New York Times Bestsellers – Nonfiction

This Week Combined Print and E-Book Nonfiction Weeks On List
1 KILLING THE MOB KILLING THE MOB, by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard.

The 10th book in the conservative commentator’s Killing series looks at organized crime in the United States during the 20th century.

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2 LIVE YOUR LIFE LIVE YOUR LIFE, by Amanda Kloots with Anna Kloots.

The wife of the late Broadway star Nick Cordero recounts his battle with Covid-19 and the hope she found in her infant son, Elvis.

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3 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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4 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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5 THE BOMBER MAFIA THE BOMBER MAFIA, by Malcolm Gladwell.

A look at the key players and outcomes of precision bombing during World War II.

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6 THE PREMONITION THE PREMONITION, by Michael Lewis.

Stories of skeptics who went against the official response of the Trump administration to the outbreak of Covid-19. The profiles include a local public-health officer and a group of doctors nicknamed the Wolverines.

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7 UNTAMED UNTAMED, by Glennon Doyle.

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

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8 WHAT HAPPENED TO YOU? WHAT HAPPENED TO YOU?, by Bruce D. Perry and Oprah Winfrey.

An approach to dealing with trauma that shifts an essential question used to investigate it.

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9 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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10 ON JUNETEENTH ON JUNETEENTH, by Annette Gordon-Reed.

The Pulitzer Prize winner weaves together American history with personal memoir to show the importance of events in Galveston, Texas, on June 19, 1865.

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11 HOW THE WORD IS PASSED HOW THE WORD IS PASSED, by Clint Smith.

A staff writer at The Atlantic explores the legacy of slavery and its imprint on centuries of American history.

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12 IN THE HEIGHTS: FINDING HOME IN THE HEIGHTS: FINDING HOME, by Lin-Manuel Miranda, Quiara Alegría Hudes and Jeremy McCarter.

Stories, essays and lyrics that chart the creative journey of the Tony Award-winning musical that is now a motion picture.

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13 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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14 THE ANTHROPOCENE REVIEWED THE ANTHROPOCENE REVIEWED, by John Green.

A collection of personal essays that review different facets of the human-centered planet.

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15 SOMEBODY'S DAUGHTER SOMEBODY'S DAUGHTER, by Ashley C. Ford.

A memoir about growing up a poor Black girl in Indiana with a family fragmented by incarceration.

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