Paperback
Fiction

1. A DOG'S PURPOSE

(Forge , $9.99, $14.99) . By W. Bruce Cameron. A devoted dog finds meaning in his bond with the humans he loves. [2]

2. A MAN CALLED OVE

(Washington Square, $16). By Fredrik Backman. An old crank might just be softened by his new neighbors. [31]

3. THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN

(Riverhead, $9.99, $16). By Paula Hawkins. A woman witnesses a shocking crime. [24]

4. THE ALCHEMIST

(Harperone, $16.99). By Paulo Coelho. A Spanish shepherd boy goes on a journey of discovery through North Africa. [63]

5. ISLAND OF GLASS

(Berkley, $17). By Nora Roberts. The final installment of the Guardians trilogy. [3]

6. THE SELLOUT

(Picador, $16). By Paul Beatty. This satire of race and class in America won the 2016 Booker Prize. [9]

7. THE LITTLE PARIS BOOKSHOP

(Broadway, $16). By Nina George. Monsieur Perdu owns a floating bookstore on the Seine, which he takes to the south of France. [12]

8. THE SYMPATHIZER

(Grove, $16). By Viet Thanh Nguyen. A half-Vietnamese, half-French communist spy lives a double life in Los Angeles in this winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for fiction. [17]

9. MY GRANDMOTHER ASKED ME TO TELL YOU SHE’S SORRY

(Washington Square, $16). By Fredrik Backman. The death of her grandmother sends a little girl on an epic journey of absolution. [4]

10. AMERICANAH

(Anchor, $16). By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Young Nigerians struggle to adjust in new worlds at home and abroad. [10]

Nonfiction/General

1. ALEXANDER HAMILTON

(Penguin, $20). By Ron Chernow. [58]

2. MILK AND HONEY

(Andrews McMeel, $14.99) By Rupi Kaur. A collection of poetry and prose about survival. [28]

3. YOU ARE A BADASS: HOW TO STOP DOUBTING YOUR GREATNESS AND START LIVING AN AWESOME LIFE

(Running Press, $16). By Jen Sincero. [41]

4. HIDDEN FIGURES: THE AMERICAN DREAM AND THE UNTOLD STORY OF THE BLACK WOMEN MATHEMATICIANS WHO HELPED WIN THE SPACE RACE

(William Morrow, $15.99). By Margot Lee Shetterly. [3]

5. TRUMP: THE ART OF THE DEAL

(Ballantine, $16.99). By Donald J. Trump and Tony Schwartz. The mogul and president-elect on closing the deal. [6]

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

(Sentinel, $17). By Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger. [10]

7. THINKING FAST AND SLOW

(FSG, $16). By Daniel Kahneman. The Nobel Prize winner in the economic sciences examines our modes of thought. [21]

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

(Penguin, $17). By Daniel James Brown. [105]

9. JUST MERCY: A STORY OF JUSTICE AND REDEMPTION

(Spiegel & Grau, $16). By Bryan Stevenson. [32]

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

(Northfield, $15.99). By Gary D. Chapman. [205]

Hardcover
Fiction

1. THE WHISTLER

(Doubleday, $28.95). By John Grisham. A Florida judge may be taking mafia-linked bribes. [9]

2. THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD

(Doubleday, $26.95). By Colson Whitehead. A young slave makes a desperate bid for freedom. [17]

3. CROSS THE LINE

(Little, Brown, $29). By James Patterson. A killer is on the loose in the nation’s capital in Alex Cross’s latest investigation. [5]

4. NO MAN’S LAND

(Grand Central, $29). By David Baldacci. Special Agent John Puller reopens an investigation into the murder of his mother. His father is now a suspect. [6]

5. TWO BY TWO

(Grand Central, $27). By Nicholas Sparks. A man loses everything but tries to keep life normal for his daughter. [11]

6. SMALL GREAT THINGS

(Ballantine, $28.99). By Jodi Picoult. A black nurse stands trial when the baby of white supremacists dies in her care. [6]

7. COMMONWEALTH

(Harper, $27.99). By Ann Patchett. A chance encounter disrupts two marriages and the lives of six children. [12]

8. MOONGLOW

(Harper, $28.99). By Michael Chabon. A dying grandfather recounts in this autobiographical novel. [5]

9. TOM CLANCY: TRUE FAITH AND ALLEGIANCE

(Putnam, $29.95). By Mark Greaney. U.S. intelligence agencies are compromised, jeopardizing spying activities around the world. [3]

10. ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE

(Scribner, $27). By Anthony Doerr. A story of two children whose paths collide during World War II. [95]

NonFiction/General

1. HILLBILLY ELEGY: A MEMOIR OF A FAMILY AND CULTURE IN CRISIS

(Harper, $27.99). By J.D. Vance. [22]

2. THE UNDOING PROJECT: A FRIENDSHIP THAT CHANGED OUR MINDS

(Norton, $28.95). By Michael Lewis. [3]

3. BORN TO RUN

(Simon & Schuster, $32.50). By Bruce Springsteen. The memoir of the iconic singer-songwriter. [11]

4. KILLING THE RISING SUN: HOW AMERICA VANQUISHED WORLD WAR II JAPAN

(Henry Holt, $30). By Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard. [15]

5. THE MAGNOLIA STORY

(Thomas Nelson, $26.99). By Chip Gaines and Joanna Gaines. The hosts of HGTV’s “Fixer Upper” offer a look into their lives. [9]

6. HAMILTON: THE REVOLUTION

(Grand Central, $40). By Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jeremy McCarter . A companion book to the blockbuster Broadway musical. [25]

7. THANK YOU FOR BEING LATE: AN OPTIMIST'S GUIDE TO THRIVING IN THE AGE OF ACCELERATIONS

(FSG, $28). By Thomas L. Friedman. [4]

8. JESUS ALWAYS: EMBRACING JOY IN HIS PRESENCE

(Thomas Nelson, $15.99). By Sarah Young. [11]

9. BORN A CRIME: STORIES FROM A SOUTH AFRICAN CHILDHOOD

(Spiegel & Grau, $28). By Trevor Noah. [4]

10. SETTLE FOR MORE

(Harper, $29.99). By Megyn Kelly. The Fox News anchor reflects on the values and experiences that have shaped her life. [3]

Rankings reflect sales for the week ended Dec. 25.