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BEST-SELLERS: HARDCOVER BOOKS

Posted July 8, 2018 12:58 a.m. EDT

Rankings reflect sales for the week ending Saturday, June 30, which were reported on a confidential basis by vendors offering a wide range of general interest titles. Every week, thousands of diverse selling locations report their actual sales on hundreds of thousands of individual titles. The panel of reporting retailers is comprehensive and reflects sales in stores of all sizes and demographics across the United States. An asterisk (*) indicates that a book’s sales were barely distinguishable from those of the book above. A (b) indicates that some bookstores reported receiving bulk orders. The New York Times Best Sellers are compiled and archived by The Best-Seller Lists Desk of The New York Times News Department and are separate from the Culture, Advertising and Business sides of The New York Times Co. More information on rankings and methodology: www.nytimes.com/books/best-sellers/methodology.

FICTION

1. THE PRESIDENT IS MISSING, by Bill Clinton and James Patterson. (Little, Brown and Knopf)

President Jonathan Duncan takes on adversaries at home and abroad.

THIS WEEK: 1

LAST WEEK: 1

WEEKS ON LIST: 4

2. ALL WE EVER WANTED, by Emily Giffin. (Ballantine)

A scandal sends members of two Nashville families into chaos.

THIS WEEK: 2

LAST WEEK: —

WEEKS ON LIST: 1

3. THE OUTSIDER, by Stephen King. (Scribner)

A detective investigates a seemingly wholesome member of the community when an 11-year-old boy’s body is found.

THIS WEEK: 3

LAST WEEK: 3

WEEKS ON LIST: 6

4. THE PERFECT COUPLE, by Elin Hilderbrand. (Little, Brown)

A body is found in Nantucket Harbor hours before a picture-perfect wedding.

THIS WEEK: 4

LAST WEEK: 2

WEEKS ON LIST: 2

5. SHELTER IN PLACE, by Nora Roberts. (St. Martin’s)

Survivors of a mass shooting outside a mall in Portland, Maine, develop different coping mechanisms.

THIS WEEK: 5

LAST WEEK: 5

WEEKS ON LIST: 5

6*. TOM CLANCY LINE OF SIGHT, by Mike Maden. (Putnam)

Jack Ryan Jr. risks his life to protect a woman in a country on the brink of civil war.

THIS WEEK: 6*

LAST WEEK: 4

WEEKS ON LIST: 3

7. THE DEATH OF MRS. WESTAWAY, by Ruth Ware. (Gallery/Scout)

A tarot card reader mistakenly receives an inheritance letter and attends the funeral of the deceased.

THIS WEEK: 7

LAST WEEK: 6

WEEKS ON LIST: 5

8. THERE THERE, by Tommy Orange. (Knopf)

A multigenerational story exploring the plight of the urban Native American.

THIS WEEK: 8

LAST WEEK: 8

WEEKS ON LIST: 4

9. WHEN LIFE GIVES YOU LULULEMONS, by Lauren Weisberger. (Simon & Schuster)

Emily Charlton plans a comeback from the suburbs.

THIS WEEK: 9

LAST WEEK: 7

WEEKS ON LIST: 4

10. BEFORE WE WERE YOURS, by Lisa Wingate. (Ballantine)

A South Carolina lawyer learns about the questionable practices of a Tennessee orphanage.

THIS WEEK: 10

LAST WEEK: 9

WEEKS ON LIST: 41

11. SOMETHING IN THE WATER, by Catherine Steadman. (Ballantine)

A documentary filmmaker and an investment banker must decide whether they should protect a secret.

THIS WEEK: 11

LAST WEEK: 11

WEEKS ON LIST: 4

12. LITTLE FIRES EVERYWHERE, by Celeste Ng. (Penguin Press)

An artist upends a quiet town outside Cleveland.

THIS WEEK: 12

LAST WEEK: 14

WEEKS ON LIST: 40

13. THE FALLEN, by David Baldacci. (Grand Central)

Amos Decker puts his talents toward solving a string of murders.

THIS WEEK: 13

LAST WEEK: 10

WEEKS ON LIST: 11

14. THE WOMAN IN THE WINDOW, by A.J. Finn. (Morrow)

A recluse who drinks heavily and takes prescription drugs may have witnessed a crime across from her Harlem town house.

