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Our Speakers on The New York Times Bestseller List for 1/26/2020

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The Penguin Random House Speakers Bureau is thrilled that each week many of our speakers are on The New York Times Bestseller List. Check back here for a current selection of who is on this week’s list:

Hardcover Fiction

Where the Crawdads Sing

1: Where the Crawdads Sing - Delia Owens

“Steeped in the rhythms and shadows of the coastal marshes of North Carolina’s Outer Banks, this fierce and hauntingly beautiful novel centers on…Kya’s heartbreaking story of learning to trust human connections, intertwine[d] with a gripping murder mystery, revealing savage truths. An astonishing debut.”—People

Blue Moon

13: Blue Moon - Lee Child

“Jack Reacher is today’s James Bond, a thriller hero we can’t get enough of.”—Ken Follett

Olive, Again

15: Olive, Again - Elizabeth Strout

“Strout managed to make me love this strange woman I’d never met, who I knew nothing about. What a terrific writer she is.”—Zadie Smith, The Guardian

Hardcover Nonfiction

Say Nothing

12: Say Nothing - Patrick Radden Keefe

“Patrick Radden Keefe’s gripping account of the Troubles is equal parts true-crime, history, and tragedy. Keefe’s incisive reporting reveals the hidden costs of the Troubles, illuminating both the terrible toll of the conflict, and how it continues to reverberate today. A must read.” —Gillian Flynn

Combined Print and eBook Bestsellers Fiction

Where the Crawdads Sing

1: Where the Crawdads Sing - Delia Owens

“Steeped in the rhythms and shadows of the coastal marshes of North Carolina’s Outer Banks, this fierce and hauntingly beautiful novel centers on…Kya’s heartbreaking story of learning to trust human connections, intertwine[d] with a gripping murder mystery, revealing savage truths. An astonishing debut.”—People

 

Combined Print and eBook Bestsellers Nonfiction

Say Nothing

15: Say Nothing - Patrick Radden Keefe

“Patrick Radden Keefe’s gripping account of the Troubles is equal parts true-crime, history, and tragedy. Keefe’s incisive reporting reveals the hidden costs of the Troubles, illuminating both the terrible toll of the conflict, and how it continues to reverberate today. A must read.” —Gillian Flynn

Paperback Fiction

Little Fires Everywhere

3: Little Fires Everywhere - Celeste Ng

“I read Little Fires Everywhere in a single, breathless sitting.”—Jodi Picoult

There There

12: There There - Tommy Orange

“Pure soaring beauty.” —The New York Times Book Review

Middle Grade Hardcover

Wonder Movie Tie-In Edition

1: Wonder Movie Tie-In Edition - R. J. Palacio

Wonder is the best kids’ book of the year.”—Slate

Clean Getaway

1: Clean Getaway - Nic Stone

Audio Fiction

Where the Crawdads Sing

3: Where the Crawdads Sing - Delia Owens

“Steeped in the rhythms and shadows of the coastal marshes of North Carolina’s Outer Banks, this fierce and hauntingly beautiful novel centers on…Kya’s heartbreaking story of learning to trust human connections, intertwine[d] with a gripping murder mystery, revealing savage truths. An astonishing debut.”—People

The Water Dancer (Oprah's Book Club)

9: The Water Dancer (Oprah's Book Club) - Ta-Nehisi Coates

“This potent book about America’s most disgraceful sin establishes [Ta-Nehisi Coates] as a first-rate novelist.”—San Francisco Chronicle

Blue Moon

14: Blue Moon - Lee Child

“Jack Reacher is today’s James Bond, a thriller hero we can’t get enough of.”—Ken Follett

Audio Nonfiction

Say Nothing

15: Say Nothing - Patrick Radden Keefe

“Patrick Radden Keefe’s gripping account of the Troubles is equal parts true-crime, history, and tragedy. Keefe’s incisive reporting reveals the hidden costs of the Troubles, illuminating both the terrible toll of the conflict, and how it continues to reverberate today. A must read.” —Gillian Flynn

Graphic Books and Manga

White Bird: A Wonder Story

14: White Bird: A Wonder Story - R. J. Palacio

“At once expressive and chaste, an elusive but ideal combination.”—The New York Times

Young Adult Paperback

Looking for Alaska

1: Looking for Alaska - John Green

Looking For Alaska is a showcase to the raw talent John Green has, the kind of talent that can make you close the crisp last page of a novel and come out as a different person…. A gem of modern literature.”—The Guardian 

Let It Snow (Movie Tie-In)

2: Let It Snow (Movie Tie-In) - John Green

“The authors share an ironic, idiosyncratic sense of humor that helps bind their stories, each with a slightly different tone and take on love, into one interconnected volume brimming with romance and holiday spirit.”—The Horn Book

Turtles All the Way Down

5: Turtles All the Way Down - John Green

“So surprising and moving and true that I became completely unstrung.”—The New York Times

The Fault in Our Stars

8: The Fault in Our Stars - John Green

“This is a book that breaks your heart—not by wearing it down, but by making it bigger until it bursts.”—The Atlantic