New York Times Bestsellers – NonFiction with e-Books
|This Week||Combined Print and E-Book Nonfiction||Weeks On List|
|1||A PROMISED LAND, by Barack Obama.
In the first volume of his presidential memoirs, Barack Obama offers personal reflections on his formative years and pivotal moments through his first term.
|2||CASTE, by Isabel Wilkerson.
The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist examines aspects of caste systems across civilizations and reveals a rigid hierarchy in America today.
|3||GREENLIGHTS, by Matthew McConaughey.
The Academy Award-winning actor shares snippets from the diaries he kept over the last 35 years.
|4||UNTAMED, by Glennon Doyle.
The activist and public speaker describes her journey of listening to her inner voice.
|5||ON TYRANNY, by Timothy Snyder.
Twenty lessons from the 20th century about the course of tyranny.
|6||BECOMING, by Michelle Obama.
The former first lady describes her journey from the South Side of Chicago to the White House, and how she balanced work, family and her husband’s political ascent.
|7||THE BODY KEEPS THE SCORE, by Bessel van der Kolk.
How trauma affects the body and mind, and innovative treatments for recovery.
|8||BORN A CRIME, by Trevor Noah.
A memoir about growing up biracial in apartheid South Africa by the host of “The Daily Show.”
|9||THE TRUTHS WE HOLD, by Kamala Harris.
A memoir by the daughter of immigrants who is currently serving as the 49th vice president.
|10||A SWIM IN A POND IN THE RAIN, by George Saunders.
A collection of essays examining the functions and importance of works of fiction.
|11||HOW TO BE AN ANTIRACIST, by Ibram X Kendi.
A primer for creating a more just and equitable society through identifying and opposing racism.
|12||BREATH, by James Nestor.
A re-examination of a basic biological function and a look at the science behind ancient breathing practices.
|13||WHITE FRAGILITY, by Robin DiAngelo.
Historical and cultural analyses on what causes defensive moves by white people and how this inhibits cross-racial dialogue.
|14||BRAIDING SWEETGRASS, by Robin Wall Kimmerer.
A botanist and member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation espouses having an understanding and appreciation of plants and animals.
|15||BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME, by Ta-Nehisi Coates.
Winner of the 2015 National Book Award for nonfiction. A meditation on race in America as well as a personal story, framed as a letter to the author's teenage son.