September 30, 2020

Trade Paperback Fiction



Bestseller List for September 30, 2020
Based on sales for the week ending September 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.
1/78
2. 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.
2/13
3. 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.
3/24
4. 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.
4/32
5. 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.
5/32
6. The Testaments
Margaret Atwood, Anchor, $16.95, 9780525562627
Atwood's masterful sequel to her modern classic, The Handmaid's Tale.
6/4
7. 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.
8/17
8. Dune
Frank Herbert, Ace, $18.00, 9780441013593
Herbert's classic masterpiece--a triumph of the imagination--is soon to be a major motion picture.
7/3
9. Little Fires Everywhere
Celeste Ng, Penguin, $17.00, 9780143135166
A riveting novel that traces the intertwined fates of a picture-perfect family and the enigmatic mother and daughter who upend their lives. Now a Hulu original series.
10/73
10. The Institute
Stephen King, Gallery Books, $19.99, 9781982110581
King's gut-wrenching novel of good versus evil in a world where the good guys don't always win.
12/3
11. Parable of the Sower
Octavia E. Butler, Grand Central, $16.99, 9781538732182
A post-apocalyptic novel of hope and terror by the bestselling author of Kindred.
9/6
12. 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
13. The Starless Sea
Erin Morgenstern, Anchor, $16.95, 9781101971383
A timeless love story set in a secret underground world--a place of pirates, painters, lovers, liars, and ships that sail upon a starless sea.
14/8
14. Nothing to See Here- Debut
Kevin Wilson, Ecco, $16.99, 9780062913494
Wilson's moving and uproarious novel about a woman who finds meaning in her life when she begins caring for two children who have a remarkable ability.
/1
15. 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.
13/76


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Trade Paperback Nonfiction



Bestseller List for September 30, 2020
Based on sales for the week ending September 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.
3/38
2. 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.
1/77
3. 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.
2/34
4. The Color of Law
Richard Rothstein, Liveright, $17.95, 9781631494536
Rothstein's powerful book describes how the American government systematically imposed residential segregation.
5/22
5. Ruth Bader Ginsburg: A Life
Jane Sherron de Hart, Vintage, $18.00, 9781984897831
Jane Sherron de Hart explores the central experiences that crucially shaped Ginsburg's passion for justice, her advocacy for gender equality, and her meticulous jurisprudence, as well as her desire to make "We the people" more united and our union more perfect.
15/2
6. So You Want to Talk About Race
Ijeoma Oluo, Seal Press, $16.99, 9781580058827
Oluo guides readers of all races in an attempt to make the seemingly impossible possible: honest conversations about race and racism, and how they infect almost every aspect of American life.
4/18
7. 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.
14/42
8. Decisions and Dissents of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg: A Selection- Debut
Corey Brettschneider (Ed.), Penguin Classics, $15.00, 9780143135111
A selection of Ruth Bader Ginsburg's essential writings on gender equality and women's rights, reproductive health care, and voting and civil rights.
/1
9. The New Jim Crow
Michelle Alexander, New Press, $18.99, 9781620971932
The tenth-anniversary edition of Alexander's iconic book discusses the impact the book has had and the state of the criminal justice reform movement today.
8/18
10. The Fire Next Time
James Baldwin, Vintage, $13.95, 9780679744726
At once a powerful evocation of James Baldwin's early life in Harlem and a disturbing examination of the consequences of racial injustice.
7/17
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.
6/9
12. 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.
10/81
13. Stamped from the Beginning
Ibram X. Kendi, Bold Type Books, $19.99, 9781568585987
Kendi's National Book Award winning history of how racist ideas were created, spread, and deeply rooted in American society.
11/18
14. My Grandmother's Hands
Resmaa Menakem, Central Recovery Press, $17.95, 9781942094470
In this groundbreaking book, therapist Resmaa Menakem examines the damage caused by racism in America from the perspective of trauma and body-centered psychology.
9/13
15. 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.
/112


