Publishers Weekly ranks the best-sellers for week ending Nov. 17

Hardcover fiction

1. “The Last Man” by Vince Flynn (Atria)

2. “Merry Christmas, Alex Cross” by James Patterson (Little, Brown)

3. “The Racketeer” by John Grisham (Doubleday)

4. “Poseidon’s Arrow” by Clive Cussler (Putnam)

5. “Flight Behavior” by Barbara Kingsolver (Harper)

6. “The Casual Vacancy” by J.K. Rowling (Little, Brown)

7. “Gone Girl” by Gillian Flynn (Crown)

8. “Sweet Tooth” by Ian McEwan (Doubleday/Talese)

9. “The Panther” by Nelson DeMille (Grand Central)

10. “The Sins of the Mother” by Danielle Steel (Delacorte)

Hardcover nonfiction

1. “Killing Kennedy” by Bill O’Reilly (Henry Holt)

2. “Barefoot Contessa Foolproof” by Ina Garten (Clarkson Potter)

3. “Thomas Jefferson” by Jon Meacham (Random House)

4. “Guinness World Records” by Guinness World Records (Guinness World Records)

5. “No Easy Day” by Mark Owen (Dutton)

6. “How to Create a Mind” by Ray Kurzweil (Viking)

7. “My Year in Meals” by Rachael Ray (Atria)

8. “Help, Thanks, Wow” by Anne Lamott (Riverhead)

9. “I Declare” by Joel Osteen (FaithWords)

10. “The Signal and the Noise” by Nate Silver (Penguin)

— McClatchy-Tribune News Service

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