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. 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. Galatea by Madeline Miller (Ecco: $12) A reinterpretation of Galatea and Pygmalion from Greek mythology by the author of The Song of Achilles.
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. Lessons in chemistry by Bonnie Garmus (Doubleday: $29) In the 1960s, a chemist becomes a single mother, then a celebrity chef.
9. Care by Claire Keegan (Grove: $20) In Ireland, a father leaves his daughter on a farm to be raised by family members.
10. 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.
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. 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.
3. A diary by Patti Smith (Random House: $29) A photo essay from the Rock & Roll Hall of Famer.
4. Giving up by Bono (Button: $34) The U2 frontman tells his story in 40 songs.
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. Novelist as a profession by Haruki Murakami (Button: $28) The author discusses the craft of novel writing.
7. Go-To Dinner by Ina Garten (Clarkson Potter: $35) A cookbook by Barefoot Contessa on TV.
8. Cinema speculation by Quentin Tarantino (Harper: $35) The Oscar-winning filmmaker talks about the films and filmmakers that have most impacted his career.
9. 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.
10. Enthusiastic chefs by Deb Perelman (Button: $35) A cookbook by author-podcaster Smitten Kitchen.
Fiction in Paperback
1. It starts with us by Colleen Hoover (Atria: $18)
2. Project Hail Mary by Andy Weir (Ballantine: $20)
3. The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid (Washington Square: $17)
4th circle by Madeline Miller (Back Bay: $17)
5. The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller (Ecco: $18)
6. Legends & Latte by Travis Baldree (Goal: $18)
7. My year of rest and relaxation by Ottessa Moshfegh (Penguin: $17)
8. Cloud Cuckoo Land by Anthony Doerr (Scribner: $20)
9. The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman (Penguin: $17)
10. Best American Short Stories 2022 by Andrew Sean Greer, Heidi Pitlor (Editors) (Mariner: $18)
Non-fiction book in paperback
1. Those precious days by Ann Patchett (Harper: $18)
2. All about me! by Mel Brooks (Ballantine: $20)
3. All about love by Bell Hooks (Tomorrow: $17)
4. The body records the score by Bessel van der Kolk (Penguin: $19)
5. The Best American Essays of 2022 by Alexander Chee, Robert Atwan (Editors) (Mariner: $18)
6. Bow down to Bethlehem by Joan Didion (FSG: $17)
7. Realm of Pain by Patrick Radden Keefe (anchor: $18)
8. The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion (Year: $17)
9. Small beautiful things by Cheryl Strayed (Year: $17)
10. Braid sweet grass by Robin Wall Kimmerer (Milkweed: $20)
https://www.latimes.com/entertainment-arts/books/story/2022-11-23/bestsellers-list-sunday-november-27 Bestsellers List Sunday, November 27