October 27, 2021

Trade Paperback Fiction

Bestseller List for October 27, 2021
Based on sales for the week ending October 24, 2021
For an independent bookstore store near you, call 1-888-266-5736,
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  Trade Paperback Nonfiction Last Week/
Weeks on List
1. Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants
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.
2. The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma
Bessel van der Kolk, M.D., Penguin, $19.00, 9780143127741
van der Kolk transforms our understanding of trauma and offers a bold new paradigm for healing.
3. Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know about the People We Don't Know
Malcolm Gladwell, Back Bay, $18.99, 9780316299220
Gladwell offers a powerful examination of our interactions with strangers—and why they often go wrong.
4. On Tyranny Graphic Edition: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century
Timothy Snyder, Nora Krug (Illus.), Ten Speed Press, $16.99, 9781984859150
A graphic edition of historian Timothy Snyder's bestselling book of lessons for surviving and resisting America's arc toward authoritarianism, featuring the visual storytelling talents of renowned illustrator Nora Krug.
5. The Best of Me
David Sedaris, Back Bay, $18.99, 9780316242400
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.
6. Entangled Life: How Fungi Make Our Worlds, Change Our Minds & Shape Our Futures
Merlin Sheldrake, Random House, $18.00, 9780525510321
In Entangled Life, biologist Merlin Sheldrake shows us the world from a fungal point of view, providing an exhilarating change of perspective.
7. The Old Farmer's Almanac 2022
Old Farmer's Almanac, $9.95, 9781571988935
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.
8. Eleanor- Debut
David Michaelis, Simon & Schuster, $20.00, 9781439192047
A breakthrough portrait of Eleanor Roosevelt, America's longest-serving First Lady, an avatar of democracy whose ever-expanding agency as diplomat, activist, and humanitarian made her one of the world's most widely admired and influential women.
9. The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom
Don Miguel Ruiz, Amber-Allen, $12.95, 9781878424310
A practical guide to personal freedom, outlining a way of life rooted in traditional Toltec beliefs.
10. Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
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.
11. The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2021
Ed Yong, Jaime Green (Eds.), Mariner Books, $16.99, 9780358400066
Bestselling author and renowned science journalist Ed Yong compiles the best science and nature writing of the year.
12. You Are Here (For Now): A Guide to Finding Your Way- Debut
Adam J. Kurtz, TarcherPerigee, $16.00, 9780593192184
From the generous and slightly jaded mind of artist Adam J. Kurtz, these pages explore mental health, identity, handling setbacks, and finding humor in the unknown.
13. Why Fish Don't Exist
Lulu Miller, S&S, $17.00, 9781501160349
Part biography, part memoir, part scientific adventure, Why Fish Don't Exist is a wondrous fable about how to persevere in a world where chaos will always prevail.
14. On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century
Timothy Snyder, Crown, $9.99, 9780804190114
Today, our political order faces new threats, not unlike the totalitarianism of the 20th century. We are no wiser than the Europeans who saw democracy yield to fascism, Nazism, or communism. Our one advantage is that we might learn from their experience.
15. All About Love: New Visions
bell hooks, Morrow, $15.99, 9780060959470
All About Love is a revelation about what causes a polarized society and how to heal the divisions that cause suffering.

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Trade Paperback Nonfiction

Bestseller List for October 27, 2021
Based on sales for the week ending October 24, 2021
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  Trade Paperback Fiction Last Week/
Weeks on List
1. The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo
Taylor Jenkins Reid, Washington Square Press, $17.00, 9781501161933
Reid's novel is a mesmerizing journey through the splendor of old Hollywood into the harsh realities of the present day.
2. Dune
Frank Herbert, Ace, $18.00, 9780441013593
Herbert's classic masterpiece—a triumph of the imagination—is now a major motion picture.
3. 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.
4. Circe
Madeline Miller, Back Bay, $16.99, 9780316556323
The 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.
5. Anxious People
Fredrik Backman, Washington Square Press, $17.00, 9781501160844
An ingeniously constructed novel about the enduring power of friendship, forgiveness, and hope—the things that save us, even in the most anxious times.
6. 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.
7. The House in the Cerulean Sea
TJ Klune, Tor, $18.99, 9781250217318
Klune's novel is an enchanting love story, masterfully told, about the profound experience of discovering an unlikely family in an unexpected place.
8. The Night Watchman
Louise Erdrich, Harper Perennial, $18.00, 9780062671196
Erdrich's novel is based on the extraordinary life of her grandfather who worked as a night watchman and carried the fight against Native dispossession from rural North Dakota all the way to Washington, D.C.
9. Hamnet
Maggie O'Farrell, Vintage, $16.95, 9781984898876
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.
10. The Thursday Murder Club
Richard Osman, Penguin, $17.00, 9781984880987
In a peaceful retirement village, four unlikely friends meet weekly to discuss unsolved crimes; together they call themselves the Thursday Murder Club.
11. People We Meet on Vacation
Emily Henry, Berkley, $16.00, 9781984806758
Henry's sparkling new novel will leave you with the warm, hazy afterglow usually reserved for the best vacations. A May 2021 Indie Next Pick.
12. Where the Crawdads Sing
Delia Owens, Putnam, $18.00, 9780735219106
Where the Crawdads Sing is at once an exquisite ode to the natural world, a heartbreaking coming-of-age story, and a surprising tale of possible murder.
13. Mexican Gothic
Silvia Moreno-Garcia, Del Rey, $17.00, 9780525620808
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.
14. The Silent Patient
Alex Michaelides, Celadon Books, $17.99, 9781250301703
A gripping psychological thriller about a woman's act of violence against her husband—and of the therapist obsessed with uncovering her motive.
15. The Once and Future Witches
Alix E. Harrow, Redhook, $17.99, 9780316422017
In the late 1800s, three sisters use witchcraft to change the course of history in Harrow's powerful novel of magic and the suffragette movement.

