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New York Times Bestseller List
August 17, 2018
THE PRESIDENT IS MISSING
by: Bill Clinton and James Patterson
President Jonathan Duncan takes on adversaries at home and abroad.
by: Catherine Coulter
In the 22nd book in the F.B.I. Thriller series, agents Sherlock and Savich look for an escaped psychopath.
by: Stephen King
A detective investigates a seemingly wholesome member of the community when an 11-year-old boy’s body is found.
THE OTHER WOMAN
by: Daniel Silva
Gabriel Allon, the art restorer and assassin, fights the Russians to decide the fate of postwar global order.
COTTAGE BY THE SEA
by: Debbie Macomber
Annie Marlow forms new relationships in the Pacific Northwest as she tries to recover from tragedy.
by: Timothy Zahn
A Star Wars saga. Darth Vader and Grand Admiral Thrawn join forces to serve Emperor Palpatine.
by: Anne Tyler
A window into Willa Drake’s life over 50 years and how she adjusts to some of life's surprises.
THE PERFECT COUPLE
by: Elin Hilderbrand
A body is found in Nantucket Harbor hours before a picture-perfect wedding.
ALL WE EVER WANTED
by: Emily Giffin
A scandal sends members of two Nashville families into chaos.
BEFORE WE WERE YOURS
by: Lisa Wingate
A South Carolina lawyer learns about the questionable practices of a Tennessee orphanage.
by: Brad Thor
The 18th book in the Scot Harvath series.
THE WOMAN IN THE WINDOW
by: AJ Finn
A recluse who drinks heavily and takes prescription drugs may have witnessed a crime across from her Harlem townhouse.
WHEN LIFE GIVES YOU LULULEMONS
by: Lauren Weisberger
Emily Charlton plans a comeback from the suburbs.
LITTLE FIRES EVERYWHERE
by: Celeste Ng
An artist upends a quiet town outside Cleveland.
by: Tommy Orange
A multigenerational story exploring the plight of the urban Native American.
August 17, 2018
THE RUSSIA HOAX
by: Gregg Jarrett
The Fox News analyst makes his case for why the F.B.I. investigation into collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia is without legal merit.
LIARS, LEAKERS AND LIBERALS
by: Jeanine Pirro
The legal analyst and Fox News host argues in favor of President Trump.
by: Tara Westover
The daughter of survivalists leaves home for university.
by: Lynn Vincent and Sara Vladic
A newly researched look into the sinking of the U.S.S. Indianapolis, the story of the survivors and the fight to exonerate the court-martialed skipper.
by: David Sedaris
A collection of comedic stories on mortality, middle age and a beach house dubbed the Sea Section.
THE GUTFELD MONOLOGUES
by: Greg Gutfeld
A collection of rants by the Fox News host.
ASTROPHYSICS FOR PEOPLE IN A HURRY
by: Neil deGrasse Tyson
A straightforward, easy-to-understand introduction to the universe.
DEATH OF A NATION
by: Dinesh D'Souza
A companion text to the conservative author and filmmaker’s documentary, which offers an alternative history of the Democratic Party.
HOW TO CHANGE YOUR MIND
by: Michael Pollan
A personal account of how psychedelics might help the mentally ill and people dealing with everyday challenges.
THE SOUL OF AMERICA
by: Jon Meacham
The present political climate is contextualized through the lens of difficult moments in American history.
by: John Carreyrou
The rise and fall of the biotech startup Theranos.
BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME
by: Ta-Nehisi Coates
A meditation on race in America.
THE PLOT TO DESTROY DEMOCRACY
by: Malcolm Nance
The former U.S. intelligence officer describes the tools and techniques used by Vladimir Putin to affect the 2016 election.
THE DEATH OF TRUTH
by: Michiko Kakutani
The former New York Times chief book critic examines the cultural forces that have chipped away at reason and common values.
I'LL BE GONE IN THE DARK
by: Michelle McNamara
A search for "the Golden State Killer."