October 6, 2021

Trade Paperback Fiction

Bestseller List for October 6, 2021
Based on sales for the week ending October 3, 2021
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  Trade Paperback Fiction Last Week/
Weeks on List
1. 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.
2. 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.
3. 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.
4. 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.
5. 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.
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. 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.
8. 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.
9. 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.
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. Piranesi- Debut
Susanna Clarke, Bloomsbury Publishing, $17.00, 9781635577808
An intoxicating, hypnotic novel by the bestselling author of Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell.
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. 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.
14. The Once and Future Witches- Debut
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.
15. Dune
Frank Herbert, Ace, $18.00, 9780441013593
Herbert's classic masterpiece—a triumph of the imagination--is soon to be a major motion picture.

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Trade Paperback Nonfiction

Bestseller List for October 6, 2021
Based on sales for the week ending October 3, 2021
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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- Debut
Malcolm Gladwell, Back Bay, $18.99, 9780316299220
Gladwell offers a powerful examination of our interactions with strangers—and why they often go wrong.
4. 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.
5. 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.
6. 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.
7. The Body: A Guide for Occupants
Bill Bryson, Anchor, $17.00, 9780804172721
Bryson takes us on a head-to-toe tour of the marvel that is the human body. As addictive as it is comprehensive, this is Bryson at his very best, a must-read owner's manual for everybody.
8. 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.
9. 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.
10. Regeneration: Ending the Climate Crisis in One Generation
Paul Hawken, Penguin, $25.00, 9780143136972
Hawken offers a visionary new approach to climate change, one that weaves justice, climate, biodiversity, equity, and human dignity into a seamless tapestry of action, policy, and transformation that can end the climate crisis in one generation.
11. The Dressmakers of Auschwitz: The True Story of the Women Who Sewed to Survive
Lucy Adlington, Harper, $17.99, 9780063030930
A powerful chronicle of the women who used their sewing skills to survive the Holocaust, stitching beautiful clothes at a fashion workshop created within one of the most notorious WWII death camps.
12. Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI
David Grann, Vintage, $17.00, 9780307742483
Grann's twisting and haunting true-life murder mystery about one of the most monstrous crimes in American history.
13. Hood Feminism: Notes from the Women That a Movement Forgot
Mikki Kendall, Penguin, $16.00, 9780525560562
A potent and electrifying critique of today's feminist movement announcing a fresh new voice in Black feminism.
14. 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.
15. Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood
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.

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Hardcover Fiction

Bestseller List for October 6, 2021
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  Hardcover Fiction Last Week/
Weeks on List
1. Cloud Cuckoo Land- Debut
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.
2. 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.
3. 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.
4. Beautiful World, Where Are You
Sally Rooney, FSG, $28.00, 9780374602604
Rooney's excellent new novel is a September 2021 Indie Next Pick.
5. The Last Graduate- Debut
Naomi Novik, Del Rey, $28.00, 9780593128862
Novik's stunning sequel to A Deadly Education is an October 2021 Indie Next Pick.
6. 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.
7. Matrix
Lauren Groff, Riverhead Books, $28.00, 9781594634499
The exhilarating new novel by the bestselling author of Fates and Furies was the #1 Indie Next Pick for September 2021.
8. 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.
9. 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.
10. The Man Who Died Twice- Debut
Richard Osman, Pamela Dorman Books, $26.00, 9781984880994
Osman is back with everyone's favorite mystery-solving quartet, and the second installment of The Thursday Murder Club series. An October 2021 Indie Next Pick.
11. The Madness of Crowds
Louise Penny, Minotaur, $28.99, 9781250145260
Chief Inspector Armand Gamache returns to Three Pines in Louise Penny's latest spellbinding novel.
12. The Book of Form and Emptiness
Ruth Ozeki, Viking, $30.00, 9780399563645
Ozeki's bold, wise, poignant, playful, humane, and heartbreaking new novel is an October 2021 Indie Next Pick.
13. The Wish- Debut
Nicholas Sparks, Grand Central, $28.00, 9781538728628
A novel about the enduring legacy of first love, and the decisions that haunt us forever.
14. A Slow Fire Burning
Paula Hawkins, Riverhead Books, $28.00, 9780735211230
Hawkins new novel is a gripping, twisting story of deceit, murder, and revenge. A September 2021 Indie Next Pick.
15. The Last Thing He Told Me
Laura Dave, S&S, $27.00, 9781501171345
A gripping mystery about a woman who thinks she's found the love of her life—until he disappears. A May 2021 Indie Next Pick.
17. The Morning Star
Karl Ove Knausgaard, Penguin Press, $30.00, 9780399563423
An astonishing, ambitious, and rich novel about what we don't understand, and our attempts to make sense of our world nonetheless.

