Bestsellers List Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020

SoCal Bestsellers

Hardcover Fiction

1. The Law of Innocence by Michael Connelly (Little, Brown: $29) Attorney Mickey Haller is framed for murder in Los Angeles.

2. Rhythm of War by Brandon Sanderson (Tor: $35) The latest installment of “The Stormlight Archive” series.

3. The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett (Riverhead: $27) Identical twin sisters run away from their small Black community in the South and live very different lives.

4. Anxious People by Fredrik Backman (Atria: $28) After a botched bank robbery, the perpetrator takes eight hostages in an apartment.

5. The Archer by Paulo Coelho (Knopf: $21) A retired master of the bow and arrow takes on a young protégé.

6. Moonflower Murders by Anthony Horowitz (Harper: $29) Retired mystery publisher Susan Ryeland solves another real-life mystery with the help of a fictional detective.

7. The Searcher by Tana French (Viking: $27) A recently divorced retired Chicago cop settles down in a quiet Irish village, where he gets dragged into a mystery.

8. Leave the World Behind by Rumaan Alam (Ecco: $28) Hoping to enjoy a quiet getaway, a New York City couple and their two teenage kids get word of a disaster unfolding in the city.

9. Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi (Knopf: $28) A Stanford PhD candidate and Ghanaian immigrant seeks to cure depression and addiction.

10. Memorial by Bryan Washington (Riverhead: $27) A gay couple in Houston are separated by events and learn about themselves and their families.

Hardcover nonfiction

1. A Promised Land by Barack Obama (Crown: $45) The first Black president of the U.S. offers a personal account of the issues faced early in his presidency.

2. Greenlights by Matthew McConaughey (Crown: $30) A memoir from the Oscar-winning actor.

3. Caste by Isabel Wilkerson (Random House: $32) A hidden caste system influences the lives of Americans.

4. Modern Comfort Food by Ina Garten (Clarkson Potter: $35) The host of TV’s “Barefoot Contessa” shares a collection of 85 new recipes.

5. The Best of Me by David Sedaris (Little, Brown: $30) A collection of favorite stories from the humorist.

6. One Life by Megan Rapinoe (Penguin: $27) A memoir from the Olympic gold medalist and two-time World Cup women’s soccer champion and activist.

7. Untamed by Glennon Doyle (Dial: $28) The activist explores the peace that comes when we stop striving to meet the world’s expectations.

8. Solutions and Other Problems by Allie Brosh (Gallery: $30) A collection of illustrated essays from the author of “Hyperbole and a Half.”

9. Believe in People by Charles Koch, Brian Hooks (St. Martin’s: $30) A guide to confronting life’s biggest problems from a successful businessman and a dedicated philanthropist.

10. Obama: An Intimate Portrait by Pete Souza (Little, Brown: $50) A visual account of the 44th president’s two terms in office from the White House photographer.

Paperback fiction

1. Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart (Grove: $17)

2. Home Body by Rupi Kaur (Andrews McMeel: $17)

3. Interior Chinatown by Charles Yu (Vintage: $16)

4. Circe by Madeline Miller (Back Bay: $17)

5. The Overstory by Richard Powers (Norton: $19)

6. Normal People by Sally Rooney (Hogarth: $17)

7. Devotions by Mary Oliver (Penguin: $20)

8. The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller (Ecco: $17)

9. The Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates (One World: $18)

10. Girl, Woman, Other by Bernardine Evaristo (Grove: $17)

Paperback nonfiction

1. Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer (Milkweed: $18)

2. The Truths We Hold by Kamala Harris (Penguin: $18)

3. Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari (Harper: $25)

4. Shade: A Tale of Two Presidents by Pete Souza (Voracious: $20)

5. My Own Words by Ruth Bader Ginsburg (Simon & Schuster: $18)

6. Discovering Griffith Park by Casey Schreiner (Mountaineers: $19)

7. Sapiens: A Graphic History by Yuval Noah Harari (Harper: $26)

8. The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz (Amber-Allen: $13)

9. Born a Crime by Trevor Noah (One World: $18)

10. The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron (TarcherPerigee: $17)

Football news:

Bruno picked up 4 Player of the Month awards in 2020. Ronaldo, Henry and Lampard had the same number-but for a career in the Premier League
Lev - the best coach of the decade in the national teams, Deschamps-2nd, Shevchenko-17th (IFFHS)
Head of the Premier League: We ask players not to hug and change their behavior
Milan had rented the midfielder, Torino Meite until end of season with option to buy
Ramos played on painkillers with Athletic due to knee problems
Barcelona's presidential election is scheduled to take place on March 7
Sir Alex Ferguson: Fortunately, I was retired when I watched Liverpool play in the last two years