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Hardcover Fiction



Bestseller List for September 30, 2020
Based on sales for the week ending September 27, 2020
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  Hardcover Fiction Last Week/
Weeks on List
1. 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.
1/3
2. 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.
3/17
3. 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.
5/2
4. All the Devils Are Here
Louise Penny, Minotaur, $28.99, 9781250145239
Chief Inspector Armand Gamache investigates a sinister plot in the City of Light.
2/4
5. The Book of Two Ways- Debut
Jodi Picoult, Ballantine, $28.99, 9781984818355
Picoult's riveting new novel about the choices that alter the course of our lives.
/1
6. 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.
6/4
7. The Lying Life of Adults
Elena Ferrante, Europa Editions, $26.00, 9781609455910
Ferrante's powerful and gripping new novel about the transition from childhood to adolescence to adulthood is a September 2020 Indie Next List Great Read.
4/4
8. 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.
7/2
9. Troubled Blood
Robert Galbraith, Mulholland Books, $29.00, 9780316498937
A breathtaking, labyrinthine new Cormoran Strike novel by the bestselling author of Career of Evil.
8/2
10. Squeeze Me
Carl Hiaasen, Knopf, $28.95, 9781524733452
Hiaasen's hilarious new novel of social and political intrigue, set against the glittering backdrop of Florida's gold coast.
9/5
11. Monogamy
Sue Miller, Harper, $28.99, 9780062969651
Miller's engrossing and haunting novel about marriage, love, family, happiness, and sorrow is a September 2020 Indie Next List Great Read.
14/3
12. Where the Crawdads Sing
Delia Owens, Putnam, $26.00, 9780735219090
Owens' exquisite and heartbreaking novel is an August 2018 Indie Next List Great Read.
10/110
13. One by One
Ruth Ware, Gallery/Scout Press, $27.99, 9781501188817
Ware's suspenseful new thriller set in the French Alps is a September 2020 Indie Next List Great Read.
11/3
14. The Guest List
Lucy Foley, Morrow, $27.99, 9780062868930
A wedding celebration turns dark and deadly in this deliciously wicked and atmospheric thriller by the bestselling author of The Hunting Party.
15/12
15. 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.
12/13


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Hardcover Nonfiction



Bestseller List for September 30, 2020
Based on sales for the week ending September 27, 2020
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  Hardcover Nonfiction Last Week/
Weeks on List
1. Rage
Bob Woodward, S&S, $30.00, 9781982131739
Woodward's new book is an unprecedented and intimate tour de force of new reporting on the Trump presidency facing a global pandemic, economic disaster, and racial unrest.
1/2
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.
2/8
3. Solutions and Other Problems- Debut
Allie Brosh, Gallery Books, $30.00, 9781982156947
The bestselling author of Hyperbole and a Half returns with a new collection of comedic, autobiographical, and illustrated essays. An October 2020 Indie Next List Great Read.
/1
4. How to Be an Antiracist
Ibram X. Kendi, One World, $27.00, 9780525509288
Kendi's book is an essential work for anyone who wants to go beyond the awareness of racism to the next step: contributing to the formation of a just and equitable society.
4/25
5. 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.
5/29
6. Disloyal
Michael Cohen, Skyhorse, $32.50, 9781510764699
An insider's account by the former attorney and personal advisor to President Donald Trump.
3/3
7. 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.
9/31
8. Too Much and Never Enough
Mary L. Trump, Ph.D., S&S, $28.00, 9781982141462
Mary L. Trump's revelatory and authoritative portrait of her uncle, Donald J. Trump.
6/11
9. His Truth Is Marching On
Jon Meacham, Random House, $30.00, 9781984855022
An intimate and revealing portrait of civil rights icon and longtime U.S. congressman John Lewis, linking his life to the painful quest for justice in America from the 1950s to the present.
8/5
10. Vesper Flights
Helen MacDonald, Grove Press, $27.00, 9780802128812
Macdonald's new collection of essays is a captivating and foundational book about observation, fascination, time, memory, love, and loss and how we make sense of the world around us. A September 2020 Indie Next List Great Read.
11/5
11. All We Can Save: Truth, Courage, and Solutions for the Climate Crisis- Debut
Ayana Elizabeth Johnson, Katharine K. Wilkinson (Eds.), One World, $29.00, 9780593237069
Provocative and illuminating essays from women at the forefront of the climate movement who are harnessing truth, courage, and solutions to lead humanity forward.
/1
12. Breath
James Nestor, Riverhead Books, $28.00, 9780735213616
Breath turns the conventional wisdom of what we thought we knew about our most basic biological function on its head. You will never breathe the same again.
15/17
13. Eat a Peach
David Chang, Gabe Ulla, Clarkson Potter, $28.00, 9781524759216
Chang gives us a penetrating look at restaurant life, in which he balances his deep love for the kitchen with unflinching honesty about the industry's history and its uncertain future. A September 2020 Indie Next List Great Read.
10/3
14. 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.
/35
15. Compromised
Peter Strzok, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $30.00, 9780358237068
The FBI veteran behind the Russia investigation draws on decades of experience hunting foreign agents in the United States to expose what he believes is the threat posed by President Trump.
7/3


