Combined Print and E-Book Nonfiction

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#1 FIRE AND FURY

Michael Wolff

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

On the bestsellers list for 6 weeks

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#2 OBAMA

Pete Souza

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

On the bestsellers list for 9 weeks


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#3 ALL-AMERICAN MURDER

James Patterson and Alex Abramovich with Mike Harvkey

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

On the bestsellers list for 3 weeks


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#4 DIRECTORATE S

Steve Coll

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

On the bestsellers list for 1 week


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#5 MURDER BEYOND THE GRAVE

James Patterson

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

On the bestsellers list for 1 week


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#6 HORSE SOLDIERS

Doug Stanton

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

On the bestsellers list for 7 weeks


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#7 ASTROPHYSICS FOR PEOPLE IN A HURRY

Neil deGrasse Tyson

A straightforward, easy-to-understand introduction to the laws that govern the universe.

On the bestsellers list for 40 weeks


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#8 KILLERS OF THE FLOWER MOON

David Grann

The story of a murder spree in 1920s Oklahoma that targeted Osage Indians, whose lands contained oil.

On the bestsellers list for 35 weeks

New York Times Review
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#9 EVERYTHING HAPPENS FOR A REASON

Kate Bowler

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

On the bestsellers list for 1 week


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#10 LEONARDO DA VINCI

Walter Isaacson

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

On the bestsellers list for 17 weeks

New York Times Review
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#11 SO YOU WANT TO TALK ABOUT RACE

Ijeoma Oluo

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

On the bestsellers list for 1 week


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#12 HOW DEMOCRACIES DIE

Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt

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

On the bestsellers list for 4 weeks


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#13 THE LAST BLACK UNICORN

Tiffany Haddish

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

On the bestsellers list for 10 weeks


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#14 LOST CONNECTIONS

Johann Hari

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

On the bestsellers list for 1 week


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#15 TRUMPOCRACY

David Frum

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

On the bestsellers list for 4 weeks

New York Times Review
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