New York Times Bestsellers – Nonfiction

This Week Combined Print and E-Book Nonfiction Weeks On List
1 FEAR FEAR, by Bob Woodward.

Based on hours of interviews with sources, the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist describes debates and decision-making within the Trump White House.

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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 THE RESTLESS WAVE THE RESTLESS WAVE, by John McCain and Mark Salter.

A memoir by the recently deceased Republican senator from Arizona.

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4 21 LESSONS FOR THE 21ST CENTURY 21 LESSONS FOR THE 21ST CENTURY, by Yuval Noah Harari.

Technological, political and social issues in the modern era, and the choices individuals might consider in facing them.

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5 UNHINGED UNHINGED, by Omarosa Manigault Newman.

The reality TV star and former White House staffer describes her time and relationship with Donald Trump.

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6 ACCESSORY TO WAR ACCESSORY TO WAR, by Neil deGrasse Tyson and Avis Lang.

Observations of the two-way relationship between science and military power.

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7 THE RUSSIA HOAX THE RUSSIA HOAX, by Gregg Jarrett.

The Fox News analyst makes his case against the F.B.I. investigation into collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia.

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8 SAPIENS SAPIENS, by Yuval Noah Harari.

How Homo sapiens became Earth’s dominant species.

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9 ASTROPHYSICS FOR PEOPLE IN A HURRY ASTROPHYSICS FOR PEOPLE IN A HURRY, by Neil deGrasse Tyson.

A straightforward, easy-to-understand introduction to the laws that govern the universe.

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10 THE CODDLING OF THE AMERICAN MIND THE CODDLING OF THE AMERICAN MIND, by Greg Lukianoff and Jonathan Haidt.

An investigation of cultural trends that the authors argue are failing the next generation.

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11 EVERY DAY IS EXTRA EVERY DAY IS EXTRA, by John Kerry.

A memoir by the former Massachusetts senator, secretary of state and 2004 Democratic presidential nominee.

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12 CONTEMPT CONTEMPT, by Ken Starr.

The former independent counsel recounts his investigation of the Clinton administration and its outcomes.

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13 BAD BLOOD 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.

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14 GRIT GRIT, by Angela Duckworth.

A psychologist argues that passion and perseverance are the keys to success.

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15 LIARS, LEAKERS AND LIBERALS LIARS, LEAKERS AND LIBERALS, by Jeanine Pirro.

The legal analyst and Fox News host argues in favor of President Trump.

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