WASH­ING­TON BESTSELLERS

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FICTION

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.

NONFICTION/GEN­ERAL

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.

Rank­ings re­flect sales for the week ended Feb. 26. The charts may not be re­pro­duced with­out per­mis­sion from Nielsen BookS­can. Copy­right 2017 by Nielsen BookS­can. (The right-hand col­umn of num­bers rep­re­sents weeks on this list. The best­seller lists in print al­ter­nate be­tween hardcover and paper­back; the com­plete list can be found on­line.)

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