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The New York Times Best Sellers: Week of November 10th

Fiction

This Week Combined Print & E-Book Fiction
1 SYCAMORE ROW, by John Grisham. (Doubleday.)  A sequel, about race and inheritance, to “A Time to Kill.”
2 THE GOLDFINCH, by Donna Tartt. (Little, Brown.) A painting smuggled out of the Metropolitan Museum of Art after a bombing becomes a boy’s prize, guilt and burden.
3 ENDER’S GAME, by Orson Scott Card. (Tor/Tom Doherty.) Government agencies breed child geniuses and train them as soldiers. Originally published in 1985.
4 WE ARE WATER, by Wally Lamb. (Harper.) About to marry the woman who is her gallery owner, a divorced artist and mother must confront secrets from her past.
5 THE HUSBAND’S SECRET, by Liane Moriarty. (Amy Einhorn/Putnam.) A woman’s life is upended when she discovers a letter from her husband she was not meant to read.
6 DOCTOR SLEEP, by Stephen King. (Scribner.) Now grown up, Dan, the boy with psycho-intuitive powers in “The Shining,” helps another child with a spectacular gift.
7 THE TEMPTATION OF LILA AND ETHAN, by Jessica Sorensen. (Grand Central.) Lila Summers and Ethan Gregory are close friends, but will they become even closer?
8 THE LONGEST RIDE, by Nicholas Sparks. (Grand Central.) The lives of two couples converge unexpectedly.
9 STORM FRONT, by John Sandford. (Putnam.) The Minnesota investigator Virgil Flowers becomes involved in the hunt for an ancient inscribed stone smuggled out of the Middle East.
10 IDENTICAL, by Scott Turow. (Grand Central.) Paul Giannis, running for mayor of Kindle County, is accused of having played a role in the murder of his identical twin brother’s girlfriend — for which his brother, Cass, has already served time.
11 TREASURE YOUR LOVE, by J.C. Reed. (J.C. Reed.) Continuing the story of Brooke Stewart and Jett Mayfield begun in “Surrender Your Love” and “Conquer Your Love.”
12 GONE, by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge. (Little, Brown.) Detective Michael Bennett, living with his 10 adopted children on a California farm, is pursued by the head of a Mexican drug cartel he once put in jail.
13 FIFTY SHADES OF GREY, by E. L. James. (Vintage.) An innocent college student falls in love with a tortured man with particular sexual tastes; the first of a trilogy.
14 THE RACKETEER, by John Grisham. (Doubleday.) An imprisoned ex-lawyer schemes to exchange information about who murdered a judge for his freedom.
15 GONE GIRL, by Gillian Flynn. (Crown.) A woman disappears on the day of her fifth anniversary; is her husband a killer?

Nonfiction

This Week Combined Print & E-Book Nonfiction
1 KILLING JESUS, by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard. (Holt.) The host of “The O’Reilly Factor” recounts the events leading up to Jesus’ execution.
2 THINGS THAT MATTER, by Charles Krauthammer. (Crown Forum.) Three decades’ worth of essays from the conservative columnist.
3 DAVID AND GOLIATH, by Malcolm Gladwell. (Little, Brown.) How disadvantages can work in our favor; from the author of “The Tipping Point” and “Outliers.”
4 I AM MALALA, by Malala Yousafzai with Christina Lamb. (Little, Brown.) The experience of the Pakistani girl who advocated for women’s education and was shot by the Taliban.
5 JOHNNY CARSON, by Henry Bushkin. (Eamon Dolan/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.)  A recollection by Carson’s lawyer and confidant for 18 years.
6 TWELVE YEARS A SLAVE, by Solomon Northup. (Various publishers.) The narrative, first published in 1853, of a freeman who was sold into slavery and spent 12 years in bondage before escaping.
7 40 CHANCES, by Howard G. Buffett and Howard W. Buffett. (Simon & Schuster.) What Warren Buffett’s son and grandson have learned in their efforts to feed the hungry.
8 MY STORY, by Elizabeth Smart with Chris Stewart. (St. Martin’s.) A woman kidnapped from her Utah home in 2002 at age 14 describes her captivity and rescue.
9 THE REASON I JUMP, by Naoki Higashida. (Random House.) A 13-year-old boy with autism answers questions.
10 EXTORTION, by Peter Schweizer. (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.) A Hoover Institution fellow argues that politicians shape legislation in order to extract donations.
11 HISTORY DECODED, by Brad Meltzer. (Workman.) Ten historical mysteries, based on the History Channel show “Brad Meltzer’s Decoded.”
12 ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK, by Piper Kerman. (Spiegel & Grau.) A memoir by a Brooklyn woman whose relationship with a drug runner gets her sentenced to a year in prison. The basis for the Netflix series, originally published in 2010.
13 ONE SUMMER, by Bill Bryson. (Doubleday.) The author of “A Short History of Nearly Everything” describes the events of the summer of 1927: Charles Lindbergh’s trans-Atlantic flight, Babe Ruth’s 60 homers, the great Mississippi flood.
14 LEAN IN, by Sheryl Sandberg with Nell Scovell. (Knopf.) The chief operating officer of Facebook urges women to pursue their careers without ambivalence.
15 SI-COLOGY 1, by Si Robertson with Mark Schlabach. (Howard Books.) Tales from Phil’s youngest brother, retired from the Army, who works in the Duck Commander workshop.

 

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