NEW YORK TIMES BEST-SELLERS

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Rank­ings re­flect sales for the week end­ing June 1, and in­clude both elec­tronic and print sales.

FIC­TION

1. WHERE THE CRAWDADS SING, by Delia Owens. (Put­nam) In a quiet town on the N.C. coast in 1969, a young woman who sur­vived alone in the marsh be­comes a mur­der sus­pect. (Weeks on list: 38)

2. QUEEN BEE, by Dorothea Ben­ton Frank. (Mor­row) A bee­keeper’s quiet life is unset­tled by her de­mand­ing mother, out­go­ing sis­ter and neigh­bor­ing wid­ower. (1)

3. BE­FORE WE WERE YOURS, by Lisa Win­gate. (Bal­lan­tine) A lawyer learns about the ques­tion­able prac­tices of a Ten­nessee or­phan­age. (38)

4. A GAME OF THRONES, by Ge­orge R.R. Martin. (Ban­tam) In the frozen wastes to the north of Win­ter­fell, sin­is­ter forces are mus­ter­ing. (58)

5. THE 18TH AB­DUC­TION, by James Pat­ter­son and Max­ine Paetro. (Lit­tle, Brown) Lind­say Boxer in­ves­ti­gates the dis­ap­pear­ance of three fe­male teach­ers. (5)

6. RE­DEMP­TION, by David Bal­dacci. (Grand Cen­tral) The first man Amos Decker put be­hind bars asks to have his name cleared. (7)

7. PAST TENSE, by Lee Child. (Ban­tam/Dell) Jack Reacher ex­plores the New Eng­land town where his fa­ther was born and a Cana­dian cou­ple now find them­selves stranded. (13)

8. SUN­SET BEACH, by Mary Kay An­drews. (St. Martin’s) Drue Camp­bell in­her­its a run-down beach bun­ga­low and takes a job at her es­tranged fa­ther’s per­sonal in­jury at­tor­ney of­fice. (4)

9. LIT­TLE FIRES EV­ERY­WHERE, by Ce­leste Ng. (Pen­guin Press) An artist up­ends a quiet town out­side Cleve­land. (36)

10. THE TATTOOIST OF AUSCHWITZ, by Heather Mor­ris. (Harper) A con­cen­tra­tion camp de­tainee tasked with mark­ing fel­low prison­ers falls in love with one of them. (38)

NON­FIC­TION

1. UNFREEDOM OF THE PRESS, by Mark R. Levin. (Thresh­old Edi­tions) The con­ser­va­tive com­men­ta­tor and ra­dio host makes his case that the press is aligned with po­lit­i­cal ide­ol­ogy. (2)

2. THE MUELLER RE­PORT, with re­lated ma­te­ri­als by The Wash­ing­ton Post. (Scrib­ner) Redacted find­ings from the spe­cial coun­sel’s in­ves­ti­ga­tion into Rus­sian in­ter­fer­ence in the 2016 pres­i­den­tial elec­tion and po­ten­tial ob­struc­tion of jus­tice by the pres­i­dent. (6)

3. ED­U­CATED, by Tara Westover. (Ran­dom House) The daugh­ter of sur­vival­ists, who is kept out of school, ed­u­cates her­self enough to leave home for univer­sity. (67)

4. THE PI­O­NEERS, by David McCul­lough. (Si­mon & Schuster) The his­to­rian tells the story of the set­tling of the North­west Ter­ri­tory through five main char­ac­ters. (4)

5. HOWARD STERN COMES AGAIN, by Howard Stern. (Si­mon & Schuster) The ra­dio in­ter­viewer delves into some of his on-air con­ver­sa­tions from the past four decades. (3)

6. BE­COM­ING, by Michelle Obama. (Crown) The for­mer first lady de­scribes her jour­ney from the South Side of Chicago to the White House, and how she bal­anced work, family and her hus­band’s po­lit­i­cal as­cent. (29)

7. RANGE, by David Ep­stein. (River­head) An ar­gu­ment for how gen­er­al­ists ex­cel more than spe­cial­ists, es­pe­cially in com­plex and un­pre­dictable fields. (1)

8. SEA STO­RIES, by Wil­liam H. McRaven. (Grand Cen­tral) A mem­oir by the re­tired four-star Navy ad­mi­ral, in­clud­ing the cap­ture of Sad­dam Hus­sein and the raid to kill Osama bin Laden. (2)

9. THE MUELLER RE­PORT, with an in­tro­duc­tion by Alan Der­showitz. (Sky­horse) Redacted find­ings from the spe­cial coun­sel’s in­ves­ti­ga­tion into Rus­sian in­ter­fer­ence in the 2016 pres­i­den­tial elec­tion and po­ten­tial ob­struc­tion of jus­tice by the pres­i­dent. (6)

10. THE BRI­TISH ARE COM­ING, by Rick Atkin­son. (Holt) The his­to­rian be­gins his “Rev­o­lu­tion Tril­ogy” with events from 1775 to 1777. (3)

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