New York Times Hardcover Fiction Bestsellers
November 12, 2017
1. The Rooster Bar
Three students at a sleazy for-profit law school hope to expose the student-loan banker who runs it.
A symbology professor goes on a perilous quest with a beautiful museum director.
3. Deep Freeze
Virgil Flowers is called to investigate in Trippton, Minn., when a local bank's president is found dead in a nearly frozen river.
4. Sleeping Beauties
Stephen King and Owen King
Women who fall asleep become shrouded in mysterious cocoons while the men battle one another.
5. Uncommon Type: Some Stories
Seventeen short stories, each incorporating a typewriter, by the Academy Award-winning actor.
6. A Column of Fire
A pair of lovers find themselves on opposite sides of a conflict while Queen Elizabeth fights to maintain her throne.
7. Quick & Dirty
The New York lawyer Stone Barrington is hired to recover a stolen Van Gogh painting.
Tragedy and unexpected dangers come to life at a Napa Valley winery.
9. Strange Weather: Four Short Novels
A quartet of novellas involving the horrific and the supernatural.
10. The Girl Who Takes an Eye for an Eye
Steig Larsson's character Lisbeth Salander seeks to uncover the secrets of her childhood.
11. The Cuban Affair
A Miami lawyer solicits an Army veteran to go on a secret mission to recover $60 million stashed away in Cuba.
12. Manhattan Beach
The first female diver at the Brooklyn Naval Yard during World War II tries to understand why her father disappeared.
James Patterson and James O. Born
A New York detective on vacation in Maine is enlisted to help solve a crime in the woods.
14. Don't Let Go
Det. Napoleon Dumas investigates a murder and uncovers clues about personal events that happened 15 years ago.
15. Little Fires Everywhere
An artist upends a quiet town outside Cleveland.
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A version of this list appears in the November 12, 2017 issue of The New York Times Book Review. Rankings reflect sales for the week ending October 28, 2017.
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