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The New York Times Best Sellers - Hardcover Fiction

New York Times® Best Sellers: Hardcover Fiction
April 2, 2017

1. THE CUTTHROAT
by Clive Cussler and Justin Scott
In 1911, searching for a young actress who has disappeared, the detective Isaac Bell discovers a serial killer.

2. DANGEROUS GAMES
by Danielle Steel
A television correspondent investigates damning allegations against the vice president of the United States.

3. NORSE MYTHOLOGY
by Neil Gaiman
A retelling of Norse folklore.

4. THE DEVIL'S TRIANGLE
by Catherine Coulter and J. T. Ellison
The F.B.I. special agent Nicholas Drummond and his partner, Michaela Caine, track evil twins who can control the weather.

5. IN THIS GRAVE HOUR
by Jacqueline Winspear
The psychologist and investigator Maisie Dobbs gets an assignment as World War II begins.

6. WITHOUT WARNING
by Joel C. Rosenberg
A journalist pursues the head of ISIS after an attack on the Capitol when the administration fails to take action.

7. LINCOLN IN THE BARDO
by George Saunders
Visiting the grave of his recently deceased young son in 1862, Lincoln encounters a cemetery full of ghosts.

8. A GENTLEMAN IN MOSCOW
by Amor Towles
A Russian count undergoes 30 years of house arrest.

9.* EXIT WEST
by Mohsin Hamid
Lovers in a city overwhelmed with violence escape through mysterious doors.

10. SILENCE FALLEN
by Patricia Briggs
The shape-shifter Mercy Thompson finds herself in the clutches of the world’s most powerful vampire.

11.* THE WHISTLER
by John Grisham
A whistleblower alerts a Florida investigator to judicial corruption involving the Mob and Indian casinos.

12. A PIECE OF THE WORLD
by Christina Baker Kline
Imagining the life of the central figure of Andrew Wyeth’s iconic painting “Christina’s World.”

13. SMALL GREAT THINGS
by Jodi Picoult
A medical crisis entangles a black nurse, a white supremacist father and a white lawyer.

14. THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD
by Colson Whitehead
A slave girl heads toward freedom on the network, envisioned as actual tracks and tunnels.

15. HUMANS, BOW DOWN
by James Patterson and Emily Raymond with Jill Dembowski
A woman is determined to save humanity from the robots.

Rankings reflect sales, for the week ended Mar. 18, at many thousands of venues where a wide range of general interest books are sold nationwide. These include hundreds of independent book retailers (statistically weighted to represent all such outlets); national, regional and local chains; online and multimedia entertainment retailers; university, gift, supermarket, discount, department stores and newsstands. An asterisk (*) indicates that a book's sales are barely distinguishable from those of the book above. A dagger (†) indicates that some bookstores report receiving bulk orders. Expanded rankings are available on the Web: nytimes.com/books.