THIS WEEK: 14

LAST WEEK: —

WEEKS ON LIST: 23

15. THE GREAT ALONE, by Kristin Hannah. (St. Martin’s)

A former prisoner of war moves his family to Alaska.

THIS WEEK: 15

LAST WEEK: —

WEEKS ON LIST: 18

NONFICTION

1. CALYPSO, by David Sedaris. (Little, Brown)

A collection of comedic stories on mortality, middle age and a beach house dubbed the Sea Section.

THIS WEEK: 1

LAST WEEK: 2

WEEKS ON LIST: 5

2. THE SOUL OF AMERICA, by Jon Meacham. (Random House)

The present political climate is contextualized through the lens of difficult moments in American history.

THIS WEEK: 2

LAST WEEK: 3

WEEKS ON LIST: 8

3. HOW TO CHANGE YOUR MIND, by Michael Pollan. (Penguin Press)

A personal account of how psychedelics might help the mentally ill and people dealing with everyday challenges.

THIS WEEK: 3

LAST WEEK: 4

WEEKS ON LIST: 7

4. EDUCATED, by Tara Westover. (Random House)

The daughter of survivalists leaves home for university.

THIS WEEK: 4

LAST WEEK: 6

WEEKS ON LIST: 19

5. BELIEVE IT, by Nick Foles with Joshua Cooley. (Tyndale Momentum)

The ups and downs of the quarterback who led the Philadelphia Eagles to their 2018 Super Bowl win. (b)

THIS WEEK: 5

LAST WEEK: —

WEEKS ON LIST: 1

6. TRUMP’S AMERICA, by Newt Gingrich. (Center Street)

The former House speaker's s views on the achievements of and obstacles facing the current administration. (b)

THIS WEEK: 6

LAST WEEK: 5

WEEKS ON LIST: 4

7. ASTROPHYSICS FOR PEOPLE IN A HURRY, by Neil deGrasse Tyson. (Norton)

A straightforward, easy-to-understand introduction to the universe.

THIS WEEK: 7

LAST WEEK: 10

WEEKS ON LIST: 60

8. BAD BLOOD, by John Carreyrou. (Knopf)

The rise and fall of the biotech startup Theranos.

THIS WEEK: 8

LAST WEEK: 7

WEEKS ON LIST: 4

9. THE PLOT TO DESTROY DEMOCRACY, by Malcolm Nance. (Hachette)

The former U.S. intelligence officer describes the tools and techniques used by Vladimir Putin to affect the 2016 election.

THIS WEEK: 9

LAST WEEK: —

WEEKS ON LIST: 1

10. YES WE (STILL) CAN, by Dan Pfeiffer. (Twelve)

The former White House communications director prescribes a way forward for Democrats.

THIS WEEK: 10

LAST WEEK: 1

WEEKS ON LIST: 2

11. BARRACOON, by Zora Neale Hurston. (Amistad)

A previously unpublished, first-person account of a man who was enslaved 50 years after the slave trade was banned.

THIS WEEK: 11

LAST WEEK: 12

WEEKS ON LIST: 8

12. THE SUN DOES SHINE, by Anthony Ray Hinton with Lara Love Hardin. (St. Martin’s)

A wrongfully imprisoned man on death row becomes a beacon to his fellow inmates.

THIS WEEK: 12

LAST WEEK: 9

WEEKS ON LIST: 4

13. LINCOLN’S LAST TRIAL, by Dan Abrams and David Fisher. (Hanover Square)

The 1859 courtroom battle in which Abraham Lincoln defended the murderer of his protégé.

THIS WEEK: 13

LAST WEEK: 8

WEEKS ON LIST: 4

14*. THE WORLD AS IT IS, by Ben Rhodes. (Random House)

A memoir by the former speechwriter and deputy national security adviser to President Barack Obama.

THIS WEEK: 14*

LAST WEEK: 13

WEEKS ON LIST: 4

15. I’LL BE GONE IN THE DARK, by Michelle McNamara. (Harper)

A search for “the Golden State Killer.”

THIS WEEK: 15

LAST WEEK: —

WEEKS ON LIST: 16