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1 CAMINO IS­LAND (Dou­ble­day, $28.95). By John Gr­isham. A young nov­el­ist in­ves­ti­gates a rare-book dealer who dab­bles in the black mar­ket.

2 MUR­DER GAMES (Lit­tle Brown and Com­pany, $28). By James Pat­ter­son. An author who wrote about crim­i­nal be­hav­ior is re­cruited by a New York po­lice de­tec­tive to help solve a se­ries of mur­ders.

3 USE OF FORCE: A THRILLER (THE SCOT HAR­VATH SE­RIES) (Atria/Emily Bestler Books, $27.99). By Brad Thor. The CIA seeks the help of a for­mer Navy SEAL turned covert coun­terter­ror­ism op­er­a­tive when the body of a sus­pected ter­ror­ist washes up on the Mediter­ranean shore.

4 INTO THE WA­TER (River­head, $28). By Paula Hawkins. Two bod­ies sur­face in a river and, with them, a town’s se­crets.

5 THE DUCHESS (Dela­corte Press, $28.99). By Danielle Steel. An aris­to­cratic woman es­tab­lishes a house of plea­sure to help young women.

6 A GENTLE­MAN IN MOSCOW (Vik­ing, $27). By Amor Towles. A Rus­sian aris­to­crat is un­der house ar­rest.

7 WIRED (Dut­ton Adult, $27). By Julie Gar­wood. An am­a­teur hacker and an FBI agent team up to dis­cover who is leak­ing FBI se­crets.

8 THE MINISTRY OF UTMOST HAP­PI­NESS (Knopf, $28.95). By Arund­hati Roy. Lives in­ter­twine in In­dia in this novel by the author of “The God of Small Things.”

9 THE FORCE (In­gram­con­tent, $27.99). By Don Winslow. A New York po­lice de­tec­tive runs a spe­cial unit that fo­cuses on gangs and drugs.

10 MAGPIE MUR­DERS (Harper, $27.99). By An­thony Horowitz. A classic who­dunit in the spirit of Agatha Christie, by the cre­ator of “Foyle's War.”


1 REDIS­COV­ER­ING AMER­I­CAN­ISM: AND THE TYRANNY OF PRO­GRES­SIVISM (Thresh­old Edi­tions, $27). By Mark R. Levin. The ra­dio host draws on doc­u­ments by the Found­ing Fathers that warn against fed­eral over­reach.

2 DAN­GER­OUS (Dan­ger­ous Books, $30). By Milo Yiannopou­los. The highly con­tro­ver­sial me­dia per­son­al­ity’s self-pub­lished book.

3 HILLBILLY ELEGY: A MEM­OIR OF A FAM­ILY AND CUL­TURE IN CRI­SIS (HarperCollins, $27.99). By J.D. Vance. A ven­ture cap­i­tal­ist ex­am­ines why the white work­ing class feels left be­hind.

4 ASTRO­PHYSICS FOR PEO­PLE IN A HURRY (Nor­ton, $18.95). By Neil deGrasse Tyson. The as­tro­physi­cist of­fers an in­tro­duc­tory les­son on the cos­mos.

5 AL FRANKEN, GI­ANT OF THE SE­NATE (Twelve, $28). By Al Franken. The se­na­tor from Min­nesota re­counts how he, a grand­son of Be­larus­sian im­mi­grants, be­came a co­me­dian and a leg­is­la­tor.

6 MAKE YOUR BED: LIT­TLE THINGS THAT CAN CHANGE YOUR LIFE . . . AND MAYBE THE WORLD (Grand Cen­tral, $18). By Wil­liam H. McRaven. A for­mer Navy SEAL who com­manded the Osama bin Laden raid of­fers 10 prin­ci­ples he’s learned that guide his life.

7 THE SUB­TLE ART OF NOT GIV­ING A F*CK: A COUN­TER­IN­TU­ITIVE AP­PROACH TO LIV­ING A GOOD LIFE (HarperOne, $24.99). By Mark Man­son. Ar­gu­ing against the idea that a pos­i­tive at­ti­tude leads to a happy life.

8 THE SWAMP: WASH­ING­TON’S MURKY POOL OF COR­RUP­TION AND CRONY­ISM AND HOW TRUMP CAN DRAIN IT (St. Martin’s Press, $26.99). By Eric Bolling. The Fox News host out­lines the se­cret side of Wash­ing­ton pol­i­tics and what the pres­i­dent can to do change it.

9 OP­TION B: FAC­ING AD­VER­SITY, BUILD­ING RE­SILIENCE, AND FINDING JOY (Knopf, $25.95). By Sh­eryl Sand­berg. Face­book’s chief op­er­at­ing of­fi­cer writes about re­silience and han­dling the un­ex­pected hard­ships of life.

10 MICHELLE OBAMA: A PHO­TO­GRAPHIC JOUR­NEY (Ster­ling, $24.95). By An­to­nia Felix. A com­pi­la­tion of pho­to­graphs and speech ex­cerpts that show­case the for­mer first lady.

Rank­ings re­flect sales for the week ended Jul 9. 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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