Paperback
Fiction

1. 1984

(Signet, $9.99). By George Orwell. A novel of the perils of a totalitarian police state. [10]

2. A MAN CALLED OVE

(Washington Square, $16). By Fredrik Backman. An old crank might just be softened by his new neighbors. [38]

3. IT CAN’T HAPPEN HERE

(Signet, $9.99). By Sinclair Lewis. A populist president becomes a dictator. [2]

4. THE HANDMAID’S TALE

(Anchor, $15.95). By Margaret Atwood. A dystopian novel set in a theocratic-totalitarian state. [3]

5. A DOG'S PURPOSE

(Forge , $14.99) . By W. Bruce Cameron. A devoted dog finds meaning in his bond with the humans he loves. [9]

6. SOMEONE TO HOLD

(Jove, $7.99). By Mary Balogh. A scandal leads an aristocratic woman to teach at an orphanage where she might also find love. [1]

7. BRITT-MARIE WAS HERE

(Washington Square, $16). By Fredrik Backman. An awkward woman finds her place in a town of misfits. [1]

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. [18]

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. [7]

10. THE APARTMENT

(Dell, $8.99). By Danielle Steel. Four women share an apartment and their lives, in New York. [3]

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. [10]

2. MILK AND HONEY

(Andrews McMeel, $14.99) By Rupi Kaur. A collection of poetry and prose about survival. [35]

3. WE SHOULD ALL BE FEMINISTS

(Anchor, $7.95). By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. [9]

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

(Running Press, $16). By Jen Sincero. [48]

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

(Northfield, $15.99). By Gary D. Chapman. [212]

6. INSIDE A U.S. EMBASSY: DIPLOMACY AT WORK, THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO THE FOREIGN SERVICE

(Potomac, $22.95). By Shawn Dorman [1]

7. I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO: A COMPANION EDITION TO THE DOCUMENTARY FILM DIRECTED BY RAOUL PECK

(Vintage, $15). By James Baldwin. [1]

8. ALEXANDER HAMILTON

(Penguin, $20). By Ron Chernow. [65]

9. THE FOUR AGREEMENTS: A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO PERSONAL FREEDOM

(Amber-Allen $12.95). By Don Miguel Ruiz. [8]

10. THE ELEMENTS OF STYLE

(Longman, $9.95). By William Strunk Jr. and E.B. White. [24]

Hardcover
Fiction

1. NORSE MYTHOLOGY

(Norton, $25.95). By Neil Gaiman. The popular author retells the great northern tales of Odin, Thor and Loki. [1]

2. ECHOES IN DEATH

(St. Martin's, $27.99). By J.D. Robb. Eve Dallas’s latest investigation might take her face to face with the devil incarnate. [1]

3. THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD

(Doubleday, $26.95). By Colson Whitehead. A young slave makes a desperate bid for freedom. [24]

4. UNIVERSAL HARVESTER

(FSG, $25). By John Darnielle. Someone is splicing disturbing scenes into rental movies. [1]

5. NEVER NEVER

(Little, Brown, $28). By James Patterson and Candice Fox. The brother of a top sex crimes investigator is arrested for the murder of three young women. [4]

6. THE WHISTLER

(Doubleday, $28.95). By John Grisham. A Florida judge may be taking mafia-linked bribes. [16]

7. THE REFUGEES

(Grove, $25). By Viet Thanh Nguyen. A story collection by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of “The Sympathizer.” [1]

8. COMMONWEALTH

(Harper, $27.99). By Ann Patchett. A chance encounter disrupts two marriages and the lives of six children. [17]

9. THE GIRL BEFORE

(Ballantine, $27). By J.P. Delaney. Two women are destroyed when they choose to live in a mysterious house. [3]

10. MY (NOT SO) PERFECT LIFE

(Dial, $28). By Sophie Kinsella. A recently fired woman finds work on a vacation farm until her old boss shows up. [1]

NonFiction/General

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

(Harper, $27.99). By J.D. Vance. [29]

2. TEARS WE CANNOT STOP: A SERMON TO WHITE AMERICA

(St. Martin's, $24.99). By Michael Eric Dyson [4]

3. I AM A CHURCH MEMBER: DISCOVERING THE ATTITUDE THAT MAKES THE DIFFERENCE

(B&H Books, $12.99). By Thom S. Rainer. [1]

4. 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. [7]

5. HIT MAKERS: THE SCIENCE OF POPULARITY IN AN AGE OF DISTRACTION

(Penguin Press, $28). By Derek Thompson. [1]

6. REST IN POWER: THE ENDURING LIFE OF TRAYVON MARTIN

(Spiegel & Grau, $26). By Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin. [1]

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

(HMH, $28). By Tim Ferriss. [8]

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

(Henry Holt, $30). By Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard. [16]

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

(William Morrow, $28.99). By Bret Baier. [5]

10. JESUS ALWAYS: EMBRACING JOY IN HIS PRESENCE

(Thomas Nelson, $15.99). By Sarah Young. [17]

Rankings reflect sales for the week ended Feb. 12.