis, Vintage, $16.95, 9780593314654
Engaging and fast-paced, this gripping coming-of-age novel of chess, feminism, and addiction speeds to a conclusion as elegant and satisfying as a mate in four. Now an acclaimed Netflix series.
8/4
6. Devotions
Mary Oliver, Penguin, $20.00, 9780399563263
A personal selection of Oliver's best work in this definitive collection spanning more than five decades of her esteemed literary career.
5/7
7. The Water Dancer
Ta-Nehisi Coates, One World, $18.00, 9780399590610
Coates' debut novel is a propulsive, transcendent work that restores the humanity of those from whom everything was stolen.
7/6
8. Interior Chinatown
Charles Yu, Vintage, $16.00, 9780307948472
Yu's deeply personal novel about race, pop culture, immigration, assimilation, and escaping the roles we are forced to play. Winner of the 2020 National Book Award.
6/6
9. A Gentleman in Moscow
Amor Towles, Penguin, $17.00, 9780143110439
Towles' transporting novel about a man who is ordered to spend the rest of his life inside a luxury hotel.
10/85
10. The Best American Short Stories 2020
Curtis Sittenfeld, Heidi Pitlor (Eds.), Mariner, $16.99, 9781328485373
A very satisfying collection of the year's best short stories.
12/8
11. The Song of Achilles
Madeline Miller, Ecco, $16.99, 9780062060624
Miller's monumental debut novel is an action-packed adventure and epic love story that brilliantly re-imagines Homer's enduring masterwork, The Iliad.
14/17
12. Normal People
Sally Rooney, Hogarth, $17.00, 9781984822185
Rooney brings her brilliant psychological acuity and perfectly spare prose to a story that explores the subtleties of class, the electricity of first love, and the complex entanglements of family and friendship.
/43
13. The Nickel Boys
Colson Whitehead, Anchor, $15.95, 9780345804341
Whitehead's masterful and haunting novel about two boys sentenced to a hellish reform school in Jim Crow-era Florida is the winner of the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.
11/26
14. Homegoing
Yaa Gyasi, Vintage, $16.95, 9781101971062
Gyasi's extraordinary novel illuminates slavery's troubled legacy both for those who were taken and those who stayed--and shows how the memory of captivity has been inscribed on the soul of our nation.
9/45
15. This Tender Land
William Kent Krueger, Atria, $17.00, 9781476749303
A magnificent novel about four orphans on a life-changing odyssey during the Great Depression.
13/30


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Trade Paperback Nonfiction



Bestseller List for December 30, 2020
Based on sales for the week ending December 27, 2020
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  Trade Paperback Nonfiction Last Week/
Weeks on List
1. My Own Words
Ruth Bader Ginsburg, S&S, $18.00, 9781501145254
Ruth Bader Ginsburg's first book after becoming a Supreme Court Justice in 1993 is a witty, engaging, and serious collection of writings and speeches.
2/51
2. The Truths We Hold
Kamala Harris, Penguin, $18.00, 9780525560739
Vice President-elect Harris looks at the core truths that unite us, and the long struggle to discern what those truths are and how best to act upon them.
3/16
3. Braiding Sweetgrass
Robin Wall Kimmerer, Milkweed Editions, $18.00, 9781571313560
Drawing on her life as an indigenous scientist, and as a woman, Kimmerer shows how other living beings offer us gifts and lessons, even if we've forgotten how to hear their voices.
1/55
4. Sapiens
Yuval Noah Harari, Harper Perennial, $24.99, 9780062316110
A groundbreaking narrative of humanity's creation and evolution that explores the ways in which biology and history have defined us and enhanced our understanding of what it means to be human.
4/125
5. Born a Crime
Trevor Noah, One World, $18.00, 9780399588198
Noah's compelling, inspiring, and comically sublime coming-of-age memoir is set during the twilight of apartheid and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed.
6/94
6. What Unites Us
Dan Rather, Elliot Kirschner, Algonquin Books, $16.95, 9781616209940
With this collection of essays, venerated journalist Rather reminds us of the principles upon which the United States was founded.
5/9
7. The Warmth of Other Suns
Isabel Wilkerson, Vintage, $17.95, 9780679763888
Pulitzer Prize-winner Wilkerson's chronicle of the decades-long migration of Black citizens who fled the South in search of a better life.
7/47
8. Conversations with RBG
Jeffrey Rosen, Picador, $18.00, 9781250762641
Ruth Bader Ginsburg offers an intimate look at her life and career, through an extraordinary series of conversations with the head of the National Constitution Center, Jeffrey Rosen.
11/8
9. Sapiens: A Graphic History: The Birth of Humankind (Vol. 1)
Yuval Noah Harari, Harper Perennial, $25.99, 9780063051331
Featuring full-color illustrations and easy-to-understand text covering the first part of the full-length original edition, this adaptation of the mind-expanding book furthers the ongoing conversation as it introduces Harari's ideas to a wide new readership.
8/6
10. The Old Farmer's Almanac 2021
Old Farmer's Almanac, $8.95, 9781571988485
The annual almanac of weather, astrology, calendars, gardening tips, home remedies, and more all presented in the inimitably useful and humorous way it has done since 1792.
9/6
11. Intimations
Zadie Smith, Penguin, $10.95, 9780593297612
Deeply personal and powerfully moving, a short and timely series of reflective essays by one of the most clear-sighted and essential writers of our time.
13/18
12. Just Mercy
Bryan Stevenson, One World, $17.00, 9780593133934
A powerful true story about the potential for mercy to redeem us, and a clarion call to fix our broken system of justice.
15/44
13. Say Nothing
Patrick Radden Keefe, Anchor, $16.95, 9780307279286
Award-winning New Yorker staff writer Keefe presents a stunning and intricate narrative about a notorious killing in Northern Ireland and its devastating repercussions.
12/24
14. The Body Keeps the Score
Bessel van der Kolk, Penguin, $19.00, 9780143127741
van der Kolk transforms our understanding of trauma and offers a bold new paradigm for healing.
/13
15. White Fragility
Robin DiAngelo, Beacon Press, $16.00, 9780807047415
DiAngelo explores the counterproductive reactions white people have when their assumptions about race are challenged, and how these reactions maintain racial inequality.
/89


