1. Lessons in chemistry by Bonnie Garmus (Doubleday: $29) In the 1960s, a chemist becomes a single mother, then a celebrity chef.
2. The passenger by Cormac McCarthy (Button: $30) A salvage diver becomes involved in the mystery of a crashed plane.
3. Desert Star by Michael Connelly (Small, Brown: $29) The latest thriller from Harry Bosch/Renée Ballard.
4. Our missing hearts by Celeste Ng (Penguin: $29) A boy growing up in a xenophobic future searches for his mother, a missing Chinese-American poet.
5. Demon Copperhead by Barbara Kingsolver (Harper: $33) The story of a boy born in the Appalachian Mountains to a single teenage mother living in poverty.
6. Care by Claire Keegan (Grove: $20) In Ireland, a father leaves his daughter on a farm to be raised by family members.
7. Tomorrow and tomorrow and tomorrow by Gabrielle Zevin (Button: $28) Lifelong BFFs collaborate on a hugely successful video game.
8th Liberation Day by George Saunders (Random House: $28) Another collection from the celebrated short story author.
9. horse by Geraldine Brooks (Viking: $28) Before the Civil War, an enslaved young man, a racehorse and an artist begin a complex story that spans generations.
10. Galatea by Madeline Miller (Ecco: $12) A reinterpretation of the stories from Greek mythology featuring Galatea and Pygmalion from the author of The Song of Achilles.
1. The light we carry by Michelle Obama (Crown: $33) The former First Lady is posting her memoir Becoming with a handy self-help book.
2. A Book of Days by Patti Smith (Random House: $29) A photo essay from the Rock & Roll Hall of Famer.
3. I’m glad my mother died by Jennette McCurdy (Simon & Schuster: $28) A memoir by the star of the TV series iCarly and Sam & Cat.
4. Go-To Dinner by Ina Garten (Clarkson Potter: $35) A cookbook by Barefoot Contessa on TV.
5. Giving up by Bono (Button: $34) The U2 frontman tells his story in 40 songs.
6. Cinema speculation by Quentin Tarantino (Harper: $35) The Oscar-winning filmmaker talks about the films and filmmakers that have most impacted his career.
7. The philosophy of modern song by Bob Dylan (Simon & Schuster: $45) The quintessential singer-songwriter offers his take on his craft and American music.
8. Number one goes by Steve Martin, Harry Bliss (Image) (Celadon: $30) A memoir of the actor and comedian’s career in show business.
9. Crying at H Mart by Michelle Zauner (Button: $27) A memoir by the Korean-born singer-songwriter of the band Japanese Breakfast.
10. What if? 2 by Randall Munroe (Riverhead: $30) The author of the internet comic strip xkcd offers a second part exploring unusual scientific questions.
Fiction in Paperback
1. It starts with us by Colleen Hoover (Atria: $18)
2. It ends with us by Colleen Hoover (Atria: $17)
3. Project Hail Mary by Andy Weir (Ballantine: $20)
4. The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid (Washington Square: $17)
5. Best American Short Stories 2022 by Andrew Sean Greer, Heidi Pitlor (Editors) (Mariner: $18)
6. Cloud Cuckoo Land by Anthony Doerr (Scribner: $20)
7. The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller (Ecco: $18)
8. Where the crayfish sing by Delia Owens (Putnam: $18)
9th circle by Madeline Miller (Back Bay: $17)
10. The Netanyahus by Joshua Cohen (New York Review: $17)
Non-fiction book in paperback
1. Those precious days by Ann Patchett (Harper: $18)
2. The Best American Essays of 2022 by Alexander Chee, Robert Atwan (eds.) (Mariner: $18)
3. All about me! by Mel Brooks (Ballantine: $20)
4. Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari (Harper: $25)
5. The body keeps the score by Bessel van der Kolk (Penguin: $19)
6. All about love by Bell Hooks (Tomorrow: $17)
7. The years by Annie Ernaux, translated by Alison L. Strayer (Seven Stories: $20)
8. The unbound soul by Michael A. Singer (New Herald: $19)
9. The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz (Amber Allen: $13)
10. City of Quartz by Mike Davis (Verso: $22)
https://www.latimes.com/entertainment-arts/tv/story/2022-11-30/bestsellers-list-sunday-december-4 Bestsellers List Sunday, December 4