NY Times Bestseller Nonfiction

This Week Combined Print and E-Book Nonfiction Weeks On List
1 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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2 FINDING ME FINDING ME, by Viola Davis.

The multiple award-winning actress describes the difficulties she encountered before claiming her sense of self and achieving professional success.

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3 THIS IS YOUR MIND ON PLANTS THIS IS YOUR MIND ON PLANTS, by Michael Pollan.

A look at arbitrary beliefs surrounding opium, caffeine and mescaline, which are derived from plants.

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4 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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5 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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6 CRYING IN H MART CRYING IN H MART, by Michelle Zauner.

The daughter of a Korean mother and Jewish-American father, and leader of the indie rock project Japanese Breakfast, describes creating her own identity after losing her mother to cancer.

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7 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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8 THE BIG LIE THE BIG LIE, by Jonathan Lemire.

The MSNBC host and White House bureau chief at Politico examines Donald Trump’s continuing influence over the Republican Party.

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9 WHAT HAPPENED TO YOU? WHAT HAPPENED TO YOU?, by Bruce D. Perry and Oprah Winfrey.

An approach to dealing with trauma that shifts an essential question used to investigate it.

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10 ALL ABOUT LOVE ALL ABOUT LOVE, by bell hooks.

The late feminist icon explores the causes of a polarized society and the meaning of love.

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

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

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12 BATTLE FOR THE AMERICAN MIND BATTLE FOR THE AMERICAN MIND, by Pete Hegseth with David Goodwin.

The "Fox & Friends Weekend" host makes his case for what he calls classical Christian education.

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13 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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14 THE DEVIL IN THE WHITE CITY THE DEVIL IN THE WHITE CITY, by Erik Larson.

How an architect and a serial killer were linked by the Chicago World's Fair of 1893.

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15 UNTAMED UNTAMED, by Glennon Doyle.

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

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