1 THE HILL WE CLIMB (Viking, $15.99). By Amanda Gorman. A keepsake edition of President Biden’s inaugural poem by the first U.S. youth poet laureate.
2 PROJECT HAIL MARY (Ballantine, $28.99). By Andy Weir. The lone survivor on a spaceship must figure out how to save the earth from destruction.
3 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.
4 KLARA AND THE SUN (Knopf, $28). By Kazuo Ishiguro. Solar-powered robot Klara, an “artificial friend,” is selected as a companion for a sickly child.
5 GREAT CIRCLE (Knopf, $28.95). By Maggie Shipstead. An aviator goes missing over Antarctica and a century later an actress stars in a movie about the disappearance.
6 THE FOUR WINDS (St. Martin’s, $28.99). By Kristin Hannah. A desperate woman moves with her two children to California during the Great Depression.
7 WHEREABOUTS (Knopf, $24). By Jhumpa Lahiri. A lonely woman watches people while she wanders around Italy and becomes preoccupied with death.
8 SOOLEY (Doubleday, $28.95). By John Grisham. A Sudanese basketball player on a scholarship arrives in the United States just as his home country descends into civil war.
9 THE LAST THING HE TOLD ME (Simon and Schuster, $27). By Laura Dave. Looking for answers about her husband’s disappearance, a wife and her recalcitrant stepdaughter discover shocking secrets.
10 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.


1 THE PREMONITION (W.W. Norton, $30). By Michael Lewis. The best-selling author recounts the story of health experts who fought to raise the alarm over the pandemic.
2 FINDING THE MOTHER TREE (Knopf, $28.95.) By Suzanne Simard. An ecologist illuminates the connections between trees and people.
3 CRYING IN H MART (Knopf, $26.95). By Michelle Zauner. A Korean American indie rock star chronicles her relationship with her late mother and their shared culture.
4 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.
5 PERSIST (Metropolitan, $27.99). By Elizabeth Warren. The senator shares how she developed her own perspectives on political transformations.
6 THE BOMBER MAFIA (Little, Brown, $27). By Malcolm Gladwell. How a strategy to reduce bloodshed with precision bombing during World War II was thwarted by military leaders.
7 CASTE (Random House, $32). By Isabel Wilkerson. America’s racial divisions are examined and reframed as a caste system.
8 WORLD TRAVEL (Ecco, $35). By Anthony Bourdain and Laurie Woolever. Notes from the late television host and chef about his favorite travel spots are accompanied by essays from his friends and family.
9 UNTAMED (Dial, $28). By Glennon Doyle. A memoir and a wake-up call for people who want to learn to listen to themselves.
10 WHAT HAPPENED TO YOU? (Flatiron, $28.99.) By Oprah Winfrey and Bruce D. Perry. Scientific and emotional insights into how trauma shapes our later experiences.

Rankings reflect sales for the week ended May 9. 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.)