|This Week||Combined Print and E-Book Nonfiction||Weeks On List|
|1||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.
|2||EDUCATED, by Tara Westover.
The daughter of survivalists, who is kept out of school, educates herself enough to leave home for university.
|3||THE FIRST CONSPIRACY, by Brad Meltzer and Josh Mensch.
The story of a secret plot to kill George Washington in 1776.
|4||THE TRUTHS WE HOLD, by Kamala Harris.
A memoir by a daughter of immigrants who was raised in Oakland, Calif., and became the second black woman ever elected to the United States Senate.
|5||SAPIENS, by Yuval Noah Harari.
How Homo sapiens became Earth’s dominant species.
|6||THE LIBRARY BOOK, by Susan Orlean.
The story of the 1986 fire at the Los Angeles Public Library provides a backdrop to the evolution and purpose of libraries.
|7||THE POINT OF IT ALL, by Charles Krauthammer,.
A collection of essays, speeches and unpublished writings by the late conservative columnist.
|8||BAD BLOOD, by John Carreyrou.
The rise and fall of Theranos, the biotech startup that failed to deliver on its promise to make blood testing more efficient.
|9||BEING MORTAL, by Atul Gawande.
The surgeon and New Yorker writer considers how doctors fail patients at the end of life, and how they can do better.
|10||THE SOPRANOS SESSIONS, by Matt Zoller Seitz and Alan Sepinwall.
Essays and interviews by former TV critics from New Jersey’s Star-Ledger to mark the 20th anniversary of the show’s debut.
|11||KILLING THE SS, by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard.
A look at the postwar manhunt for members of Hitler’s inner circle.
|12||BRIEF ANSWERS TO THE BIG QUESTIONS, by Stephen Hawking.
A collection of essays from the late scientist’s personal archive that address 10 imponderables.
|13||KILLERS OF THE FLOWER MOON, by David Grann.
The story of a murder spree in 1920s Oklahoma that targeted Osage Indians, whose lands contained oil.
|14||LEADERSHIP, by Doris Kearns Goodwin.
The challenges that shaped the leadership abilities of four presidents: Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Lyndon B. Johnson.
|15||WHITE FRAGILITY, by Robin DiAngelo.
Historical and cultural analyses on what causes defensive moves by white people and how this inhibits cross-racial dialogue.