NYT Best Seller Non Fiction

This Week Combined Print and E-Book Nonfiction Weeks On List
1 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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2 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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3 BAD BLOOD BAD BLOOD, by John Carreyrou.

The rise and fall of Theranos, the biotech startup that failed to deliver on its promise to make blood testing more efficient.

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4 SAPIENS SAPIENS, by Yuval Noah Harari.

How Homo sapiens became Earth’s dominant species.

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5 THE FIRST CONSPIRACY THE FIRST CONSPIRACY, by Brad Meltzer and Josh Mensch.

The story of a secret plot to kill George Washington in 1776.

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6 THE UNWINDING OF THE MIRACLE THE UNWINDING OF THE MIRACLE, by Julie Yip-Williams.

After receiving a terminal cancer diagnosis, a lawyer and mother of two chronicles her life.

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7 WOMEN ROWING NORTH WOMEN ROWING NORTH, by Mary Pipher.

Reflections on the ageism, misogyny and loss that women might encounter as they grow older.

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8 FIGURING FIGURING, by Maria Popova.

The achievements and private relationships of several interconnecting historical figures.

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9 FROM THE GROUND UP FROM THE GROUND UP, by Howard Schultz with Joanne Gordon.

The former chief executive of Starbucks recounts his journey to success and shares the inspirational stories of others.

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10 A SERIAL KILLER'S DAUGHTER A SERIAL KILLER'S DAUGHTER, by Kerri Rawson.

A woman rebuilds her life after she learns her father is the infamous killer known as BTK.

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11 THE LIBRARY BOOK THE LIBRARY BOOK, by Susan Orlean.

The story of the 1986 fire at the Los Angeles Public Library provides a backdrop to the evolution and purpose of libraries.

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12 INHERITANCE INHERITANCE, by Dani Shapiro.

Secrets and identity in a fast-paced age of science and technology are explored through the story of a woman who discovered her biological father.

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13 LET ME FINISH LET ME FINISH, by Chris Christie.

The former governor of New Jersey describes his relationship with President Trump and the tensions among others close to the president.

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14 ZUCKED ZUCKED, by Roger McNamee.

A Silicon Valley investor and mentor to Mark Zuckerberg describes some of the negative effects of the attention economy on our democracy and the greater culture.

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15 MAID MAID, by Stephanie Land.

An unexpected pregnancy forces the author to navigate challenges faced by the working poor.

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