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Mass Market



Bestseller List for September 30, 2020
Based on sales for the week ending September 27, 2020
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  Mass Market Last Week/
Weeks on List
1. Dune
Frank Herbert, Ace, $10.99, 9780441172719
1/45
2. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
2/221
3. The Guardians
John Grisham, Dell, $9.99, 9780525620945
10/13
4. Dune Messiah
Frank Herbert, Ace, $9.99, 9780593098233
3/2
5. Lord of the Flies
William Golding, Perigee, $11.00, 9780399501487
9/24
6. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
Maya Angelou, Ballantine, $7.99, 9780345514400
5/28
7. Lethal Agent
Vince Flynn, Kyle Mills, Pocket, $9.99, 9781501190636
6/5
8. Animal Farm
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451526342
4/12
9. One Good Deed
David Baldacci, Grand Central, $9.99, 9781538750544
8/4
10. The Diary of a Young Girl
Anne Frank, Bantam, $7.99, 9780553577129
/7


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Early & Middle Grade Readers



Bestseller List for September 30, 2020
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  Early & Middle Grade Readers  
1. Rowley Jefferson's Awesome Friendly Adventure
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $14.99, 9781419749094
 
2. The One and Only Bob
Katherine Applegate, Patricia Castelao (Illus.), Harper, $18.99, 9780062991317
 
3. Skunk and Badger
Amy Timberlake, Jon Klassen (Illus.), Algonquin Young Readers, $18.95, 9781643750057
 
4. New Kid
Jerry Craft, Harper, $12.99, 9780062691194
 
5. The One and Only Ivan
Katherine Applegate, Patricia Castelao (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780061992278
 
6. Becoming RBG: Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Journey to Justice
Debbie Levy, Whitney Gardner (Illus.), Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, $12.99, 9781534424555
 
7. Guts
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $12.99, 9780545852500
 
8. A Whale of the Wild
Rosanne Parry, Lindsay Moore (Illus.), Greenwillow Books, $17.99, 9780062995926
 
9. Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky
Kwame Mbalia, Rick Riordan Presents, $8.99, 9781368042413
 
10. Witches of Brooklyn
Sophie Escabasse, Random House Graphic, $12.99, 9780593119273
 
11. When Stars Are Scattered
Victoria Jamieson, Omar Mohamed, Dial Books, $12.99, 9780525553908
 
12. Drama
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545326995
 
13. This Book Is Anti-Racist
Tiffany Jewell, Aurelia Durand (Illus.), Frances Lincoln Children's Books, $14.99, 9780711245211
 
14. Ghost Boys
Jewell Parker Rhodes, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, $7.99, 9780316262262
 
15. Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid: Rowley Jefferson's Journal
Jeff Kinney, Abrams, $13.99, 9781419740275
 


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Young Adult



Bestseller List for September 30, 2020
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  Young Adult  
1. Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You
Jason Reynolds, Ibram X. Kendi, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9780316453691
 
2. The Left-Handed Booksellers of London- Debut
Garth Nix, Katherine Tegen Books, $19.99, 9780062683250
 
3. Legendborn (An Indies Introduce Title)
Tracy Deonn, Margaret K. McElderry Books, $18.99, 9781534441606
 
4. The Hate U Give
Angie Thomas, Balzer + Bray, $18.99, 9780062871350
 
5. Punching the Air
Ibi Zoboi, Yusef Salaam, Balzer + Bray, $19.99, 9780062996480
 
6. Cemetery Boys (An Indies Introduce Title)
Aiden Thomas, Swoon Reads, $17.99, 9781250250469
 
7. Grown
Tiffany D. Jackson, Katherine Tegen Books, $17.99, 9780062840356
 
8. Vampires Never Get Old: Tales with Fresh Bite- Debut
Zoraida Cordova, Natalie C. Parker, Imprint, $17.99, 9781250230010
 