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Hardcover Fiction

Bestseller List for October 27, 2021
Based on sales for the week ending October 24, 2021
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  Hardcover Fiction Last Week/
Weeks on List
1. The Lincoln Highway
Amor Towles, Viking, $30.00, 9780735222359
Towles' stylish and propulsive novel set in 1950s America is an October 2021 Indie Next Pick.
2. Cloud Cuckoo Land
Anthony Doerr, Scribner, $30.00, 9781982168438
A beautiful and redemptive novel about stewardship—of the book, of the Earth, of the human heart. The #1 Indie Next Pick for October 2021.
3. State of Terror
Louise Penny, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Simon & Schuster/St. Martin's Press, $30.00, 9781982173678
A unique and utterly compelling international thriller co-written by Hillary Rodham Clinton, the 67th Secretary of State, and multiple award-winning author, Louise Penny.
4. Oh William!- Debut
Elizabeth Strout, Random House, $27.00, 9780812989434
Pulitzer Prize winner Elizabeth Strout explores the mysteries of marriage and the secrets we keep, as a former couple reckons with where they've come from—and what they've left behind. A November 2021 Indie Next Pick.
5. The Judge's List- Debut
John Grisham, Doubleday, $29.95, 9780385546027
Investigator Lacy Stoltz follows the trail of a serial killer, and closes in on a shocking suspect.
6. Crossroads
Jonathan Franzen, FSG, $30.00, 9780374181178
Franzen's new novel is the story of a Midwestern family at a pivotal moment of moral crisis.
7. Harlem Shuffle
Colson Whitehead, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385545136
A gloriously entertaining novel of heists, shakedowns, and rip-offs set in Harlem in the 1960s. A September 2021 Indie Next Pick.
8. Beautiful World, Where Are You
Sally Rooney, FSG, $28.00, 9780374602604
Rooney's excellent new novel is a September 2021 Indie Next Pick.
9. Bewilderment
Richard Powers, Norton, $27.95, 9780393881141
The heartrending new novel by the bestselling author of The Overstory is an October 2021 Indie Next Pick.
10. Silverview
John le Carré, Viking, $28.00, 9780593490594
In his last completed novel, John le Carré turns his focus to the world that occupied his writing for the past sixty years—the secret world itself.
11. 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.
12. Apples Never Fall
Liane Moriarty, Holt, $28.99, 9781250220257
Moriarty's new novel looks at marriage, siblings, and how the people we love the most can hurt us the deepest.
13. Matrix
Lauren Groff, Riverhead Books, $28.00, 9781594634499
The exhilarating new novel by the bestselling author of Fates and Furies is the #1 Indie Next Pick for September 2021.
14. Under the Whispering Door
TJ Klune, Tor, $26.99, 9781250217349
Klune's hilarious, haunting, and kind new novel is an October 2021 Indie Next Pick.
15. A Line to Kill- Debut
Anthony Horowitz, Harper, $27.99, 9780062938169
Horowitz returns with his third literary whodunit featuring intrepid detectives Hawthorne and Horowitz. A November 2021 Indie Next Pick.

