WASH­ING­TON BESTSELLERS

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FIC­TION THE HAND­MAID’S TALE (An­chor, $15.95). By Mar­garet At­wood. A dystopian novel set in a theo­cratic-to­tal­i­tar­ian state. COM­MON­WEALTH (Harper Peren­nial, $16.99). By Ann Patch­ett. A chance en­counter dis­rupts two mar­riages and the lives of six chil­dren. ALL THE LIGHT WE CAN­NOT SEE (Scrib­ner, $17). By An­thony Do­err. A story of two chil­dren whose paths col­lide dur­ing World War II. LILAC GIRLS (Bal­lan­tine, $17). By Martha Hall Kelly. The lives of three women are dis­rupted by the out­break of World War II. A MAN CALLED OVE (Wash­ing­ton Square, $16). By Fredrik Back­man. An old crank might just be soft­ened by his new neigh­bors. THE WOMAN IN CABIN 10 (Gallery/ Scout Press, $16). By Ruth Ware. A travel writer on a cruise searches for a miss­ing woman no one else saw. THE NIGHTIN­GALE (St. Martin’s Griffin, $16.99). By Kristin Han­nah. A woman in Nazi-oc­cu­pied France tries to keep her fam­ily alive. CONFESSIONS OF A DO­MES­TIC FAIL­URE (Mira, $15.99). By Bunmi La­di­tan. A hu­mor­ous tale of a woman try­ing and fail­ing to be the per­fect mom. HOMEGOING (Vin­tage, $16). By Yaa Gyasi. A Ghana­ian fam­ily is torn apart by slav­ery. THE CIR­CLE (Vin­tage, $16). By Dave Eg­gers. The world’s most pow­er­ful In­ter­net com­pany be­comes the Big Brother of 2013. NON­FIC­TION/GEN­ERAL EVICTED: POVERTY AND PROFIT IN THE AMER­I­CAN CITY (Broad­way, $17). By Matthew Des­mond. MILK AND HONEY (An­drews McMeel, $14.99) By Rupi Kaur. A col­lec­tion of po­etry and prose about sur­vival. 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. ON TYRANNY: TWENTY LESSONS FROM THE TWEN­TI­ETH CEN­TURY (Tim Dug­gan Books, $7.99). By Ti­mothy Sny­der. YOU ARE A BADASS: HOW TO STOP DOUBT­ING YOUR GREAT­NESS AND START LIV­ING AN AWE­SOME LIFE (Run­ning Press, $16). By Jen Sin­cero. THE 5 LOVE LAN­GUAGES: THE SE­CRET 223 TO LOVE THAT LASTS (North­field, $15.99). By Gary D. Chap­man. THE IM­MOR­TAL LIFE OF HEN­RI­ETTA LACKS (Broad­way, $16). By Re­becca Sk­loot. How one woman’s death from cer­vi­cal cancer in 1951 led to the cre­ation of the prodi­gious HeLa cell line. THE FOUR AGREE­MENTS: A PRAC­TI­CAL GUIDE TO PER­SONAL FREE­DOM (Am­ber-Allen, $12.95). By Don Miguel Ruiz. HOW TO WIN FRIENDS AND IN­FLU­ENCE PEO­PLE (Pocket, $16). By Dale Carnegie. Tips for pro­fes­sional and per­sonal suc­cess. THE NEW JIM CROW: MASS IN­CAR­CER­A­TION IN THE AGE OF COLOR­BLIND­NESS (New Press, $19.95). By Michelle Alexan­der.

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