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About Us - Talking Book Services - Digital Bestsellers

The bestseller report compiled monthly by NLS combines information taken from the bestseller lists of the Los Angeles Times, the New York Times, and the Washington Post. Bestsellers are included in the report when they appear on one of the above bestseller lists for a month or more.

The acronyms used for newspapers and book clubs in the NLS bestseller report are

LAT - Los Angeles Times
NYT - New York Times
WP - Washington Post

The April 2017 Bestsellers List


Fiction Bestsellers

Black Book, The Patterson, James WP/NYT DB
Cutthroat, The Cussler, Clive WP/NYT DB
Dangerous Games Steel, Danielle WP/LAT/NYT DB
Devil's Triangle, The Coulter, Catherine NYT DB
Exit West Hamid, Mohsin WP/LAT/NYT DB
Humans, Bow Down Patterson, James NYT DB 87480
Idiot, The Batuman, Elif LAT DB
If Not For You Macomber, Debbie NYT DB 87546/BR
In This Grave Hour Winspeak, Jacqueline LAT DB/BR
Leopard's Fury Feehan, Christine NYT DB
Mississippi Blood Iles, Greg NYT DB
NK3 Tolkin, Michael LAT DB
Piece of the World, A Kline, Christina Baker LAT/NYT DB/BR
Precious and Grace Smith, Alexander McCall LAT DB
Refugees, The Nguyen, Viet Thanh LAT DB
Six Four Yokoyama, Hideo LAT DB
Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane, The See, Lisa LAT/NYT DB
Universal Harvester Darnielle, John LAT DB 87298
Vicious Circle Box, C.J. LAT/NYT DB
Women in the Castle, The Shattuck, Jessica WP/NYT DB

Nonfiction Bestsellers

Blitzed Ohler, Norman LAT DB
Colony in a Nation, A Hayes, Chris NYT DB
Daily Show, The Smith, Chris LAT/NYT DB
Dear Ijeawele Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi WP/LAT/NYT DB
Dodge City Clavin, Tom LAT DB 87428
Homo Deus Harari, Yuval Noah WP/LAT/NYT DB
I Am Not Your Negro Baldwin, James WP/NYT DB/BR
Insane Clown President Taibbi, Matt LAT DB 87548
Moth Presents All These Wonders, The Burns, Catherine LAT DB
Old School O'Reilly, Bill WP/NYT DB
On Tyranny Snyder, Timothy WP/NYT DB 87586
Portraits of Courage Bush, George W WP/NYT DB 87551
South and West Didion, Joan LAT DB 87553
Stranger in the Woods, The Finkel, Michael NYT DB 87555/BR
This Life I Live Feek, Rory NYT DB
Three Days in January Baier, Bret WP/LAT/NYT DB
Trump's War Savage, Michael NYT DB
Unshakeable Robbins,Tony WP DB/BR

Key to Status   Status Meaning
On Order   The book has been ordered and is under consideration for addition to the collection.
BR and/or DB with no number   The book has been selected for inclusion in the collection and the media for production has been determined: BR denotes braille, DB denotes digital audio
BR and/orDB with a number   The book has been assigned to a producer and the book is on the current copy allotment list or will be on the next copy allotment list. Numbered books on this list will not appear on the next bestseller list.
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