WASH­ING­TON BEST­SELLERS

The Washington Post Sunday - - BOOK WORLD - PA­PER­BACK Rank­ings re­flect sales for the week ended Sept. 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 lis

FIC­TION

1 CRAZY RICH ASIANS (An­chor, $16). By Kevin 20 Kwan. An Asian Amer­i­can woman gets a crash course in high-so­ci­ety life when she trav­els to Sin­ga­pore to meet her boyfriend’s fam­ily. 2 UN­COM­MON TYPE (Vin­tage, $16). By Tom Hanks. 1 The short sto­ries in this col­lec­tion by the Os­car­win­ning ac­tor have one com­mon thread: Each tale in­volves a type­writer. 3 CHINA RICH GIRL­FRIEND (An­chor, $16). By 7 Kevin Kwan. In this se­quel to “Crazy Rich Asians,” Rachel dis­cov­ers the true iden­tity of her fa­ther on the eve of her wed­ding. 4 RICH PEO­PLE PROB­LEMS (An­chor, $16.95). By 7 Kevin Kwan. The third book in the “Crazy Rich Asians” tril­ogy: The Shang-Young clan gather as a grand­mother nears death. 5 FAHREN­HEIT 451 (Si­mon & Schus­ter, $15.99). By 63 Ray Brad­bury. The sci-fi clas­sic about a war on books. 6 TO KILL A MOCK­ING­BIRD (Vin­tage, $14.99). By 122 Harper Lee. The Pulitzer Prize-win­ning tale set in the De­pres­sion-era South. 7 1984 (Signet Clas­sic, $9.99). By Ge­orge Or­well. A 48 clas­sic novel about the per­ils of a to­tal­i­tar­ian po­lice state. 8 LESS (Back Bay, $15.99). By Andrew Sean Greer. 16 A nov­el­ist ac­cepts in­vi­ta­tions to lit­er­ary events around the world to avoid his ex-boyfriend’s wed­ding. 9 LORD OF THE FLIES (Pen­guin, $9.99). By Wil­liam 22 Gold­ing. The clas­sic, un­set­tling tale of English school­boys stranded on a de­serted isle. 10 THE GREAT GATSBY (Scrib­ner, $16). By F. Scott 112 Fitzger­ald. A novel of love lost and for­tunes gained in the Jazz Age.

NON­FIC­TION/GEN­ERAL

1 BAR­RON’S AP U.S. GOV­ERN­MENT AND 1 POL­I­TICS, 11TH EDI­TION (Bar­ron’s Ed­u­ca­tional Se­ries, $22.99). By Curt Lader. A study aid to help stu­dents pre­pare for the AP exam. 2 GRIT: THE POWER OF PAS­SION AND 3 PER­SE­VER­ANCE (Scrib­ner, $17.99). By An­gela Duck­worth. In­ter­views with high achiev­ers give in­sights into how to suc­ceed us­ing hard work in­stead of raw tal­ent. 3 START WITH WHY: HOW GREAT LEAD­ERS 16 IN­SPIRE EV­ERY­ONE TO TAKE AC­TION (Port­fo­lio, $16). By Si­mon Sinek. What sets lead­ers apart and mo­ti­vates their teams. 4 YOU ARE A BADASS: HOW TO STOP DOUBT­ING 130 YOUR GREAT­NESS AND START LIV­ING AN AWE­SOME LIFE (Run­ning, $16). By Jen Sin­cero. Ad­vice, in­spir­ing sto­ries and ex­er­cises to lift self­con­fi­dence. 5 NIGHT (Hill and Wang, $9.95). By Elie Wiesel. A 149 har­row­ing ac­count of life in the Nazi death camps. 6 SAPI­ENS: A BRIEF HIS­TORY OF HU­MANKIND 17 (Harper Peren­nial, $22.99). By Yu­val Noah Harari. An ex­am­i­na­tion of the ori­gins of hu­man­ity and its evo­lu­tion. 7 WOMEN AND HEART DIS­EASE: THE REAL 1 STORY (CreateS­pace, $17). By Jac­que­line Eubany. An ex­am­i­na­tion of the No. 1 killer of women in the United States, plus ideas for adopt­ing a healthy lifestyle. 8 THE 5 LOVE LAN­GUAGES: THE SE­CRET TO LOVE 292 THAT LASTS (North­field, $15.99). By Gary Chap­man. A guide to im­prov­ing com­mu­ni­ca­tion in ro­man­tic re­la­tion­ships. 9 RICH DAD POOR DAD: WHAT THE RICH TEACH 2 THEIR KIDS ABOUT MONEY THAT THE POOR AND MID­DLE CLASS DO NOT! (Plata, $7.99). By Robert T. Kiyosaki. A 20th-an­niver­sary edi­tion of Kiyosaki’s fi­nan­cial lit­er­acy man­i­festo. 10 IN­SPI­RA­TIONAL JOUR­NAL: SELF-HELP BOOK 1 WITH 100 IN­SPI­RA­TION QUOTES FROM FA­MOUS PEO­PLE (CreateS­pace, $5.49). By Shalu Sharma. A note­book sprin­kled with mo­ti­va­tional quotes.

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