New York Times Bestsellers – NonFiction

New York Times  Bestsellers – NonFiction with e-Books

This Week Combined Print and E-Book Nonfiction Weeks On List
1 A PROMISED LAND 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.

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2 CASTE CASTE, by Isabel Wilkerson.

The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist examines aspects of caste systems across civilizations and reveals a rigid hierarchy in America today.

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3 GREENLIGHTS GREENLIGHTS, by Matthew McConaughey.

The Academy Award-winning actor shares snippets from the diaries he kept over the last 35 years.

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4 UNTAMED UNTAMED, by Glennon Doyle.

The activist and public speaker describes her journey of listening to her inner voice.

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5 ON TYRANNY ON TYRANNY, by Timothy Snyder.

Twenty lessons from the 20th century about the course of tyranny.

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6 BECOMING 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.

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7 THE BODY KEEPS THE SCORE THE BODY KEEPS THE SCORE, by Bessel van der Kolk.

How trauma affects the body and mind, and innovative treatments for recovery.

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8 BORN A CRIME BORN A CRIME, by Trevor Noah.

A memoir about growing up biracial in apartheid South Africa by the host of “The Daily Show.”

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9 THE TRUTHS WE HOLD THE TRUTHS WE HOLD, by Kamala Harris.

A memoir by the daughter of immigrants who is currently serving as the 49th vice president.

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10 A SWIM IN A POND IN THE RAIN A SWIM IN A POND IN THE RAIN, by George Saunders.

A collection of essays examining the functions and importance of works of fiction.

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11 HOW TO BE AN ANTIRACIST HOW TO BE AN ANTIRACIST, by Ibram X Kendi.

A primer for creating a more just and equitable society through identifying and opposing racism.

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12 BREATH BREATH, by James Nestor.

A re-examination of a basic biological function and a look at the science behind ancient breathing practices.

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13 WHITE FRAGILITY WHITE FRAGILITY, by Robin DiAngelo.

Historical and cultural analyses on what causes defensive moves by white people and how this inhibits cross-racial dialogue.

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14 BRAIDING SWEETGRASS 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.

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15 BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME 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.

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