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Hardcover Nonfiction

Bestseller List for October 27, 2021
Based on sales for the week ending October 24, 2021
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  Hardcover Nonfiction Last Week/
Weeks on List
1. Taste: My Life Through Food
Stanley Tucci, Gallery Books, $28.00, 9781982168018
From award-winning actor and food obsessive Stanley Tucci comes an intimate and charming memoir of life in and out of the kitchen.
2. The Storyteller: Tales of Life and Music
Dave Grohl, Dey Street Books, $29.99, 9780063076099
A candid and insightful memoir by the popular member of Nirvana and the Foo Fighters.
3. A Carnival of Snackery: Diaries (2003-2020)
David Sedaris, Little, Brown, $32.00, 9780316558792
There's no right way to keep a diary, but if there's an entertaining way, David Sedaris seems to have mastered it.
4. Where the Deer and the Antelope Play: The Pastoral Observations of One Ignorant American Who Loves to Walk Outside
Nick Offerman, Dutton, $28.00, 9781101984697
A humorous and rousing set of literal and figurative sojourns as well as a mission statement about comprehending, protecting, and truly experiencing the outdoors.
5. Peril
Bob Woodward, Robert Costa, Simon & Schuster, $30.00, 9781982182915
Woodward and Costa describe how the transition from President Donald J. Trump to President Joseph R. Biden Jr. stands as one of the most dangerous periods in American history.
6. The Book of Hope: A Survival Guide for Trying Times- Debut
Jane Goodall, Douglas Abrams, Gail Hudson, Celadon Books, $28.00, 9781250784094
A rare and intimate look not only at the nature of hope but also into the heart and mind of a woman who revolutionized how we view the world around us and has spent a lifetime fighting for our future.
7. Vanderbilt: The Rise and Fall of an American Dynasty
Anderson Cooper, Katherine Howe, Harper, $30.00, 9780062964618
Anderson Cooper teams with bestselling historian and novelist Katherine Howe to chronicle the rise and fall of a legendary American dynasty—his mother's family, the Vanderbilts.
8. 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.
9. The Boys: A Memoir of Hollywood and Family
Ron Howard, Clint Howard, Morrow, $28.99, 9780063065246
The journey of a tight four-person family unit that held fast in an unforgiving business and of two brothers who survived "child-actor syndrome" to become fulfilled adults.
10. Crying in H Mart: A Memoir
Michelle Zauner, Knopf, $26.95, 9780525657743
From the indie rock star of Japanese Breakfast, an unflinching, powerful memoir about growing up Korean American, losing her mother, and forging her own identity. A May 2021 Indie Next Pick.
11. Fuzz: When Nature Breaks the Law
Mary Roach, Norton, $26.95, 9781324001935
Roach's irresistible investigation into the unpredictable world where wildlife and humans meet.
12. Orwell's Roses- Debut
Rebecca Solnit, Viking, $28.00, 9780593083369
A lush exploration of roses, pleasure, and politics, and a fresh take on George Orwell as an avid gardener whose political writing was grounded in his passion for the natural world.
13. Midnight in Washington: How We Almost Lost Our Democracy and Still Could
Adam Schiff, Random House, $30.00, 9780593231524
A vital inside account by the congressman who led the first impeachment of Donald J. Trump.
14. Gastro Obscura: A Food Adventurer's Guide
Cecily Wong, Dylan Thuras, Workman, $42.50, 9781523502196
Created by the ever-curious minds behind Atlas Obscura, this breathtaking guide transforms our sense of what people around the world eat and drink.
15. On Animals
Susan Orlean, Avid Reader Press/Simon & Schuster, $28.00, 9781982181536
Equal parts delightful and profound, enriched by Orlean's stylish prose and precise research, these stories celebrate the meaningful cross-species connections that grace our collective existence.
19. Music Is History
Questlove, Abrams Image, $29.99, 9781419751431
Music Is History combines Questlove's deep musical expertise with his curiosity about history, examining America over the past fifty years.

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Mass Market

Bestseller List for October 27, 2021
Based on sales for the week ending October 24, 2021
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  Mass Market Last Week/
Weeks on List
1. Dune
Frank Herbert, Ace, $10.99, 9780593438367
2. Dune Messiah
Frank Herbert, Ace, $9.99, 9780593098233
3. Foundation
Isaac Asimov, Spectra, $7.99, 9780553293357
4. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
5. Animal Farm
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451526342
6. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Douglas Adams, Del Rey, $7.99, 9780345391803
7. Children of Dune
Frank Herbert, Ace, $9.99, 9780441104024
8. The Shining
Stephen King, Anchor, $8.99, 9780307743657
9. The Way of Kings
Brandon Sanderson, Tor, $9.99, 9780765365279
10. Good Omens
Neil Gaiman, Terry Pratchett, Morrow, $9.99, 9780062836977

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Early & Middle Grade Readers

