best sellers

New York Times bestsellers

May 3, 2014 

These lists were compiled by The New York Times from computer- processed sales figures from many thousands of venues where a wide range of general interest books are sold nationwide.

Fiction

1. The Collector by Nora Roberts

2. The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt

3. I've Got You Under My Skin by Mary Higgins Clark

4. NYPD Red 2 by James Patterson and Marshall Karp

5. Keep Quiet by Lisa Scottoline

6. The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd

7. Carnal Curiosity by Stuart Woods

8. Missing You by Harlan Coben

9. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

10. The Husband's Secret by Liane Moriarty

Non-fiction

1. Flash Boys by Michael Lewis

2. Thrive by Arianna Huffington

3. Players First by John Calipari and Michael Sokolove

4. The Divide by Matt Taibbi

5. 10% Happier by Dan Harris

6. Killing Jesus by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard

7. Face the Music by Paul Stanley

8. Confidence Code by Katty Kay and Claire Shipman

9. The Opposite of Loneliness by Marina Keegan

10. Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg with Nell Scovell

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