New York Times Bestsellers – Nonfiction

This Week Combined Print and E-Book Nonfiction Weeks On List
1 THE LIGHT WE CARRY THE LIGHT WE CARRY, by Michelle Obama.

The former first lady shares personal stories and the tools she uses to deal with difficult situations.

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2 SO HELP ME GOD SO HELP ME GOD, by Mike Pence.

The former vice president gives an account of his career, including his time in the Oval Office and during the Jan. 6 insurrection.

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3 FRIENDS, LOVERS, AND THE BIG TERRIBLE THING FRIENDS, LOVERS, AND THE BIG TERRIBLE THING, by Matthew Perry.

The actor, known for playing Chandler Bing on “Friends,” shares stories from his childhood and his struggles with sobriety.

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4 SURRENDER SURRENDER, by Bono.

The lead singer of the Irish rock band U2 offers details of his life, career and activism.

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5 I'M GLAD MY MOM DIED I'M GLAD MY MOM DIED, by Jennette McCurdy.

The actress and filmmaker describes her eating disorders and difficult relationship with her mother.

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6 A BOOK OF DAYS A BOOK OF DAYS, by Patti Smith.

More than 365 images and reflections by the National Book Award–winning author and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee.

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7 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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8 AND THERE WAS LIGHT AND THERE WAS LIGHT, by Jon Meacham.

The Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer portrays the life of Abraham Lincoln.

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9 THE REVOLUTIONARY THE REVOLUTIONARY, by Stacy Schiff.

The Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer details Samuel Adams’s contributions to the American Revolution.

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10 CINEMA SPECULATION CINEMA SPECULATION, by Quentin Tarantino.

The filmmaker shares his love of cinema with special attention given to key American films of the 1970s.

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11 THE QUEEN THE QUEEN, by Andrew Morton.

A biography of Queen Elizabeth II, which explores her influence on Britain and the rest of the world.

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12 THE PHILOSOPHY OF MODERN SONG THE PHILOSOPHY OF MODERN SONG, by Bob Dylan.

In a collection of more than 60 essays, the musician and winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature explores the nature of popular music.

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13 THE SONG OF THE CELL THE SONG OF THE CELL, by Siddhartha Mukherjee.

The Pulitzer Prize-winning author chronicles the discovery of cells and describes how modern medicine uses them.

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14 HAVE I TOLD YOU THIS ALREADY? HAVE I TOLD YOU THIS ALREADY?, by Lauren Graham.

Observations and anecdotes from a star of "Gilmore Girls."

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15 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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