John Grisham’s latest, Elton John’s memoir top Publishers Weekly best-sellers lists

The blockbuster novelist’s ‘The Guardians’ is No. 1 for hardcover fiction, and the pop star’s ‘Me’ is first for hardcover nonfiction.

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Elton John performing at the United Center last year.

Elton John performing at the United Center last year.

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HARDCOVER FICTION
  1. “The Guardians” by John Grisham (Doubleday)
  2. “The 19th Christmas” by James Patterson and Mixine Paetro (Little, Brown)
  3. “The Institute” by Stephen King (Scribner)
  4. “Olive, Again” by Elizabeth Strout (Random House)
  5. “The Dutch House” by Ann Patchett (Harper)
  6. “The Testaments” by Margaret Atwood (Nan A. Talese)
  7. “The Water Dancer” by Ta-Nehisi Coates (One World)
  8. “Ninth House” by Leigh Bardugo (Flatiron Books)
  9. “Bloody Genius” by John Sandford (G.P. Putnam’s Sons)
  10. “Child’s Play” by Danielle Steel (Dell)
  11. “Vince Flynn: Lethal Agent” by Kyle Mills (Atria/Emily Bestler Books)
  12. “The Giver of Stars” by Jojo Moyes (Pamela Dorman Books)
  13. “What Happens in Paradise” by Elin Hilderbrand (Little, Brown)
  14. “Cilka’s Journey” by Heather Morris (St. Martin’s Press)
  15. “Stealth” by Stuart Woods (Putnam)
HARDCOVER NONFICTION
  1. “Me” by Elton John (Holt)
  2. “I Really Needed This Today” by Hoda Kolb (Putnam)
  3. “Catch and Kill” by Ronan Farrow (Little, Brown)
  4. “Trailblazer” Marc Benioff (Currency)
  5. “Blowout” by Rachel Maddow (Crown Publishing)
  6. “Tee Way I Heard It” by Mike Rowe (Gallery)
  7. “Dear Girls” by Ali Wong (Random House)
  8. “Talking to Strangers” by Malcolm Gladwell (Little, Brown)
  9. “The Infinite Game” by Simon Sinek (Portfolio)
  10. “Home Work” by Julie Andrews (Hachette)
  11. “The Body” by Bill Bryson (Doubleday)
  12. “Letters from an Astrophysicist” by Neil Degrasse Tyson (Norton)
  13. “The United States of Trump” by Bill O’Reilly (Henry Holt and Co.)
  14. “Live in Grace, Walk in Love” by Bob Goff (Nelson)
  15. “The Book of Gutsy Women” by Hillary Rodham Clinton and Chelsea Clinton (Simon & Schuster)
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