9. The Poet X
Elizabeth Acevedo, Quill Tree Books, $12.99, 9780062662811
 
10. We Were Liars
E. Lockhart, Ember, $10.99, 9780385741279
 
11. The Giver
Lois Lowry, HMH Books for Young Readers, $9.99, 9780544340688
 
12. One of Us Is Lying
Karen M. McManus, Delacorte Press, $17.99, 9781524714680
 
13. Channel Kindness: Stories of Kindness and Community- Debut
Born This Way Foundation Reporters, Lady Gaga, Feiwel & Friends, $24.99, 9781250245588
 
14. A Peculiar Peril
Jeff VanderMeer, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, $19.99, 9780374308865
 
15. Watch Over Me
Nina LaCour, Dutton Books for Young Readers, $17.99, 9780593108970
 


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Children's Illustrated



Bestseller List for September 30, 2020
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  Children's Illustrated  
1. Antiracist Baby
Ibram X. Kendi, Ashley Lukashevsky (Illus.), Kokila, $8.99, 9780593110508
 
2. Room on the Broom Push-Pull-Slide Board Book
Julia Donaldson, Axel Scheffler (Illus.), Dial Books, $8.99, 9780593110409
 
3. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
 
4. The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Eric Carle, Putnam, $10.99, 9780399226908
 
5. Where the Wild Things Are
Maurice Sendak, Harper, $19.95, 9780060254926
 
6. Little Blue Truck's Halloween
Alice Schertle, Jill McElmurry (Illus.), HMH Books for Young Readers, $12.99, 9780544772533
 
7. Wild Symphony
Dan Brown, Susan Batori (Illus.), Rodale Kids, $18.99, 9780593123843
 
8. I Am Every Good Thing
Derrick Barnes, Gordon C. James (Illus.), Nancy Paulsen Books, $17.99, 9780525518778
 
9. I Promise
LeBron James, Nina Mata (Illus.), Harper, $19.99, 9780062971067
 
10. I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark
Debbie Levy, Elizabeth Baddeley (Illus.), Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, $18.99, 9781481465595
 
11. The Snowy Day
Ezra Jack Keats, Viking Books for Young Readers, $19.99, 9780670012701
 
12. If You Come to Earth- Debut
Sophie Blackall, Chronicle Books, $18.99, 9781452137797
 
13. Good Night, Gorilla
Peggy Rathmann, Putnam, $7.99, 9780399230035
 
14. I Look Up To... Ruth Bader Ginsburg- Debut
Anna Membrino, Fatti Burke (Illus.), Random House Books for Young Readers, $7.99, 9780525579526
 
15. Gustavo, the Shy Ghost- Debut
Flavia Z. Drago, Candlewick, $16.99, 9781536211146
 


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Children's Series



Bestseller List for September 30, 2020
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  Children's Series  
1. Dog Man (hardcover)
Dav Pilkey, Graphix
 
2. Harry Potter (hardcover and paperback)
J.K. Rowling, Scholastic/Arthur A. Levine Books
 
3. Who Was/Is...? (paperback)
Patricia Brennan Demuth, et al., Penguin Workshop
 
4. Wings of Fire (hardcover and paperback)
Tui T. Sutherland, Scholastic
 
5. Elephant & Piggie (hardcover)
Mo Willems, Hyperion
 
6. I Survived (paperback)
Lauren Tarshis, Scholastic
 
7. The Last Kids on Earth (hardcover and paperback)
Max Brallier, Douglas Holgate (Illus.), Viking Books for Young Readers
 
8. Diary of a Wimpy Kid (hardcover)
Jeff Kinney, Amulet
 
9. The Bad Guys (hardcover and paperback)
Aaron Blabey, Scholastic
 
10. Magic Tree House (hardcover and paperback)
Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illus.), Random House
 