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Hardcover Fiction



Bestseller List for December 30, 2020
Based on sales for the week ending December 27, 2020
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  Hardcover Fiction Last Week/
Weeks on List
1. The Vanishing Half
Brit Bennett, Riverhead Books, $27.00, 9780525536291
Bennett's beautiful new novel about twin sisters, inseparable as children, who ultimately choose to live in two very different worlds, one Black and one white. A June 2020 Indie Next List Great Read.
1/30
2. Ready Player Two
Ernest Cline, Ballantine, $28.99, 9781524761332
Ready Player Two takes us on another imaginative, fun, action-packed adventure through the virtual universe, and jolts us thrillingly into the future once again.
2/5
3. The Searcher
Tana French, Viking, $27.00, 9780735224650
In French's latest novel of suspense, a former Chicago police officer retreats to a bucolic Irish village and starts to realize that even small towns shelter dangerous secrets.
5/12
4. Anxious People
Fredrik Backman, Atria, $28.00, 9781501160837
An ingeniously constructed novel about the enduring power of friendship, forgiveness, and hope--the things that save us, even in the most anxious times. The #1 Indie Next List Great Read for September 2020.
4/16
5. Hamnet
Maggie O'Farrell, Knopf, $26.95, 9780525657606
O'Farrell's novel is a luminous portrait of a marriage, a shattering evocation of a family ravaged by grief and loss, and a tender re-imagining of a boy whose life has been all but forgotten. An August 2020 Indie Next List Great Read.
3/12
6. The Midnight Library
Matt Haig, Viking, $26.00, 9780525559474
Haig's latest is a dazzling novel about all the choices that go into a life well lived.
6/8
7. Deacon King Kong
James McBride, Riverhead Books, $28.00, 9780735216723
National Book Award winner McBride's wise and witty new novel about what happens to the witnesses of a shooting is a March 2020 Indie Next List Great Read.
12/18
8. The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue
V.E. Schwab, Tor, $26.99, 9780765387561
France, 1714: In a moment of desperation, a young woman makes a Faustian bargain to live forever--and is cursed to be forgotten by everyone she meets. The #1 Indie Next List Great Read for October 2020.
8/12
9. A Time for Mercy
John Grisham, Doubleday, $29.95, 9780385545969
Jake Brigance returns in John Grisham's most powerful courtroom drama yet.
7/11
10. Mexican Gothic
Silvia Moreno-Garcia, Del Rey, $27.00, 9780525620785
A re-imagining of the classic gothic suspense novel, Mexican Gothic is a story about an isolated mansion in 1950s Mexico--and the brave socialite drawn to its treacherous secrets. The #1 Indie Next List Great Read for July 2020.
9/23
11. Where the Crawdads Sing
Delia Owens, Putnam, $26.00, 9780735219090
Owens' exquisite and heartbreaking novel is an August 2018 Indie Next List Great Read.
11/113
12. Transcendent Kingdom
Yaa Gyasi, Knopf, $27.95, 9780525658184
Gyasi's stunning follow-up to Homegoing is a powerful, raw, intimate, deeply layered novel about a Ghanaian family in Alabama. A September 2020 Indie Next List Great Read.
10/17
13. The Evening and the Morning
Ken Follett, Viking, $36.00, 9780525954989
Follett's thrilling and addictive new Kingsbridge novel is a prequel to The Pillars of the Earth.
14/14
14. Perestroika in Paris
Jane Smiley, Knopf, $26.95, 9780525520351
Smiley's beguiling new novel is a captivating, brilliantly imaginative story of three extraordinary animals--and a young boy--whose lives intersect in Paris.
/3
15. Piranesi
Susanna Clarke, Bloomsbury Publishing, $27.00, 9781635575637
The intoxicating, hypnotic new novel by the bestselling author of Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell is a September 2020 Indie Next List Great Read.
/10


