Paperback
Fiction

1. THE MARTIAN

(Broadway, $15). By Andy Weir. An astronaut is stranded alone on Mars. He tries to survive against impossible odds. [27]

2. THE ALCHEMIST

(Harperone, $16.99). By Paulo Coelho. A Spanish shepherd boy goes on a journey of discovery through North Africa. [30]

3. MEMORY MAN

(Grand Central, $15.99). By David Baldacci. Amos Decker, a detective with a perfect memory, searches for the man who murdered his family. [2]

4. TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

(Grand Central, $8.99). By Harper Lee. The Pulitzer Prize-winning tale set in the Depression-era South. [70]

5. GRAY MOUNTAIN

(Dell, $9.99). By John Grisham. A big-city lawyer moves to Appalachia and takes on a giant coal company. [6]

6. OF MICE AND MEN

(Penguin, $11). By John Steinbeck. The story of George and Lennie, California laborers, during the Great Depression. [8]

7. THE ESCAPE

(Vision, $9.99) By David Baldacci. John Puller’s brother escapes from prison, leading the Army special investigator into the country’s largest manhunt. [11]

8. MY BRILLIANT FRIEND

(Europa Editions, $17). By Elena Ferrante. Book One of the Neapolitan novels. [1]

9. EVE

(Howard, $16). By Wm. Paul Young. A woman who gave birth to all humanity, suddenly reappears. [2]

10. THE THINGS THEY CARRIED

(Mariner, $15.95). By Tim O'Brien. A classic meditation on the Vietnam War. [3]

Nonfiction/General

1. CRUCIAL CONVERSATIONS: TOOLS FO R TALKING WHEN THE STAKES ARE HIGH, SECOND EDITION

(McGraw-Hill, $20). By Kerry Patterson. [17]

2. OUTLIERS: THE STORY OF SUCCESS

(Back Bay, $16.99). By Malcolm Gladwell. Challenging assumptions about success. [43]

3. GETTING TO YES: NEGOTIATING AGREEMENT WITHOUT GIVING IN

(Penguin, $17). By Roger Fisher and William Ury. [19]

4. ONE SMALL STEP CAN CHANGE YOUR LIFE: THE KAIZEN WAY

(Workman, $9.95). By Robert Maurer. [1]

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

(Penguin, $17). By Daniel James Brown. [70]

6. JUST MERCY: A STORY OF JUSTICE AND REDEMPTION

(Spiegel & Grau, $16). By Bryan Stevenson. [6]

7. THE ELEMENTS OF STYLE

(Longman, $9.95). By William Strunk Jr. and E.B. White. [31]

8. NIGHT

(Hill & Wang, $9.95). By Elie Wiesel. The terrifying account of his experiences in Nazi concentration camps during World War II. [106]

9. MINDSET: THE NEW PSYCHOLOGY OF SUCCESS

(Ballantine, $16). By Carol S. Dweck. [49]

10. THE GIFTS OF IMPERFECTION: LET GO OF WHO YOU THINK YOU’RE SUPPOSED TO BE AND EMBRACE WHO YOU ARE

(Hazelden, $14.95). By Brene Brown. [15]

Hardcover
Fiction

1. COME RAIN OR COME SHINE

(Putnam, $27.95). By Jan Karon. Dooley Kavanagh is about to marry his soul mate, Lace Harper. [1]

2. THE GIRL IN THE SPIDER’S WEB

(Knopf, $27.95). By David Lagercrantz. Lisbeth Salander and Mikael Blomkvist return and find themselves tangled in a web of spies and cybercriminals. [4]

3. ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE

(Scribner, $27). By Anthony Doerr. A story of two children whose paths collide during World War II. [54]

4. MAKE ME

(Delacorte, $28.99). By Lee Child. A mysterious woman sends Jack Reacher on an adventure through the hidden parts of the Internet. [3]

5. GO SET A WATCHMAN

(Harper, $27.99). By Harper Lee. Two decades after the events of “To Kill a Mockingbird,” Scout returns home to visit Atticus Finch. [11]

6. FATES AND FURIES

(Riverhead, $27.95). By Lauren Groff. A perfect marriage may not be as perfect as it appears. [2]

7. THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN

(Riverhead, $26.95). By Paula Hawkins. A woman on a train, witnesses a shocking crime. [37]

8. DEVOTED IN DEATH

(Putnam, $27.95). By J.D. Robb. Eve Dallas pursues a murderous couple. [2]

9. PURITY

(FSG, $28). By Jonathan Franzen. A young college graduates becomes an intern for a rogue Web site. [4]

10. X

(Marian Wood Books/Putnam, $28.95). By Sue Grafton. Kinsey Millhone must prove her case against a serial killer before she becomes his next victim. [4]

NonFiction/General

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

(Henry Holt, $30). By Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard. [1]

2. WHY NOT ME?

(Crown Archetype, $25). By Mindy Kaling. An essay collection by the author of “Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?” [2]

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

(Ten Speed, $16.99). By Marie Kondo. [38]

4. BIG MAGIC: CREATIVE LIVING BEYOND FEAR

(Riverhead, $24.95). By Elizabeth Gilbert. [1]

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. [11]

6. FURIOUSLY HAPPY: A FUNNY BOOK ABOUT HORRIBLE THINGS

(Flatiron, $26.99). By Jenny Lawson. [1]

7. THE COURT AND THE WORLD: AMERICAN LAW AND THE NEW GLOBAL REALITIES

(Knopf, $27.95). By Stephen Breyer. [1]

8. SWITCH: HOW TO CHANGE THINGS WHEN CHANGE IS HARD

(Broadway, $26). By Chip Heath and Dan Heath. [5]

9. GOOD TO GREAT: WHY SOME COMPANIES MAKE THE LEAP...AND OTHERS DON’T

(HarperBusiness, $29.99). By Jim Collins. [11]

10. RISING STRONG

(Spiegel & Grau, $27). By Brené Brown. How vulnerability is the key ingredient to love, belonging, creativity,and joy. [5]

Rankings reflect sales for the week ended Sept. 27.