NYT Best Seller Non Fiction

This Week Combined Print and E-Book Nonfiction Weeks On List
1 HILLBILLY ELEGY HILLBILLY ELEGY, by J D Vance.

A Yale Law School graduate looks at the struggles of the white working class through the story of his own childhood.

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2 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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3 REDISCOVERING AMERICANISM REDISCOVERING AMERICANISM, by Mark R Levin.

The radio host argues that the founding fathers would be shocked by the expansion of modern government.

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4 AL FRANKEN, GIANT OF THE SENATE AL FRANKEN, GIANT OF THE SENATE, by Al Franken.

A memoir by the Democratic senator from Minnesota and former “Saturday Night Live” writer and performer.

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5 DANGEROUS DANGEROUS, by Milo Yiannopoulos.

The alt-right provocateur criticizes political correctness.

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6 THE GLASS CASTLE THE GLASS CASTLE, by Jeannette Walls.

The author recalls a bizarre childhood. Originally published in 2005 and the basis of a forthcoming movie.

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7 THE SWAMP THE SWAMP, by Eric Bolling.

The Fox News host suggests how Donald Trump can fight corruption and cronyism in Washington.

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8 OPTION B OPTION B, by Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant.

Sandberg’s experience after her husband’s sudden death and Grant’s psychological research combine to provide insight on facing adversity and building resilience.

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9 KILLERS OF THE FLOWER MOON KILLERS OF THE FLOWER MOON, by David Grann.

The story of a murder spree in 1920s Oklahoma that targeted Osage Indians, whose lands contained oil.

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10 UNDERSTANDING TRUMP UNDERSTANDING TRUMP, by Newt Gingrich.

The former House speaker explains the president’s philosophy and political agenda.

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11 HUE 1968 HUE 1968, by Mark Bowden.

An account of the Tet offensive battle that was a turning point in the American war in Vietnam.

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12 I CAN'T MAKE THIS UP I CAN'T MAKE THIS UP, by Kevin Hart with Neil Strauss.

The comedian’s personal and professional life.

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13 HAMILTON: THE REVOLUTION HAMILTON: THE REVOLUTION, by Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jeremy McCarter.

The libretto of the Grammy-, Tony- and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical, annotated by its creator, along with backstage photos and interviews.

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14 BORN A CRIME BORN A CRIME, by Trevor Noah.

A memoir about growing up biracial in apartheid South Africa by the comedian, now the host of “The Daily Show.”

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15 EVERYTHING ALL AT ONCE EVERYTHING ALL AT ONCE, by Bill Nye.

Part memoir, part celebration of science and problem-solving.

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