11THE AMATEUR, by Edward Klein. (Regnery Publishing.) A journalist argues that President Obama is callow, arrogant and unable to lead.4
27WILD, by Cheryl Strayed. (Knopf Doubleday Publishing.) A woman’s account of a life-changing 1,100-mile hike along the Pacific Crest Trail.8
3THE GREAT DESTROYER, by David Limbaugh. (Regnery Publishing.) The talk show host’s brother, a lawyer and columnist, describes the president’s “war on the Republic.” (†)1
42UNBROKEN, by Laura Hillenbrand. (Random House Publishing.) An Olympic runner’s story of survival as a prisoner of the Japanese in World War II.72
55KILLING LINCOLN, by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard. (Holt.) The anchor of “The O’Reilly Factor” recounts the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.36
63IN THE GARDEN OF BEASTS,by Erik Larson. (Crown Publishing.) William E. Dodd, the U.S. ambassador to Germany, and his daughter, Martha, in 1930s Berlin.41
7I HATE EVERYONE . . . STARTING WITH ME, by Joan Rivers. (Penguin Group.) The comedian’s humorous reflections.1
84IT WORKED FOR ME, by Colin Powell with Tony Koltz. (HarperCollins Publishers.) Rules for effective leadership from the four-star general and former secretary of state.3
96HEAVEN IS FOR REAL, by Todd Burpo with Lynn Vincent. (Thomas Nelson.) A father recounts his 3-year-old son’s encounter with Jesus and the angels during an emergency appendectomy.72
10EAT AND RUN, by Scott Jurek with Steve Friedman. (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing.) An ultramarathon champion describes his career and his vegan diet, and offers motivation and advice to runners.1
1111STEVE JOBS, by Walter Isaacson. (Simon & Schuster.) A biography of the recently deceased entrepreneur, based on 40 interviews with Jobs conducted over two years.33
1212THE POWER OF HABIT, by Charles Duhigg. (Random House Publishing.) A Times reporter’s account of the science behind how we form, and break, habits.14
138THE PASSAGE OF POWER,by Robert A. Caro. (Knopf Doubleday Publishing.) From 1958 through the Kennedy assassination; the fourth volume of “The Years of Lyndon Johnson.”6
1410THE IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKS, by Rebecca Skloot. (Crown Publishing.) The story of a woman whose cancer cells were cultured without her permission in 1951.60
15LET’S PRETEND THIS NEVER HAPPENED, by Jenny Lawson. (Penguin Group.) A blogger recalls her unusual upbringing. (†)7

Also Selling

  1. CRONKITE, by Douglas Brinkley (HarperCollins Publishers)
  2. THE PRESIDENTS CLUB, by Nancy Gibbs and Michael Duffy (Simon & Schuster)
  3. LOTS OF CANDLES, PLENTY OF CAKE, by Anna Quindlen (Random House Publishing)
  4. CONFRONT AND CONCEAL, by David E. Sanger (Crown Publishing)
  5. OUTLIERS, by Malcolm Gladwell (Little, Brown & Company)
  6. FEARLESS, by Eric Blehm (WaterBrook)
  7. BLOOD FEUD, by Lisa Alther (Lyons Press)
  8. IMAGINE, by Jonah Lehrer (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)
  9. THE GLASS CASTLE, by Jeannette Walls (Simon & Schuster)
  10. MRS. KENNEDY AND ME, by Clint Hill with Lisa McCubbin (Gallery Books)
  11. MOST TALKATIVE, by Andy Cohen (Henry Holt & Company)
  12. BOSSYPANTS, by Tina Fey (Little, Brown & Company)
  13. IT'S EVEN WORSE THAN IT LOOKS, by Thomas E. Mann and Norman J. Ornstein (Basic Books)
  14. THE ART OF INTELLIGENCE, by Henry A. Crumpton (Penguin Group)
  15. AMERICAN SNIPER, by Chris Kyle with Scott McEwen and Jim DeFelice (HarperCollins Publishers)
  16. SERVICE, by Marcus Luttrell and James D. Hornfischer (Little, Brown & Company)
  17. THE VOW, by Kim and Krickitt Carpenter with Dana Wilkerson (B&H Publishing)
  18. I SUCK AT GIRLS, by Justin Halpern (HarperCollins Publishers)
  19. THE DEVIL IN THE WHITE CITY, by Erik Larson (Knopf Doubleday Publishing)
  20. WINNER TAKE ALL, by Dambisa Moyo (Basic Books)
About the Best Sellers
A version of this list appears in the June 24, 2012 issue of The New York Times Book Review. Rankings reflect sales for the week ending June 9, 2012.
An asterisk (*) indicates that a book's sales are barely distinguishable from those of the book above it. A dagger (†) indicates that some retailers report receiving bulk orders.