Authors listed within this section are currently living and have produced works that made the New York Times Bestseller List. Bestselling authors who have passed can be found in the Deceased Besellers category.
The New York Times Best Seller list is widely considered to be the preeminent list of best-selling books in the United States. It is published weekly in The New York Times Book Review magazine, which is usually found inserted in the Sunday edition of The New York Times, or as a stand-alone subscription. The best-seller list has been ongoing since April 9, 1942.