NYT Best Seller Non Fiction

This Week Combined Print and E-Book Nonfiction Weeks On List
1 THE SPLENDID AND THE VILE THE SPLENDID AND THE VILE, by Erik Larson.

An examination of the leadership of the prime minister Winston Churchill.

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2 UNTAMED UNTAMED, by Glennon Doyle.

The activist and public speaker describes her journey of listening to her inner voice.

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3 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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4 LADY IN WAITING LADY IN WAITING, by Anne Glenconner.

A memoir that provides a look into the royal family by a lady-in-waiting to Princess Margaret.

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5 THE GREAT INFLUENZA THE GREAT INFLUENZA, by John M Barry.

An overview of the 1918 flu epidemic and cautionary tale for similar kinds of large-scale outbreaks.

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6 THE OFFICE THE OFFICE, by Andy Greene.

An oral history of the sitcom from its beginnings on the BBC through its nine-season run on American network TV.

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7 THE MAMBA MENTALITY THE MAMBA MENTALITY, by Kobe Bryant.

Various skills and techniques used on the court by the late Los Angeles Lakers player.

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8 OPEN BOOK OPEN BOOK, by Jessica Simpson with Kevin Carr O’Leary.

The singer, actress and fashion designer discloses times of success, trauma and addiction.

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9 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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10 SAPIENS SAPIENS, by Yuval Noah Harari.

How Homo sapiens became Earth’s dominant species.

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11 THE GIFT OF FORGIVENESS THE GIFT OF FORGIVENESS, by Katherine Schwarzenegger Pratt.

Stories, interviews and reflections on the act of letting go of resentment.

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12 TALKING TO STRANGERS TALKING TO STRANGERS, by Malcolm Gladwell.

Famous examples of miscommunication serve as the backdrop to explain potential conflicts and misunderstandings.

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13 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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14 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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15 SAY NOTHING SAY NOTHING, by Patrick Radden Keefe.

A look at the conflict in Northern Ireland known as the Troubles.

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