The New York Times Bestsellers

Hardcover Fiction - January 29, 2017

1.The Mistress, by Danielle Steel. The beautiful mistress of a Russian oligarch falls in love with an artist and yearns for freedom.

2.The Whistler, by John Grisham. A whistleblower alerts a Florida investigator to judicial corruption involving the Mob and Indian casinos.

3.The Underground Railroad, by Colson Whitehead. A slave girl heads toward freedom on the network, envisioned as actual tracks and tunnels.

4.Two By Two, by Nicholas Sparks. A man who became a single father when his marriage and business collapsed learns to take a chance on a new love.

5.Cross The Line, by James Patterson. Detective Alex Cross and his wife, Bree, team up to catch a killer causing chaos in Washington, D.C.

6.Below The Belt, by Stuart Woods. The New York lawyer Stone Barrington faces danger when he finds himself in possession of a retired C.I.A. agent’s explosive memoir.

7.Small Great Things, by Jodi Picoult. A medical crisis entangles a black nurse, a white supremacist father and a white lawyer.

8.The Chemist, by Stephenie Meyer. A specialist in chemically controlled torture, on the run from her former employers, takes on one last job.

9.No Man's Land, by David Baldacci. John Puller, a special agent with the Army, searches for the truth about his mother, who disappeared 30 years ago.

10.The Guests On South Battery, by Karen White. Spirits invade the life of a Charleston realtor.

Hardcover Nonfiction - January 29, 2017

1.Hillbilly Elegy, by J. D. Vance. A Yale Law School graduate looks at the struggles of America’s white working class through his own childhood in the Rust Belt.

2.Three Days In January, by Bret Baier with Catherine Whitney. Eisenhower’s farewell address and his role in the Kennedy transition.

3.Killing The Rising Sun, by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard. The host of “The O’Reilly Factor” recounts the final years of World War II.

4.The Princess Diarist, by Carrie Fisher. Recollections of life on the set of the first Star Wars movie by the actress and writer, who died in December.

5.The Magnolia Story, by Chip Gaines and Joanna Gaines with Mark Dagostino. The lives of the couple who star in the HGTV show “Fixer Upper.”

6.The Undoing Project, by Michael Lewis. How the psychologists Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky upended assumptions about the decision-making process and invented the field of behavioral economics.

7.The Lost City Of The Monkey God, by Douglas Preston. A frightening search for a lost civilization in the Honduran rain forest.

8.The Great Equalizer, by David M. Smick. A call for economic policies that will promote economic growth by encouraging Main Street capitalism (small businesses and start-ups) rather than Wall Street capitalism.

9.The Book Of Joy, by Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu. A discussion between two spiritual leaders about how to find joy in the face of suffering.

10.The Hidden Life Of Trees, by Peter Wohlleben. A forester presents scientific research on the way trees interact with one another. A best seller in Germany.