NY Times Bestseller Nonfiction

This Week Combined Print and E-Book Nonfiction Weeks On List
1 FIRE AND FURY FIRE AND FURY, by Michael Wolff.

A journalist offers an inside account of the first year of the Trump White House.

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2 OBAMA OBAMA, by Pete Souza.

More than 300 pictures of the former president by his White House photographer, with behind-the-scenes stories.

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3 ALL-AMERICAN MURDER ALL-AMERICAN MURDER, by James Patterson and Alex Abramovich with Mike Harvkey.

The story of Aaron Hernandez, the New England Patriots tight end convicted of first-degree murder.

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4 DIRECTORATE S DIRECTORATE S, by Steve Coll.

How the United States failed to understand a secret wing of a Pakistani intelligence agency and doomed two wars.

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5 MURDER BEYOND THE GRAVE MURDER BEYOND THE GRAVE, by James Patterson.

Two true-crime stories: "Murder Beyond the Grave" and "Murder in Paradise."

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6 HORSE SOLDIERS HORSE SOLDIERS, by Doug Stanton.

Special Forces operatives fought the Taliban on horseback shortly after Sept. 11. The basis of the movie "12 Strong."

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7 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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8 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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9 EVERYTHING HAPPENS FOR A REASON EVERYTHING HAPPENS FOR A REASON, by Kate Bowler.

A divinity school professor examines her tacit beliefs when she learns she has late-stage colon cancer.

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10 LEONARDO DA VINCI LEONARDO DA VINCI, by Walter Isaacson.

A biography of the Italian Renaissance polymath which connects his work in various disciplines.

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11 SO YOU WANT TO TALK ABOUT RACE SO YOU WANT TO TALK ABOUT RACE, by Ijeoma Oluo.

A look at the contemporary racial landscape of the United States.

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12 HOW DEMOCRACIES DIE HOW DEMOCRACIES DIE, by Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt.

The decline of democracies in Europe and Latin America and ways to avoid authoritarianism.

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13 THE LAST BLACK UNICORN THE LAST BLACK UNICORN, by Tiffany Haddish.

The comedian recounts growing up in South Central Los Angeles and finding success after a period of homelessness.

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14 LOST CONNECTIONS LOST CONNECTIONS, by Johann Hari.

The journalist describes nine causes of depression and anxiety, and offers potential solutions.

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15 TRUMPOCRACY TRUMPOCRACY, by David Frum.

A former speechwriter for George W. Bush argues how America might become an illiberal democracy.

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