Amanda Gorman and Dave Grohl’s offerings top bestseller lists
1. Call us what we transport
By Amanda Gorman. A first collection of poems on the identity and history of the inaugural presidential poet who wrote “The Hill We Climb”.
2. The judge’s list
By John Grisham. The second book in the Whistler series. Investigator Lacy Stoltz pursues a serial killer and approaches a sitting judge.
3. The stranger in the lifeboat
By Mitch Albom. After a ship explodes, 10 people struggling to survive pull a man from the sea who claims to be the Lord.
4. The Lincoln Highway
By Amor Towles. Two friends who escaped from a juvenile labor farm take Emmett Watson on an unexpected trip to New York City in 1954.
5. The wish
By Nicholas Sparks. Renowned travel photographer Maggie Dawes struggles with a medical diagnosis over Christmas.
6. Go tell the bees I’m gone
By Diana Gabaldon. The ninth volume in the Outlander series. As the War of Independence draws closer to Fraser’s Ridge, Claire and Jamie reunite with their daughter and her family.
7. I wish you were here
By Jodi Picoult. Diana O’Toole reassesses her seemingly perfect life when a pandemic disrupts her vacation in the Galapagos Islands.
8. Cuckoo Earth Cloud
By Anthony Doerr. An interconnected cast of dreamers and strangers is found in dangerous and disparate contexts past, present and future.
9. Don’t fear evil
By James Patterson. The 29th volume of the Alex Cross series. Cross fights the brain that has been stalking him for years.
10. The Midnight Library
By Matt Haig. Nora Seed finds a library beyond the edge of the universe that contains books with multiple possibilities of lives one could have lived.
1. The storyteller
By Dave Grohl. A memoir by the musician known for his work with Foo Fighters and Nirvana.
2. The 1619 project
Edited by Nikole Hannah-Jones, Caitlin Roper, Ilena Silverman and Jake Silverstein. See America’s entanglement with slavery and its legacy, in essays adapted and developed from The New York Times Magazine.
By Will Smith with Mark Manson. The actor, producer and musician talks about his life and the lessons he learned along the way.
4. The lyrics: from 1956 to the present day
By Paul McCartney. A two-volume celebration of 154 songs, with handwritten texts, paintings and photographs from the songwriter’s archives.
By Stanley Tucci. The award-winning actor looks back on his career, his Italian-American heritage, his meals and his misadventures.
6. All American Christmases
By Rachel Campos-Duffy and Sean Duffy. A collection of vacation memorabilia from Fox News staff members.
7. The President and the Freedom Fighter
By Brian Kilmeade. The Fox News host reports on the relationship between Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass.
8. The Beatles: Come Back
By The Beatles. The story of the making of the group’s last album, gathered from the transcriptions of their conversations.
By Barack Obama and Bruce Springsteen. Conversations between the 44th President and the multi-award winning musician on various topics.
10. Those precious days
By Ann Patchett. Essays on friendships, influences and the connection between life and art.
New York Times