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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


New this week

The Situation Room

by George Stephanopoulos with Lisa Dickey

Grand Central

The ABC host and former adviser to President Clinton describes the location where and conditions under which a dozen presidential administrations handled crises.


3 weeks on the list

The Demon of Unrest

by Erik Larson


The author of “The Splendid and the Vile” portrays the months between the election of Abraham Lincoln and the beginning of the Civil War.


8 weeks on the list

The Anxious Generation

by Jonathan Haidt

Penguin Press

A co-author of “The Coddling of the American Mind” looks at the mental health impacts that a phone-based life has on children.


2 weeks on the list

You Never Know

by Tom Selleck with Ellis Henican

Dey Street

The actor charts his journey from his California childhood to success in Hollywood.


194 weeks on the list

The Body Keeps the Score

by Bessel van der Kolk


How trauma affects the body and mind, and innovative treatments for recovery.


5 weeks on the list

An Unfinished Love Story

by Doris Kearns Goodwin

Simon & Schuster

A trove of items collected by the Pulitzer Prize-winning historian’s late husband inspired an appraisal of central figures and pivotal moments of the 1960s.


New this week

Rebel Girl

by Kathleen Hanna


The feminist punk musician shares stories about her time in the bands Bikini Kill, Le Tigre and the Julie Ruin.


2 weeks on the list

The End of Everything

by Victor Davis Hanson


The author of “The Dying Citizen” and “The Case for Trump” looks at how some societies obliterate their foes.


2 weeks on the list

Bits and Pieces

by Whoopi Goldberg


The EGOT winner shares personal stories about her mother and older brother and the struggles they faced.


New this week


by Adam Higginbotham

Avid Reader

The author of “Midnight of Chernobyl” chronicles the history of the space shuttle program with a focus on the 1986 disaster that killed all seven people on board.


New this week

Morning After the Revolution

by Nellie Bowles


The journalist and co-founder of the media organization The Free Press gives her take on progressive politics.


New this week

Quanta and Fields

by Sean Carroll


The author of "The Biggest Ideas in the Universe" shares insights into the ways in which physicists think.


68 weeks on the list

I'm Glad My Mom Died

by Jennette McCurdy

Simon & Schuster

The actress and filmmaker describes her eating disorders and difficult relationship with her mother.


New this week

Down with the System

by Serj Tankian


The lead singer and lyricist of the Grammy Award-winning metal band System of a Down tracks his unlikely path in life and music.


56 weeks on the list

The Wager

by David Grann


The survivors of a shipwrecked British vessel on a secret mission during an imperial war with Spain have different accounts of events.