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Hardcover Nonfiction



Bestseller List for December 30, 2020
Based on sales for the week ending December 27, 2020
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  Hardcover Nonfiction Last Week/
Weeks on List
1. A Promised Land
Barack Obama, Crown, $45.00, 9781524763169
Barack Obama's insightful first volume of his presidential memoirs.
1/6
2. Caste
Isabel Wilkerson, Random House, $32.00, 9780593230251
Beautifully written, original, and revealing, Caste is an eye-opening story of people and history, and a reexamination of what lies under the surface of ordinary lives and of American life today.
2/21
3. The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse
Charlie Mackesy, HarperOne, $22.99, 9780062976581
Radiant with Mackesy's warmth and gentle wit, The Boy, the Mole, the Fox, and the Horse blends hand-written narrative with dozens of drawings.
3/43
4. Untamed
Glennon Doyle, The Dial Press, $28.00, 9781984801258
In Doyle's most revealing and powerful memoir yet, she explores the joy and peace we discover when we stop striving to meet the expectations of the world, and start trusting the voice deep within us.
6/42
5. The Best of Me
David Sedaris, Little, Brown, $30.00, 9780316628242
The Best of Me spans a career spent watching and learning and laughing--quite often at himself--and invites readers deep into the world of one of the most brilliant and original writers of our time.
5/8
6. Modern Comfort Food
Ina Garten, Clarkson Potter, $35.00, 9780804187060
From cocktails to dessert, from special weekend breakfasts to quick weeknight dinners, you'll find yourself making these cozy and delicious recipes over and over again.
8/12
7. Greenlights
Matthew McConaughey, Crown, $30.00, 9780593139134
McConaughey's unconventional memoir is filled with raucous stories, outlaw wisdom, and lessons learned the hard way about living with greater satisfaction.
9/10
8. The Splendid and the Vile
Erik Larson, Crown, $32.00, 9780385348713
Larson's fresh and compelling portrait of Winston Churchill and London during the Blitz is a March 2020 Indie Next List Great Read.
7/44
9. Bag Man
Rachel Maddow, Michael Yarvitz, Crown, $28.00, 9780593136683
Based on the hit podcast, Bag Man expands and deepens the story of Spiro Agnew's scandal and its lasting influence on our politics.
4/3
10. What It's Like to Be a Bird
David Allen Sibley, Knopf, $35.00, 9780307957894
A bird book for birders and non-birders alike that will excite and inspire by providing a new and deeper understanding of what common, mostly backyard, birds are doing--and why.
11/19
11. Is This Anything?
Jerry Seinfeld, S&S, $35.00, 9781982112691
The first book in 25 years from Jerry Seinfeld features his best work across five decades in comedy.
10/12
12. Wintering
Katherine May, Riverhead Books, $24.00, 9780593189481
An intimate, revelatory book exploring the ways we can care for and repair ourselves when life knocks us down. The #1 Indie Next List Great Read for December 2020.
12/4
13. Becoming
Michelle Obama, Crown, $32.50, 9781524763138
Warm, wise, and revelatory, Becoming is the deeply personal reckoning of a woman of soul and substance who has steadily defied expectations--and whose story inspires us to do the same.
13/77
14. Ottolenghi Flavor
Yotam Ottolenghi, et al., Ten Speed Press, $35.00, 9780399581755
Ottolenghi teams up with Ottolenghi Test Kitchen's Ixta Belfrage to reveal how flavor is created and amplified through 100+ super-delicious, plant-based recipes.
15/7
15. Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat
Samin Nosrat, Wendy MacNaughton (Illus.), S&S, $35.00, 9781476753836
A visionary new master class in cooking that distills decades of professional experience into just four simple elements. Winner of the 2018 James Beard Award for Best General Cookbook.
/38


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Mass Market



Bestseller List for December 30, 2020
Based on sales for the week ending December 27, 2020
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  Mass Market Last Week/
Weeks on List
1. Dune
Frank Herbert, Ace, $10.99, 9780441172719
1/58
2. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
2/234
3. The Name of the Wind
Patrick Rothfuss, DAW, $9.99, 9780756404741
3/63
4. The Way of Kings
Brandon Sanderson, Tor, $9.99, 9780765365279
4/6
5. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Douglas Adams, Del Rey, $7.99, 9780345391803
5/19
6. Animal Farm
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451526342
6/25
7. Good Omens
Neil Gaiman, Terry Pratchett, Morrow, $9.99, 9780062836977
9/37
8. The Catcher in the Rye
J.D. Salinger, Little, Brown, $9.99, 9780316769488
/310
9. Dune Messiah
Frank Herbert, Ace, $9.99, 9780593098233
7/15
10. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
Maya Angelou, Ballantine, $7.99, 9780345514400
/25


