'Memorial' by Bryan Washington Tops Nov. Indie Next List | Book Pulse

The Book of Two Ways by Jodi Picoult leads nine new titles onto the bestseller lists. There are more October book lists out and the November Indie Next List has arrived. Memorial by Bryan Washington is the top choice. Pennie Clark Ianniciello picks The Stationery Shop by Marjan Kamali while the Costco book club suggestion is The Evening and the Morning by Ken Follett. Jamia Wilson is named Vice President and Executive Editor at Random House. The poet and author Kevin Young is named the new director of the National Museum of African American History and Culture.

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 New Title Bestsellers

Links for the week: NYT Hardcover Fiction Best Sellers | NYT Hardcover Nonfiction Best Sellers | USA Today Best-Selling Books

 

 

 

 

 

Fiction

The Book of Two Ways by Jodi Picoult (Ballantine: Random House) debuts at No. 1 on the NYT Hardcover Fiction Best Sellers list and No. 3 on the USA Today Best-Selling Books list.

The Coast-to-Coast Murders by James Patterson, with J. D. Barker (Little, Brown: Hachette) places at No. 3 on the NYT Hardcover Fiction Best Sellers list.

Solutions and Other Problems by Allie Brosh (Gallery: S. & S.; LJ starred review) opens at No. 4 on the USA Today Best-Selling Books list.

Next to Last Stand: A Longmire Mystery by Craig Johnson (Viking: Penguin; LJ starred review) continues the series run at No. 5 on the NYT Hardcover Fiction Best Sellers list and No. 8 on the USA Today Best-Selling Books list.

Securing Kalee by Susan Stoker (Susan Stoker) claims No. 10 on the USA Today Best-Selling Books list.

Nonfiction

Just Feed Me: Simply Delicious Recipes from My Heart to Your Plate by Jessie James Decker (Dey Street: Harper) gets dinner on the table at No. 7 on the USA Today Best-Selling Books list.

Don't Lie to Me: And Stop Trying to Steal Our Freedom by Jeanine Pirro (Center Street: Hachette) holds No. 7, with the bulk buy indicator, on the NYT Hardcover Nonfiction Best Sellers list.

Battlegrounds: The Fight to Defend the Free World by H. R. McMaster (Harper) takes No. 11 on the NYT Hardcover Nonfiction Best Sellers list.

God-Level Knowledge Darts: Life Lessons from the Bronx by Desus & Mero (Random House) spells it out at No. 13 on the NYT Hardcover Nonfiction Best Sellers list.

Antiracist Bestsellers

Links for the week: NYT Hardcover Nonfiction Best Sellers | NYT Paperback Nonfiction Best Sellers list | USA Today Best-Selling Books

 

 

 

 

 

 

White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People To Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo (Beacon): No. 2 on the NYT Paperback Nonfiction Best Sellers list.

Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents by Isabel Wilkerson (Random House; LJ starred review): No. 4 on the NYT Hardcover Nonfiction Best Sellers list.

So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo (Seal: Hachette; LJ starred review): No. 4 on the NYT Paperback Nonfiction Best Sellers list.

Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America by Ibram X. Kendi (Nation): No. 5 on the NYT Paperback Nonfiction Best Sellers list.

Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson (Spiegel & Grau: Random House; LJ starred review): No. 6 on the NYT Paperback Nonfiction Best Sellers list.

The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration by Isabel Wilkerson (Random House): No. 7 on the NYT Paperback Nonfiction Best Sellers list.

Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah (One World: Random House): No. 8 on the NYT Paperback Nonfiction Best Sellers list.

The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America by Richard Rothstein (Liveright: W. W. Norton; LJ starred review): No. 9 on the NYT Paperback Nonfiction Best Sellers list.

The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander (New Press): No. 10 on the NYT Paperback Nonfiction Best Sellers list.

How To Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi (One World: Random House; LJ starred review): No. 12 on the NYT Hardcover Nonfiction Best Sellers list.

Reviews

The L.A. Times reviews Missionaries by Phil Klay (Penguin): “beautiful, violent and almost perfect.”