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Hardcover Nonfiction

Bestseller List for October 6, 2021
Based on sales for the week ending October 3, 2021
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  Hardcover Nonfiction Last Week/
Weeks on List
1. Peril
Bob Woodward, Robert Costa, S&S, $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.
2. 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.
3. 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.
4. 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.
5. 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.
6. No Cure for Being Human: (And Other Truths I Need to Hear)- Debut
Kate Bowler, Random House, $27.00, 9780593230770
In Bowler's new book, she shows that life is beautiful and terrible, full of hope and despair and everything in between—and there's no cure for being human.
7. Bourdain: The Definitive Oral Biography- Debut
Laurie Woolever, Ecco, $29.99, 9780062909107
A testament to the life of a remarkable man in the words of the people who shared his world.
8. Finding the Mother Tree: Discovering the Wisdom of the Forest
Suzanne Simard, Knopf, $28.95, 9780525656098
Simard brings us into the intimate world of trees to illuminate fascinating and vital truths—that trees are not simply the source of timber or pulp, but are a complicated, interdependent circle of life.
9. 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.
10. The Baseball 100- Debut
Joe Posnanski, Avid Reader Press/S&S, $40.00, 9781982180584
In Posnanski's book, the entire story of baseball rings through a countdown of the 100 greatest players in history.
11. This Is Your Mind on Plants
Michael Pollan, Penguin Press, $28.00, 9780593296905
A radical challenge to how we think about drugs, and an exploration into the powerful human attraction to psychoactive plants—and the equally powerful taboos.
12. Travels with George: In Search of Washington and His Legacy
Nathaniel Philbrick, Viking, $30.00, 9780525562177
Nathaniel Philbrick looks at George Washington's unique contribution to the forging of America by retracing his journey as a new president through all thirteen former colonies, which were now an unsure nation.
13. Please Don't Sit on My Bed in Your Outside Clothes: Essays- Debut
Phoebe Robinson, Tiny Reparations Books, $27.00, 9780593184905
Robinson's book is not only a brilliant look at our current cultural moment, it's also a collection that will stay with readers for years to come.
14. Unbound: My Story of Liberation and the Birth of the Me Too Movement
Tarana Burke, Flatiron Books: An Oprah Book, $28.99, 9781250621733
Burke's powerful memoir about her journey to saying two simple yet infinitely powerful words—me too—and how she brought empathy back to an entire generation in one of the largest cultural events in American history.
15. Rationality: What It Is, Why It Seems Scarce, Why It Matters- Debut
Steven Pinker, Viking, $32.00, 9780525561996
Pinker shows that rationality matters. It leads to better choices in our lives and in the public sphere, and is the ultimate driver of social justice and moral progress.