Bestseller List for October 27, 2021
Based on sales for the week ending October 24, 2021
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  Early & Middle Grade Readers  
1. Rowley Jefferson's Awesome Friendly Spooky Stories
Jeff Kinney, Abrams, $14.99, 9781419756979
2. The Beatryce Prophecy
Kate DiCamillo, Sophie Blackall (Illus.), Candlewick, $19.99, 9781536213614
3. Friends Forever
Shannon Hale, LeUyen Pham (Illus.), First Second, $12.99, 9781250317568
4. Pony
R.J. Palacio, Knopf Books for Young Readers, $17.99, 9780553508116
5. The Christmas Pig
J.K. Rowling, Jim Field (Illus.), Scholastic, $24.99, 9781338790238
6. Hooky
Míriam Bonastre Tur, Etch/Clarion Books, $12.99, 9780358468295
7. Cat Kid Comic Club
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $12.99, 9781338712766
8. Beasts and Beauty: Dangerous Tales
Soman Chainani, Julia Iredale (Illus.), Harper, $17.99, 9780062652638
9. Willodeen
Katherine Applegate, Feiwel & Friends, $16.99, 9781250147400
10. The Cursed Carnival and Other Calamities: New Stories About Mythic Heroes
Roshani Chokshi, J.C. Cervantes, Yoon Ha Lee, Carlos Hernandez, Kwame Mbalia, Rebecca Roanhorse, Tehlor Kay Mejia, Sarwat Chadda, Graci Kim, Rick Riordan, Rick Riordan Presents, $17.99, 9781368070836
11. When Stars Are Scattered
Victoria Jamieson, Omar Mohamed, Dial Books, $12.99, 9780525553908
12. Egg Marks the Spot
Amy Timberlake, Jon Klassen (Illus.), Algonquin Young Readers, $18.95, 9781643750064
13. Guts
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $12.99, 9780545852500
14. Scary Stories for Young Foxes- Debut
Christian McKay Heidicker, Junyi Wu (Illus.), Square Fish, $8.99, 9781250250445
15. Ghosts
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545540629

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Young Adult

Bestseller List for October 27, 2021
Based on sales for the week ending October 24, 2021
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  Young Adult  
1. They Both Die at the End
Adam Silvera, Quill Tree Books, $12.99, 9780062457806
2. Iron Widow
Xiran Jay Zhao, Penguin Teen, $17.99, 9780735269934
3. Hatchet
Gary Paulsen, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, $9.99, 9781481486293
4. Firekeeper's Daughter
Angeline Boulley, Henry Holt and Co. BYR, $18.99, 9781250766564
5. The Girl from the Sea
Molly Knox Ostertag, Graphix, $14.99, 9781338540574
6. One of Us Is Lying
Karen M. McManus, Delacorte Press, $17.99, 9781524714680
7. Little Thieves- Debut
Margaret Owen, Henry Holt and Co. BYR, $18.99, 9781250191908
8. We Were Liars
E. Lockhart, Ember, $10.99, 9780385741279
9. Within These Wicked Walls- Debut
Lauren Blackwood, Wednesday Books, $18.99, 9781250787101
10. Once Upon a Broken Heart
Stephanie Garber, Flatiron Books, $19.99, 9781250268396
11. Beasts of Prey
Ayana Gray, G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9780593405680
12. Legendborn (An Indies Introduce Title)
Tracy Deonn, Margaret K. McElderry Books, $19.99, 9781534441606
13. Squad
Maggie Tokuda-Hall, Lisa Sterle (Illus.), Greenwillow Books, $14.99, 9780062943149
14. Ace of Spades
Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé, Feiwel & Friends, $18.99, 9781250800817
15. The Book Thief
Markus Zusak, Knopf Books for Young Readers, $14.99, 9780385754729

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Children's Illustrated

Bestseller List for October 27, 2021
Based on sales for the week ending October 24, 2021
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  Children's Illustrated  
1. Change Sings: A Children's Anthem
Amanda Gorman, Loren Long (Illus.), Viking Books for Young Readers,$18.99, 9780593203224
2. Room on the Broom
Julia Donaldson, Axel Scheffler (Illus.), Dial Books, $8.99, 9780593110409
3. Woodland Dance!
Sandra Boynton, Workman, $7.95, 9781523514687
4. Little Blue Truck's Halloween
Alice Schertle, Jill McElmurry (Illus.), HMH Books for Young Readers, $13.99, 9780544772533
5. Boo! Baa, La La La!
Sandra Boynton, Little Simon, $5.99, 9781534452831
6. It Fell from the Sky
Terry Fan, Eric Fan, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, $17.99, 9781534457621
7. Construction Site: Road Crew, Coming Through!
Sherri Duskey Rinker, AG Ford (Illus.), Chronicle Books, $17.99, 9781797204727
8. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
9. What Do You Say, Little Blue Truck?
Alice Schertle, Jill McElmurry (Illus.), Clarion Books, $14.99, 9780358561958
10. Where the Wild Things Are
Maurice Sendak, Harper, $19.95, 9780060254926
11. The Bad Seed Presents: The Good, the Bad, and the Spooky
Jory John, Pete Oswald (Illus.), Harper, $10.99, 9780062954541
12. We Are Water Protectors
Carole Lindstrom, Michaela Goade (Illus.), Roaring Brook Press, $17.99, 9781250203557
13. The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Eric Carle, World of Eric Carle, $10.99, 9780399226908
14. Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?
Bill Martin, Jr., Eric Carle (Illus.), Henry Holt and Co. BYR, $8.99, 9780805047905
15. Hardly Haunted
Jessie Sima, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, $17.99, 9781534441705

