Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn, No. 1 bestselling book of New York Times Best Sellers. Fresh from a stay at a psychiatric hospital, a newspaper reporter returns (reluctantly) to her hometown to cover the murders of two girls. For more New York Times Best Seller of Trade Paperback Fiction best sellers, see New York Times Best Seller of Trade Paperback Fiction
FROM THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF GONE GIRL
Fresh from a brief stay at a psych hospital, reporter Camille Preaker faces a troubling assignment: she must return to her tiny hometown to cover the murders of two preteen girls. For years, Camille has hardly spoken to her neurotic, hypochondriac mother or to the half-sister she barely knows: a beautiful thirteen-year-old with an eerie grip on the town. Now, installed in her old bedroom in her family’s Victorian mansion, Camille finds herself identifying with the young victims—a bit too strongly. Dogged by her own demons, she must unravel the psychological puzzle of her own past if she wants to get the story—and survive this homecoming.
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Last updated on Saturday, July 21, 2018
Things That Matter by Charles Krauthammer, No. 1 bestselling book of New York Times Best Sellers. Essays and reflections from the recently deceased conservative columnist. For more New York Times Best Seller of Paperback Nonfiction best sellers, see New York Times Best Seller of Paperback Nonfiction
From America’s preeminent columnist, named by the Financial Times the most influential commentator in the nation, the long-awaited collection of Charles Krauthammer’s essential, timeless writings.
A brilliant stylist known for an uncompromising honesty that challenges conventional wisdom at every turn, Krauthammer has for decades dazzled readers with his keen insight into politics and government. His weekly column is a must-read in Washington and across the country. Now, finally, the best of Krauthammer’s intelligence, erudition and wit are collected in one volume.
Readers will find here not only the country’s leading conservative thinker offering a passionate defense of limited government, but also a highly independent mind whose views—on feminism, evolution and the death penalty, for example—defy ideological convention. Things That Matter also features several of Krauthammer’s major path-breaking essays—on bioethics, on Jewish destiny and on America’s role as the world’s superpower—that have profoundly influenced the nation’s thoughts and policies. And finally, the collection presents a trove of always penetrating, often bemused reflections on everything from border collies to Halley’s Comet, from Woody Allen to Winston Churchill, from the punishing pleasures of speed chess to the elegance of the perfectly thrown outfield assist.
With a special, highly autobiographical introduction in which Krauthammer reflects on the events that shaped his career and political philosophy, this indispensible chronicle takes the reader on a fascinating journey through the fashions and follies, the tragedies and triumphs, of the last three decades of American life.
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Last updated on Thursday, July 12, 2018
Wings of Fire Book Five: The Brightest Night by Tui T. Sutherland, No. 1 bestselling book of New York Times Best Sellers. Only the five dragonets of destiny can unite the seven warring dragon tribes. For more New York Times Best Seller of Children’s Series best sellers, see New York Times Best Seller of Children’s Series
The dragonets struggle to fulfill the prophecy and — somehow — end the war in this thrilling new installment of the bestselling WINGS OF FIRE series!
It all comes down to this: The Dragonets of Destiny must finally bring the epic war to an end, reconcile the seven tribes, and choose the next queen of Pyrrhia… and make it out alive.
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Last updated on Friday, July 6, 2018
Who Was Mother Teresa? by Jim Gigliotti,Nancy Harrison, No. 1 bestselling book of New York Times Best Sellers. Biographies unlock legendary lives. For more New York Times Best Seller of Children’s Series best sellers, see New York Times Best Seller of Children’s Series
Born a humble girl in what is now Albania, Agnes Bojaxhiu lived a charitable life. She pledged herself to a religious order at the age of 18 and chose the name Sister Teresa, after the patron saint of missionaries. While teaching in India, where famine and violence had devastated the poor, Teresa shed her habit and walked the streets of Calcutta tending to the needs of the destitute. Her charity work soon expanded internationally, and her name remains synonymous with compassion and devotion to the poor.
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Last updated on Friday, June 29, 2018
Kitchen Confidential Updated Ed by Anthony Bourdain, No. 1 bestselling book of New York Times Best Sellers. A memoir-exposé of the restaurant world. Originally published in 2000. For more New York Times Best Seller of Combined Print and E-Book Nonfiction best sellers, see New York Times Best Seller of Combined Print and E-Book Nonfiction
A deliciously funny, delectably shocking banquet of wild-but-true tales of life in the culinary trade from Chef Anthony Bourdain, laying out his more than a quarter-century of drugs, sex, and haute cuisine—now with all-new, never-before-published material.
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Last updated on Thursday, June 14, 2018
Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari, How Homo sapiens became Earth’s dominant species., No. 1 bestselling book of New York Times Best Seller of Paperback Nonfiction For more New York Times Best Seller of Paperback Nonfiction best sellers, see New York Times Best Seller of Paperback Nonfiction
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From a renowned historian comes a groundbreaking narrative of humanity’s creation and evolution—a #1 international bestseller—that explores the ways in which biology and history have defined us and enhanced our understanding of what it means to be “human.”
One hundred thousand years ago, at least six different species of humans inhabited Earth. Yet today there is only one—homo sapiens. What happened to the others? And what may happen to us?
Most books about the history of humanity pursue either a historical or a biological approach, but Dr. Yuval Noah Harari breaks the mold with this highly original book that begins about 70,000 years ago with the appearance of modern cognition. From examining the role evolving humans have played in the global ecosystem to charting the rise of empires, Sapiens integrates history and science to reconsider accepted narratives, connect past developments with contemporary concerns, and examine specific events within the context of larger ideas.
Dr. Harari also compels us to look ahead, because over the last few decades humans have begun to bend laws of natural selection that have governed life for the past four billion years. We are acquiring the ability to design not only the world around us, but also ourselves. Where is this leading us, and what do we want to become?
Featuring 27 photographs, 6 maps, and 25 illustrations/diagrams, this provocative and insightful work is sure to spark debate and is essential reading for aficionados of Jared Diamond, James Gleick, Matt Ridley, Robert Wright, and Sharon Moalem.
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Last updated on Thursday, May 24, 2018
The Trials of Apollo, Book 1: The Hidden Oracle by Rick Riordan, As punishment from his father, Zeus, Apollo is stripped of his godly powers and sent to Earth as a mortal named Lester., No. 1 bestselling book of New York Times Best Seller of Children’s Series For more New York Times Best Seller of Children’s Series best sellers, see New York Times Best Seller of Children’s Series
How do you punish an immortal?
By making him human.
After angering his father Zeus, the god Apollo is cast down from Olympus. Weak and disoriented, he lands in New York City as a regular teenage boy. Now, without his godly powers, the four-thousand-year-old deity must learn to survive in the modern world until he can somehow find a way to regain Zeus’s favor.
But Apollo has many enemies-gods, monsters, and mortals who would love to see the former Olympian permanently destroyed. Apollo needs help, and he can think of only one place to go . . . an enclave of modern demigods known as Camp Half-Blood.
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Last updated on Thursday, May 17, 2018