New York Times Bestsellers – Nonfiction

This Week Combined Print and E-Book Nonfiction Weeks On List
1 BATTLE FOR THE AMERICAN MIND BATTLE FOR THE AMERICAN MIND, by Pete Hegseth with David Goodwin.

The "Fox & Friends Weekend" host makes his case for what he calls classical Christian education.

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2 AN IMMENSE WORLD AN IMMENSE WORLD, by Ed Yong.

The Pulitzer Prize–winning science writer explains the sensory perceptions and ways of communication used by a variety of animals.

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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 HAPPY-GO-LUCKY HAPPY-GO-LUCKY, by David Sedaris.

The humorist portrays personal and public upheavals of his life in its seventh decade and the world in the time of a pandemic.

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5 KILLING THE KILLERS KILLING THE KILLERS, by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard.

The 11th book in the conservative commentator’s Killing series gives an account of the global war against terrorists.

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6 JAMES PATTERSON JAMES PATTERSON, by James Patterson.

The author’s life, from growing up in small-town New York to working in the advertising industry to becoming a successful storyteller.

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7 FINDING ME FINDING ME, by Viola Davis.

The multiple award-winning actress describes the difficulties she encountered before claiming her sense of self and achieving professional success.

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8 I'D LIKE TO PLAY ALONE, PLEASE I'D LIKE TO PLAY ALONE, PLEASE, by Tom Segura.

The stand-up comedian and podcaster shares stories of parenting and strange encounters.

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9 RIVER OF THE GODS RIVER OF THE GODS, by Candice Millard.

The story of the hardships encountered during 19th-century expeditions in Africa, and the complicated partnerships behind them.

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10 CRYING IN H MART CRYING IN H MART, by Michelle Zauner.

The daughter of a Korean mother and Jewish-American father, and leader of the indie rock project Japanese Breakfast, describes creating her own identity after losing her mother to cancer.

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11 THE END OF THE WORLD IS JUST THE BEGINNING THE END OF THE WORLD IS JUST THE BEGINNING, by Peter Zeihan.

A look at potential changes in globalization.

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12 ROUGH DRAFT ROUGH DRAFT, by Katy Tur.

The MSNBC anchor describes growing up with her helicopter journalist parents and her own journey in covering the news.

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13 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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14 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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15 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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