1. Archive


Hardback bestsellers for the week ended June 19, according to theNew York Times.


1The Overton Window(Glenn Beck) A PR executive and the woman he loves fight to expose a conspiracy to transform America.

2The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest(Stieg Larsson) The third volume of a trilogy about a Swedish hacker and a journalist.

3The Lion(Nelson DeMille) A federal agent pursues a Libyan terrorist who has returned to America bent on revenge.

4The Passage(Justin Cronin) A small group resists vampires who have taken over.

5Whiplash(Catherine Coulter) FBI agents investigate misdeeds at a drug company.


1S--- My Dad Says(Justin Halpern) A coming-of-age memoir organized around the musings, purveyed on Twitter, of the author's father.

2Medium Raw(Anthony Bourdain) The author-chef looks at the changes in the food and restaurant culture in the past 10 years and the people responsible for them.

3The Big Short(Michael Lewis) The people who saw the real estate crash coming and made billions from their foresight.

4The Last Stand(Nathaniel Philbrick) Custer, Sitting Bull and the Battle of the Little Big Horn.

5Spoken From the Heart(Laura Bush) A memoir from the former first lady.

Advice, how-to, miscellaneous

1Delivering Happiness(Tony Hsieh) Lessons from business and life.

2Women Food and God(Geneen Roth) How women can free themselves from the tyranny of fear and hopelessness surrounding their bodies.

3Heroes for My Son(Brad Meltzer) Profiles of 52 people a youngster can look up to.

4The Last Lecture(Randy Pausch with Jeffrey Zaslow) Thoughts on seizing every moment.

5Switch(Chip Heath and Dan Heath) How people can effect transformative change.