Paperback
Fiction

1. A DOG'S PURPOSE

(Forge , $14.99) . By W. Bruce Cameron. A devoted dog finds meaning in his bond with the humans he loves. [5]

2. A MAN CALLED OVE

(Washington Square, $16). By Fredrik Backman. An old crank might just be softened by his new neighbors. [34]

3. POSTCARDS FROM THE EDGE

(Simon & Schuster, $16). By Carrie Fisher. A talented young actress enters a drug rehabilitation clinic. [1]

4. SWEET TOMORROWS

(Ballantine, $7.99). By Debbie Macomber. The concluding volume of the Rose Harbor series. [3]

5. THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN

(Riverhead, $16). By Paula Hawkins. A woman witnesses a shocking crime. [27]

6. THE ALCHEMIST

(Harperone, $16.99). By Paulo Coelho. A Spanish shepherd boy goes on a journey of discovery through North Africa. [66]

7. BIG LITTLE LIES

(Berkley, $16). By Liane Moriarty. Little lies become great, big, awful lies, causing a lot of drama for one Australian family. [5]

8. SILENCE

(Picador, $16). By Shusaku Endo. The faith of two Jesuit priests in feudal Japan is tested. [1]

9. THE MURDER HOUSE

(Vision, $9.99). By James Patterson and David Ellis. A former New York detective investigates a murder at a house with a brutal history. [6]

10. 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]

Nonfiction/General

1. 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. [6]

2. MILK AND HONEY

(Andrews McMeel, $14.99) By Rupi Kaur. A collection of poetry and prose about survival. [31]

3. POSTCARDS FROM THE EDGE

(Simon & Schuster, $16). By Carrie Fisher. A talented young actress enters a drug rehabilitation clinic. [1]

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

(Running Press, $16). By Jen Sincero. [44]

5. WISHFUL DRINKING

(Simon & Schuster, $13.99). By Carrie Fisher. THe late actress recounts her coming of age as Hollywood royalty and a cultural icon. [1]

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

(Northfield, $15.99). By Gary D. Chapman. [208]

7. ALEXANDER HAMILTON

(Penguin, $20). By Ron Chernow. [61]

8. START WITH WHY: HOW GREAT LEADERS INSPIRE EVERYONE TO TAKE ACTION

(Portfolio, $16). By Simon Sinek. [4]

9. THINKING FAST AND SLOW

(FSG, $16). By Daniel Kahneman. The Nobel Prize winner in the economic sciences examines our modes of thought. [22]

10. GETTING TO YES: NEGOTIATING AGREEMENT WITHOUT GIVING IN

(Penguin, $17). By Roger Fisher and William Ury. [23]

Hardcover
Fiction

1. THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD

(Doubleday, $26.95). By Colson Whitehead. A young slave makes a desperate bid for freedom. [20]

2. THE MISTRESS

(Delacorte, $28.99). By Danielle Steel. A painter falls in love with the beautiful mistress of a Russian billionaire. [2]

3. THE WHISTLER

(Doubleday, $28.95). By John Grisham. A Florida judge may be taking mafia-linked bribes. [12]

4. COMMONWEALTH

(Harper, $27.99). By Ann Patchett. A chance encounter disrupts two marriages and the lives of six children. [15]

5. 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. [8]

6. 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. [9]

7. SMALL GREAT THINGS

(Ballantine, $28.99). By Jodi Picoult. A black nurse stands trial when the baby of white supremacists dies in her care. [9]

8. DIFFICULT WOMEN

(Grove, $25). By Roxane Gay. A story collection by the noted feminist writer. [1]

9. A GENTLEMAN IN MOSCOW

(Viking, $27). By Amor Towles. A Russian aristocrat is under house arrest in Moscow. [5]

10. TWO BY TWO

(Grand Central, $27). By Nicholas Sparks. A man loses everything but tries to keep life normal for his daughter. [14]

NonFiction/General

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

(Harper, $27.99). By J.D. Vance. [25]

2. THREE DAYS IN JANUARY: DWIGHT EISENHOWER’S FINAL MISSION

(William Morrow, $28.99). By Bret Baier. [1]

3. THE PRINCESS DIARIST

(Blue Rider, $26). By Carrie Fisher. [3]

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

(Norton, $28.95). By Michael Lewis. [6]

5. TOOLS OF TITANS: THE TACTICS, ROUTINES, AND HABITS OF BILLIONAIRES, ICONS, AND WORLD-CLASS PERFORMERS

(HMH, $28). By Tim Ferriss. [4]

6. JESUS ALWAYS: EMBRACING JOY IN HIS PRESENCE

(Thomas Nelson, $15.99). By Sarah Young. [14]

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

(William Morrow, $27.99). By Margot Lee Shetterly. [3]

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

(FSG, $28). By Thomas L. Friedman. [7]

9. BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME

(Spiegel and Grau, $24). By Ta-Nehisi Coates. A black father writes his son a letter about race in America. [57]

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

(Ten Speed, $16.99). By Marie Kondo. [85]

Rankings reflect sales for the week ended Jan. 15.