4 DEMON COPPERHEAD (Harper, $32.50). By Barbara Kingsolver. A boy born in a trailer in Appalachia faces the challenges of childhood poverty.
5 OLD BABES IN THE WOODS (Doubleday, $30). By Margaret Atwood. A collection of short stories from the award-winning author of “The Handmaid’s Tale.”
6 PINEAPPLE STREET (Pamela Dorman Books, $28). By Jenny Jackson. Siblings and in-laws from a wealthy Brooklyn family adjust to new living arrangements.
7 A DAY OF FALLEN NIGHT (Bloomsbury Publishing, $35). By Samantha Shannon. A prequel to “The Priory of the Orange Tree” finds four women strugling to protect their world from violence.
8 HORSE (Viking, $28). By Geraldine Brooks. A scientist and a historian bond over their shared interest in a Civil War-era racehorse and his enslaved groom.
9 REMARKABLY BRIGHT CREATURES (Ecco, $27.99). By Shelby Van Pelt. A woman develops a friendship with an octopus living in an aquarium.
10 MURDER YOUR EMPLOYER (Avid Reader Press/Simon & Schuster, $28). By Rupert Holmes. Students at the McMasters Conservatory study the art of homicide.
1 ENCHANTMENT (Riverhead Books, $26). By Katherine May. Inspiration for people who feel exhausted or helpless who want to deepen their appreciation for the world.
2 I’M GLAD MY MOM DIED (Simon and Schuster, $27.99). By Jennette McCurdy. The former Nickelodeon actor details her dysfunctional childhood and the resulting psychological distress she faced as an adult.
3 THE CREATIVE ACT (Penguin Press, $32). By Rick Rubin. A Grammy-winning music producer shares how artists work and suggests ways to foster creativity in everyday life.
4 SAVING TIME (Random House, $28.99). By Jenny Odell. An exploration of how clocks dominate life and advice on a more intuitive way to experience time.
4 IT’S OK TO BE ANGRY ABOUT CAPITALISM (Crown, $28). By Bernie Sanders, John Nichols. The senator from Vermont discusses capitalism’s negative effects on society.
6 SPARE (Random House, $36). By Prince Harry, the Duke of Sussex. The British prince describes his life before and after his exit from royal life.
7 ATOMIC HABITS (Avery, $27). By James Clear. How to make small changes that have a big impact.
8 THE BOY, THE MOLE, THE FOX AND THE HORSE (HarperOne, $22.99). By Charlie Mackesy. The British illustrator brings to life fables about unlikely friendships.
9 AN IMMENSE WORLD (Random House, $30). By Ed Yong. A science writer describes different ways sensory perception can be experienced in animals, including humans.
10 CRYING IN H MART (Knopf, $26.95). By Michelle Zauner. A Korean American indie-rock star chronicles her relationship with her late mother and their shared culture.
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