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NYTimes Best Sellers: Combined Print and E-Book Nonfiction

Authoritatively ranked lists of books sold in the United States.

Most links below are to print books; check Overdrive for eBooks. Book covers provided by Syndetics depending on availability.

Data provided by The New York Times


2 weeks on the list

Too Much and Never Enough

by Mary L Trump

Simon & Schuster

The clinical psychologist gives her assessment of events and patterns inside her family and how they shaped President Trump.


New this week

The Answer is ...

by Alex Trebek

Simon & Schuster

Who is the Canadian-American who got his break on American TV by hosting the game show “The Wizard of Odds” and whose pronunciation of the word “genre” has been shared widely on social media?


18 weeks on the list

White Fragility

by Robin DiAngelo

Beacon Press

Historical and cultural analyses on what causes defensive moves by white people and how this inhibits cross-racial dialogue.


New this week

How to Destroy America in Three Easy Steps

by Ben Shapiro


The conservative commentator describes what he perceives as threats to American history, ideals and culture.


13 weeks on the list

How to Be an Antiracist

by Ibram X Kendi

One World

A primer for creating a more just and equitable society through identifying and opposing racism.


5 weeks on the list

The Room Where It Happened

by John Bolton

Simon & Schuster

The former national security advisor gives his account of the 17 months he spent working for President Trump.


20 weeks on the list


by Glennon Doyle


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


22 weeks on the list

On Tyranny

by Timothy Snyder

Tim Duggan

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


4 weeks on the list

Begin Again

by Eddie S Glaude Jr


An appraisal of the life and work of James Baldwin and their meaning in relation to the Black Lives Matter movement and the Trump presidency.


10 weeks on the list

So You Want to Talk About Race

by Ijeoma Oluo


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


New this week

Twilight of Democracy

by Anne Applebaum


The Pulitzer Prize–winning historian looks at the rise of nationalism and authoritarianism around the world.


22 weeks on the list

The Splendid and the Vile

by Erik Larson


An examination of the leadership of the prime minister Winston Churchill.


120 weeks on the list


by Tara Westover

Random House

The daughter of survivalists, who is kept out of school, educates herself enough to leave home for university.


New this week

Walking with the Wind

by John Lewis and Michael D'Orso

Simon & Schuster

A memoir by the recently deceased leader in the American civil rights movement and representative for Georgia’s Fifth Congressional District.


8 weeks on the list

Stamped from the Beginning

by Ibram X Kendi

Bold Type

Winner of the 2016 National Book Award for nonfiction. A look at anti-Black racist ideas and their effect on the course of American history.