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Children's Series

Bestseller List for October 27, 2021
Based on sales for the week ending October 24, 2021
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  Children's Series  
1. Wings of Fire (hardcover and paperback)
Tui T. Sutherland, Scholastic
2. Elephant and Piggie (hardcover)
Mo Willems, Hyperion
3. Dog Man (hardcover)
Dav Pilkey, Graphix
4. I Survived (paperback)
Lauren Tarshis, Scholastic
5. Baby-Sitters Club Graphix (hardcover and paperback)
Ann M. Martin, Chan Chau (Illus.), Graphix
6. Magic Tree House (hardcover and paperback)
Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illus.), Random House Books for Young Readers
7. Diary of a Wimpy Kid (hardcover)
Jeff Kinney, Amulet
8. The Bad Guys (paperback)
Aaron Blabey, Scholastic
9. Harry Potter (hardcover and paperback)
J.K. Rowling, Scholastic/Arthur A. Levine Books
10. Aristotle and Dante (hardcover and paperback)
Benjamin Alire Sáenz, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers

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Extended Paperback Fiction

Based on sales for the week ending October 24, 2021

16. Piranesi
Susanna Clarke, Bloomsbury Publishing, $17.00, 9781635577808

17. The Guest List
Lucy Foley, Morrow, $16.99, 9780062868947

18. It Ends with Us
Colleen Hoover, Atria, $16.99, 9781501110368

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

20. The Ministry for the Future
Kim Stanley Robinson, Orbit, $17.99, 9780316300148

21. The Best American Short Stories 2021
Jesmyn Ward, Heidi Pitlor (Eds.), Mariner Books, $16.99, 9781328485397

22. A Deadly Education
Naomi Novik, Del Rey, $17.00, 9780593128503

23. A Gentleman in Moscow
Amor Towles, Penguin, $18.00, 9780143110439

24. Normal People
Sally Rooney, Hogarth, $17.00, 9781984822185

25. The Love Hypothesis
Ali Hazelwood, Berkley, $16.00, 9780593336823

26. On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous
Ocean Vuong, Penguin, $17.00, 9780525562047

27. Paradise
Abdulrazak Gurnah, New Press, $22.95, 9781565841635

28. The Lying Life of Adults
Elena Ferrante, Europa Editions, $18.00, 9781609457150

29. Payback's a Witch
Lana Harper, Berkley, $16.00, 9780593336069

30. The Book of Two Ways
Jodi Picoult, Ballantine, $17.00, 9781984818379

31. Daisy Jones & The Six
Taylor Jenkins Reid, Ballantine, $17.00, 9781524798642

32. Snow
John Banville, Hanover Square Press, $16.99, 9781335629036

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

34. The Best Short Stories 2021: The O. Henry Prize Winners
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (Ed.), Anchor, $16.95, 9780593311257

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

36. Fresh Water for Flowers
Valérie Perrin, Europa Editions, $16.95, 9781609456764

37. The Dutch House
Ann Patchett, Harper Perennial, $17.00, 9780062963680

38. Detransition, Baby
Torrey Peters, One World, $18.00, 9780593133385

39. Magic Lessons
Alice Hoffman, S&S, $17.00, 9781982108854

40. A Court of Thorns and Roses
Sarah J. Maas, Bloomsbury Publishing, $18.00, 9781635575569

41. Devotions
Mary Oliver, Penguin, $20.00, 9780399563263

42. Beach Read
Emily Henry, Berkley, $16.00, 9781984806734

43. The Ex Hex
Erin Sterling, Avon, $15.99, 9780063027473

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

45. The 7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle
Stuart Turton, Sourcebooks Landmark, $16.99, 9781492670124

46. Beheld
TaraShea Nesbit, Bloomsbury Publishing, $17.00, 9781635576559

47. The City We Became
N.K. Jemisin, Orbit, $17.99, 9780316509886

48. The Only Good Indians
Stephen Graham Jones, Gallery/Saga Press, $16.99, 9781982136468

49. Plain Bad Heroines
Emily M. Danforth, Sara Lautman (Illus.), Morrow , $17.99, 9780062942869

50. The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2021
Veronica Roth, John Joseph Adams (Eds.), Mariner Books, $16.99, 9780358469964

Extended Paperback Nonfiction

Based on sales for the week ending October 24, 2021

16. Come As You Are: The Surprising New Science That Will Transform Your Sex Life
Emily Nagoski, Ph.D., S&S, $18.00, 9781982165314

17. Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly
Anthony Bourdain, Ecco, $16.99, 9780060899226

