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Local bestsellers for the week ending January 10



1. The Vanishing Half Brit Bennett Riverhead

2. The Prophets Robert Jones, Jr. Putnam

3. Anxious People Fredrik Backman Atria

4. The Midnight Library Matt Haig Viking

5. The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue V.E. Schwab Tor

6. The Searcher Tana French Viking

7. Leave the World Behind Rumaan Alam Ecco

8. The Liar’s Dictionary Eley Williams Doubleday

9. Deacon King Kong James McBride Riverhead

10. Homeland Elegies Ayad Akhtar Little, Brown


1. A Promised Land Barack Obama Crown

2. Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents Isabel Wilkerson Random House


3. Wintering Katherine May Riverhead

4. The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse Charlie Mackesy HarperOne

5. Keep Sharp: Build a Better Brain at Any Age Sanjay Gupta MD S&S

6. Untamed Glennon Doyle Dial Press

7. The Splendid and the Vile: A Saga of Churchill, Family, and Defiance During the Blitz Erik Larson Crown

8. Modern Comfort Food: A Barefoot Contessa Cookbook Ina Garten Clarkson Potter

9. Greenlights Matthew McConaughey Crown

10. Braiding Sweetgrass Robin Wall Kimmerer Milkweed Editions


1. Shuggie Bain Douglas Stewart Grove Press

2. The Dutch House Ann Patchett Harper Perennial

3. The Song of Achilles Madeline Miller Ecco

4. Interior Chinatown Charles Yu Vintage

5. The Overstory Richard Powers Norton

6. Circe Madeline Miller Back Bay

7. Devotions: The Selected Poems of Mary Oliver Mary Oliver Penguin

8. Normal People Sally Rooney Hogarth

9. The House in the Cerulean Sea TJ Klune Tor

10. Home Body Rupi Kaur Andrews McMeel


1. Braiding Sweetgrass Robin Wall Kimmerer Milkweed


2. The Warmth of Other Suns Isabel Wilkerson Vintage

3. On Tyranny Timothy Snyder Tim Duggan Books

4. White Fragility Robin DiAngelo Beacon Press

5. Sapiens Yuval Noah Harari Harper Perennial

6. My Own Words Ruth Bader Ginsburg S&S

7. The Old Farmer’s Almanac 2021 Old Farmer’s Almanac

8, Born a Crime Trevor Noah One World

9. Say Nothing Patrick Radden Keefe Anchor

10. The Truths We Hold Kamala Harris Penguin

The New England Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound and NEIBA, for the week ended Sunday, Jan. 10. Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the New England Independent Booksellers Association and IndieBound. For an independent bookstore near you, visit IndieBound.org.