Check here each week for titles at the top of the New York Times’ best seller lists. Titles held by the library are listed in bold print.
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New York Times Best Sellers: Fiction
ORIGIN, by Dan Brown. After reconnecting with one of his first students, who is now a billionaire futurist, symbology professor Robert Langdon must go on a perilous quest with a beautiful museum director.
THE ROOSTER BAR, by John Grisham. Three students at a sleazy for-profit law school hope to expose the student-loan banker who runs it.
YEAR ONE, by Nora Roberts. When a pandemic strikes and the world spins into chaos, several travelers head west to find a new life.
THE PEOPLE VS. ALEX CROSS, by James Patterson. Detective Cross takes on a case even though he has been suspended from the department and taken to federal court to stand trial on murder charges.
THE MIDNIGHT LINE, by Lee Child. Jack Reacher tracks down the owner of a pawned West Point class ring and stumbles upon a large criminal enterprise.
ARTEMIS, by Andy Weir. A small-time smuggler living in a lunar colony schemes to pay off an old debt by pulling off a challenging heist.
END GAME, by David Baldacci. Jessica Reel and Will Robie fight a dangerous adversary in Colorado.
TOM CLANCY POWER AND EMPIRE, by Marc Cameron. President Jack Ryan seeks to identify the hidden forces escalating the tensions between China and the United States.
HARDCORE TWENTY-FOUR, by Janet Evanovich. When a homeless man is murdered, the bounty hunter Stephanie Plum searches for the killer.
LITTLE FIRES EVERYWHERE, by Celeste Ng. An artist with a mysterious past and a disregard for the status quo upends a quiet town outside Cleveland.
PAST PERFECT, by Danielle Steel. A Manhattan family moves into a mansion in San Francisco and encounters the ghosts of its original inhabitants.
TWO KINDS OF TRUTH, by Michael Connelly. While he investigates the murder of two pharmacists, an old case comes back to haunt Harry Bosch.
SLEEPING BEAUTIES, by Stephen King and Owen King. In a small Appalachian town, women who fall asleep don’t wake up and become shrouded in mysterious cocoons while the men battle one another.
A COLUMN OF FIRE, by Ken Follett. The lovers Ned Willard and Margery Fitzgerald find themselves on opposite sides of a conflict between English Catholics and Protestants while Queen Elizabeth fights to maintain her throne.
UNCOMMON TYPE, by Tom Hanks. Seventeen short stories, each incorporating a typewriter, by the Academy Award-winning actor.
New York Times Best Sellers: Nonfiction
LEONARDO DA VINCI, by Walter Isaacson. A biography of the Italian Renaissance polymath which connects his work in various disciplines.
GRANT, by Ron Chernow. A biography of the Union general of the Civil War and two-term president of the United States.
ANDREW JACKSON AND THE MIRACLE OF NEW ORLEANS, by Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger. Major General Jackson takes on the British in Louisiana.
OBAMA, by Pete Souza. More than 300 pictures of the former president by his White House photographer, with behind-the-scenes stories.
LET TRUMP BE TRUMP, by Corey R. Lewandowski and David N. Bossie. Insider accounts of the Republican presidential campaign and its outcome by two of its advisers.
KILLING ENGLAND, by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard. Major events and battles during the Revolutionary War are told from the perspectives of George Washington, Benjamin Franklin and others.
ASTROPHYSICS FOR PEOPLE IN A HURRY, by Neil deGrasse Tyson. A straightforward, easy-to-understand introduction to the universe and the forces and laws that govern it.
BOBBY KENNEDY, by Chris Matthews. The New York senator’s journey from his formative years to his tragic run for president.
PROMISE ME, DAD, by Joe Biden. The former vice president recalls his toughest year in office, as his son battled brain cancer.
SISTERS FIRST, by Jenna Bush Hager and Barbara Pierce Bush. The twin daughters of former president George W. Bush offer their account of growing up in the public eye.
WHAT HAPPENED, by Hillary Rodham Clinton. The first woman nominated for president by a major political party details her campaign, mistakes she made, outside forces that affected the outcome and how she recovered in its aftermath.
ENDURANCE, by Scott Kelly. A memoir by the retired astronaut and former commander of the International Space Station.
KILLERS OF THE FLOWER MOON, by David Grann. The story of a murder spree in 1920s Oklahoma that targeted Osage Indians.
HAMILTON: THE REVOLUTION, by Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jeremy McCarter. The libretto of the award-winning musical, with backstage photos, a production history and interviews with the cast.
THE LAST BLACK UNICORN, by Tiffany Haddish. The comedian recounts growing up in South Central Los Angeles, exacting revenge on an ex-boyfriend and finding success after a period of homelessness.