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Mass Market

Bestseller List for October 6, 2021
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  Mass Market Last Week/
Weeks on List
1. Dune
Frank Herbert, Ace, $10.99, 9780441172719
2. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
3. Foundation
Isaac Asimov, Spectra, $7.99, 9780553293357
4. Dune Messiah
Frank Herbert, Ace, $9.99, 9780593098233
5. Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
Quentin Tarantino, Harper Perennial, $9.99, 9780063112520
6. The Eye of the World
Robert Jordan, Tor, $10.99, 9781250251466
7. The Catcher in the Rye
J.D. Salinger, Little, Brown, $9.99, 9780316769488
8. Animal Farm
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451526342
9. The Name of the Wind
Patrick Rothfuss, DAW, $10.99, 9780756404741
10. Good Omens
Neil Gaiman, Terry Pratchett, Morrow, $9.99, 9780062836977

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Early & Middle Grade Readers

Bestseller List for October 6, 2021
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  Early & Middle Grade Readers  
1. The Beatryce Prophecy- Debut
Kate DiCamillo, Sophie Blackall (Illus.), Candlewick, $19.99, 9781536213614
2. Pony- Debut
R.J. Palacio, Knopf Books for Young Readers, $17.99, 9780553508116
3. Friends Forever
Shannon Hale, LeUyen Pham (Illus.), First Second, $12.99, 9781250317568
4. Rowley Jefferson's Awesome Friendly Spooky Stories
Jeff Kinney, Abrams, $14.99, 9781419756979
5. Kaleidoscope
Brian Selznick, Scholastic, $19.99, 9781338777246
6. Beasts and Beauty: Dangerous Tales
Soman Chainani, Julia Iredale (Illus.), Harper, $17.99, 9780062652638
7. Willodeen
Katherine Applegate, Feiwel & Friends, $16.99, 9781250147400
8. Cat Kid Comic Club
Dav Pilkey, Graphix, $12.99, 9781338712766
9. Egg Marks the Spot- Debut
Amy Timberlake, Jon Klassen (Illus.), Algonquin Young Readers, $18.95, 9781643750064
10. Garlic and the Vampire- Debut
Bree Paulsen, Quill Tree Books, $12.99, 9780062995087
11. Hooky
Míriam Bonastre Tur, Etch/Clarion Books, $12.99, 9780358468295
12. The Awakening Storm (City of Dragons #1)
Jaimal Yogis, Vivian Truong (Illus.), Graphix, $12.99, 9781338660425
13. Guts
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $12.99, 9780545852500
14. Barb the Last Berzerker- Debut
Dan Abdo, Jason Patterson, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, $13.99, 9781534485716
15. A Wolf Called Wander
Rosanne Parry, Greenwillow Books, $7.99, 9780062895943

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Young Adult

Bestseller List for October 6, 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. Once Upon a Broken Heart- Debut
Stephanie Garber, Flatiron Books, $19.99, 9781250268396
4. Beasts of Prey- Debut
Ayana Gray, G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9780593405680
5. We Were Liars
E. Lockhart, Ember, $10.99, 9780385741279
6. Firekeeper's Daughter
Angeline Boulley, Henry Holt and Co. BYR, $18.99, 9781250766564
7. Dark Rise- Debut
C.S. Pacat, Quill Tree Books, $18.99, 9780062946140
8. One of Us Is Lying
Karen M. McManus, Delacorte Press, $17.99, 9781524714680
9. The Girl from the Sea
Molly Knox Ostertag, Graphix, $14.99, 9781338540574
10. White Smoke
Tiffany D. Jackson, Katherine Tegen Books, $18.99, 9780063029095
11. Defy the Night
Brigid Kemmerer, Bloomsbury YA, $18.99, 9781547604661
12. The Hate U Give
Angie Thomas, Balzer + Bray, $18.99, 9780062871350
13. These Violent Delights
Chloe Gong, Margaret K. McElderry Books, $19.99, 9781534457690
14. Cemetery Boys (An Indies Introduce Title)
Aiden Thomas, Swoon Reads, $17.99, 9781250250469
15. Ace of Spades
Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé, Feiwel & Friends, $18.99, 9781250800817

