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New York Times Bestseller List
November 22, 2017
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.
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.
by: Dan Brown
A symbology professor goes on a perilous quest with a beautiful museum director.
TWO KINDS OF TRUTH
by: Michael Connelly
While he investigates the murder of two pharmacists, an old case comes back to haunt Harry Bosch.
by: Clive Cussler and Boyd Morrison
Juan Cabrillo chases a Filipino insurgent during a megastorm.
THE NOEL DIARY
by: Richard Paul Evans
A romance writer delves into a stranger's past when his estranged mother leaves her extremely stuffed house to him.
EVERY BREATH YOU TAKE
by: Mary Higgins Clark and Alafair Burke
Laurie Moran investigates the murder of a wealthy widow who was pushed from the roof of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
THE HOUSE OF UNEXPECTED SISTERS
by: Alexander McCall Smith
During an investigation, Precious Ramotswe encounters a man from her past and a nurse who has her last name.
IN THIS MOMENT
by: Karen Kingsbury
A lawyer defends a public high school principal who starts an after-school Bible study program.
by: Tom Hanks
Seventeen short stories, each incorporating a typewriter, by the Academy Award-winning actor.
by: Stephen King and Owen King
Women who fall asleep become shrouded in mysterious cocoons while the men battle one another.
by: John Sandford
Virgil Flowers investigates the death of a local bank’s president.
A COLUMN OF FIRE
by: Ken Follett
A pair of lovers find themselves on opposite sides of a conflict while Queen Elizabeth fights to maintain her throne.
LITTLE FIRES EVERYWHERE
by: Celeste Ng
An artist upends a quiet town outside Cleveland.
IN THE MIDST OF WINTER
by: Isabel Allende
Three lives intersect after a car accident in Brooklyn.
November 22, 2017
by: Pete Souza
More than 300 pictures of the former president by his White House photographer, with behind-the-scenes stories.
LEONARDO DA VINCI
by: Walter Isaacson
A biography of the Italian Renaissance polymath which connects his work in various disciplines.
by: Chris Matthews
The New York senator's journey from his formative years to his tragic run for president.
by: Ron Chernow
A biography of the Union general of the Civil War and two-term president of the United States.
by: Jenna Bush Hager and Barbara Pierce Bush
How the twin daughters of former president George W. Bush grew up in the public eye.
by: Donna Brazile
An account of the Russian hacking of the Democratic National Committee and the fights within the party during the 2016 campaign.
ANDREW JACKSON AND THE MIRACLE OF NEW ORLEANS
by: Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger
Major General Jackson takes on the British in Louisiana.
WHAT UNITES US
by: Dan Rather and Elliot Kirschner
A collection of essays that define the historical changes and essential institutions of America to suggest ways to overcome divisions within the country.
by: Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard
Major events and battles during the Revolutionary War are told from several perspectives.
WE WERE EIGHT YEARS IN POWER
by: Ta-Nehisi Coates
A series of essays that cover each year of the Obama administration and the writer's own journey.
by: Scott Kelly
A memoir by the retired astronaut and former commander of the International Space Station.
by: Hillary Rodham Clinton
An inside look at her campaign and how she recovered in its aftermath.
PLAYING WITH FIRE
by: Lawrence O'Donnell
A recounting of the unexpected events of the 1968 presidential election.
YOU CAN'T SPELL AMERICA WITHOUT ME
by: Alec Baldwin and Kurt Andersen
A satirical memoir of the 45th president's first year in office.
ASTROPHYSICS FOR PEOPLE IN A HURRY
by: Neil deGrasse Tyson
A straightforward, easy-to-understand introduction to the universe.