Combined Print and E-Book Nonfiction

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#1 KILLING THE RISING SUN

Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard

The host of “The O’Reilly Factor” recounts the final years of World War II.

On the bestsellers list for 8 weeks


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#2 THE MAGNOLIA STORY

Chip Gaines and Joanna Gaines with Mark Dagostino

The lives of the couple who star in the HGTV show “Fixer Upper.”

On the bestsellers list for 3 weeks


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#3 HILLBILLY ELEGY

J D Vance

A Yale Law School graduate looks at the struggles of the white working class through the story of his own childhood in the Rust Belt.

On the bestsellers list for 15 weeks


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#4 BORN TO RUN

Bruce Springsteen

The singer-songwriter's autobiography.

On the bestsellers list for 6 weeks

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#5 SHAKEN

Tim Tebow with A J Gregory

The Heisman Trophy winner writes about overcoming obstacles.

On the bestsellers list for 2 weeks


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#6 ALEXANDER HAMILTON

Ron Chernow

A biography of the first Treasury secretary. Originally published in 2004 and the basis of the Broadway musical.

On the bestsellers list for 45 weeks

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#7 THOMAS JEFFERSON AND THE TRIPOLI PIRATES

Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger

The war against the Barbary pirates in 1801.

On the bestsellers list for 20 weeks


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#8 FILTHY RICH

James Patterson and John Connolly with Tim Malloy

The story of a South Florida financier convicted of soliciting sex from underage girls.

On the bestsellers list for 4 weeks


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#9 GUILTY AS SIN

Edward Klein

An attack on Hillary Clinton focused on her use of a private email server and the activities of the Clinton Foundation.

On the bestsellers list for 3 weeks


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#10 HAMILTON: THE REVOLUTION

Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jeremy McCarter

The libretto of the Grammy-, Tony- and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical, annotated by its creator, along with backstage photos and interviews with the cast.

On the bestsellers list for 23 weeks


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#11 LOVE WARRIOR

Glennon Doyle Melton

After her husband confesses to multiple infidelities, a woman struggles to grow — and so does he.

On the bestsellers list for 9 weeks


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#12 WHEN BREATH BECOMES AIR

Paul Kalanithi

A memoir by a physician who received a diagnosis of Stage IV lung cancer at the age of 36.

On the bestsellers list for 42 weeks


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#13 THE GIRL WITH THE LOWER BACK TATTOO

Amy Schumer

Humorous personal essays by the comedian, actor and writer.

On the bestsellers list for 12 weeks


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#14 NOT DEAD YET

Phil Collins

A memoir by the Genesis drummer/singer/songwriter.

On the bestsellers list for 2 weeks


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#15 UPSTREAM

Mary Oliver

The poet’s essays, many close observations of the natural world.

On the bestsellers list for 3 weeks


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#16 THE BOOK OF JOY

Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu

A discussion between two spiritual leaders about how to find joy in the face of suffering.

On the bestsellers list for 0 weeks


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#17 THE HIDDEN LIFE OF TREES

Peter Wohlleben

A forester presents scientific research on the way trees interact with one another. A best seller in Germany.

On the bestsellers list for 0 weeks


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#18 A LIFE WELL PLAYED

Arnold Palmer

Stories of career and relationships by the great golfer, who died in September 2016.

On the bestsellers list for 0 weeks


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#19 GUNSLINGER

Jeff Pearlman

A biography of the quarterback Brett Favre, who won fame on the Green Bay Packers.

On the bestsellers list for 0 weeks


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#20 CLINTON CASH

Peter Schweizer

An examination of donations made to the Clinton Foundation by foreign entities.

On the bestsellers list for 0 weeks


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