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Children's Illustrated

Bestseller List for October 6, 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!- Debut
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. The Bad Seed Presents: The Good, the Bad, and the Spooky
Jory John, Pete Oswald (Illus.), Harper, $10.99, 9780062954541
7. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780062954541
8. Little Witch Hazel: A Year in the Forest
Phoebe Wahl, Tundra Books, $19.99, 9780735264892
9. It Fell from the Sky- Debut
Terry Fan, Eric Fan, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, $17.99, 9781534457621
10. The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Eric Carle, World of Eric Carle, $10.99, 9780399226908
11. Ten Spooky Pumpkins
Gris Grimly, Orchard Books, $17.99, 9781338112443
12. Where the Wild Things Are
Maurice Sendak, Harper, $19.95, 9780060254926
13. What Do You Say, Little Blue Truck?- Debut
Alice Schertle, Jill McElmurry (Illus.), Clarion Books, $14.99, 9780358561958
14. Norman Didn't Do It!: (Yes, He Did)
Ryan T. Higgins, Disney-Hyperion, $17.99, 9781368026239
15. Where Do Diggers Trick-or-Treat?
Brianna Caplan Sayres, Christian Slade (Illus.), Random House Books for Young Readers, $8.99, 9780593310175

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Children's Series

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  Children's Series  
1. Dog Man (hardcover)
Dav Pilkey, Graphix
2. Wings of Fire (hardcover and paperback)
Tui T. Sutherland, Scholastic
3. Elephant and Piggie (hardcover)
Mo Willems, Hyperion
4. Diary of a Wimpy Kid (hardcover)
Jeff Kinney, Amulet
5. Baby-Sitters Club Graphix (hardcover and paperback)
Ann M. Martin, Chan Chau (Illus.), Scholastic
6. The Bad Guys (paperback)
Aaron Blabey, Scholastic
7. Magic Tree House (hardcover and paperback)
Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illus.), Random House Books for Young Readers
8. A Tale of Magic... (hardcover and paperback)
Chris Colfer, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
New in Series: A Tale of Sorcery… (9780316055994)
9. Harry Potter (hardcover and paperback)
J.K. Rowling, Scholastic/Arthur A. Levine Books
10. InvestiGators (hardcover)
John Patrick Green, First Second
New in Series: Ants in Our P.A.N.T.S. (9781250220059)

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Extended Paperback Fiction

Based on sales for the week ending October 3, 2021

16. Mexican Gothic
Silvia Moreno-Garcia, Del Rey, $17.00, 9780525620808

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

25. When We Cease to Understand the World
Benjamin Labatut, Adrian Nathan West (Transl.), New York Review Books, $17.95, 9781681375663

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

35. Conversations with Friends
Sally Rooney, Hogarth, $17.00, 9780451499066

36. The Rose Code
Kate Quinn, Morrow, $17.99, 9780062943477

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

38. This Tender Land
William Kent Krueger, Atria, $17.00, 9781476749303

39. One Last Stop
Casey McQuiston, St. Martin's Griffin, $16.99, 9781250244499

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

41. Transcendent Kingdom
Yaa Gyasi, Vintage, $16.00, 9781984899767

42. Gideon the Ninth
Tamsyn Muir, Tordotcom, $17.99, 9781250313188

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

44. The Best American Poetry 2021
Tracy K. Smith, David Lehman (Eds.), Scribner, $20.00, 9781982106638

45. The Last Chance Library
Freya Sampson, Berkley Books, $16.00, 9780593201381

46. Red, White & Royal Blue
Casey McQuiston, St. Martin's Griffin, $16.99, 9781250316776

47. The Nickel Boys
Colson Whitehead, Anchor, $15.95, 9780345804341

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

49. Such a Fun Age
Kiley Reid, Putnam, $17.00, 9780525541912

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

Extended Paperback Nonfiction

Based on sales for the week ending October 3, 2021

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

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

18. All About Love: New Visions
bell hooks, Morrow, $15.99, 9780060959470

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

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

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

22. The Price of the Ticket: Collected Nonfiction: 1948–1985
James Baldwin, Beacon Press, $24.95, 9780807006566

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

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

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

26. The Bird Way: A New Look at How Birds Talk, Work, Play, Parent, and Think
Jennifer Ackerman, Penguin, $18.00, 9780735223035

