1 A MAN CALLED OVE (Washington Square, $16). By Fredrik Backman. An old crank might just be softened by his new neighbors.
2 DEVIL IN SPRING (Avon, $7.99). By Lisa Kleypas. A devil’s bargain may turn into the perfect marriage.
3 1984 (Signet, $9.99). By George Orwell. A novel of the perils of a totalitarian police state.
4 BIG LITTLE LIES (Berkley, $16). By Liane Moriarty. Little lies become great, big, awful lies, causing a lot of drama for one Australian family.
5 THE HANDMAID’S TALE (Anchor, $15.95). By Margaret Atwood. A dystopian novel set in a theocratic totalitarian state.
6 THE ORPHAN’S TALE (Mira, $15.99). By Pam Jenoff. During World War II, a woman saves an infant from a cattle car bound for a concentration camp.
7 IT CAN’T HAPPEN HERE (Signet, $9.99). By Sinclair Lewis. A populist president becomes a dictator.
8 MY GRANDMOTHER ASKED ME TO TELL YOU SHE’S SORRY (Washington Square, $16). By Fredrik Backman. The death of her grandmother sends a little girl on an epic journey of absolution.
9 A DOG’S PURPOSE (Forge, $14.99). By W. Bruce Cameron. A devoted dog finds meaning in his bond with the humans he loves.
10 ALL THE MISSING GIRLS (Simon & Schuster, $16). By Megan Miranda.The disappearances of two women, a decade apart, are told in reverse.
1 HIDDEN FIGURES: THE AMERICAN DREAM AND THE UNTOLD STORY OF THE BLACK WOMEN MATHEMATICIANS WHO HELPED WIN THE SPACE RACE (William Morrow, $15.99). By Margot Lee Shetterly.
2 DERELICTION OF DUTY: JOHNSON, MCNAMARA, THE JOINT CHIEFS OF STAFF, AND THE LIES THAT LED TO VIETNAM (Harper Perennial, $16.99). By H.R. McMaster.
3 MILK AND HONEY (Andrews McMeel, $14.99) By Rupi Kaur. A collection of poetry and prose about survival.
4 YOU ARE A BADASS: HOW TO STOP DOUBTING YOUR GREATNESS AND START LIVING AN AWESOME LIFE (Running Press, $16). By Jen Sincero.
5 WHY I MARCH: IMAGES FROM THE WOMAN’S MARCH AROUND THE WORLD (Abrams, $14.95). By the editors of Abrams Books.
6 THE 5 LOVE LANGUAGES: THE SECRET TO LOVE THAT LASTS (Northfield, $15.99). By Gary D. Chapman.
7 I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO: A COMPANION EDITION TO THE DOCUMENTARY FILM DIRECTED BY RAOUL PECK (Vintage, $15). By James Baldwin.
8 ALEXANDER HAMILTON (Penguin, $20). By Ron Chernow.
9 THE ZOOKEEPER’S WIFE (Norton, $15.95). By Diane Ackerman. A true story of how the keepers of the Warsaw Zoo saved hundreds of people from the Nazis.
10 UNFINISHED BUSINESS: WOMEN, MEN, WORK, FAMILY (Random House, $18). By Anne-Marie Slaughter.
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