NY Times Bestseller Nonfiction

This Week Combined Print and E-Book Nonfiction Weeks On List
1 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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2 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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3 HILLBILLY ELEGY HILLBILLY ELEGY, by JD 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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4 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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5 CONSCIENCE OF A CONSERVATIVE CONSCIENCE OF A CONSERVATIVE, by Jeff Flake.

The Arizona senator defends traditional conservative values, says the movement has lost its way and calls for a return to principle.

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6 THE MIRACLE OF DUNKIRK THE MIRACLE OF DUNKIRK, by Walter Lord.

The story of the heroic evacuation of British troops in 1940, retold in a current movie. Originally published in 1982.

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7 THE BIG LIE THE BIG LIE, by Dinesh D'Souza.

The conservative commentator argues that the American left is a fascist threat.

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8 DEVIL'S BARGAIN DEVIL'S BARGAIN, by Joshua Green.

A deeply reported account of the relationship between Donald Trump and his chief strategist, Steve Bannon.

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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 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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11 SAPIENS SAPIENS, by Yuval Noah Harari.

How Homo sapiens became Earth’s dominant species.

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12 DUNKIRK DUNKIRK, by Joshua Levine.

The history behind the current movie.

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13 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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14 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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15 WHAT MADE MADDY RUN WHAT MADE MADDY RUN, by Kate Fagan.

The story behind the suicide of Madison Holleran, a student athlete at the University of Pennsylvania.

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