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

28. The Sisters of Auschwitz: The True Story of Two Jewish Sisters' Resistance in the Heart of Nazi Territory
Roxane van Iperen, Harper, $17.99, 9780063097629

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

30. Having and Being Had
Eula Biss, Riverhead Books, $17.00, 9780525537465

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

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

33. Diet for a Small Planet (Revised and Updated)
Frances Moore Lappé, Ballantine, $18.00, 9780593357774

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

35. This Time Next Year We'll Be Laughing
Jacqueline Winspear, Soho Press, $16.95, 9781641292948

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

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

38. Vesper Flights
Helen Macdonald, Grove Press, $17.00, 9780802158673

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

40. My Grandmother's Hands: Racialized Trauma and the Pathway to Mending Our Hearts and Bodies
Resmaa Menakem, Central Recovery Press, $17.95, 9781942094470

41. We Keep the Dead Close: A Murder at Harvard and a Half Century of Silence
Becky Cooper, Grand Central, $17.99, 9781538746851

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

43. Meditations: A New Translation
Marcus Aurelius, Modern Library, $11.00, 9780812968255

44. 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

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

46. Man's Search for Meaning
Viktor E. Frankl, Beacon Press, $15.00, 9780807014271

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

48. Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End
Atul Gawande, Picador, $17.00, 9781250076229

49. The Tyranny of Merit: Can We Find the Common Good?
Michael J. Sandel, Picador, $18.00, 9781250800060

50. The Library Book
Susan Orlean, S&S, $16.99, 9781476740195

Extended Hardcover Fiction

Based on sales for the week ending October 3, 2021

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

29. Lightning Strike
William Kent Krueger, Atria , $27.00, 9781982128685

30. Once There Were Wolves
Charlotte McConaghy, Flatiron Books, $27.99, 9781250244147

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

32. Light From Uncommon Stars
Ryka Aoki, Tor , $25.99, 9781250789068

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

34. The Guide
Peter Heller, Knopf, $27.00, 9780525657767

35. Daughter of the Morning Star
Craig Johnson, Viking, $28.00, 9780593297254

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

37. My Heart Is a Chainsaw
Stephen Graham Jones, Gallery/Saga Press, $26.99, 9781982137632

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

39. Great Circle
Maggie Shipstead, Knopf, $28.95, 9780525656975

40. Chronicles from the Land of the Happiest People on Earth
Wole Soyinka, Pantheon, $28.00, 9780593320167

41. The Santa Suit
Mary Kay Andrews, St. Martin's , $19.99, 9781250279316

42. A Calling for Charlie Barnes
Joshua Ferris, Little, Brown , $28.00, 9780316333535

43. The Plot
Jean Hanff Korelitz, Celadon Books, $28.00, 9781250790767

44. Velvet Was the Night
Silvia Moreno-Garcia, Del Rey, $28.00, 9780593356821

45. When Ghosts Come Home
Wiley Cash, Morrow, $28.99, 9780062312662

46. Summer Sons
Lee Mandelo, Tordotcom, $26.99, 9781250790286

47. A Psalm for the Wild-Built
Becky Chambers, Tordotcom, $20.99, 9781250236210

48. Afterparties: Stories
Anthony Veasna So, Ecco, $27.99, 9780063049901

49. Harrow
Joy Williams, Knopf, $26.00, 9780525657569

50. She Who Became the Sun
Shelley Parker-Chan, Tor, $27.99, 9781250621801

Extended Hardcover Nonfiction

Based on sales for the week ending October 3, 2021

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

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

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

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

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

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

22. The Right to Sex: Feminism in the Twenty-First Century
Amia Srinivasan, FSG, $28.00, 9780374248529

23. The Cause: The American Revolution and its Discontents, 1773-1783
Joseph J. Ellis, Liveright, $30.00, 9781631498985

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

25. The Weekday Vegetarians: 100 Recipes and a Real-Life Plan for Eating Less Meat
Jenny Rosenstrach, Clarkson Potter, $32.50, 9780593138748