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Extended Paperback Fiction

Based on sales for the week ending September 27, 2020

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

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

18. The World That We Knew
Alice Hoffman, S&S, $17.00, 9781501137587

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

20. Cilka's Journey
Heather Morris, St. Martin's Griffin, $16.99, 9781250265692

21. What Happens in Paradise
Elin Hilderbrand, Back Bay , $16.99, 9780316435543

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

23. When No One Is Watching
Alyssa Cole, Morrow, $16.99, 9780062982650

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

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

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

27. Gideon the Ninth
Tamsyn Muir, Tor.com, $17.99, 9781250313188

28. Red at the Bone
Jacqueline Woodson, Riverhead Books, $16.00, 9780525535287

29. Chances Are . . .
Richard Russo, Vintage, $16.00, 9781101971994

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

31. Beowulf: A New Translation
Maria Dahvana Headley, MCD x FSG Originals, $15.00, 9780374110031

32. Lovecraft Country
Matt Ruff, Harper Perennial, $16.99, 9780062292070

33. The Handmaid's Tale
Margaret Atwood, Anchor, $15.95, 9780525435006

34. The Selected Works of Audre Lorde
Audre Lorde, Roxane Gay (Ed.), Norton, $16.95, 9781324004615

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

36. The Great Alone
Kristin Hannah, St. Martin's Griffin, $17.99, 9781250229533

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

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

39. Agent Running in the Field
John le Carre, Penguin, $17.00, 9781984878892

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

41. The Memory Police
Yoko Ogawa, Vintage, $16.00, 9781101911815

42. A Better Man
Louise Penny, Minotaur, $17.99, 9781250066312

43. Then She Was Gone
Lisa Jewell, Atria, $16.00, 9781501154652

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

45. Beloved
Toni Morrison, Vintage, $16.00, 9781400033416

46. My Brilliant Friend
Elena Ferrante, Europa Editions, $17.00, 9781609455064

47. The Woman in the Window
A.J. Finn, Morrow, $17.99, 9780062905086

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

49. The Underground Railroad
Colson Whitehead, Anchor, $16.95, 9780345804327

50. Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine
Gail Honeyman, Penguin, $16.00, 9780735220690

Extended Paperback Nonfiction

Based on sales for the week ending September 27, 2020

16. The Truths We Hold
Kamala Harris, Penguin, $18.00, 9780525560739

17. Just Mercy
Bryan Stevenson, One World, $17.00, 9780593133934

18. On Tyranny
Timothy Snyder, Tim Duggan Books, $9.99, 9780804190114

19. A Woman of No Importance
Sonia Purnell, Penguin, $18.00, 9780735225312

20. Year of the Monkey
Patti Smith, Vintage, $16.00, 9781984898920

21. The Body Keeps the Score
Bessel van der Kolk, Penguin, $19.00, 9780143127741

22. The Yellow House
Sarah M. Broom, Grove Press, $17.00, 9780802149039

23. Know My Name
Chanel Miller, Penguin, $18.00, 9780735223721

24. Say Nothing
Patrick Radden Keefe, Anchor, $16.95, 9780307279286

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

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

27. Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs?
Caitlin Doughty, Dianné Ruz (Illus.), Norton, $15.95, 9780393358490

28. Ruth Bader Ginsburg: In Her Own Words
Helena Hunt (Ed.), Agate B2, $11.95, 9781572842496

29. The Body Is Not an Apology
Sonya Renee Taylor, Berrett-Koehler Publishers, $18.95, 9781626569768

30. Three Women
Lisa Taddeo, Avid Reader Press/S&S, $17.00, 9781451642308

31. When Things Fall Apart
Pema Chödrön, Shambhala, $16.95, 9781611803433

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

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

34. A People's History of the United States
Howard Zinn, Harper Perennial Modern Classics, $21.99, 9780062397348

35. The Old Farmer's Almanac 2021
Old Farmer's Almanac, $8.95, 9781571988485

36. Trick Mirror
Jia Tolentino, Random House, $18.00, 9780525510567

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

38. Hyperbole and a Half
Allie Brosh, Touchstone, $19.99, 9781451666175

39. All About Love
bell hooks, Morrow, $15.99, 9780060959470

40. Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?
Beverly Daniel Tatum, Basic Books, $18.99, 9780465060689

41. No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference
Greta Thunberg, Penguin, $10.00, 9780143133568

42. Emergent Strategy
Adrienne Maree Brown, AK Press, $16.00, 9781849352604

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

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

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

46. March: Book One
John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, Nate Powell (Illus.), Top Shelf Productions, $14.95, 9781603093002

