This Week's Bestsellers: May 11, 2020

Amid a global pandemic, thousands of people are reading... ‘The End of October,’ about a fictional pandemic. Plus ‘Good Morning America’ book club pick ‘Oona Out of Order’ cracks the fiction list, and the Hulu adaptation of ‘Normal People’ boosts paperback sales. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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This Week's Bestsellers: September 21, 2020

The Trump administration figures prominently in three of the week’s new releases, including the #1 book in the country, Michael Cohen’s ‘Disloyal.’ Plus ‘A Man Called Ove’ author Fredrik Backman satisfies the ‘Anxious People’ who were awaiting his latest, and Momofuku’s David Chang dares to ‘Eat... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Lit Hub Weekly: September 8 – 11, 2020

“I have again reached the end of waiting.” Claudia Rankine on privilege seen and unseen. | Lit Hub Politics From mid-century British philology to twin-laden psychodrama, here are 11 great books you probably haven’t read. | Lit Hub Did a revolution in Latin American publishing make One Hundred... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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This Week's Bestsellers: September 14, 2020

Elena Ferrante returns with the #8 book in the country, ‘The Lying Life of Adults.’ Plus Yaa Gyasi’s ‘Transcendent Kingdom,’ the latest Read with Jenna pick, lands at #4 in hardcover fiction, and Yusef Salaam, one of the Exonerated Five, coauthors the YA novel-in-verse ‘Punching the Air.’ Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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This Week's Bestsellers: September 7, 2020

Jon Meacham has the #2 book in the country with ‘His Truth Is Marching On,’ a biography of civil rights icon John Lewis. Plus ‘H Is for Hawk’ author Helen Macdonald alights at #13 in hardcover nonfiction with ‘Vesper Flights,’ and politics and pythons mingle in Carl Hiassen’s ‘Squeeze Me.’ Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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This Week's Bestsellers: August 31, 2020

Glennon Doyle’s memoir ‘Untamed,’ which had its best print sales since its pub week in March, is the #3 book in the country. Plus ‘Live in Love’ by Lauren Akins, wife of country singer Thomas Rhett, is #8 in the country, and seminal L.A. punk band Bad Religion gives fans permission to ‘Do What... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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This Week's Bestsellers: August 24, 2020

Democratic vice-presidential nominee Kamala Harris returns to our list with the trade paper edition of ‘The Truths We Hold.’ Plus a Harry and Megan bio is the #4 book in the country, heralding a slew of royal reads, and a handbook on distance learning sees a steady rise in sales. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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This Week's Bestsellers: August 17, 2020

Stephenie Meyer has the #1 book in the country with ‘Midnight Sun,’ a retelling of ‘Twilight’ from Edward’s perspective. Plus Isabel Wilkerson’s ‘Caste,’ #4 in the country, is Oprah’s latest book club pick, and Wimpy Kid author Jeff Kinney has an ‘Awesome Friendly Adventure.’ Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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This Week's Bestsellers: August 10, 2020

Historian Timothy Snyder’s 2017 work ‘On Tyranny’ is the #2 book in the country. Plus Zadie Smith’s pandemic-era essay collection ‘Intimations’ lands at #3 in trade paper, and ‘Memorial Drive,’ poet Natasha Trethewey’s memoir, debuts at #17 in hardcover nonfiction. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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This Week's Bestsellers: August 3, 2020

As America says goodbye to U.S. Representative John Lewis, readers flock to his memoirs. Plus film critic and YouTuber Lindsay Ellis debuts with a work of alternative history, and conservative political commentator Ben Shapiro has the #2 book in the country with ‘How to Destroy America in Three... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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This Week's Bestsellers: July 27, 2020

‘Too Much and Never Enough’ by Mary L. Trump is the #1 book in the country and the second strongest debut of the year to date. Plus two ‘Drag Race’ alums offer a ‘Guide to Modern Womanhood,’ and the ‘Call Your Girlfriend’ podcasters celebrate ‘Big Friendship. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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This Week's Bestsellers: July 20, 2020

Silvia Moreno-Garcia’s ‘Mexican Gothic’ lands on our fiction list, while her protagonist vies for a spot on the best dressed list. Plus Renée Abdieh enjoys her place in the sun with ‘The Damned,’ and the Disney Plus debut of ‘Hamilton’ gives related books another shot. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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This Week's Bestsellers: July 13, 2020

‘Sex and Vanity,’ a standalone from ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ author Kevin Kwan, debuts at #3 in hardcover fiction. Plus a pair of prizewinners get their trade paper releases, and the novella ‘Love, Creekwood’ enters Becky Albertalli’s Simonverse. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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This Week's Bestsellers: June 29, 2020

James McBride’s ‘Deacon King Kong,’ the latest Oprah’s Book Club pick, climbs back onto our hardcover fiction list. Plus children’s books new and old introduce concepts of race, and for ‘28 Summers,’ Elin Hilderbrand meets fans where they are. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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This Week's Bestsellers: June 15, 2020

Brit Bennett lands at #6 in hardcover fiction with ‘The Vanishing Half.’ Plus Megha Majumdar’s debut novel, ‘A Burning,’ Is #18 in hardcover fiction, and 2018’s ‘I’m Still Here’ by Austin Channing Brown is one of two Reese’s Book Club picks. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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This Week's Bestsellers: June 8, 2020

‘How to Be an Antiracist’ and other books addressing systemic racism return to our bestseller lists. Plus musician Mikel Jollett debuts with the memoir ‘Hollywood Park,’ and science journalist James Nestor discusses the importance of ‘Breath.’ Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-05 04:00:00 UTC ]
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This Week's Bestsellers: June 1, 2020

The #1 book in the country is ‘The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes,’ Suzanne Collins’s Hunger Games prequel. Plus Curtis Sittenfeld reimagines the life of ‘Rodham,’ and Bill Gates sends Disney exec Robert Iger on a wild ride. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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This Week's Bestsellers: May 25, 2020

‘The Henna Artist’ Alka Joshi’s debut novel the Reese’s Book Club pick for May, debuts at #16 in hardcover fiction. Plus pair of backlist titles offering advice on coping with adversity have seen renewed interest since Covid-19 took hold in the U.S., and Scott Turow returns for ‘The Last Trial.’ Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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This Week's Bestsellers: May 18, 2020

‘All Adults Here’ by Emma Straub, the May Read with Jenna pick, debuts at #5 in hardcover fiction. Plus Mary Kay Andrews and Jennifer Weiner release their summer reads, and Katherine Applegate returns with ‘The One and Only Bob.’ Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book Deals: Week of May 11, 2020

Harvard Medical School professor Robert Waldinger and National Book Award–winner Evan Osnos were among the authors with notable book deals last week. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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