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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

1

2 weeks on the list

Spare

by Prince Harry

Random House

The Duke of Sussex details his struggles with the royal family, loss of his mother, service in the British Army and marriage to Meghan Markle.

2

10 weeks on the list

The Light We Carry

by Michelle Obama

Crown

The former first lady shares personal stories and the tools she uses to deal with difficult situations.

3

2 weeks on the list

The Nazi Conspiracy

by Brad Meltzer and Josh Mensch

Flatiron

The story of a Nazi plot to kill President Roosevelt, Joseph Stalin and Winston Churchill.

4

126 weeks on the list

The Body Keeps the Score

by Bessel van der Kolk

Penguin

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

5

24 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.

6

New this week

Straight Shooter

by Stephen A. Smith

Gallery/13A

The ESPN analyst recounts the highs and lows of his life and career.

7

New this week

Master Slave Husband Wife

by Ilyon Woo

Simon & Schuster

In 1848, Ellen Craft, disguised as a disabled white man, and her husband, William, posing as that man’s slave, achieved freedom only to have to flee again.

8

12 weeks on the list

Friends, Lovers, and the Big Terrible Thing

by Matthew Perry

Flatiron

The actor, known for playing Chandler Bing on “Friends,” shares stories from his childhood and his struggles with sobriety.

9

33 weeks on the list

All About Love

by bell hooks

Morrow

The late feminist icon explores the causes of a polarized society and the meaning of love.

10

New this week

Rough Sleepers

by Tracy Kidder

Random House

The Pulitzer Prize-winning author chronicles Jim O’Connell’s work to provide medical care to Boston’s unhoused population.

11

64 weeks on the list

Braiding Sweetgrass

by Robin Wall Kimmerer

Milkweed Editions

A botanist and member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation espouses having an understanding and appreciation of plants and animals.

12

13 weeks on the list

An Immense World

by Ed Yong

Random House

The Pulitzer Prize–winning science writer explains the sensory perceptions and ways of communication used by a variety of animals.

13

52 weeks on the list

Crying in H Mart

by Michelle Zauner

Knopf

The daughter of a Korean mother and Jewish-American father, and leader of the indie rock project Japanese Breakfast, describes creating her own identity after losing her mother to cancer.

14

12 weeks on the list

The Song of the Cell

by Siddhartha Mukherjee

Scribner

The Pulitzer Prize-winning author chronicles the discovery of cells and describes how modern medicine uses them.

15

14 weeks on the list

And There Was Light

by Jon Meacham

Random House

The Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer portrays the life of Abraham Lincoln.