David Sedaris Leads Nonfiction With ‘Calypso’

Friday, June 08, 2018
Hardcover Fiction

1. Warlight, Michael Ondaatje, Knopf.

2. The Outsider, Stephen King, Scribner.

3. Little Fires Everywhere, Celeste Ng, Penguin Press.

4. The Overstory, Richard Powers, Norton.

5. A Gentleman in Moscow, Amor Towles, Viking.

6. Circe, Madeline Miller, Little Brown.

7. The Death of Mrs. Westaway, Ruth Ware, Gallery/Scout Press.

8. The Great Alone, Kristin Hannah, St. Martin’s.

9. The Mars Room, Rachel Kushner, Scribner.

10. My Ex-Life, Stephen McCauley, Flatiron.

Hardcover Nonfiction

1. Calypso, David Sedaris, Little Brown.

2. The Soul of America, Jon Meacham, Random House.

3. Educated, Tara Westover, Random House.

4. How to Change Your Mind, Michael Pollan, Penguin Press.

5. The Restless Wave, John McCain, Mark Salter, S&S.

6. Barracoon, Zora Neale Hurston, Amistad.

7. Assume the Worst, Carl Hiaasen, Roz Chast (Illus.), Knopf.

8. The Perfectionists, Simon Winchester, Harper.

9. The Order of Time, Carlo Rovelli, Riverhead.

10. Facts and Fears, James R. Clapper, Trey Brown, Viking.

Trade Paperback Fiction

1. Less, Andrew Sean Greer, Back Bay.

2. Sing, Unburied, Sing, Jesmyn Ward, Scribner.

3. Pachinko, Min Jin Lee, Grand Central.

4. Lincoln in the Bardo, George Saunders, Random House.

5. Into the Water, Paula Hawkins, Riverhead.

Trade Paperback Nonfiction

1. Hillbilly Elegy, J.D. Vance, Harper.

2. Killers of the Flower Moon, David Grann, Vintage.

3. Sapiens, Yuval Noah Harari, Harper Perennial.

4. Why Buddhism Is True, Robert Wright, S&S.

5. Being Mortal, Atul Gawande, Picador USA.

Children’s Illustrated

1. Oh, the Places You’ll Go!, Dr. Seuss, Random House.

2. Make Way for Ducklings, Robert McCloskey, Puffin.

3. Goodnight Moon, Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper.

4. Ocean Meets Sky, Terry Fan, Eric Fan, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers.

5. Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Presents A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo, Jill Twiss, EG Keller, Chronicle Books.

Children’s Interest

1. The Hate U Give, Angie Thomas, Balzer + Bray.

2. Endling #1: The Last, Katherine Applegate, Harper.

3. A Wrinkle in Time, Madeleine L’Engle, Farrar Straus Giroux.

4. Be Prepared, Vera Brosgol, First Second.

5. Drama, Raina Telgemeier, Graphix.

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