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Early & Middle Grade Readers



Bestseller List for December 30, 2020
Based on sales for the week ending December 27, 2020
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  Early & Middle Grade Readers  
1. Cat Kid Comic Club
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $12.99, 9781338712766
 
2. The Ickabog
J K. Rowling, Scholastic, $26.99, 9781338732870
 
3. Skunk and Badger
Amy Timberlake, Jon Klassen (Illus.), Algonquin Young Readers, $18.95, 9781643750057
 
4. Class Act
Jerry Craft, Quill Tree Books, $12.99, 9780062885500
 
5. New Kid
Jerry Craft, Harper, $12.99, 9780062691194
 
6. The One and Only Bob
Katherine Applegate, Patricia Castelao (Illus.), Harper, $18.99, 9780062991317
 
7. Twins
Varian Johnson, Shannon Wright (Illus.), Graphix, $12.99, 9781338236132
 
8. The Silver Arrow
Lev Grossman, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, $16.99, 9780316539531
 
9. Rowley Jefferson's Awesome Friendly Adventure
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $14.99, 9781419749094
 
10. When Stars Are Scattered
Victoria Jamieson, Omar Mohamed, Dial Books, $12.99, 9780525553908
 
11. Kid in the Kitchen: 100 Recipes and Tips for Young Home Cooks
Melissa Clark, Daniel Gercke, Clarkson Potter, $24.00, 9780593232286
 
12. The One and Only Ivan
Katherine Applegate, Patricia Castelao (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780061992278
 
13. The Girl Who Drank the Moon
Kelly Barnhill, Algonquin Young Readers, $9.95, 9781616207465
 
14. The Complete Cookbook for Young Chefs
America's Test Kitchen Kids, Sourcebooks Explore, $19.99, 9781492670025
 
15. Britannica All New Kids' Encyclopedia: What We Know & What We Don't- Debut
Christopher Lloyd (Ed.), Britannica Books, $30.00, 9781912920488
 


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Young Adult



Bestseller List for December 30, 2020
Based on sales for the week ending December 27, 2020
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  Young Adult  
1. The Cousins
Karen M. McManus, Delacorte Press, $19.99, 9780525708001
 
2. One of Us Is Lying
Karen M. McManus, Delacorte Press, $17.99, 9781524714680
 
3. Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You
Jason Reynolds, Ibram X. Kendi, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9780316453691
 
4. We Were Liars
E. Lockhart, Ember, $10.99, 9780385741279
 
5. The Hate U Give
Angie Thomas, Balzer + Bray, $18.99, 9780062871350
 
6. Legendborn (An Indies Introduce Title)
Tracy Deonn, Margaret K. McElderry Books, $18.99, 9781534441606
 
7. The Book Thief
Markus Zusak, Knopf Books for Young Readers, $14.99, 9780385754729
 
8. Clap When You Land
Elizabeth Acevedo, Quill Tree Books, $18.99, 9780062882769
 
9. Elatsoe
Darcie Little Badger, Rovina Cai (Illus.), Levine Querido, $18.99, 9781646140053
 
10. Instant Karma
Marissa Meyer, Feiwel & Friends, $18.99, 9781250618818
 
11. The Black Friend: On Being a Better White Person
Frederick Joseph, Candlewick, $17.99, 9781536217018
 
12. The Giver
Lois Lowry, HMH Books for Young Readers, $9.99, 9780544340688
 
13. They Both Die at the End
Adam Silvera, Quill Tree Books, $11.99, 9780062457806
 
14. Dragon Hoops
Gene Luen Yang, First Second, $24.99, 9781626720794
 
15. The Inheritance Games- Debut
Jennifer Lynn Barnes, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, $17.99, 9781368052405
 


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Children's Illustrated



Bestseller List for December 30, 2020
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  Children's Illustrated  
1. The Snowy Day
Ezra Jack Keats, Viking Books for Young Readers, $19.99, 9780670012701
 
2. How the Grinch Stole Christmas
Dr. Seuss, Random House Books for Young Readers, $16.99, 9780394800790
 
3. Cozy
Jan Brett, G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9780593109793
 
4. The Shortest Day
Susan Cooper, Carson Ellis (Illus.), Candlewick, $17.99, 9780763686987
 
5. The Polar Express
Chris Van Allsburg, HMH Books for Young Readers, $19.99, 9780544580145
 
6. Antiracist Baby
Ibram X. Kendi, Ashley Lukashevsky (Illus.), Kokila, $8.99, 9780593110508
 
7. What We'll Build: Plans For Our Together Future
Oliver Jeffers, Philomel Books, $19.99, 9780593206751
 
8. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
 
9. The Night Before Christmas
Clement C. Moore, Loren Long (Illus.), Harper, $18.99, 9780062869463
 
10. The Crayons' Christmas
Drew Daywalt, Oliver Jeffers (Illus.), Penguin Workshop, $19.99, 9780525515746
 
11. If You Come to Earth
Sophie Blackall, Chronicle Books, $18.99, 9781452137797
 
12. 5 More Sleeps 'til Christmas
Jimmy Fallon, Rich Deas (Illus.), Feiwel & Friends, $18.99, 9781250266477
 
