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This week's bestsellers from Publishers Weekly

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Here are the bestsellers for the week that ended Saturday, Nov. 13, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide, powered by NPD BookScan © 2021 NPD Group.

(Reprinted from Publishers Weekly, published by PWxyz LLC. © 2021, PWxyz LLC.)


1. "The Stranger in the Lifeboat: A Novel" by Mitch Albom (Harper) Last week: 1

2. "The Judge’s List: A Novel" by John Grisham (Doubleday) Last week: 2

3. "The Dark Hours" by Michael Connelly (Little, Brown) Last week: —

4. "The Wish" by Nicholas Sparks (Grand Central) Last week: 6

5. "Never" by Ken Follett (Viking) Last week: —

6. "Better Off Dead" by Lee Child and Andrew Child (Delacorte) Last week: 5

7. "Game On: Tempting Twenty-Eight" by Janet Evanovich (Atria) Last week: 4

8. "The Lincoln Highway" by Amor Towles (Viking) Last week: 8

9. "Billy Summers" by Stephen King (Scribner) Last week: 14

10. "Final Spin: A Novel" by Jocko Willink (St. Martin’s) Last week: —


1. "Will" by Will Smith (Penguin Press) Last week: —

2. "The Pioneer Woman Cooks―Super Easy!: 120 Shortcut Recipes for Dinners, Desserts, and More" by Ree Drummond (Morrow) Last week: 4

3. "The President and the Freedom Fighter: Abraham Lincoln, Frederick Douglass, and Their Battle to Save America's Soul" by Brian Kilmeade (Sentinel) Last week: 5

4. "The Dawn of Everything: A New History of Humanity" by David Graeber and David Wengrow (FSG)

5. "The Storyteller: Tales of Life and Music" by Dave Grohl (Dey Street) Last week: 7

6. "Guinness World Records 2022" (Guinness World Records) Last week: 12

7. "Jesus Listens: Daily Devotional Prayers of Peace, Joy, and Hope" by Sarah Young (Thomas Nelson) Last week: 6

8. "From Paycheck to Purpose: The Clear Path to Doing Work You Love" by Ken Coleman (Ramsey) Last week: —

9. "The Lyrics: 1956 to the Present" by Paul McCartney (Liveright) Last week: 3

10. "Immune: A Journey into the Mysterious System That Keeps You Alive" by Philipp Dettmer (Random House) Last week: 2



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