New York Times bestsellers
- July 2, 2013 - 1:26 PM
1. INFERNO, by Dan Brown. (Doubleday.) The symbologist Robert Langdon, on the run in Florence, must decipher a series of codes created by a Dante-loving scientist.
2. AND THE MOUNTAINS ECHOED, by Khaled Hosseini. (Riverhead.) A multigenerational family saga centers on a brother and sister born in Afghanistan; from the author of “The Kite Runner.”
3. BAD MONKEY, by Carl Hiaasen. (Knopf.) A defrocked Miami cop turned restaurant inspector investigates a grisly murder.
4. THE SILVER STAR, by Jeannette Walls. (Scribner.) When their irresponsible mother takes off, a 12-year-old California girl and her sister join the rest of their family in Virginia.
5. THE EYE OF MOLOCH, by Glenn Beck with Jack Henderson. (Threshold Editions/Mercury Radio Arts.) Continuing the fight to save America begun in “The Overton Window.”
6. THE KING’S DECEPTION, by Steve Berry. (Ballantine.) Ex-government operative Cotton Malone stumbles upon a CIA operation attempting to call into question the legitimacy of Elizabeth I’s reign and her conquest of Ireland.
7. THE LAST ORIGINAL WIFE, by Dorothea Benton Frank. (Morrow/HarperCollins.) An Atlanta woman returns to her hometown, Charleston, to reassess her life.
8. REVENGE WEARS PRADA, by Lauren Weisberger. (Simon & Schuster.) Andrea Sachs is now running a bridal magazine.
9. THE HIT, by David Baldacci. (Grand Central.) Government hitman Will Robie uncovers a serious threat as he attempts to take out a fellow assassin who has gone rogue.
10. ZERO HOUR, by Clive Cussler and Graham Brown. (Putnam.) Kurt Austin, Joe Zavala and the rest of the NUMA team search for a machine, buried in an ocean trench, that can cause deadly earthquakes in the 11th NUMA Files novel.
1. HAPPY, HAPPY, HAPPY, by Phil Robertson with Mark Schlabach. (Howard Books.) The Duck Commander pays tribute to “faith, family and ducks.”
2. AMERICAN GUN, by Chris Kyle with William Doyle. (Morrow/HarperCollins.) Kyle, a former member of the Navy SEALs who was shot to death in Texas in February, tells how 10 firearms changed U.S. history.
3 . LEAN IN, by Sheryl Sandberg with Nell Scovell. (Knopf.) The chief operating officer of Facebook urges women to pursue their careers without ambivalence.
4. DAD IS FAT, by Jim Gaffigan. (Crown Archetype.) The comedian’s life with five kids in a two-bedroom New York City apartment.
5. KEEP IT PITHY, by Bill O’Reilly. (Crown Archetype.) A “highlight reel” of previous writings, updated, from the host of “The O’Reilly Factor.”
6. ELEVEN RINGS, by Phil Jackson and Hugh Delehanty. (Penguin Press.) An autobiography by the coach who led the Chicago Bulls and the Los Angeles Lakers to multiple NBA championships.
7 . THE GUNS AT LAST LIGHT, by Rick Atkinson. (Holt.) The final volume of the Liberation Trilogy describes the Allied victory in Europe, from D-Day in June 1944 to the German surrender 11 months later.
8. LET’S EXPLORE DIABETES WITH OWLS, by David Sedaris. (Little, Brown.) Essays from the humorist on subjects like French dentistry and a North Carolina Costco.
9 . COLLAPSE OF DIGNITY, by Napoleon Gomez. (BenBella.) The head of a Mexican miners’ union describes the explosion that killed 65 miners in 2006, and his subsequent fight against corporate greed and political corruption.
10. THE DUCK COMMANDER FAMILY, by Willie and Korie Robertson with Mark Schlabach. (Howard Books.) Behind the scenes at the A&E show “Duck Dynasty.”
ADVICE, HOW-TO AND MISCELLANEOUS
1. THE 100, by Jorge Cruise. (Morrow/HarperCollins.) A four-week, low-sugar weight-loss plan.
2. EAT TO LIVE, by Joel Fuhrman. (Little, Brown & Co.) A plan for achieving fast and sustained weight loss.
3. VADER’S LITTLE PRINCESS, by Jeffrey Brown. (Chronicle Books.) Darth Vader is a busy dad with a rebellious teenage daughter.
4. FOR WHAT IT’S WORTH, by Les Gold. (Portfolio/Penguin.) Business advice from the Detroit pawnbroker and reality TV personality.
5. DARTH VADER AND SON, by Jeffrey Brown. (Chronicle Books.) The father-son dynamic in a galaxy far, far away.
Rankings reflect sales from venues nationwide for the week ending June 15. An (x) indicates that a book’s sales are barely distinguishable from those of the book above. A (b) indicates that some sellers reports receiving bulk orders.
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