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New York Times Bestseller List
June 27, 2016
END OF WATCH
by: Stephen King
The conclusion of the Bill Hodges trilogy.
by: Brad Thor
The counterterrorism operative Scot Harvath searches for an informant who compromised an American mission in Syria.
by: Emma Cline
In the summer of 1969, a California teenager is drawn to a Manson-like cult.
TOM CLANCY: DUTY AND HONOR
by: Grant Blackwood
A secretive German organization is trying to kill Tom Clancy’s character Jack Ryan Jr. (Clancy died in 2013.)
HERE'S TO US
by: Elin Hilderbrand
Sparks fly as a celebrity chef’s ex-wives pile into a small cabin in Nantucket to join his widow for the reading of his will.
THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN
by: Paula Hawkins
A psychological thriller set in the environs of London.
by: Jojo Moyes
In a sequel to “Me Before You,” Louisa Clark tries to put her life back together after the death of Will Traynor.
BEFORE THE FALL
by: Noah Hawley
After a private jet crashes, a firestorm of media madness ensues.
THE LAST MILE
by: David Baldacci
In a sequel to “Memory Man,” Amos Decker helps the F.B.I. investigate the case of a killer who wins a reprieve.
THE EMPEROR'S REVENGE
by: Clive Cussler and Boyd Morrison
Juan Cabrillo teams up with a former C.I.A. colleague to thwart a plan involving the death of millions and international economic meltdown.
by: Annie Proulx
The Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist traces the destruction of the world’s forests over 300 years as it follows the descendants of two families.
THE HOUSE OF SECRETS
by: Brad Meltzer and Tod Goldberg
The host of a conspiracy TV show is dead, his daughter is injured and has lost her memory, and questions proliferate.
ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE
by: Anthony Doerr
The lives of a blind French girl and a gadget-obsessed German boy before and during World War II.
by: James Patterson and Maxine Paetro
A brutal murder threatens the domestic happiness of the San Francisco police detective Lindsay Boxer, who turns for help to the Women's Murder Club.
by: Mary Kay Andrews
On North Carolina’s Belle Isle, a woman investigates her husband’s shady financial affairs after his mysterious death.
ALL SUMMER LONG
by: Dorothea Benton Frank
A successful interior decorator balks at retiring with her husband to South Carolina.
by: Stephanie Danler
A woman moves to New York and experiences a sensual awakening while working at a famous restaurant.
I ALMOST FORGOT ABOUT YOU
by: Terry McMillan
A middle-aged optometrist, twice divorced and tired of her work, decides to reinvent her life.
by: Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney
Siblings in a dysfunctional New York family must grapple with a reduced inheritance.
by: Kristin Hannah
Two sisters are separated in World War II France: one in the countryside, the other in Paris.
June 27, 2016
BILL O'REILLY'S LEGENDS AND LIES: THE PATRIOTS
by: David Fisher
Stories of the American Revolution; a companion volume to the Fox News series.
HAMILTON: THE REVOLUTION
by: Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jeremy McCarter
The libretto of the Grammy-, Tony- and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical, annotated by its creator, along with backstage photos, a production history and interviews with the cast.
WHEN BREATH BECOMES AIR
by: Paul Kalanithi
A memoir by a physician who received a diagnosis of Stage IV lung cancer at the age of 36.
by: Angela Duckworth
A psychologist argues that passion and perseverance are the keys to success.
by: Clint Hill with Lisa McCubbin
A retired Secret Service agent discusses his experience with presidents from Eisenhower to Ford.
by: Nathaniel Philbrick
The relationship between George Washington and Benedict Arnold.
by: Siddhartha Mukherjee
This overview of the history and science of genetics also considers moral questions and prospects for future advances in treating disease.
BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME
by: Ta-Nehisi Coates
A meditation on race in America.
EVERY LITTLE STEP
by: Bob Brown with Nick Chiles
The performer looks back at his career, his tumultuous marriage to Whitney Houston and his relationship with their daughter, Bobbi Kristina.
by: Phil Knight
A memoir by the founder of Nike.
by: Jonah Berger
A marketing professor at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School explores the complexities of social influence.
by: Sebastian Junger
How modern society’s loss of the sense of belonging — now achieved mostly in the military and in disasters — has led to income inequality, incivility and mental disorders like PTSD.
by: Mary Roach
The science that attempts to overcome the challenges soldiers face.
BUT WHAT IF WE'RE WRONG?
by: Chuck Klosterman
Imagining the contemporary world as it will appear to those for whom it will be the distant past.
by: Clinton Romesha
The deadly 13-hour battle for a remote combat outpost in Afghanistan in 2009, by a soldier who received the Medal of Honor.
by: Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard
The host of “The O’Reilly Factor” recounts the events surrounding the attempted assassination of President Reagan in 1981.
THE RAINBOW COMES AND GOES
by: Anderson Cooper and Gloria Vanderbilt
Mother and son discuss their relationship and difficult family history.
by: Atul Gawande
The surgeon and New Yorker writer considers how doctors fail patients at the end of life and how they can do better.
THE RISE AND FALL OF NATIONS
by: Ruchir Sharma
Ten rules for identifying the next winners and losers in the global economy.
by: Simon Sebag Montefiore
A full history of the dynasty, from rise to apogee to fall.