NYT Best Seller Non Fiction

This Week Combined Print and E-Book Nonfiction Weeks On List
1 ON THE HOUSE ON THE HOUSE, by John Boehner.

The former speaker of the House reflects on his time in Washington, key political figures and the current state of the Republican Party.

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2 EMPIRE OF PAIN EMPIRE OF PAIN, by Patrick Radden Keefe.

A portrait of the Sackler family, known for their philanthropy toward institutions around the world, and their involvement with Valium and OxyContin.

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3 THE CODE BREAKER THE CODE BREAKER, by Walter Isaacson.

How the Nobel Prize winner Jennifer Doudna and her colleagues invented CRISPR, a tool that can edit DNA.

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4 BROKEN HORSES BROKEN HORSES, by Brandi Carlile.

The six-time Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter recounts difficulties during her formative years and her hard-won successes.

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5 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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6 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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7 CASTE CASTE, by Isabel Wilkerson.

The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist examines aspects of caste systems across civilizations and reveals a rigid hierarchy in America today.

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8 BROKEN BROKEN, by Jenny Lawson.

The humorist maps out her mental and physical health journey.

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9 UNTAMED UNTAMED, by Glennon Doyle.

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

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10 BEAUTIFUL THINGS BEAUTIFUL THINGS, by Hunter Biden.

The lawyer and artist, who is the son of the current president, details tragedies within his family and his path to sobriety.

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11 FINDING FREEDOM FINDING FREEDOM, by Erin French.

A memoir by the chef and owner of the Lost Kitchen in Freedom, Maine.

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12 THINK AGAIN THINK AGAIN, by Adam Grant.

An examination of the cognitive skills of rethinking and unlearning that could be used to adapt to a rapidly changing world.

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13 THE GOD EQUATION THE GOD EQUATION, by Michio Kaku.

The theoretical physicist explains the controversy around the synthesis of the theory of relativity and quantum theory.

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14 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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15 THE BODY THE BODY, by Bill Bryson.

An owner’s manual of the human body covering various parts, functions and what happens when things go wrong.

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