1. 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.
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. The last chairlift by John Irving (Simon & Schuster: $38) A ghost story that begins in 1941 when a competitive skier gives birth to an illegitimate baby.
5. Care by Claire Keegan (Grove: $20) In Ireland, a father leaves his daughter on a farm to be raised by family members.
6th Liberation Day by George Saunders (Random House: $28) Another collection from the celebrated short story author.
7. Tomorrow and tomorrow and tomorrow by Gabrielle Zevin (Button: $28) Lifelong BFFs collaborate on a hugely successful video game.
8. 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.
9. Lessons in chemistry by Bonnie Garmus (Doubleday: $29) In the 1960s, a chemist becomes a single mother, then a celebrity chef.
10. Shuna’s journey by Hayao Miyazaki Translated by Alex Dudok de Wit (First Second: $28) The Japanese animator tells the story of a young prince who strives to improve the lives of his people.
1. Giving up by Bono (Button: $34) The U2 frontman tells his story in 40 songs.
2. Go-to dinner by Ina Garten (Clarkson Potter: $35) A cookbook by Barefoot Contessa on TV.
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. Cinema speculation by Quentin Tarantino (Harper: $35) The Oscar-winning filmmaker talks about the films and filmmakers that have most impacted his career.
5. The philosophy of modern song by Bob Dylan (Simon & Schuster: $45) The quintessential singer-songwriter offers his take on his craft and American music.
6. What’s for dessert by Claire Saffitz (Clarkson Potter: $38) A cookbook by the author of Dessert Person.
7. Friends, Lovers, and the Big Terrible Thing by Matthew Perry (Flatiron: $30) A memoir by the actor best known for the TV series Friends.
8. The song of the cell by Siddhartha Mukherjee (Scribner: $33) Medical researcher explores the science of cells, from their discovery to what we know today.
9. And there was light by Jon Meacham (Random House: $40) A biography of President Abraham Lincoln.
10. Solito by Javier Zamora (Hogarth: $28) The poet tells the story of his arduous journey from El Salvador to the United States at the age of 9.
Fiction in Paperback
1. It starts with us by Colleen Hoover (Atria: $18)
2. It ends with us by Colleen Hoover (Atria: $17)
3. The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid (Washington Square: $17)
4. The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller (Ecco: $18)
5. Cloud Cuckoo Land by Anthony Doerr (Scribner: $20)
6th circle by Madeline Miller (Back Bay: $17)
7. Clare and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro (Vintage: $17)
8. Intersection by Jonathan Franzen (Picador: $20)
9. The Seven Moons by Maali Almeida by Shehan Karunatilaka (Norton: $19)
10. Where the crayfish sing by Delia Owens (Putnam: $18)
Non-fiction book in paperback
1. All about love by Bell Hooks (Tomorrow: $17)
2. The body records the score by Bessel van der Kolk (Penguin: $19)
3. City of Quartz by Mike Davis (Verso: $22)
4. Fluff by Mary Roach (Norton: $17)
5. Those precious days by Ann Patchett (Harper: $18)
6. All about me! by Mel Brooks (Ballantine: $20)
7. Braid sweet grass by Robin Wall Kimmerer (Milkweed: $20)
8. The Love Recipe by John Gottman, Julie Schwartz Gottman (Penguin Life: $15)
9. Entangled life by Merlin Sheldrake (Random House: $18)
10. Orwell’s Roses by Rebecca Solnit (Penguin: $18)
https://www.latimes.com/entertainment-arts/books/story/2022-11-16/bestsellers-list-sunday-november-20 Bestsellers List Sunday, Nov. 20