New York Times Bestseller list: No. 1 titles for week ended July 13, 2014
July 14, 2014
(Industry Intelligence Inc.)
– The No. 1 titles for 17 print and e-book categories reported by the New York Times Best Sellers List for the week ended July 13, 2014:
Paperback Nonfiction: ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK, by Piper Kerman. (Spiegel & Grau.) A memoir about a year in a women’s prison. The basis for the Netflix series.
Paperback Trade Fiction: GONE GIRL, by Gillian Flynn. (Broadway.) A woman disappears from her Missouri home on her fifth anniversary; is her bitter, oddly evasive husband a killer?
Paperback Mass-Market Fiction: TAKEDOWN TWENTY, by Janet Evanovich. (Bantam.) The New Jersey bounty hunter Stephanie Plum pursues a powerful mobster on the lam.
Combined Print & E-Book Nonfiction: UNBROKEN, by Laura Hillenbrand. (Random House.) An Olympic runner’s story of survival as a prisoner of the Japanese in World War II.
Advice, How-To And Miscellaneous: LAUNCH, by Jeff Walker. (Morgan James.) A manual for creating a product or building a business, from an innovator of online marketing. (†)
Paperback Graphic Books: THE HARLEM HELLFIGHTERS, by Max Brooks and Caanan White. (Broadway Books.) The story of the U.S. Army’s 369th infantry regiment — a unit of African American soldiers who fought on the front lines of World War I but faced continued discrimination at home — is told here.
E-Book Nonfiction: UNBROKEN, by Laura Hillenbrand. (Random House.) An Olympic runner’s story of survival as a prisoner of the Japanese in World War II after his plane went down over the Pacific.
Combined Print & E-Book Fiction: INVISIBLE, by James Patterson and David Ellis. (Little, Brown.) Searching for her sister’s killer, a former F.B.I. researcher finds a link between scores of unsolved cases.
Hardcover Fiction: INVISIBLE, by James Patterson and David Ellis. (Little, Brown.) Searching for her sister’s killer, a former F.B.I. researcher finds a link between scores of apparently unconnected unsolved cases. Now she must convince her boss and her former boyfriend that this killer is real.
Hardcover Graphic Books: CAN'T WE TALK ABOUT SOMETHING MORE PLEASANT?, by Roz Chast. (Bloomsbury.) In this memoir, the cartoonist examines her parents from their early days as mother and father to their later years facing old age and poor health.
Hardcover Nonfiction: BLOOD FEUD, by Edward Klein. (Regnery.) A journalist describes animosity behind the alliance between the Clinton and Obama families.
Manga: NARUTO, VOL. 66, by Masashi Kishimoto. (VIZ Media.) The ninja war rages on and Naruto is joined by his father in the effort to defeat Obito and Madara.
Children’s Picture Books: THE DAY THE CRAYONS QUIT, by Drew Daywalt. Illustrated by Oliver Jeffers. (Philomel.) A problem arises when Duncan's crayons revolt. (Ages 3 to 7)
Children’s Middle Grade: WONDER, by R. J. Palacio. (Knopf Doubleday Publishing.) A boy with a facial deformity enters a mainstream school. (Ages 8 to 12)
Children’s Series Books: DIVERGENT, by Veronica Roth. (HarperCollins Publishers.) A girl must prove herself in a dystopia that has been divided into five factions. (Ages 14 and up)
Children’s Young Adult: THE FAULT IN OUR STARS, by John Green. (Penguin Group.) A 16-year-old heroine faces the medical realities of cancer. (Ages 14 and up)
E-Book Fiction: BEAUTIFUL OBLIVION, by Jamie McGuire. (Atria.) Just when Trenton Maddox thinks his life is returning to normal, he sets eyes on Cami Camlin; a Maddox Brothers novel.
Business Books: CAPITAL IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY, by Thomas Piketty. (Belknap/Harvard University.) A French economist’s analysis of centuries of economic history predicts worsening inequality and proposes solutions.
Political Books: HARD CHOICES, by Hillary Rodham Clinton. (Simon & Schuster.) Clinton’s memoir focuses on her years as secretary of state and her views about the American role in the world.
Science Times: QUIET, by Susan Cain. (Crown.) Introverts -- one-third of the population -- are undervalued in American society.
Food and Fitness: GRAIN BRAIN, by David Perlmutter with Kristin Loberg. (Little, Brown.) The deleterious effect of carbohydrates on the brain, and how to reverse it.
Sports: THE CLOSER, by Mariano Rivera with Wayne Coffey. (Little, Brown.) A memoir by the great Yankees pitcher.
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