Bestsellers List Sunday, June 12


SoCal Bestsellers

Hardcover Fiction

1. Either/Or by Elif Batuman (Penguin: $27) A Harvard sophomore embarks on an international odyssey in a sequel to “The Idiot.”

2. Sparring Partners by John Grisham (Doubleday: $29) A new collection of legal-themed novellas.

3. Sea of Tranquility by Emily St. John Mandel (Knopf: $25) A science fiction tale spanning centuries from the author of “Station Eleven” and “The Glass Hotel.”

4. This Time Tomorrow by Emma Straub (Riverhead: $28) A woman turning 40, and feeling as though something is missing from her life, awakens as her teenage self back in 1996.


5. The Midnight Library by Matt Haig (Viking: $26) A reader in an infinite library must choose what kind of life to lead.

6. Trust by Hernan Diaz (Riverhead: $28) The story of a Wall Street tycoon and his aristocratic wife turns out to have hidden layers.

7. Time Is a Mother by Ocean Vuong (Penguin: $24) A collection of poems from the author of “On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous.”

8. The Candy House by Jennifer Egan (Scribner: $28) A tech CEO develops a technology to externally store, recall and share the brain’s memories.

9. Two Nights in Lisbon by Chris Pavone (MCD: $28) While accompanying her husband on a business trip, a woman is left alone to solve the mystery of his disappearance.

10. Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus (Doubleday: $29) In the 1960s, a female chemist goes on to be a single parent, then a celebrity chef.


Hardcover nonfiction

1. Happy-Go-Lucky by David Sedaris (Little, Brown: $29) The humorist shares his experiences dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic.

2. Crying in H Mart by Michelle Zauner (Knopf: $27) A memoir from the Korean-born singer-songwriter of the band Japanese Breakfast.

3. Atomic Habits by James Clear (Avery: $27) The self-help expert’s guide to building good habits and breaking bad ones via tiny changes in behavior.

4. The Palace Papers by Tina Brown (Crown: $35) The author of “The Diana Chronicles” tells the story of the British royal family over the last 25 years.

5. Bad Mexicans by Kelly Lytle Hernández (Norton: $30) The Los Angeles-based historian tells the story of rebels who launched the 1910 Mexican Revolution from inside the United States.

6. Everybody Thought We Were Crazy by Mark Rozzo (Ecco: $30) The story of Hollywood’s celebrity couple of the 1960s, Dennis Hopper and Brooke Hayward.

7. Anna by Amy Odell (Gallery: $30) A biography of Anna Wintour, chronicling her journey to become editor in chief at Vogue magazine and artistic director of media giant Condé Nast.

8. Atlas of the Heart by Brené Brown (Random House: $30) A look at human emotions and experiences and the language we use to understand them.

9. Mean Baby by Selma Blair (Knopf: $30) A memoir from the Hollywood star.

10. The War on Music by John Mauceri (Yale University: $28) The conductor reassesses classical music of the 20th century.

Paperback fiction

1. Book Lovers by Emily Henry (Berkley: $17)

2. The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid (Washington Square: $17)

3. Circe by Madeline Miller (Back Bay: $17)

4. People We Meet on Vacation by Emily Henry (Berkley: $16)

5. It Ends With Us by Colleen Hoover (Atria: $17)

6. Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid (Ballantine: $18)

7. Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel (Vintage: $17)

8. Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro (Vintage: $17)

9. The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller (Ecco: $17)

10. Pachinko by Min Jin Lee (Grand Central: $18)

Paperback nonfiction

1. All About Love by bell hooks (Morrow: $16)

2. The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz (Amber-Allen: $13)

3. The Body Keeps the Score by Bessel van der Kolk (Penguin: $19)

4. Gay Bar by Jeremy Atherton Lin (Back Bay: $18)

5. The White Album by Joan Didion (FSG: $17)

6. Slouching Towards Bethlehem by Joan Didion (FSG: $17)

7. Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer (Milkweed: $20)

8. The Code Breaker by Walter Isaacson (Simon & Schuster: $21)

9. Eat a Peach by David Chang, Gabe Ulla (Clarkson Potter: $18)

10. Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann (Vintage: $17)