The New York Times Best Sellers reflect sales for the week ending January 31, 2020.
WHERE THE CRAWDADS SING by Delia Owens
In a quiet town on the North Carolina coast in 1969, a young woman who survived alone in the marsh becomes a murder suspect.
AMERICAN DIRT by Jeanine Cummins
A bookseller flees Mexico for the United States with her son while pursued by the head of a drug cartel.
GOLDEN IN DEATH by J.D. Robb
The 50th book of the In Death series. Eve Dallas seeks the sender of packages that give off toxic airborne fumes.
THE SILENT PATIENT by Alex Michaelides
Theo Faber looks into the mystery of a famous painter who stops speaking after shooting her husband.
THE DUTCH HOUSE by Ann Patchett
A sibling relationship is impacted when the family goes from poverty to wealth and back again over the course of many decades.
CROOKED RIVER by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child
The 19th book in the Agent Pendergast series. Human feet inside nondescript shoes wash ashore in Florida.
THE GUARDIANS by John Grisham
Cullen Post, a lawyer and Episcopal minister, antagonizes some ruthless killers when he takes on a wrongful conviction case.
SUCH A FUN AGE by Kiley Reid
Tumult ensues when Alix Chamberlain’s babysitter is mistakenly accused of kidnapping her charge.
A LONG PETAL OF THE SEA by Isabel Allende
A young pregnant widow and an Army doctor take a ship to Chile to escape the aftermath of the Spanish Civil War.
WEATHER by Jenny Offill
Lizzie becomes obsessed with disaster psychology while working at a university library and answering inquiries to a former mentor’s podcast.
OPEN BOOK by Jessica Simpson with Kevin Carr O’Leary
The singer, actress and fashion designer discloses times of success, trauma and addiction.
A VERY STABLE GENIUS by Philip Rucker and Carol Leonnig
The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists use firsthand accounts to chart patterns of behavior within the Trump administration.
PROFILES IN CORRUPTION by Peter Schweizer
The author of “Clinton Cash” gives his evaluations of members of the Democratic Party.
EDUCATED by Tara Westover
The daughter of survivalists, who is kept out of school, educates herself enough to leave home for university.
BECOMING by Michelle Obama
The former first lady describes how she balanced work, family and her husband’s political ascent.
TALKING TO STRANGERS by Malcolm Gladwell
Famous examples of miscommunication serve as the backdrop to explain potential conflicts and misunderstandings.
THE MAMBA MENTALITY by Kobe Bryant
Various skills and techniques used on the court by the Los Angeles Lakers player.
WHY WE'RE POLARIZED by Ezra Klein
The editor at large and co-founder of Vox offers his take on what causes divisions in America.
MAYBE YOU SHOULD TALK TO SOMEONE by Lori Gottlieb
A psychotherapist gains unexpected insights when she becomes another therapist’s patient.
HOW TO BE AN ANTIRACIST by Ibram X. Kendi
A primer for creating a more just and equitable society through identifying and opposing racism.