13. Where the Wild Things Are
Maurice Sendak, Harper, $19.95, 9780060254926
 
14. Little Blue Truck's Christmas
Alice Schertle, Jill McElmurry (Illus.), HMH Books for Young Readers, $15.99, 9780544320413
 
15. The Mitten
Jan Brett, G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers, $8.99, 9780399231094
 


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Children's Series



Bestseller List for December 30, 2020
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  Children's Series  
1. Diary of a Wimpy Kid (hardcover)
Jeff Kinney, Amulet
 
2. Harry Potter (hardcover and paperback)
J.K. Rowling, Scholastic/Arthur A. Levine Books
 
3. Dog Man (hardcover)
Dav Pilkey, Graphix
 
4. Wings of Fire (hardcover and paperback)
Tui T. Sutherland, Scholastic
 
5. Elephant & Piggie (hardcover)
Mo Willems, Hyperion
 
6. Magic Tree House (hardcover and paperback)
Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illus.), Random House Books for Young Readers
 
7. The Bad Guys (hardcover and paperback)
Aaron Blabey, Scholastic
 
8. The Princess in Black (hardcover and paperback)
Shannon Hale, Dean Hale, LeUyen Pham (Illus.), Candlewick
 
9. Keeper of the Lost Cities (hardcover and paperback)
Shannon Messenger, Aladdin
 
10. Who Was/Is...? (paperback)
Ellen Morgan, et al., Penguin Workshop
 


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Extended Paperback Fiction

Based on sales for the week ending December 26, 2020

16. All the Light We Cannot See
Anthony Doerr, Scribner, $18.00, 9781501173219

17. Ready Player One
Ernest Cline, Broadway, $17.00, 9780307887443

18. Dune
Frank Herbert, Ace, $18.00, 9780441013593

19. The Alchemist
Paulo Coelho, HarperOne, $16.99, 9780062315007

20. Olive, Again
Elizabeth Strout, Random House, $18.00, 9780812986471

21. Long Bright River
Liz Moore, Riverhead Books, $17.00, 9780525540687

22. Girl, Woman, Other
Bernardine Evaristo, Grove Press/Black Cat, $17.00, 9780802156983

23. Parable of the Sower
Octavia E. Butler, Grand Central, $16.99, 9781538732182

24. Little Fires Everywhere
Celeste Ng, Penguin, $17.00, 9780143135166

25. News of the World
Paulette Jiles, Morrow, $16.99, 9780062409218

26. The Fifth Season
N.K. Jemisin, Orbit, $15.99, 9780316229296

27. The Testaments
Margaret Atwood, Anchor, $16.95, 9780525562627

28. The Chicken Sisters
KJ Dell'Antonia, Putnam, $16.00, 9780593085141

29. Nothing to See Here
Kevin Wilson, Ecco, $16.99, 9780062913494

30. The Topeka School
Ben Lerner, Picador, $17.00, 9781250758002

31. The Nightingale
Kristin Hannah, St. Martin's Griffin, $17.99, 9781250080400

32. There There
Tommy Orange, Vintage, $16.00, 9780525436140

33. The Tattooist of Auschwitz
Heather Morris, Harper, $16.99, 9780062797155

34. The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek
Kim Michele Richardson, Sourcebooks Landmark, $15.99, 9781492671527

35. The Bluest Eye
Toni Morrison, Vintage, $14.95, 9780307278449

36. City of Girls
Elizabeth Gilbert, Riverhead Books, $17.00, 9781594634741

37. Still Life
Louise Penny, St. Martin's, $17.99, 9780312541538

38. Ninth House
Leigh Bardugo, Flatiron Books, $17.99, 9781250751362

39. What Kind of Woman
Kate Baer, Harper Perennial, $17.00, 9780063008427

40. Norse Mythology
Neil Gaiman, Norton, $15.95, 9780393356182

41. Pachinko
Min Jin Lee, Grand Central, $16.99, 9781455563920

42. The Starless Sea
Erin Morgenstern, Anchor, $16.95, 9781101971383

43. Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead
Olga Tokarczuk, Riverhead Books, $17.00, 9780525541349

44. The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2020
Diana Gabaldon, John Joseph Adams (Eds.), Mariner, $16.99, 9781328613103