18. The Best American Essays 2021
Kathryn Schulz, Robert Atwan (Eds.), Mariner Books, $16.99, 9780358381754

19. The Body: A Guide for Occupants
Bill Bryson, Anchor, $17.00, 9780804172721

20. The Dressmakers of Auschwitz: The True Story of the Women Who Sewed to Survive
Lucy Adlington, Harper, $17.99, 9780063030930

21. Hood Feminism: Notes from the Women That a Movement Forgot
Mikki Kendall, Penguin, $16.00, 9780525560562

22. Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI
David Grann, Vintage, $17.00, 9780307742483

23. The Best American Food Writing 2021
Gabrielle Hamilton (Ed.), Mariner Books, $16.99, 9780358525684

24. Regeneration: Ending the Climate Crisis in One Generation
Paul Hawken, Penguin, $25.00, 9780143136972

25. The Greatest Beer Run Ever: A Memoir of Friendship, Loyalty, and War
John "Chick" Donohue, J.T. Molloy, Morrow, $17.99, 9780062995476

26. The New York Times Cooking No-Recipe Recipes
Sam Sifton, Ten Speed Press, $28.00, 9781984858474

27. Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood
Trevor Noah, One World, $18.00, 9780399588198

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

29. How to Forage for Mushrooms without Dying: An Absolute Beginner's Guide to Identifying 29 Wild, Edible Mushrooms
Frank Hyman, Storey Publishing, $16.95, 9781635863321

30. Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning
Cathy Park Hong, One World, $18.00, 9781984820389

31. The Best American Travel Writing 2021
Padma Lakshmi, Jason Wilson (Eds.), Mariner Books, $16.99, 9780358361312

32. All We Can Save: Truth, Courage, and Solutions for the Climate Crisis
Ayana Elizabeth Johnson, Katharine K. Wilkinson (Eds.), One World, $18.00, 9780593237083

33. How to Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy
Jenny Odell, Melville House, $17.99, 9781612198552

34. The Artist's Way
Julia Cameron, TarcherPerigee, $17.00, 9780143129257

35. The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America
Richard Rothstein, Liveright, $17.95, 9781631494536

36. Little Pieces of Hope: Happy-Making Things in a Difficult World
Todd Doughty, Josie Portillo (Illus.), Penguin Life, $16.00, 9780143136569

37. In the Dream House: A Memoir
Carmen Maria Machado, Graywolf Press, $16.00, 9781644450383

38. Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother's Will to Survive
Stephanie Land, Legacy Lit, $17.99, 9780316505093

39. The Warmth of Other Suns
Isabel Wilkerson, Vintage, $17.95, 9780679763888

40. Healing After Loss
Martha W. Hickman, Morrow, $15.99, 9780380773381

41. You're Not Listening: What You're Missing and Why It Matters
Kate Murphy, Celadon Books, $16.99, 9781250779878

42. Gathering Moss: A Natural and Cultural History of Mosses
Robin Wall Kimmerer, Oregon State University Press, $18.95, 9780870714993

43. The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America
Erik Larson, Vintage, $16.00, 9780375725609

44. Greedy: Notes from a Bisexual Who Wants Too Much
Jen Winston, Atria Books, $18.00, 9781982179175

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

46. Hidden Valley Road: Inside the Mind of an American Family
Robert Kolker, Anchor, $17.00, 9780525562641

47. If God Is Love, Don't Be a Jerk
John Pavlovitz, Westminster John Knox Press, $18.00, 9780664266844

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

49. Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland
Patrick Radden Keefe, Anchor, $16.95, 9780307279286

50. The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You're Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are
Brené Brown, Hazelden, $16.95, 9781592858491

