New York Times Bestsellers – Nonfiction

This Week Combined Print and E-Book Nonfiction Weeks On List
1 AMERICAN MARXISM AMERICAN MARXISM, by Mark R. Levin.

The Fox News host gives his take on the Green New Deal, critical race theory and social activism.

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2 COUNTDOWN BIN LADEN COUNTDOWN BIN LADEN, by Chris Wallace with Mitch Weiss.

The intelligence gathering, security strategizing and military planning during the final eight months of the pursuit of Osama bin Laden.

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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 BEAUTIFUL COUNTRY BEAUTIFUL COUNTRY, by Qian Julie Wang.

A 7-year-old girl and her parents encounter difficulties in New York City when they leave China in the 1990s.

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5 THIS BRIGHT FUTURE THIS BRIGHT FUTURE, by Bob Hall.

The hip-hop recording artist known as Logic tells his life story.

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6 THE SISTERS OF AUSCHWITZ THE SISTERS OF AUSCHWITZ, by Roxane van Iperen.

Janny and Lien Brilleslijper from Amsterdam were sent by train to Auschwitz when the Jewish safehouse they created in the woods was discovered.

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7 FOREVER YOUNG FOREVER YOUNG, by Hayley Mills.

The Disney child star of the 1960s and daughter of an acclaimed British actor shares some of her experiences in Hollywood.

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8 THE AFGHANISTAN PAPERS THE AFGHANISTAN PAPERS, by Craig Whitlock.

An investigative reporter for The Washington Post gives an account of how three successive presidents and their military commanders handled America’s invasion of Afghanistan after 9/11.

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9 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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10 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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11 THE LONG SLIDE THE LONG SLIDE, by Tucker Carlson.

A collection of previously published essays from 1995 to 2016 by the Fox News host.

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12 THE AMERICAN EXPERIMENT THE AMERICAN EXPERIMENT, by David M. Rubenstein.

Conversations that explore what America is and what it could be with leaders in various fields.

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13 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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14 BRAIDING SWEETGRASS BRAIDING SWEETGRASS, by Robin Wall Kimmerer.

A botanist and member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation espouses having an understanding and appreciation of plants and animals.

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15 ORDINARY HEROES ORDINARY HEROES, by Joseph Pfeifer.

A memoir by the first F.D.N.Y. chief to respond to the 9/11 attacks at the World Trade Center.

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