New York Times Bestsellers November 1, 2020

Hi everyone, here is the weekly list of New York Times Bestsellers available in the Digital Catalog.

If you have questions about how to access digital content, you can write a comment and post it on the blog, or send me, SSCL Librarian Linda Reimer, questions via email:





ANXIOUS PEOPLE by Fredrik Backman (eBook)

A failed bank robber holds a group of strangers hostage at an apartment open house.



THE BOOK OF TWO WAYS by Jodi Picoult (eBook)

After surviving a plane crash, a death doula travels to Egypt to reconnect with an old flame who is an archaeologist.




In a prequel to “The Pillars of the Earth,” a boatbuilder, a Norman noblewoman and a monk live in England under attack by the Welsh and the Vikings.



THE GUEST LIST by Lucy Foley (eBook)


A wedding between a TV star and a magazine publisher on an island off the coast of Ireland turns deadly.




A Faustian bargain comes with a curse that affects the adventure Addie LaRue has across centuries.



LEAVE THE WORLD BEHIND by Rumaan Alam (eBook)

A family vacation in an isolated part of Long Island is thrown into confusion when the home’s owners return claiming New York City is having a blackout.



THE RETURN by Nicholas Sparks (eBook)


A doctor serving in the Navy in Afghanistan goes back to North Carolina where two women change his life.



THE SEARCHER by Tana French (eBook)

After a divorce, a former Chicago police officer resettles in an Irish village where a boy goes missing.



A TIME FOR MERCY by John Grisham (eBook):

The third book in the Jake Brigance series. A 16-year-old is accused of killing a deputy in Clanton, Miss., in 1990.



TROUBLES IN PARADISE by Elin Hilderbrand (eBook)

The final installment of the trilogy that includes “Winter in Paradise” and “What Happens in Paradise.”



THE VANISHING HALF by Brit Bennett (eBook)

The lives of twin sisters who run away from a Southern black community at age 16 diverge as one returns and the other takes on a different racial identity.



WHERE THE CRAWDADS SING by Delia Owens (eBook)

In a quiet town on the North Carolina coast in 1969, a young woman who survived alone in the marsh becomes a murder suspect.





American Crisis by Andrew Cuomo (eBook)

The New York State governor gives his perspective on the Covid-19 crisis and prescribes ways to deal with future disasters.



BLACKOUT by Candace Owens (eBook)

The conservative commentator makes her case that Black Americans should part ways with the Democratic Party.



CASTE by Isabel Wilkerson (Downloadable Audiobook)

The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist examines aspects of caste systems across civilizations and reveals a rigid hierarchy in America today.



DISLOYAL by Michael Cohen (eBook):

An account of President Trump’s business empire, political campaign and presidential administration by his former personal attorney.



HOW TO BE AN ANTIRACIST by Ibram X. Kendi (eBook)

A primer for creating a more just and equitable society through identifying and opposing racism.


IS THIS ANYTHING? by Jerry Seinfeld (eBook)

The comedian shares material he collected in an accordion folder over the last 45 years.



KILLING CRAZY HORSE by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard (eBook)

The ninth book in the conservative commentator’s Killing series focuses on conflicts with Native Americans.



MEANING OF MARIAH CAREY by Mariah Carey with Michaela Angela Davis (eBook)

The career highlights, public life and private struggles of the singer and songwriter.



RAGE by Bob Woodward (eBook)

Based on 17 on-the-record interviews with President Trump and other reporting, the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist details the president’s perspective on multiple crises.




The CNN host posits what might happen on the other side of the Covid-19 pandemic.



TOO MUCH AND NEVER ENOUGH by Mary L. Trump (eBook)

The clinical psychologist gives her assessment of events and patterns inside her family and how they shaped President Trump.



UNTAMED by Glennon Doyle (eBook)

The activist and public speaker describes her journey of listening to her inner voice.



WHITE FRAGILITY by Robin DiAngelo (eBook)

Historical and cultural analyses on what causes defensive moves by white people and how this inhibits cross-racial dialogue.



Be well and read on!

Linda Reimer, SSL



Note: this list contains all the New York Times fiction and non-fiction bestsellers for the week that are owned by libraries within the Southern Tier Library System.

Tech Talk is a Southeast Steuben County Library blog.

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