New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for September 13, 2015

Get the latest NYT Best Sellers at the Allegany County Library System.

FICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

THE GIRL IN THE SPIDER’S WEB, by David Lagercrantz. (Knopf.) Mikael Blomkvist and Lisbeth Salander are back in this continuation of Steig Larsson’s Millennium series.

THE MARTIAN, by Andy Weir. (Crown.) Abandoned by his crew, an astronaut embarks on a dogged quest to stay alive.

THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN, by Paula Hawkins. (Riverhead.) A psychological thriller set in London is full of complications and betrayals.

PURITY, by Jonathan Franzen. (Farrar, Straus & Giroux.) A debt-crushed woman named Pip becomes involved with a WikiLeaks-style organization.

UNDERCOVER, by Danielle Steel. (Delacorte.) A woman recovering from an act of violence in Buenos Aires crosses paths with a D.E.A. agent in Paris, and both are in danger.

THE SOLOMON CURSE, by Clive Cussler. (Putnam.) The wealthy couple Sam and Remi Fargo investigate a dangerous legend in the Solomon Islands

STAR WARS: AFTERMATH, by Chuck Wendig. (Del Ray.) In this continuation of the ‘Star Wars’ series, the Imperial elite haven’t reckoned on the former rebel fighter Norra Wexley.

X, by Sue Grafton. (Marian Wood/Putnam.) A variety of X’s lead Kinsey Millhone into deep secrets and a cold case.

DARK GHOST, by Christine Feehan. (Berkley.) A vampire slayer disappears in the Carpathians.

GO SET A WATCHMAN, by Harper Lee. (Harper.) In the mid-1950s, a grown-up Jean Louise Finch returns to Maycomb and realizes that her adored father is a racist.

 

NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-Book)

A WALK IN THE WOODS, by Bill Bryson. (Broadway.) A journey to rediscover America by trekking the 2,100 miles of the Appalachian Trail.

IT IS ABOUT ISLAM, by Glenn Beck. (Threshold Editions/Mercury Radio Arts.) The talk-radio host looks to Muslim teachings for the roots of Islamic extremism.

THE BOYS IN THE BOATby Daniel James Brown. (Viking.) The University of Washington’s eight-oar crew and their quest for gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics.

EXCEPTIONAL, by Dick Cheney and Liz Cheney. (Threshold Editions.) The former vice president and his daughter chart their vision for a formidable future America.

PLUNDER AND DECEIT, by Mark R. Levin. (Threshold Editions.) The talk-radio host urges young Americans to resist the statist masterminds who he says are burdening them with debt, inferior education and illegal immigration. (†)

BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME, by Ta-Nehisi Coates. (Spiegel & Grau.) A meditation on race in America as well as a personal story by the national correspondent of The Atlantic, framed as a letter to his teenage son.

ENDZONE, by John U. Bacon. (St. Martin’s.) A tribute to the Michigan Wolverines football program, its rise, fall and resurgence.

THE WRIGHT BROTHERSby David McCullough. (Simon & Schuster.) The story of the bicycle mechanics from Ohio who ushered in the age of flight; by the author of “1776” and “The Greater Journey.”

BEING MORTAL, by Atul Gawande. (Metropolitan/Holt.) The surgeon and New Yorker writer considers how doctors fail patients at the end of life, and how they can do better.

MODERN ROMANCEby Aziz Ansari with Eric Klinenberg. (Penguin Press.) The comedian enlists a sociologist to help him understand today’s dating scene.

 

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