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- The New York Times Bestseller List reflects the most popular fiction and non-fiction books each week.
- Although the list is usually dominated by new releases, old favorites can still reach the top spot.
- Here are all the best-selling fiction and non-fiction books of 2022 so far.
The New York Times Bestseller List has been around for nearly a century, compiling lists of fiction, nonfiction, and children’s book bestsellers reported by national, regional, and local booksellers.
Titles that reach the top spot on the list are usually newly released or highly anticipated books that continue to be recommended and shared by readers, solidifying their position at the top of the list for weeks or months at a time. But in recent years, the rise of viral book recommendations on social media platforms like Instagram and TikTok has caused older titles to appear on the list again and again.
The New York Times Bestseller List is published weekly, but makes past lists available on the website. We’ve rounded up fiction and non-fiction titles that have held the top spot so far in 2022, so whether you’re interested in a new non-fiction release or readers of beloved novels are not Don’t get tired of it, here are the 20 of the best-selling books of 2022 so far.