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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

USAT - USA Today (Source added with the September 2018 List)

The September 2018 Bestsellers List


Fiction Bestsellers

Cherry Walker, Nico LAT DB 91980
Death of Mrs. Westaway, The Ware, Ruth WP/LAT/NYT DB 92117
Double Life, A Berry, Flynn LAT DB 92238
Fall of Gondolin, The Tolkien, J.RR. NYT DB/BR
Feared Scottoline, Lisa NYT DB 91938
Hope Never Dies Shaffer, Andrew WP DB92025
Incendiaries, The Kwon, R.O. LAT DB 91848
My Dear Hamilton Dray, Stephanie WP DB 92114
Other Woman, The Silva, Daniel WP/LAT/NYT DB 92160
Outsider, The King, Stephen WP/LAT/NYT DB 92110
Paradox Coulter, Catherine WP/NYT/USAT DB
Pieces of Her Slaughter, Karin NYT DB/BR
Simple Favor, A Bell, Darcey NYT/USAT DB
Spymaster Thor, Brad WP/LAT/NYT DB 92223
Tailspin Brown, Sandra LAT/NYT/USAT DB 91916
Texas Ranger Patterson, James LAT/NYT/USAT DB 92241
To Die But Once Winspear, Jacqueline LAT DB 91934

Nonfiction Bestsellers

Bullship Jobs Graeber, David LAT DB
Death of a Nation D'Souza, Dinesh NYT DB 91954
Death of Truth, The Kakutani, Michiko LAT/NYT DB 91868
Don't Stop the Presses Morrison, Patt LAT DB 91987
Dopesick Macy, Beth LAT DB 91915
Everything Trump Touches Dies Wilson, Rick LAT/NYT DB
Indianapolis Vincent, Lynn WP/LAT/NYT DB
Killing the Deep State Corsi, Jerome R. LAT/NYT DB 92128
Liars, Leakers, and Liberals Pirro, Jeanine WP/NYT/USAT DB 91912
Lincoln's Last Trial Abrams, Dan NYT DB 92216
Paul Simon Hilburn, Robert LAT DB 91769
Plot to Destroy Democracy, The Nance, Malcolm NYT DB 91798
Pops Chabon, Michael LAT DB 92129
Restless Wave, The McCain, John WP/LAT/NYT DB 91768
Russia Hoax, The Jarrett, Gregg WP/LAT/NYT DB
Sun Does Shine, The Hinton, Anthony Ray NYT BR
Three Days in Moscow Baier, Bret WP/LAT/NYT DB 92130
Unhinged Newman, Omarosa Manigault WP/LAT/NYT DB 92159
White Fragility DiAngelo, Robin NYT DB 91860/BR
Yes We (Still) Can Pfeiffer, Dan WP/NYT DB 91870
You're on an Airplane Posey, Parker LAT DB 91913

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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