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FICTION

1. The Immortalists Chloe Benjamin PUTNAM

2. A Gentleman in MoscowAmor Towles VIKING

3. Little Fires Everywhere Celeste Ng PENGUIN PRESS

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4. The Woman in the WindowA.J. Finn MORROW

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5. Sing, Unburied, SingJesmyn Ward SCRIBNER

6. Manhattan BeachJennifer Egan SCRIBNER

7. The PowerNaomi Alderman LITTLE BROWN

8. DevotionsMary Oliver PENGUIN PRESS

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9. MunichRobert Harris KNOPF

10. The Largesse of the Sea Maiden Denis Johnson RANDOM HOUSE

NONFICTION

1. Fire and Fury Michael Wolff HOLT

2. How Democracies Die Steven Levitsky, Daniel Ziblatt CROWN

3. Leonardo da Vinci Walter Isaacson S&S

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4. The Book of JoyThe Dalai Lama, Archbishop Desmond Tutu

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5. Hillbilly Elegy J.D. Vance HARPER

6. Grant Ron Chernow PENGUIN PRESS

7. The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning Margareta Magnusson SCRIBNER

8. Astrophysics for People in a Hurry Neil deGrasse Tyson NORTON

9. It’s Even Worse Than You Think David Cay Johnston S&S

10. When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing Daniel H. Pink RIVERHEAD

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FICTION

1. Pachinko Min Jin Lee GRAND CENTRAL

2. The Perfect Nanny Leila Slimani PENGUIN

3. The Women in the Castle Jessica Shattuck MORROW

4. Call Me by Your Name Andre Aciman PICADOR USA

5. All the Light We Cannot See Anthony Doerr SCRIBNER

6. The Sun and Her Flowers Rupi Kaur ANDREWS MCMEEL

7. Lilac Girls Martha Hall Kelly BALLANTINE

8. Autumn Ali Smith ANCHOR

9. We Were the Lucky Ones Georgia Hunter PENGUIN

10. Milk and Honey Rupi Kaur ANDREWS MCMEEL

NONFICTION

1. Being Mortal Atul Gawande PICADOR USA

2. The Soul of an Octopus Sy Montgomery ATRIA

3. On Tyranny Timothy Snyder TIM DUGGAN BOOKS

4. The Old Farmer’s Almanac 2018 Old Farmer’s Almanac

5. The Silk Roads Peter Frankopan VINTAGE

6. The Lost City of the Monkey God Douglas J. Preston
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CENTRAL

7. You Are a Badass Jen Sincero RUNNING PRESS

8. Evicted Matthew Desmond BROADWAY

9. 12 Strong Doug Stanton SCRIBNER

10. South and West Joan Didion VINTAGE

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Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the New England Independent Booksellers Association and IndieBound for the week ended Jan. 28. For an independent bookstore near you, visit IndieBound.org.