45. Station Eleven
Emily St. John Mandel, Vintage, $16.95, 9780804172448

46. Agent Running in the Field
John le Carré, Penguin, $17.00, 9781984878892

47. The Three-Body Problem
Cixin Liu, Tor, $17.99, 9780765382030

48. The Best American Mystery Stories 2020
C.J. Box, Otto Penzler (Eds.), Mariner, $16.99, 9781328636102

49. Miss Benson's Beetle
Rachel Joyce, Dial Press, $18.00, 9780812996708

50. The Institute
Stephen King, Gallery Books, $19.99, 9781982110581

Extended Paperback Nonfiction

Based on sales for the week ending December 27, 2020

16. The Color of Law
Richard Rothstein, Liveright, $17.95, 9781631494536

17. Ruth Bader Ginsburg: A Life
Jane Sherron de Hart, Vintage, $18.00, 9781984897831

18. Wow, No Thank You.
Samantha Irby, Vintage, $15.95, 9780525563488

19. The Fire Next Time
James Baldwin, Vintage, $13.95, 9780679744726

20. The Four Agreements
Don Miguel Ruiz, Amber-Allen, $12.95, 9781878424310

21. The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2021
Sarah Janssen (Ed.), World Almanac, $15.99, 9781510761391

22. The New Jim Crow
Michelle Alexander, New Press, $18.99, 9781620971932

23. How to Change Your Mind
Michael Pollan, Penguin, $18.00, 9780735224155

24. The Soul of an Octopus
Sy Montgomery, Atria, $16.99, 9781451697728

25. Hillbilly Elegy
J.D. Vance, Harper, $16.99, 9780062300553

26. Little Weirds
Jenny Slate, Back Bay, $16.99, 9780316485364

27. Stamped from the Beginning
Ibram X. Kendi, Bold Type Books, $19.99, 9781568585987

28. So You Want to Talk About Race
Ijeoma Oluo, Seal Press, $16.99, 9781580058827

29. Ruth Bader Ginsburg: The Last Interview and Other Conversations
Melville House (Ed.), Melville House, $17.99, 9781612199191

30. The Devil in the White City
Erik Larson, Vintage, $16.00, 9780375725609

31. The MeatEater Guide to Wilderness Skills and Survival
Steven Rinella, Random House, $25.00, 9780593129692

32. The Pioneers
David McCullough, S&S, $18.00, 9781501168703

33. The Best American Travel Writing 2020
Robert Macfarlane, Jason Wilson (Eds.), Mariner, $16.99, 9780358362036

34. The Soul of America
Jon Meacham, Random House, $20.00, 9780399589829

35. The Great Influenza
John M. Barry, Penguin, $19.00, 9780143036494

36. Shade
Pete Souza, Voracious, $19.99, 9780316458214

37. The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2020
Michio Kaku, Jaime Greene (Eds.), Mariner, $16.99, 9780358074298

38. Underland
Robert Macfarlane, Norton, $17.95, 9780393358094

39. Edison
Edmund Morris, Random House , $22.00, 9780812983210

40. Killers of the Flower Moon
David Grann, Vintage, $16.95, 9780307742483

41. My Grandmother's Hands
Resmaa Menakem, Central Recovery Press, $17.95, 9781942094470

42. These Truths
Jill Lepore, Norton, $19.95, 9780393357424

43. H Is for Hawk
Helen Macdonald, Grove Press, $16.00, 9780802124739

44. The Best American Sports Writing 2020
Jackie MacMullan, Glenn Stout (Eds.), Mariner, $16.99, 9780358196990

45. The Field Guide to Dumb Birds of North America
Matt Kracht, Chronicle, $15.95, 9781452174037

46. Me
Elton John, St. Martin's Griffin, $19.99, 9781250770288

47. An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States
Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, Beacon Press, $16.00, 9780807057834