Extended Hardcover Fiction

Based on sales for the week ending October 24, 2021

16. The Madness of Crowds
Louise Penny, Minotaur, $28.99, 9781250145260

17. The Book of Magic
Alice Hoffman, S&S, $27.99, 9781982151485

18. The Every
Dave Eggers, McSweeney's, $28.00, 9781952119361

19. An Elderly Lady Must Not Be Crossed
Helene Tursten, Soho Crime, $14.99, 9781641291675

20. The Man Who Died Twice
Richard Osman, Pamela Dorman Books, $26.00, 9781984880994

21. The Paper Palace
Miranda Cowley Heller, Riverhead Books, $27.00, 9780593329825

22. The Hill We Climb
Amanda Gorman, Viking, $15.99, 9780593465271

23. Truth of the Divine
Lindsay Ellis, St. Martin's, $28.99, 9781250274540

24. Project Hail Mary
Andy Weir, Ballantine, $28.99, 9780593135204

25. The Last Graduate
Naomi Novik, Del Rey, $28.00, 9780593128862

26. The Last Thing He Told Me
Laura Dave, S&S, $27.00, 9781501171345

27. Klara and the Sun
Kazuo Ishiguro, Knopf, $28.00, 9780593318171

28. Poison for Breakfast
Lemony Snicket, Liveright, $17.95, 9781324090625

29. The Wish
Nicholas Sparks, Grand Central, $28.00, 9781538728628

30. Nothing But Blackened Teeth
Cassandra Khaw, Tor Nightfire, $19.99, 9781250759412

31. Three Sisters
Heather Morris, St. Martin's, $28.99, 9781250276896

32. The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue, Special Edition
V.E. Schwab, Tor , $29.99, 9781250830746

33. The Book of Form and Emptiness
Ruth Ozeki, Viking, $30.00, 9780399563645

34. A Slow Fire Burning
Paula Hawkins, Riverhead Books, $28.00, 9780735211230

35. The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois
Honorée Fanonne Jeffers, Harper, $28.99, 9780062942937

36. The Personal Librarian
Marie Benedict, Victoria Christopher Murray, Berkley, $27.00, 9780593101537

37. Billy Summers
Stephen King, Scribner, $30.00, 9781982173616

38. The Final Girl Support Group
Grady Hendrix, Berkley, $26.00, 9780593201237

39. The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue
V.E. Schwab, Tor, $26.99, 9780765387561

40. The Maidens
Alex Michaelides, Celadon Books, $27.99, 9781250304452

41. Malibu Rising
Taylor Jenkins Reid, Ballantine, $28.00, 9781524798659

42. An Elderly Lady Is Up to No Good
Helene Tursten, Soho Crime, $12.99, 9781641290111

43. The Vanishing Half
Brit Bennett, Riverhead Books, $27.00, 9780525536291

44. We Are Not Like Them
Christine Pride, Jo Piazza, Atria, $27.00, 9781982181031

45. The Magician
Colm Tóibín, Scribner, $28.00, 9781476785080

46. A Spindle Splintered
Alix E. Harrow, Tordotcom, $17.99, 9781250765352

47. The Four Winds
Kristin Hannah, St. Martin's, $28.99, 9781250178602

48. April in Spain
John Banville, Hanover Square Press, $27.99, 9781335471406

49. The Morning Star
Karl Ove Knausgaard, Penguin Press, $30.00, 9780399563423

50. The Last House on Needless Street
Catriona Ward, Tor Nightfire, $27.99, 9781250812629

Extended Hardcover Nonfiction

Based on sales for the week ending October 24, 2021

16. Finding the Mother Tree: Discovering the Wisdom of the Forest
Suzanne Simard, Knopf, $28.95, 9780525656098

17. There Is Nothing for You Here: Finding Opportunity in the Twenty-First Century
Fiona Hill, Mariner Books, $30.00, 9780358574316

18. Your Guide to Not Getting Murdered in a Quaint English Village
Maureen Johnson, Jay Cooper, Ten Speed Press, $16.99, 9781984859624

19. Music Is History
Questlove, Abrams Image, $29.99, 9781419751431

20. To Rescue the Republic: Ulysses S. Grant, the Fragile Union, and the Crisis of 1876
Bret Baier, Catherine Whitney, Custom House, $28.99, 9780063039544

21. The Pioneer Woman Cooks—Super Easy!: 120 Shortcut Recipes for Dinners, Desserts, and More
Ree Drummond, William Morrow Cookbooks, $29.99, 9780062962768

22. Bourdain: The Definitive Oral Biography
Laurie Woolever, Ecco, $29.99, 9780062909107

23. The Korean Vegan Cookbook: Reflections and Recipes from Omma's Kitchen
Joanne Lee Molinaro, Avery, $35.00, 9780593084274

24. That Sounds So Good: 100 Real-Life Recipes for Every Day of the Week: A Cookbook
Carla Lalli Music, Clarkson Potter, $35.00, 9780593138250

25. Unbound: My Story of Liberation and the Birth of the Me Too Movement
Tarana Burke, Flatiron Books: An Oprah Book, $28.99, 9781250621733

26. Guinness World Records 2022
Guinness World Records, $28.95, 9781913484101

27. Travels with George: In Search of Washington and His Legacy
Nathaniel Philbrick, Viking, $30.00, 9780525562177

28. Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents
Isabel Wilkerson, Random House, $32.00, 9780593230251

29. No Cure for Being Human: (And Other Truths I Need to Hear)
Kate Bowler, Random House, $27.00, 9780593230770

30. This Is Your Mind on Plants
Michael Pollan, Penguin Press, $28.00, 9780593296905

31. Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art
James Nestor, Riverhead Books, $28.00, 9780735213616

32. A Confederacy of Dumptys: Portraits of American Scoundrels in Verse
John Lithgow, Chronicle Prism, $22.95, 9781797209470

33. Black Food: Stories, Art, and Recipes from Across the African Diaspora
Ladipo Manyika, Zoe Adjonyoh, Leah Penniman, Michael W. Twitty, Yewande Komolafe, BJ Dennis, Suzanne Barr, Pierre Thiam, Jenné Claiborne, Emory Douglas (Illus.), Sarina Mantle (Illus.), Bryant Terry (Ed.), 4 Color Books, $40.00, 9781984859723

