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NYTimes Best Sellers: Combined Print and E-Book Nonfiction

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1

New this week

Blowout

by Rachel Maddow

Crown

The MSNBC host argues that the global oil and gas industry has weakened democracies and bolstered authoritarians.

2

New this week

The Book of Gutsy Women

by Hillary Rodham Clinton and Chelsea Clinton

Simon & Schuster

Profiles of women from around the world who have blazed trails and challenged the status quo.

3

4 weeks on the list

Talking to Strangers

by Malcolm Gladwell

Little, Brown

Famous examples of miscommunication serve as the backdrop to explain potential conflicts and misunderstandings.

4

2 weeks on the list

The United States of Trump

by Bill O'Reilly

Holt

The conservative commentator weaves interviews and personal history to portray the power and influence of the 45th president.

5

2 weeks on the list

Inside out

by Demi Moore

Harper

The Hollywood star chronicles the rocky relationships, body image issues and public perceptions that affected her attempts to balance family and fame.

6

85 weeks on the list

Educated

by Tara Westover

Random House

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

7

2 weeks on the list

Over the Top

by Jonathan Van Ness

HarperOne

How the hairstylist, comedian and "Queer Eye" star overcame ridicule and trauma.

8

5 weeks on the list

Call Sign Chaos

by Jim Mattis and Bing West

Random House

The former Marine infantry officer and secretary of defense recounts key moments from his career and imparts his leadership philosophy.

9

3 weeks on the list

Permanent Record

by Edward Snowden

Metropolitan/Holt

A memoir by the former National Security Agency contractor who exposed the government’s mass surveillance program.

10

17 weeks on the list

On Tyranny

by Timothy Snyder

Tim Duggan

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

11

2 weeks on the list

Know My Name

by Chanel Miller

Viking

A sexual assault victim reclaims her identity and challenges our culture and criminal justice system as they relate to this issue.

12

New this week

Where Do I Begin?

by Elvis Duran

Atria

The syndicated morning radio host recalls the highlights and ignominious moments of his career.

13

47 weeks on the list

Becoming

by Michelle Obama

Crown

The former first lady describes her journey from the South Side of Chicago to the White House, and how she balanced work, family and her husband’s political ascent.

14

New this week

Face It

by Debbie Harry

Dey St.

A memoir by the lead singer of Blondie and downtown New York City icon.

15

New this week

When Life Gives You Pears

by Jeannie Gaffigan

Grand Central

Challenges the Grammy-nominated comedy writer and mother of five faced after being diagnosed with a brain tumor.