47. March: Book Three
John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, Nate Powell (Illus.), Top Shelf Productions, $19.99, 9781603094023

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

49. The American Crisis
Writers of The Atlantic, S&S, $20.00, 9781982157043

50. Our Malady
Timothy Snyder, Crown, $12.00, 9780593238899

Extended Hardcover Fiction

Based on sales for the week ending September 27, 2020

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

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

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

19. Next to Last Stand
Craig Johnson, Viking, $28.00, 9780525522539

20. Hamnet
Maggie O'Farrell, Knopf, $26.95, 9780525657606

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

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

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

24. Total Power
Vince Flynn, Kyle Mills, Atria/Emily Bestler Books, $28.99, 9781501190650

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

26. How to Fly (In Ten Thousand Easy Lessons): Poetry
Barbara Kingsolver, Harper, $24.99, 9780062993083

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

28. What Are You Going Through
Sigrid Nunez, Riverhead Books, $26.00, 9780593191415

29. The Silent Patient
Alex Michaelides, Celadon Books, $26.99, 9781250301697

30. A Burning
Megha Majumdar, Knopf, $25.95, 9780525658696

31. The Book of Longings
Sue Monk Kidd, Viking, $28.00, 9780525429760

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

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

34. The Giver of Stars
Jojo Moyes, Pamela Dorman Books, $28.00, 9780399562488

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

36. Fifty Words for Rain
Asha Lemmie, Dutton, $26.00, 9781524746360

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

38. A Long Petal of the Sea
Isabel Allende, Ballantine, $28.00, 9781984820150

39. Daddy: Stories
Emma Cline, Random House, $27.00, 9780812998641

40. The Invention of Sound
Chuck Palahniuk, Grand Central, $27.00, 9781538718001

41. Writers & Lovers
Lily King, Grove Press, $27.00, 9780802148537

42. Harrow the Ninth
Tamsyn Muir, Tordotcom, $26.99, 9781250313225

43. The Darkest Evening
Ann Cleeves, Minotaur, $27.99, 9781250204509

44. The Pull of the Stars
Emma Donoghue, Little, Brown, $28.00, 9780316499019

45. The Lions of Fifth Avenue
Fiona Davis, Dutton, $27.00, 9781524744618

46. The Water Dancer
Ta-Nehisi Coates, One World, $28.00, 9780399590597

47. 28 Summers
Elin Hilderbrand, Little, Brown, $28.00, 9780316420044

48. The Order
Daniel Silva, Harper, $28.99, 9780062834843

49. The Coast-to-Coast Murders
James Patterson, Little, Brown, $28.00, 9780316457422

50. Deacon King Kong
James McBride, Riverhead Books, $28.00, 9780735216723

Extended Hardcover Nonfiction

Based on sales for the week ending September 27, 2020

16. Just Us
Claudia Rankine, Graywolf Press, $30.00, 9781644450215

17. Everything Beautiful in Its Time
Jenna Bush Hager, Morrow, $26.99, 9780062960627

18. Killing Crazy Horse
Bill O'Reilly, Martin Dugard, Holt, $30.00, 9781627797047

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

20. Can't Even
Anne Helen Petersen, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $26.00, 9780358315070

21. Battlegrounds
H.R. McMaster, Harper, $35.00, 9780062899460

22. Me and White Supremacy
Layla Saad, Sourcebooks, $25.99, 9781728209807

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

24. If Then
Jill Lepore, Liveright, $28.95, 9781631496103

25. Begin Again
Eddie S. Glaude, Crown, $27.00, 9780525575320

26. Talking to Strangers
Malcolm Gladwell, Little, Brown, $30.00, 9780316478526

27. Think Like a Monk
Jay Shetty, S&S, $27.00, 9781982134488

28. What It's Like to Be a Bird
David Allen Sibley, Knopf, $35.00, 9780307957894

29. Agent Sonya
Ben Macintyre, Crown, $28.00, 9780593136300

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

31. Hood Feminism
Mikki Kendall, Viking, $26.00, 9780525560548

32. The Gifts of Imperfection: 10th Anniversary Edition
Brené Brown, Random House, $25.00, 9780593133583

33. God-Level Knowledge Darts
Desus & Mero, Random House, $26.00, 9780525512332

34. Pocket RBG Wisdom
Hardie Grant Books, Hardie Grant, $9.99, 9781784882877

35. Conversations with RBG
Jeffrey Rosen, Holt, $28.00, 9781250235169

36. I Know This to Be True: Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Geoff Blackwell, Ruth Hobday, Chronicle Books, $14.95, 9781797200163

