1 THE FOUR WINDS (St. Martin’s, $28.99). By Kristin Hannah. A desperate woman organizes a farmworkers union during the Great Depression.
2 THE MIDNIGHT LIBRARY (Viking, $26). By Matt Haig. A regretful woman finds herself in a magical library, where she gets to play out her life had she made different choices.
3 THE VANISHING HALF (Riverhead, $27). By Brit Bennett. Identical twin sisters grow into women with different racial identities, leaving their daughters to grapple with issues of identity and authenticity.
4 HAMNET (Knopf, $26.95). By Maggie O’Farrell. An account of Shakespeare and his wife’s early marriage, and the grief they share over their only son’s untimely death.
5 THE INVISIBLE LIFE OF ADDIE LARUE (Tor, $26.99). By V.E. Schwab. A young woman’s bargain for immortality renders her cursed to be forgotten by anyone she meets.
6 THE PARIS LIBRARY (Atria, $28). By Janet Skeslien Charles. A librarian from the American Library in Paris joins the Resistance during World War II.
7 THE SANATORIUM (Pamela Dorman, $27). By Sarah Pearse. A detective searches for a missing woman amid rising panic from other guests at an isolated hotel in the Swiss Alps.
8 A COURT OF SILVER FLAMES (Bloomsbury, $28). By Sarah J. Maas. Two weary fighters must overcome their pasts in the final installment of the “A Court of Thorns and Roses” series.
9 ANXIOUS PEOPLE (Atria, $28). By Fredrik Backman. A failed bank robber holds a group of anxious strangers as hostages.
10 NO ONE IS TALKING ABOUT THIS (Riverhead, $25). By Patricia Lockwood. A social media star explores the depths of the online world until real life intervenes.


1 THE BOY, THE MOLE, THE FOX AND THE HORSE (Harper One, $22.99). By Charlie Mackesy. The British illustrator brings fables about unlikely friendships to life.
2 HOW TO AVOID A CLIMATE DISASTER (Knopf, $26.95). By Bill Gates. The billionaire philanthropist offers concrete ideas for averting a climate catastrophe.
3 CASTE (Random House, $32). By Isabel Wilkerson. America’s racial divisions are examined and reframed as a caste system.
4 THE SUM OF US (One World, $28). By Heather McGhee. The author tackles the struggle for racial equality through the lens of economic and sociopolitical dysfunction.
5 FOUR HUNDRED SOULS (One World, $32). Edited by Ibram X. Kendi and Keisha N. Blain. Two award-winning authors collaborate with other prominent Black writers to chronicle 400 years of African American history.
6 A SWIM IN A POND IN THE RAIN (Random House, $28). By George Saunders. The award-winning author shares his approach to fiction by analyzing the short stories of four Russian writers.
7 UNTAMED (Dial, $28). By Glennon Doyle. A memoir and a wake-up call for people who want to learn to listen to themselves.
8 A PROMISED LAND (Crown, $45). By Barack Obama. In this first volume of his memoir, the former president reflects on his political rise and his initial term in the White House.
9 KEEP SHARP (Simon & Schuster, $28). By Sanjay Gupta. The neurosurgeon and chief medical correspondent for CNN offers advice on how to prevent cognitive decline.
10 THINK AGAIN (Viking, $28). By Adam Grant. An organizational psychologist explains how there is wisdom in unlearning and rethinking our beliefs.

Rankings reflect sales for the week ended Feb. 28. The charts may not be reproduced without permission from the American Booksellers Association, the trade association for independent bookstores in the United States, and Copyright 2021 American Booksellers Association. (The bestseller lists alternate between hardcover and paperback each week.)