The New York Times Bestsellers

Hardcover Fiction - August 20, 2017

1.The Late Show, by Michael Connelly. Renée Ballard, a young detective with the L.A.P.D., investigates crimes against two women

2.Camino Island, by John Grisham. A search for stolen rare manuscripts leads to a Florida island.

3.The Lying Game, by Ruth Ware. Four school friends reunite as their long-held secret threatens to emerge.

4.House Of Spies, by Daniel Silva. Gabriel Allon, the Israeli art restorer and spy, now the head of Israel’s secret intelligence service, pursues an ISIS mastermind.

5.Paradise Valley, by C. J. Box. A North Dakota investigator pursues a trucker who preys on prostitutes.

6.Into The Water, by Paula Hawkins. In this psychological thriller by the author of “The Girl on the Train,” women are found drowned in a river in an English town.

7.A Gentleman In Moscow, by Amor Towles. A Russian count undergoes 30 years of house arrest.

8.Mrs. Fletcher, by Tom Perrotta. A divorced woman has a sexual awakening in the digital age.

9.Crime Scene, by Jonathan Kellerman and Jesse Kellerman. Clay Edison, a deputy coroner and former star athlete, investigates a possible murder.

10.Murder Games, by James Patterson and Howard Roughan. An expert on serial murder becomes involved in the hunt for a New York City killer.

Hardcover Nonfiction - August 20, 2017

1.Al Franken, Giant Of The Senate, by Al Franken. A memoir by the Democratic senator from Minnesota and former “Saturday Night Live” writer and performer.

2.Astrophysics For People In A Hurry, by Neil deGrasse Tyson. A straightforward, easy-to-understand introduction to the universe.

3.Hillbilly Elegy, by JD Vance. A Yale Law School graduate looks at the struggles of America’s white working class through his own childhood.

4.Conscience Of A Conservative, by Jeff Flake. The Arizona senator defends traditional conservative values, says the movement has lost its way and calls for a return to principle.

5.Devil's Bargain, by Joshua Green. A deeply reported account of the relationship between Donald Trump and his chief strategist, Steve Bannon.

6.Option B, by Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant. Insight on facing adversity and building resilience.

7.The Big Lie, by Dinesh D'Souza. The conservative commentator argues that the American left is a fascist threat.

8.Rediscovering Americanism, by Mark R. Levin. The radio host argues that the founding fathers would be shocked by the expansion of modern government.

9.Understanding Trump, by Newt Gingrich. The former House speaker explains the president’s philosophy and political agenda.

10.Killers Of The Flower Moon, by David Grann. The story of a murder spree in 1920s Oklahoma that targeted Osage Indians, whose lands contained oil.