New York Times Bestseller List Week of August 19, 2018

July 30, 2018

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Hardcover Fiction Best Sellers

9 weeks on the list
THE PRESIDENT IS MISSING by Bill Clinton and James Patterson; Little, Brown and Knopf President Jonathan Duncan takes on adversaries at home and abroad.

New this week
PARADOX by Catherine Coulter; Gallery In the 22nd book in the F.B.I. Thriller series, agents Sherlock and Savich look for an escaped psychopath.

11 weeks on the list
THE OUTSIDER by Stephen King; Scribner A detective investigates a seemingly wholesome member of the community when an 11-year-old boy’s body is found.

3 weeks on the list
THE OTHER WOMAN by Daniel Silva; Harper Gabriel Allon, the art restorer and assassin, fights the Russians to decide the fate of postwar global order.

3 weeks on the list
COTTAGE BY THE SEA by Debbie Macomber; Ballantine Annie Marlow forms new relationships in the Pacific Northwest as she tries to recover from tragedy.

2 weeks on the list
THRAWN: ALLIANCES by Timothy Zahn; Del Rey A Star Wars saga. Darth Vader and Grand Admiral Thrawn join forces to serve Emperor Palpatine.

4 weeks on the list
CLOCK DANCE by Anne Tyler; Knopf A window into Willa Drake’s life over 50 years and how she adjusts to some of life's surprises.

7 weeks on the list
THE PERFECT COUPLE by Elin Hilderbrand; Little, Brown A body is found in Nantucket Harbor hours before a picture-perfect wedding.

6 weeks on the list
ALL WE EVER WANTED by Emily Giffin; Ballantine A scandal sends members of two Nashville families into chaos.

46 weeks on the list
BEFORE WE WERE YOURS by Lisa Wingate; Ballantine A South Carolina lawyer learns about the questionable practices of a Tennessee orphanage.

5 weeks on the list
SPYMASTER by Brad Thor; Emily Bestler/Atria The 18th book in the Scot Harvath series.

27 weeks on the list
THE WOMAN IN THE WINDOW by A.J. Finn; Morrow A recluse who drinks heavily and takes prescription drugs may have witnessed a crime across from her Harlem townhouse.

9 weeks on the list
WHEN LIFE GIVES YOU LULULEMONS by Lauren Weisberger; Simon & Schuster Emily Charlton plans a comeback from the suburbs.

44 weeks on the list
LITTLE FIRES EVERYWHERE by Celeste Ng; Penguin Press An artist upends a quiet town outside Cleveland.

9 weeks on the list
THERE THERE by Tommy Orange; Knopf A multigenerational story exploring the plight of the urban Native American.


Hardcover Non-Fiction Best Sellers

2 weeks on the list
THE RUSSIA HOAX by Gregg Jarrett; Broadside The Fox News analyst makes his case for why the F.B.I. investigation into collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia is without legal merit.

3 weeks on the list
LIARS, LEAKERS AND LIBERALS by Jeanine Pirro; Center Street The legal analyst and Fox News host argues in favor of President Trump. †

24 weeks on the list
EDUCATED by Tara Westover; Random House The daughter of survivalists leaves home for university.

4 weeks on the list INDIANAPOLIS by Lynn Vincent and Sara Vladic; Simon & Schuster A newly researched look into the sinking of the U.S.S. Indianapolis, the story of the survivors and the fight to exonerate the court-martialed skipper.

10 weeks on the list
CALYPSO by David Sedaris; Little, Brown A collection of comedic stories on mortality, middle age and a beach house dubbed the Sea Section.

New this week
THE GUTFELD MONOLOGUES by Greg Gutfeld; Threshold Editions A collection of rants by the Fox News host.

65 weeks on the list
ASTROPHYSICS FOR PEOPLE IN A HURRY by Neil deGrasse Tyson; Norton A straightforward, easy-to-understand introduction to the universe.

New this week
DEATH OF A NATION by Dinesh D'Souza; All Points A companion text to the conservative author and filmmaker’s documentary, which offers an alternative history of the Democratic Party. †

12 weeks on the list
HOW TO CHANGE YOUR MIND by Michael Pollan; Penguin Press A personal account of how psychedelics might help the mentally ill and people dealing with everyday challenges.

13 weeks on the list THE SOUL OF AMERICA by Jon Meacham; Random House The present political climate is contextualized through the lens of difficult moments in American history.

9 weeks on the list
BAD BLOOD by John Carreyrou; Knopf The rise and fall of the biotech startup Theranos.

82 weeks on the list
BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME by Ta-Nehisi Coates; Spiegel & Grau A meditation on race in America.

6 weeks on the list
THE PLOT TO DESTROY DEMOCRACY by Malcolm Nance; Hachette The former U.S. intelligence officer describes the tools and techniques used by Vladimir Putin to affect the 2016 election.

3 weeks on the list THE DEATH OF TRUTH by Michiko Kakutani; Tim Duggan The former New York Times chief book critic examines the cultural forces that have chipped away at reason and common values.

21 weeks on the list
I'LL BE GONE IN THE DARK by Michelle McNamara; Harper A search for "the Golden State Killer."