37. The Tyranny of Merit
Michael J. Sandel, FSG, $28.00, 9780374289980

38. Creativity
John Cleese, Crown, $14.00, 9780385348270

39. Owls of the Eastern Ice
Jonathan C. Slaght, FSG, $28.00, 9780374228484

40. Melania and Me
Stephanie Winston Wolkoff, Gallery Books, $28.00, 9781982151249

41. Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat
Samin Nosrat, Wendy MacNaughton (Illus.), S&S, $35.00, 9781476753836

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

43. Becoming
Michelle Obama, Crown, $32.50, 9781524763138

44. Live Free Or Die
Sean Hannity, Threshold Editions, $30.00, 9781982149970

45. The Home Edit Life
Clea Shearer, Joanna Teplin, Clarkson Potter, $28.50, 9780593138304

46. Hoax
Brian Stelter, Atria/One Signal Publishers, $28.00, 9781982142445

47. Be More RBG
Marilyn Easton, DK, $9.99, 9781465492180

48. The Dynasty
Jeff Benedict, Avid Reader Press /S&S, $30.00, 9781982134105

49. Love is the Way
Bishop Michael Curry, Sara Grace, Avery, $27.00, 9780525543039

50. I Have Something to Tell You
Chasten Buttigieg, Atria, $27.00, 9781982138127

Extended Mass Market

Based on sales for the week ending September 27, 2020

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

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

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

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

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

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

17. The Name of the Wind
Patrick Rothfuss, DAW, $9.99, 9780756404741

18. Women Who Run With the Wolves
Clarissa Pinkola Estes, Ballantine, $8.99, 9780345409874

19. The Family Lawyer
James Patterson, Grand Central, $9.99, 9781538751589

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

21. The Last Odyssey
James Rollins, Morrow, $9.99, 9780062892928

22. Killing the Rising Sun
Bill O'Reilly, Martin Dugard, St. Martin's, $9.99, 9781250755612

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

24. Winter in Paradise
Elin Hilderbrand, Little, Brown, $9.99, 9780316435529

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

26. Good Omens
Neil Gaiman, Terry Pratchett, Morrow, $9.99, 9780062836977

27. The Girl Who Lived Twice
David Lagercrantz, Vintage Crime/Black Lizard, $9.99, 9780593082522

28. Camino Island
John Grisham, Dell, $9.99, 9781524797157

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

30. The Couple Next Door
Shari Lapena, Penguin, $9.99, 9780525505310

31. The Girl You Left Behind
Jojo Moyes, Penguin, $9.99, 9780143136316

32. An Unwanted Guest
Shari Lapena, Penguin, $9.99, 9780525507574

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

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

35. The Flight Attendant
Chris Bohjalian, Vintage, $9.99, 9780593081631

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

37. Twisted Twenty-Six
Janet Evanovich, Putnam, $9.99, 9780399180217

38. The Outsider
Stephen King, Pocket, $10.99, 9781501180996

39. The Andromeda Evolution
Michael Crichton, Daniel H. Wilson, Harper, $9.99, 9780062473349

40. A Raisin in the Sun
Lorraine Hansberry, Vintage, $7.95, 9780679755333

41. The Final Empire
Brandon Sanderson, Tor, $8.99, 9781250318541

42. Rebecca
Daphne Du Maurier, Avon, $8.99, 9780380778553

43. The Reckoning
John Grisham, Dell, $9.99, 9780525620938

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

45. Every Breath
Nicholas Sparks, Grand Central, $9.99, 9781538728550

46. Hamlet
William Shakespeare, S&S, $6.99, 9780743477123

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

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

49. The Stand
Stephen King, Anchor, $9.99, 9780307743688

50. A Time to Kill
John Grisham, Dell, $9.99, 9780440245919

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