34. Untamed
Glennon Doyle, The Dial Press, $28.00, 9781984801258

35. Zen and the Art of Saving the Planet
Thich Nhat Hanh, HarperOne, $27.99, 9780062954794

36. This Is Ear Hustle: Unflinching Stories of Everyday Prison Life
Nigel Poor, Earlonne Woods, Crown, $28.00, 9780593238868

37. Hero of Two Worlds: The Marquis de Lafayette in the Age of Revolution
Mike Duncan, PublicAffairs, $30.00, 9781541730335

38. On Freedom: Four Songs of Care and Constraint
Maggie Nelson, Graywolf Press, $27.00, 9781644450628

39. Notable Native People: 50 Indigenous Leaders, Dreamers, and Changemakers from Past and Present
Adrienne Keene, Ciara Sana (Illus.), Ten Speed Press, $18.99, 9781984857941

40. The Anthropocene Reviewed: Essays on a Human-Centered Planet
John Green, Dutton, $28.00, 9780525555216

41. Poet Warrior: A Memoir
Joy Harjo, Norton, $25.00, 9780393248524

42. The Bomber Mafia: A Dream, a Temptation, and the Longest Night of the Second World War
Malcolm Gladwell, Little, Brown, $27.00, 9780316296618

43. Please Don't Sit on My Bed in Your Outside Clothes: Essays
Phoebe Robinson, Tiny Reparations Books, $27.00, 9780593184905

44. Invisible Child: Poverty, Survival & Hope in an American City
Andrea Elliott, Random House, $30.00, 9780812986945

45. Unrequited Infatuations: A Memoir
Stevie Van Zandt, Hachette Books, $31.00, 9780306925429

46. World Travel: An Irreverent Guide
Anthony Bourdain, Laurie Woolever, Ecco, $35.00, 9780062802798

47. In the Weeds: Around the World and Behind the Scenes with Anthony Bourdain
Tom Vitale, Hachette Books, $30.00, 9780306924095

48. Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat: Mastering the Elements of Good Cooking
Samin Nosrat, Wendy MacNaughton (Illus.), S&S, $35.00, 9781476753836

49. Baking with Dorie: Sweet, Salty & Simple
Dorie Greenspan, Mariner Books, $35.00, 9780358223580

50. The Speckled Beauty: A Dog and His People
Rick Bragg, Knopf, $26.00, 9780525658818

Extended Mass Market

Based on sales for the week ending October 24, 2021

11. The Catcher in the Rye
J.D. Salinger, Little, Brown, $9.99, 9780316769488

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

19. Lord of the Flies
William Golding, Penguin, $11.00, 9780399501487

20. God Emperor of Dune
Frank Herbert, Ace, $9.99, 9780593098257

21. The Name of the Wind
Patrick Rothfuss, DAW, $10.99, 9780756404741

22. 'Salem's Lot
Stephen King, Anchor , $8.99, 9780307743671

23. Mistborn: The Final Empire
Brandon Sanderson, Tor, $9.99, 9781250318541

24. A Time for Mercy
John Grisham, Dell, $9.99, 9780593157817

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

26. Fire & Blood
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780593357538

27. Foundation and Empire
Isaac Asimov, Spectra, $7.99, 9780553293371

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

29. Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
Quentin Tarantino, Harper Perennial, $9.99, 9780063112520

30. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
Maya Angelou, Ballantine, $7.99, 9780345514400

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

32. The Color of Magic
Terry Pratchett, Harper, $9.99, 9780062225672

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

34. The Great Hunt
Robert Jordan, Tor, $10.99, 9781250251480

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

36. Bridgerton: The Duke and I
Julia Quinn, Avon, $9.99, 9780063078697

37. Bridgerton: The Viscount Who Loved Me
Julia Quinn, Avon, $9.99, 9780063139503

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

39. Carrie
Stephen King, Anchor, $7.99, 9780307743664

40. Second Foundation
Isaac Asimov, Spectra, $7.99, 9780553293364

41. Chapterhouse: Dune
Frank Herbert, Ace, $9.99, 9780593098271

42. The Martian Chronicles
Ray Bradbury, S&S, $8.99, 9781451678192

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

44. The Sentinel
Lee Child, Andrew Child, Dell, $9.99, 9781984818485

45. The Institute
Stephen King, Pocket, $10.99, 9781982110574

46. Camino Winds
John Grisham, Dell, $9.99, 9780593157770

47. Mythology
Edith Hamilton, Grand Central, $10.00, 9780446574754

48. Hyperion
Dan Simmons, Spectra, $8.99, 9780553283686

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

50. The Lord of the Rings:The Fellowship of the Ring
J.R.R. Tolkien, Ballantine, $8.99, 9780345339706

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