Local bestsellers for the week ending 5/26


1. Where the Crawdads Sing Delia Owens PUTNAM

2. Normal People Sally Rooney HOGARTH

3. The Guest Book Sarah Blake FLATIRON BOOKS

4. Circe Madeline Miller LITTLE BROWN

5. Machines Like Me Ian McEwan NAN A. TALESE

6. Exhalation: Stories Ted Chiang KNOPF

7. Mistress of the Ritz Melanie Benjamin DELACORTE PRESS

8. Orange World and Other Stories Karen Russell KNOPF

9. Cari Mora Thomas Harris GRAND CENTRAL

10. The Flight Portfolio Julie Orringer KNOPF


1. Educated Tara Westover RANDOM HOUSE

2. The Pioneers David McCullough S&S

3. Furious Hours Casey Cep KNOPF

4. Becoming Michelle Obama CROWN


5. The British Are Coming Rick Atkinson HOLT

6. The Second Mountain David Brooks RANDOM HOUSE

7. Howard Stern Comes Again Howard Stern S&S

8. Upheaval Jared Diamond LITTLE BROWN

9. The Moment of Lift Melinda Gates FLATIRON BOOKS

10. Save Me the Plums Ruth Reichl RANDOM HOUSE


1. Little Fires Everywhere Celeste Ng PENGUIN

2. The Overstory Richard Powers NORTON

3. There There Tommy Orange VINTAGE

4. A Gentleman in Moscow Amor Towles PENGUIN

5. The Tattooist of Auschwitz Heather Morris HARPER

6. Washington Black Esi Edugyan VINTAGE

7. The Woman in the Window A.J. Finn MORROW

8. Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine Gail Honeyman PENGUIN

9. The Immortalists Chloe Benjamin PUTNAM

10. Transcription Kate Atkinson BACK BAY


1. The Mueller Report The Washington Post SCRIBNER

2. How to Change Your Mind Michael Pollan PENGUIN

3. Born a Crime Trevor Noah SPIEGEL & GRAU 

4. Sapiens Yuval Noah Harari HARPER PERENNIAL

5. The Soul of America Jon Meacham RANDOM HOUSE

6. Into the Raging Sea Rachel Slade ECCO

7. White Fragility Robin DiAngelo BEACON PRESS

8. Ninety-Nine Glimpses of Princess Margaret Craig Brown FARRAR, STRAUS AND GIROUX 

9. My Own Words Ruth Bader Ginsburg S&S


10. The Perfectionists Simon Winchester HARPER PERENNIAL

The New England Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound and NEIBA, for the week ended Sunday, May 26, 2019. Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the New England Independent Booksellers Association and IndieBound.