NY Times Bestseller Nonfiction

This Week Combined Print and E-Book Nonfiction Weeks On List
1 LIFE WILL BE THE DEATH OF ME LIFE WILL BE THE DEATH OF ME, by Chelsea Handler.

The comedian chronicles going into therapy and becoming an advocate for change.

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2 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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3 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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4 MAYBE YOU SHOULD TALK TO SOMEONE MAYBE YOU SHOULD TALK TO SOMEONE, by Lori Gottlieb.

A psychotherapist gains unexpected insights when she becomes another therapist’s patient.

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5 THE MATRIARCH THE MATRIARCH, by Susan Page.

A biography of the former first lady Barbara Bush, based on interviews and her private diaries.

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6 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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7 THE RIGHT SIDE OF HISTORY THE RIGHT SIDE OF HISTORY, by Ben Shapiro.

The conservative political commentator reflects upon what he considers most impactful to Western civilization.

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8 COMMANDER IN CHEAT COMMANDER IN CHEAT, by Rick Reilly.

A sportswriter handicaps the current president’s character, based on how he plays golf.

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9 LADIES WHO PUNCH LADIES WHO PUNCH, by Ramin Setoodeh.

A behind-the-scenes look at the daytime talk show “The View.”

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10 WORKING WORKING, by Robert A Caro.

The Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer shares insights into his craft.

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11 SAVE ME THE PLUMS SAVE ME THE PLUMS, by Ruth Reichl.

A memoir by the former restaurant critic of The New York Times and editor in chief of Gourmet.

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12 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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13 THE HILL TO DIE ON THE HILL TO DIE ON, by Jake Sherman and Anna Palmer.

A look at congressional gridlock and the first two years of Trump's presidency.

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14 CHARGED CHARGED, by Emily Bazelon.

Issues created by mass incarceration and our criminal justice system are explored through the cases of two young people.

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15 SAPIENS SAPIENS, by Yuval Noah Harari.

How Homo sapiens became Earth’s dominant species.

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