New York Times Bestsellers – Nonfiction

This Week Combined Print and E-Book Nonfiction Weeks On List
1 CALL SIGN CHAOS CALL SIGN CHAOS, by Jim Mattis and Bing West.

The former Marine infantry officer and secretary of defense recounts key moments from his career and imparts his leadership philosophy.

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2 EDUCATED EDUCATED, by Tara Westover.

The daughter of survivalists, who is kept out of school, educates herself enough to leave home for university.

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3 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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4 RADICALS, RESISTANCE AND REVENGE RADICALS, RESISTANCE AND REVENGE, by Jeanine Pirro.

The Fox News host posits those she labels anti-Trump conspirators have committed possible crimes and a plot to destroy liberty.

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5 THE PIONEERS THE PIONEERS, by David McCullough.

The Pulitzer Prize-winning historian tells the story of the settling of the Northwest Territory through five main characters.

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6 MAYBE YOU SHOULD TALK TO SOMEONE MAYBE YOU SHOULD TALK TO SOMEONE, by Lori Gottlieb.

A psychotherapist gains unexpected insights when she becomes another therapist’s patient.

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7 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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8 PROOF OF CONSPIRACY PROOF OF CONSPIRACY, by Seth Abramson.

The BBC and CNN political and legal analyst argues that Middle Eastern geopolitics were central to Donald Trump’s election and foreign policy.

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9 SUPER PUMPED SUPER PUMPED, by Mike Isaac.

A technology reporter for The New York Times chronicles the rise and fall of Uber, and how this serves as a corporate cautionary tale.

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10 SAPIENS SAPIENS, by Yuval Noah Harari.

How Homo sapiens became Earth’s dominant species.

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11 THREE WOMEN THREE WOMEN, by Lisa Taddeo.

The inequality of female desire is explored through the sex lives of a homemaker, a high school student and a restaurant owner.

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12 JUST MERCY 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.

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13 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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14 POWER GRAB POWER GRAB, by Jason Chaffetz.

The Fox News contributor and former U.S. representative from Utah describes how he believes the Democrats are trying to maintain their grip on power.

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15 TRICK MIRROR TRICK MIRROR, by Jia Tolentino.

Nine essays delving into late capitalism, online engagement and the author’s personal history.

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