Hardcover Nonfiction

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#1 KILLING ENGLAND

Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard

Major events and battles during the Revolutionary War are told from several perspectives.

On the bestsellers list for 3 weeks


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#2 WE WERE EIGHT YEARS IN POWER

Ta-Nehisi Coates

A series of essays that cover each year of the Obama administration, the writer's own journey and the echoes of American history in modern times.

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#3 WHAT HAPPENED

Hillary Rodham Clinton

An inside look at her campaign, mistakes she made, outside forces that affected the outcome and how she recovered in its aftermath.

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#4 ASTROPHYSICS FOR PEOPLE IN A HURRY

Neil deGrasse Tyson

A straightforward, easy-to-understand introduction to the universe.

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#5 THE FOUR

Scott Galloway

A study of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google, with suggestions on applying these companies' strategies to your own business or career.

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#6 UNBELIEVABLE

Katy Tur

The NBC News correspondent describes her work covering the 2016 campaign of the Republican nominee for president and his behavior toward her.

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#7 MARTIN LUTHER

Eric Metaxas

A biography of the monk whose writings sparked the Protestant Reformation.

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#8 THE DANGEROUS CASE OF DONALD TRUMP

edited Bandy X Lee

27 psychiatrists and mental health experts give their assessments of the president.

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#9 FROM HERE TO ETERNITY

Caitlin Doughty

An American undertaker chronicles the diversity of death practices around the globe, the better to argue for changes at home.

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#10 RECOVERY

Russell Brand

The actor and comedian describes his various addictions and how he was able to move away from them.

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#11 HILLBILLY ELEGY

JD Vance

A Yale Law School graduate examines white working class struggles.

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#12 DARING TO HOPE

Katie Davis Majors

The author, who moved to Uganda and adopted 13 children, has her faith tested after facing tragedy.

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#13 THE PARADIGM

Jonathan Cahn

Ancient figures from the Middle East are used to explain the rise and fall of contemporary leaders and events.

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#14 THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF GUCCI MANE

Gucci Mane with Neil Martinez-Belkin

A memoir by the East Atlanta hip-hop artist, who made a comeback.

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#15 SCALIA SPEAKS

Antonin Scalia

Speeches given by the influential Supreme Court associate justice, who died in 2016.

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