New York Times Bestsellers – NonFiction with e-Books
|This Week||Combined Print and E-Book Nonfiction||Weeks On List|
|1||THE ROOM WHERE IT HAPPENED, by John Bolton.
The former national security advisor gives his account of the 17 months he spent working for President Trump.
|2||WHITE FRAGILITY, by Robin DiAngelo.
Historical and cultural analyses on what causes defensive moves by white people and how this inhibits cross-racial dialogue.
|3||HOW TO BE AN ANTIRACIST, by Ibram X Kendi.
A primer for creating a more just and equitable society through identifying and opposing racism.
|4||STAMPED FROM THE BEGINNING, by Ibram X Kendi.
Winner of the 2016 National Book Award for nonfiction. A look at anti-Black racist ideas and their effect on the course of American history.
|5||SO YOU WANT TO TALK ABOUT RACE, by Ijeoma Oluo.
A look at the contemporary racial landscape of the United States.
|6||UNTAMED, by Glennon Doyle.
The activist and public speaker describes her journey of listening to her inner voice.
|7||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.
|8||THE COLOR OF LAW, by Richard Rothstein.
An examination of the ways in which the government caused residential segregation through racial zoning and other systemic practices.
|9||BEGIN AGAIN, by Eddie S Glaude Jr.
An appraisal of the life and work of James Baldwin and their meaning in relation to the Black Lives Matter movement and the Trump presidency.
|10||JUST MERCY, by Bryan Stevenson.
A law professor and MacArthur grant recipient’s memoir of his decades of work to free innocent people condemned to death.
|11||THE SPLENDID AND THE VILE, by Erik Larson.
An examination of the leadership of the prime minister Winston Churchill.
|12||ME AND WHITE SUPREMACY, by Layla F Saad.
Ways to understand and possibly counteract white privilege.
|13||BORN A CRIME, by Trevor Noah.
A memoir about growing up biracial in apartheid South Africa by the host of “The Daily Show.”
|14||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.
|15||THE WARMTH OF OTHER SUNS, by Isabel Wilkerson.
An account of the Great Migration of 1915-70, in which nearly six million African-Americans abandoned the South.