48. Furious Hours
Casey Cep, Vintage, $16.95, 9781101972052

49. The Power of Now
Eckhart Tolle, New World Library, $16.00, 9781577314806

50. Burnout
Emily Nagoski, Amelia Nagoski, Ballantine, $17.00, 9781984818324

Extended Hardcover Fiction

Based on sales for the week ending December 27, 2020

16. Homeland Elegies
Ayad Akhtar, Little, Brown, $28.00, 9780316496421

17. Leave the World Behind
Rumaan Alam, Ecco, $27.99, 9780062667632

18. A Children's Bible
Lydia Millet, Norton, $25.95, 9781324005032

19. The Lying Life of Adults
Elena Ferrante, Europa Editions, $26.00, 9781609455910

20. The Guest List
Lucy Foley, Morrow, $27.99, 9780062868930

21. Moonflower Murders
Anthony Horowitz, Harper, $28.99, 9780062955456

22. The Cold Millions
Jess Walter, Harper, $28.99, 9780062868084

23. The Sentinel
Lee Child, Andrew Child, Delacorte Press, $28.99, 9781984818461

24. The Law of Innocence
Michael Connelly, Little, Brown, $29.00, 9780316485623

25. All the Devils Are Here
Louise Penny, Minotaur, $28.99, 9781250145239

26. Squeeze Me
Carl Hiaasen, Knopf, $28.95, 9781524733452

27. The Thursday Murder Club
Richard Osman, Pamela Dorman Books, $26.00, 9781984880963

28. American Dirt
Jeanine Cummins, Flatiron Books, $27.99, 9781250209764

29. A Deadly Education
Naomi Novik, Del Rey, $28.00, 9780593128480

30. The Book of Two Ways
Jodi Picoult, Ballantine, $28.99, 9781984818355

31. Such a Fun Age
Kiley Reid, Putnam, $26.00, 9780525541905

32. The Archer
Paulo Coelho, Knopf, $21.00, 9780593318270

33. Dearly
Margaret Atwood, Ecco, $27.99, 9780063032491

34. Snow
John Banville, Hanover Square Press, $27.99, 9781335230003

35. The City We Became
N.K. Jemisin, Orbit, $28.00, 9780316509848

36. The Once and Future Witches
Alix E. Harrow, Redhook, $28.00, 9780316422048

37. The Return
Nicholas Sparks, Grand Central, $28.00, 9781538728574

38. Migrations
Charlotte McConaghy, Flatiron Books, $26.99, 9781250204028

39. The Dutch House
Ann Patchett, Harper, $27.99, 9780062963673

40. One by One
Ruth Ware, Gallery/Scout Press, $27.99, 9781501188817

41. Jack
Marilynne Robinson, FSG, $27.00, 9780374279301

42. The Glass Hotel
Emily St. John Mandel, Knopf, $26.95, 9780525521143

43. Rhythm of War
Brandon Sanderson, Tor, $34.99, 9780765326386

44. Daylight
David Baldacci, Grand Central, $29.00, 9781538761694

45. Memorial
Bryan Washington, Riverhead Books, $27.00, 9780593087275

46. On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous
Ocean Vuong, Penguin Press, $26.00, 9780525562023

47. Luster
Raven Leilani, FSG, $26.00, 9780374194321

48. To Sleep in a Sea of Stars
Christopher Paolini, Tor, $29.99, 9781250762849

49. The Lost Spells
Robert MacFarlane, Jackie Morris (Illus.), Anansi International, $26.00, 9781487007799

50. The Exiles
Christina Baker Kline, Custom House, $27.99, 9780062356345

Extended Hardcover Nonfiction

Based on sales for the week ending December 27, 2020

16. The 99% Invisible City
Roman Mars, Kurt Kohlstedt, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $30.00, 9780358126607