NPR reviews Jack by Marilynne Robinson (FSG: Macmillan; LJ starred review): “not a novel that offers answers to the urgent moral question of American racism. Nor should it.”

Book Marks has “5 Reviews You Need to Read This Week.”      

Briefly Noted

There are more October book picks: AmazonCrimeReads | Entertainment Weekly | Popsugar | Time

The November Indie Next List has arrived. Memorial by Bryan Washington (Riverhead: Penguin) is the top pick.

The Loan Stars October list is out. V. E. Schwab's The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue (Tor: Macmillan; LJ starred review) tops that list.

In Costco Connection, Pennie Clark Ianniciello picks The Stationery Shop by Marjan Kamali (Gallery: S. & S.). The buyers pick is Jerry Seinfeld’s Is This Anything? (S. & S.). The issue also spotlights Ina Garten, Modern Comfort Food: A Barefoot Contessa Cookbook (Clarkson Potter: Penguin) and the book club suggestion is The Evening and the Morning by Ken Follett (Viking: Penguin).

BuzzFeed offers “13 New Thrillers That Will Make You Lose Sleep This Fall.”

Popsugar has “11 New Thriller and Mystery Books That Will Make You Want to Stay Inside This October” and “25 Underrated Books to Add to Your Shelves, According to Avid Readers.”

In LJ, Barbara Hoffert has new “Prepub Alert” columns out for April.

The shortlists are out for the National Translation Awards. Publishing Perspectives reports.

The Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction announce the finalist list.

Jamia Wilson is named Vice President and Executive Editor at Random House. She is currently the Executive Director and Publisher of the Feminist Press at CUNY. The Feminist Press has the announcement.

The poet and author Kevin Young is named the new director of the National Museum of African American History and Culture. He will also remain as poetry editor of The New Yorker. The NYT reports.

The NYT features John Banville, Snow (Hanover Square: Harper).

Entertainment Weekly interviews Iain Reid, I'm Thinking of Ending Things (Gallery/Scout: S. & S.; LJ starred review).

Tor.com interviews V. E. Schwab, The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue (Tor: Macmillan; LJ starred review).

Parade interviews Nicholas Sparks, The Return (Grand Central: Hachette) and features Misty Copeland, Bunheads (G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers: Penguin; SLJ starred review).

People features Lili Reinhart, Swimming Lessons: Poems (St. Martin’s Griffin: Macmillan).

The NYT “Inside the List” column focuses upon God-Level Knowledge Darts: Life Lessons from the Bronx by Desus & Mero (Random House).

In forthcoming book news, R.A. Salvatore will publish a new trilogy set in the world of Corona. The books will come from Saga Press and are due out in 2023. Tor.com reports. Also from Tor.com, an excerpt of Attack Surface by Cory Doctorow (Tor Books: Macmillan).

The NYT has a report about author Jim Murray and complaints “about the treatment of women in his books and at events.”

The NYT considers banned books as they have been covered in the paper.

The Washington Post has another piece by Michael Dirda about book storage.

The Guardian looks at “the world's strangest books.”

Authors on Air

NPR interviews Melissa Korn and Jennifer Levitz, Unacceptable: Privilege, Deceit & the Making of the College Admissions Scandal (Portfolio: Penguin).

PBS NewsHour and The NYT pick Helping Children Succeed: What Works and Why by Paul Tough (Mariner: HMH) as their October book club title.

Steven Greenhouse, Beaten Down, Worked Up: The Past, Present, and Future of American Labor (Knopf), answers readers’ questions on PBS NewsHour.

There is going to be a film about the making of The Godfather. Francis And The Godfather will be directed by Barry Levinson. Disney+ casts the lead in Ms. Marvel. Peter McLean’s Priest of Bones is headed to TV. The adaptation of Ta-Nehisi Coates’s Between The World And Me rounds out its cast. Ingrid Law’s Savvy is also set for the small screen. Netflix is adapting the Conan books by Robert E. Howard. Deadline reports.

Collider has casting news about Netflix’s The Sandman.

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