New Arrivals: NYT Nonfiction Bestsellers

New York Times Bestsellers - Nonfiction

This Week Combined Print and E-Book Nonfiction Weeks On List
1 HOW TO AVOID A CLIMATE DISASTER HOW TO AVOID A CLIMATE DISASTER, by Bill Gates.

A prescription for what business, governments and individuals can do to work toward zero emissions.

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2 JUST AS I AM JUST AS I AM, by Cicely Tyson with Michelle Burford.

The late iconic actress describes how she worked to change perceptions of Black women through her career choices.

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3 THE SUM OF US THE SUM OF US, by Heather McGhee.

The chair of the board of the racial justice organization Color of Change analyzes the impact of racism on the economy.

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4 WALK IN MY COMBAT BOOTS WALK IN MY COMBAT BOOTS, by James Patterson and Matt Eversmann with Chris Mooney.

A collection of interviews with troops who fought overseas.

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5 CASTE CASTE, by Isabel Wilkerson.

The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist examines aspects of caste systems across civilizations and reveals a rigid hierarchy in America today.

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6 A PROMISED LAND A PROMISED LAND, by Barack Obama.

In the first volume of his presidential memoirs, Barack Obama offers personal reflections on his formative years and pivotal moments through his first term.

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7 BETWEEN TWO KINGDOMS BETWEEN TWO KINGDOMS, by Suleika Jaouad.

The writer of the New York Times column “Life, Interrupted” chronicles her fight with cancer and an impactful road trip.

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8 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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9 UNTAMED UNTAMED, by Glennon Doyle.

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

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10 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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11 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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12 FOUR HUNDRED SOULS FOUR HUNDRED SOULS, by edited Ibram X. Kendi and Keisha N. Blain.

A compendium featuring 90 writers covering 400 years of African-American history.

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13 THE DAUGHTERS OF KOBANI THE DAUGHTERS OF KOBANI, by Gayle Tzemach Lemmon.

In 2014, a group of all-female Kurdish militia faced off against ISIS in a small town in Syria.

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14 THE BLACK CHURCH THE BLACK CHURCH, by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

The companion book to the PBS series that provides a look at five centuries of the meaning and functions of the Black church in America.

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15 UNMASKED UNMASKED, by Andy Ngo.

A former writer for the online magazine Quillette gives his perspective on the activist movement antifa.

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