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

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

28. Beautiful Country: A Memoir
Qian Julie Wang, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385547215

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

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

31. The Comfort Book
Matt Haig, Penguin Life, $22.00, 9780143136668

32. American Marxism
Mark R. Levin, Threshold Editions, $28.00, 9781501135972

33. A Swim in a Pond in the Rain: In Which Four Russians Give a Master Class on Writing, Reading, and Life
George Saunders, Random House, $28.00, 9781984856029

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

35. Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones
James Clear, Avery, $27.00, 9780735211292

36. The Heroine with 1001 Faces
Maria Tatar, Liveright, $30.00, 9781631498817

37. The Code Breaker: Jennifer Doudna, Gene Editing, and the Future of the Human Race
Walter Isaacson, S&S, $35.00, 9781982115852

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

39. The Premonition: A Pandemic Story
Michael Lewis, Norton, $30.00, 9780393881554

40. Yours Cruelly, Elvira: Memoirs of the Mistress of the Dark
Cassandra Peterson, Hachette Books, $29.00, 9780306874352

41. Wildland: The Making of America's Fury
Evan Osnos, FSG, $30.00, 9780374286675

42. Believing: Our Thirty-Year Journey to End Gender Violence
Anita Hill, Viking, $30.00, 9780593298299

43. What Happened to You?: Conversations on Trauma, Resilience, and Healing
Oprah Winfrey, Bruce D. Perry, Flatiron Books: An Oprah Book, $28.99, 9781250223180

44. Courage Is Calling: Fortune Favors the Brave
Ryan Holiday, Portfolio, $25.00, 9780593191675

45. The Splendid and the Vile: A Saga of Churchill, Family, and Defiance During the Blitz
Erik Larson, Crown, $32.00, 9780385348713

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

47. Greenlights
Matthew McConaughey, Crown, $30.00, 9780593139134

48. How the Word Is Passed: A Reckoning with the History of Slavery Across America
Clint Smith, Little, Brown, $29.00, 9780316492935

49. Graceland, at Last: Notes on Hope and Heartache from the American South
Margaret Renkl, Milkweed Editions, $26.00, 9781571311849

50. Facing the Mountain: A True Story of Japanese American Heroes in World War II
Daniel James Brown, Viking, $30.00, 9780525557401

Extended Mass Market

Based on sales for the week ending October 3, 2021

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

12. The Way of Kings
Brandon Sanderson, Tor, $9.99, 9780765365279

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

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

15. Children of Dune
Frank Herbert, Ace, $9.99, 9780441104024

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

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

18. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Douglas Adams, Del Rey, $7.99, 9780345391803

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

33. The Last Wish
Andrzej Sapkowski, Orbit, $8.99, 9780316495967

34. Missing and Endangered
J.A. Jance, Morrow, $9.99, 9780062853479

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

36. Total Power
Vince Flynn, Kyle Mills, Pocket, $9.99, 9781501190667

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

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

39. The Illustrated Man
Ray Bradbury, S&S, $9.99, 9781451678185

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

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

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

43. The Slow Regard of Silent Things
Patrick Rothfuss, DAW, $10.99, 9780756411329

44. The Lies of Locke Lamora
Scott Lynch, Spectra, $8.99, 9780553588941

45. The Well of Ascension
Brandon Sanderson, Tor, $10.99, 9781250318572

46. Ninth House
Leigh Bardugo, Flatiron Books, $9.99, 9781250798008

47. Misery
Stephen King, Pocket, $9.99, 9781501156748

48. The Hero of Ages
Brandon Sanderson, Tor, $10.99, 9781250318626

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

50. The Princess Bride
William Goldman, Mariner, $10.99, 9780156035217

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