Paperback
Fiction

1. THE MARTIAN

(Broadway, $15). By Andy Weir. An astronaut is stranded alone on Mars. He tries to survive against impossible odds. [37]

2. THE MAN IN THE HIGH CASTLE

(Mariner, $14.95). By Philip K. Dick. A dystopian classic of a world ruled by Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan, now an Internet TV drama. [3]

3. STARS OF FORTUNE

(Berkley, $17). By Nora Roberts. Five people are drawn to the island of Corfu to fulfill an ancient prophecy. [5]

4. MY BRILLIANT FRIEND

(Europa Editions, $17). By Elena Ferrante. Book One of the Neapolitan novels. [3]

5. INVISIBLE

(Vision, $9.99). By James Patterson and David Ellis. FBI researcher Emmy Dockery takes tries to solve a series of criminal cases on her own. [5]

6. PEGASUS

(Dell, $7.99). By Danielle Steel. Two affluent German families are thrown into disarray with the outbreak of World War II. [1]

7. THE ALCHEMIST

(Harperone, $16.99). By Paulo Coelho. A Spanish shepherd boy goes on a journey of discovery through North Africa. [40]

8. THE WALKING DEAD: COMPENDIUM THREE

(Image, $59.99). By Robert Kirkman and Charlie Adlard. [1]

9. BLOOD KISS

(Signet, $7.99). By J.R. Ward. A young woman joins the Black Dagger Brotherhood until an act of violent tears apart the group. [1]

10. TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

(Grand Central, $8.99). By Harper Lee. The Pulitzer Prize-winning tale set in the Depression-era South. [75]

Nonfiction/General

1. THE BOYS IN THE BOAT: NINE AMERICANS AND THEIR EPIC QUEST FOR GOLD AT THE 1936 BERLIN OLYMPICS

(Penguin, $17). By Daniel James Brown. [80]

2. POGUE’S BASICS: LIFE: ESSENTIAL TIPS AND SHORTCUTS (THAT NO ONE BOTHERS TO TELL YOU) FOR SIMPLIFYING YOUR DAY

(Flatiron, $19.99). By David Pogue. [1]

3. ALEXANDER HAMILTON

(Penguin, $20). By Ron Chernow. [4]

4. I AM MALALA: THE GIRL WHO STOOD UP FOR EDUCATION AND WAS SHOT BY THE TALIBAN

(Back Bay, $16). By Malala Yousafzai. [24]

5. 100 DEADLY SKILLS: THE SEAL OPERATIVE’S GUIDE TO ELUDING PURSUERS, EVADING CAPTURE, AND SURVIVING ANY DANGEROUS SITUATION

(Touchstone, $18). By Clint Emerson. [8]

6. GETTING TO YES: NEGOTIATING AGREEMENT WITHOUT GIVING IN

(Penguin, $17). By Roger Fisher and William Ury. [20]

7. YES PLEASE

(Dey Street, $16.99). By Amy Poehler. Reflections, vignettes, poems and mantras by the Saturday Night Live personality. [20]

8. THE DEVIL IN THE WHITE CITY: MURDER, MAGIC, AND MADNESS AT THE FAIR THAT CHANGED AMERICA

(Vintage, $16). By Erik Larson. A killer preys on Chicago residents amid the 1893 World's Fair. [133]

9. THE 5 LOVE LANGUAGES: THE SECRET TO LOVE THAT LASTS

(Northfield, $15.99). By Gary D. Chapman. [154]

10. IN THE HEART OF THE SEA: THE TRAGEDY OF THE WHALESHIP ESSEX

(Penguin,$17) By by Nathaniel Philbrick. [2]

Hardcover
Fiction

1. THE GUILTY

(Grand Central, $28). By David Baldacci. Will Robie returns to his Mississippi hometown to defend his father who’s charged with murder. [3]

2. ROGUE LAWYER

(Doubleday, $28.95). By John Grisham. Street lawyer Sebastian Rudd operates his practice out of a bulletproof van. [7]

3. TOM CLANCY’S COMMANDER IN CHIEF

(Putnam, $29.95). By Mark Greaney. President Jack Ryan must contend with an expansionist Russia causing chaos abroad. [1]

4. CROSS JUSTICE

(Little, Brown, $29). By James Patterson. Alex Cross, home to North Carolina, pursues his cousin’s innocence and his own personal demons. [2]

5. THE BAZAAR OF BAD DREAMS: STORIES

(Scribner, $30). By Stephen King. [5]

6. SEE ME

(Grand Central, $27). By Nicholas Sparks. A former criminal and a lawyer fall in love. [8]

7. ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE

(Scribner, $27). By Anthony Doerr. A story of two children whose paths collide during World War II. [64]

8. PRECIOUS GIFTS

(Delacorte, $28). By Danielle Steel. A bon vivant who was a careless father, tries to make amends in his will. [1]

9. TRICKY TWENTY-TWO

(Bantam, $28). By Janet Evanovich. Stephanie Plum investigates some funny business at a college fraternity. [3]

10. THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN

(Riverhead, $26.95). By Paula Hawkins. A woman on a train witnesses a shocking crime. [40]

NonFiction/General

1. HUMANS OF NEW YORK: STORIES

(St. Martin’s, $29.99). By Brandon Stanton. [3]

2. THE LIFE-CHANGING MAGIC OF TIDYING UP: THE JAPANESE ART OF DECLUTTERING AND ORGANIZING

(Ten Speed, $16.99). By Marie Kondo. [48]

3. THOMAS JEFFERSON AND THE TRIPOLI PIRATES: THE FORGOTTEN WAR THAT CHANGED AMERICAN HISTORY

(Sentinel, $27.95). By Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger. [5]

4. KILLING REAGAN: THE VIOLENT ASSAULT THAT CHANGED A PRESIDENCY

(Henry Holt, $30). By Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard. [10]

5. BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME

(Spiegel & Grau, $24). By Ta-Nehisi Coates. A black father pens for his son a letter about race in America. [19]

6. THING EXPLAINER: COMPLICATED STUFF IN SIMPLE WORDS

(HMH, $24.95). By Randall Munroe [2]

7. DESTINY AND POWER: THE AMERICAN ODYSSEY OF GEORGE HERBERT WALKER BUSH

(Random House, $35). By Jon Meacham. [4]

8. WHAT IF?: SERIOUS SCIENTIFIC ANSWERS TO ABSURD HYPOTHETICAL QUESTIONS

(HMH, $24). By Randall Munroe. [21]

9. HUMANS OF NEW YORK

(St. Martin’s, $29.99). By Brandon Stanton. Photos of residents throughout the city. [8]

10. SPQR: A HISTORY OF ANCIENT ROME

(Liveright, $35). By Mary Beard. [1]

Rankings reflect sales for the week ended Dec. 6.