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#1 COLLUSION

Luke Harding

The British journalist recounts his meeting with the former MI6 officer Christopher Steele and makes his case for a connection between Moscow and Donald Trump.

On the bestsellers list for 3 weeks


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#2 BEING MORTAL

Atul Gawande

The surgeon and New Yorker writer considers how doctors fail patients at the end of life, and how they can do better.

On the bestsellers list for 13 weeks

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#3 THE GLASS CASTLE

Jeannette Walls

The author recalls a bizarre childhood. Originally published in 2005 and the basis of the movie.

On the bestsellers list for 402 weeks


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#4 ON TYRANNY

Timothy Snyder

Twenty lessons from the 20th century about the course of tyranny.

On the bestsellers list for 40 weeks


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#5 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 89 weeks

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#6 THE UNDOING PROJECT

Michael Lewis

How the psychologists Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky upended assumptions about the decision-making process.

On the bestsellers list for 5 weeks


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#7 THINKING, FAST AND SLOW

Daniel Kahneman

The winner of the Nobel in economic science discusses how we make choices.

On the bestsellers list for 149 weeks

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#8 SILK ROADS

Peter Frankopan

A history of the Central Asian trade routes linking Europe and China offers a new approach to understanding the movement of ideas and goods that shape global civilization.

On the bestsellers list for 1 week


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#9 THOMAS JEFFERSON AND THE TRIPOLI PIRATES

Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger

The war against the Barbary pirates in 1801.

On the bestsellers list for 16 weeks


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#10 THE LOST CITY OF THE MONKEY GOD

Douglas Preston

A frightening search for a lost civilization in the Honduran rain forest.

On the bestsellers list for 11 weeks


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