|This Week||Combined Print and E-Book Nonfiction||Weeks On List|
|1||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.
|2||THE POINT OF IT ALL, by Charles Krauthammer,.
A collection of essays, speeches and unpublished writings by the late conservative columnist.
|3||EDUCATED, by Tara Westover.
The daughter of survivalists, who is kept out of school, educates herself enough to leave home for university.
|4||KILLING THE SS, by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard.
A look at the postwar manhunt for members of Hitler’s inner circle.
|5||SAPIENS, by Yuval Noah Harari.
How Homo sapiens became Earth’s dominant species.
|6||LEADERSHIP, by Doris Kearns Goodwin.
The challenges that shaped the leadership abilities of four presidents: Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Lyndon B. Johnson.
|7||BEASTIE BOYS BOOK, by Michael Diamond and Adam Horovitz.
The story of the New York band who went from performing hardcore punk music to hip hop stardom.
|8||SHADE, by Pete Souza.
The former White House photographer juxtaposes pictures of former President Obama with tweets, headlines and quotes from the Trump administration.
|9||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.
|10||SHIP OF FOOLS, by Tucker Carlson.
The Fox News anchor argues that America’s ruling class is out of touch with everyday citizens.
|11||BRIEF ANSWERS TO THE BIG QUESTIONS, by Stephen Hawking.
A collection of essays from the late scientist’s personal archive that address 10 imponderables.
|12||FEAR, by Bob Woodward.
Based on hours of interviews with sources, the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist describes debates and decision-making within the Trump White House.
|13||DESTINY AND POWER, by Jon Meacham.
A biography of George H.W. Bush.
|14||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.
|15||ASTROPHYSICS FOR PEOPLE IN A HURRY, by Neil deGrasse Tyson.
A straightforward, easy-to-understand introduction to the laws that govern the universe.