17. Dessert Person
Claire Saffitz, Clarkson Potter, $35.00, 9781984826961

18. Braiding Sweetgrass
Robin Wall Kimmerer, Milkweed Editions, $35.00, 9781571311771

19. Solutions and Other Problems
Allie Brosh, Gallery Books, $30.00, 9781982156947

20. Vesper Flights
Helen MacDonald, Grove Press, $27.00, 9780802128812

21. First Principles
Thomas E. Ricks, Harper, $29.99, 9780062997456

22. Dolly Parton, Songteller
Dolly Parton, Robert K. Oermann, Chronicle Books, $50.00, 9781797205090

23. Breath
James Nestor, Riverhead Books, $28.00, 9780735213616

24. Humans
Brandon Stanton, St. Martin's, $35.00, 9781250114297

25. Pappyland
Wright Thompson, Penguin Press, $27.00, 9780735221253

26. Guinness World Records 2021
Guinness World Records, $28.95, 9781913484002

27. Eleanor
David Michaelis, S&S, $35.00, 9781439192016

28. How to Be an Antiracist
Ibram X. Kendi, One World, $27.00, 9780525509288

29. No Time Like the Future
Michael J. Fox, Flatiron Books, $27.99, 9781250265616

30. World of Wonders
Aimee Nezhukumatathil, Fumi Nakamura (Illus.), Milkweed Editions, $25.00, 9781571313652

31. Eat a Peach
David Chang, Gabe Ulla, Clarkson Potter, $28.00, 9781524759216

32. The Answer Is . . .
Alex Trebek, S&S, $26.00, 9781982157999

33. One Life
Megan Rapinoe, Penguin Press, $27.00, 9781984881168

34. Stuff You Should Know
Josh Clark, Chuck Bryant, Flatiron Books, $27.99, 9781250268501

35. Clanlands
Sam Heughan, Graham McTavish, Quercus, $26.99, 9781529342000

36. His Truth Is Marching On
Jon Meacham, Random House, $30.00, 9781984855022

37. The Last Days of John Lennon
James Patterson, Little, Brown , $30.00, 9780316429061

38. Educated
Tara Westover, Random House, $28.00, 9780399590504

39. A Wealth of Pigeons
Steve Martin, Harry Bliss (Illus.), Celadon Books, $28.00, 9781250262899

40. Hidden Valley Road
Robert Kolker, Doubleday, $29.95, 9780385543767

41. Entangled Life
Merlin Sheldrake, Random House, $28.00, 9780525510314

42. Mediocre
Ijeoma Oluo, Seal Press, $28.00, 9781580059510

43. The Greatest Beer Run Ever
John "Chick" Donohue, J.T. Molloy, William Morrow, $27.99, 9780062995469

44. The Hidden Life of Trees
Peter Wohlleben, Greystone Books, $24.95, 9781771642484

45. How to Write One Song
Jeff Tweedy, Dutton, $23.00, 9780593183526

46. Ten Lessons for a Post-Pandemic World
Fareed Zakaria, Norton, $26.95, 9780393542134

47. Notorious RBG
Irin Carmon, Shana Knizhnik, Dey Street, $25.99, 9780062415837

48. Between the World and Me
Ta-Nehisi Coates, One World, $26.00, 9780812993547

49. Saving Freedom
Joe Scarborough, Harper, $29.99, 9780062950499

50. The Dead Are Arising
Les Payne, Tamara Payne, Liveright, $35.00, 9781631491665

Extended Mass Market

Based on sales for the week ending December 27, 2020

11. The Official Scrabble Players Dictionary
Merriam-Webster, $8.50, 9780877795964

12. Women Who Run With the Wolves
Clarissa Pinkola Estés, Ballantine, $8.99, 9780345409874

13. The Diary of a Young Girl
Anne Frank, Bantam, $7.99, 9780553577129

14. The Autobiography of Malcolm X
Malcom X, Ballantine, $7.99, 9780345350688

15. Bobby Fischer Teaches Chess
Bobby Fischer, et al., Bantam, $8.99, 9780553263152

16. The Left Hand of Darkness
Ursula K. Le Guin, Ace, $9.99, 9780441478125

17. American Gods
Neil Gaiman, Morrow, $9.99, 9780062572110

18. Ender's Game
Orson Scott Card, Tor, $7.99, 9780812550702

19. Mistborn: The Final Empire
Brandon Sanderson, Tor, $8.99, 9781250318541

20. Lord of the Flies
William Golding, Perigee, $11.00, 9780399501487

21. Oathbringer
Brandon Sanderson, Tor, $10.99, 9780765365293

22. Slaughterhouse-Five
Kurt Vonnegut, Laurel Leaf, $7.99, 9780440180296

23. The Shining
Stephen King, Anchor, $8.99, 9780307743657

24. Words of Radiance
Brandon Sanderson, Tor, $10.99, 9780765365286

25. The Wise Man's Fear
Patrick Rothfuss, DAW, $9.99, 9780756407919

26. Foundation
Isaac Asimov, Spectra, $7.99, 9780553293357

27. And Then There Were None
Agatha Christie, Morrow, $8.99, 9780062073488

28. Neuromancer
William Gibson, Ace, $8.99, 9780441569595

29. The Hobbit
J.R.R. Tolkien, Del Rey, $8.99, 9780345534835

30. The Last Wish
Andrzej Sapkowski, Orbit, $8.99, 9780316029186

31. Still Life
Louise Penny, St. Martin's, $7.99, 9781250068736

32. Go Tell It on the Mountain
James Baldwin, Vintage, $7.99, 9780345806543

33. Outlander
Diana Gabaldon, Dell, $9.99, 9780553393699

34. The Dispossessed
Ursula K. Le Guin, Harper Voyager, $8.99, 9780061054884

35. The Eye of the World
Robert Jordan, Tor, $10.99, 9781250251466

36. The Fellowship of the Ring
J.R.R. Tolkien, Ballantine, $8.99, 9780345339706

37. A Game of Thrones
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780553593716

38. Elevation
Stephen King, Scribner, $9.99, 9781982102326

39. Storm Front
Jim Butcher, Roc, $9.99, 9780451457813

40. The Night Fire
Michael Connelly, Grand Central, $9.99, 9781538701454

41. Siddhartha
Hermann Hesse, Bantam, $5.99, 9780553208849

42. Blue Moon
Lee Child, Dell, $9.99, 9780399593567

43. The Dry
Jane Harper, Flatiron Books, $9.99, 9781250778574

44. A Wizard of Earthsea
Ursula K. Le Guin, Graphia Books, $8.99, 9780547773742

45. The Illustrated Man
Ray D. Bradbury, S&S, $7.99, 9781451678185

46. Of Mice and Men
John Steinbeck, Penguin, $12.00, 9780140177398

47. The Martian Chronicles
Ray Bradbury, S&S, $7.99, 9781451678192

48. The Goldfinch
Donna Tartt, Little, Brown, $10.99, 9780316055420

49. Children of Dune
Frank Herbert, Ace, $9.99, 9780593098240

50. Red Mars
Kim Stanley Robinson, Bantam, $8.99, 9780553560732

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