According to the New York Times News Service, here are the national best-sellers. Rankings reflect sales for the week that ended Sept. 14 at many thousands of venues where a range of general interest books are sold nationwide.


1. W is for Wasted. Sue Grafton. Marian Wood/Putnam. $28.95

2. Never Go Back. Lee Child. Delacorte. $28.

3. The Cuckoo’s Calling. Robert Galbraith. Mullholland Books/Little, Brown. $26.

4. The Mayan Secrets. Clive Cussler and Thomas Perry. Putnam. $28.95.

5. Inferno. Dan Brown. Doubleday. $29.95.

6. Robert B. Parker’s Damned If You Do. Michael Brandman. Putnam. $26.95.

7. Second Watch. J.A. Jance. Morrow/HarperCollins. $26.99

8. And the Mountains Echoed. Khaled Hosseini. Riverhead. $28.95.

9. Someone. Alice McDermott. Farrar, Straus & Giroux. $25.

10. Gone Girl. Gillian Flynn. Crown. $25.


1. Si-cology 1. Si Robertson with Mark Schlabach. Howard Books. $22.99.

2. Still Foolin’ ’Em. Billy Crystal. Holt. $28.

3. The Liberty Amendments. Mark R. Levin. Threshold Editions. $26.99.

4. Empty Mansions. Bill Dedman and Paul Clark Newell Jr. Ballantine. $28.

5. Zealot. Reza Aslan. Random House. $27.

6. Lean In. Sheryl Sandberg with Nell Scovell. $24.95.

7. Happy, Happy, Happy. Phil Robertson with Mark Schlabach. $24.99.

8. Wilson. A. Scott Berg. Putnam. $40.

9. Nothin’ to Lose. Ken Sharp with Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons. It Books. $29.99.

10. Lawrence in Arabia. Scott Anderson. Doubleday. $28.95.