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NYTimes Best Sellers: Combined Print and E-Book Nonfiction

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1

21 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.

2

59 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.

3

New this week

The Matriarch

by Susan Page

Twelve

A biography of the former first lady Barbara Bush, based on interviews and her private diaries.

4

3 weeks on the list

The Right Side of History

by Ben Shapiro

Broadside

The conservative political commentator reflects upon what he considers most impactful to Western civilization.

5

New this week

Ladies Who Punch

by Ramin Setoodeh

Thomas Dunne/St. Martin’s

A behind-the-scenes look at the daytime talk show “The View.”

6

New this week

Maybe You Should Talk to Someone

by Lori Gottlieb

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

A psychotherapist gains unexpected insights when she becomes another therapist’s patient.

7

New this week

Commander in Cheat

by Rick Reilly

Hachette

A sportswriter handicaps the current president’s character, based on how he plays golf.

8

35 weeks on the list

Bad Blood

by John Carreyrou

Knopf

The rise and fall of Theranos, the biotech startup that failed to deliver on its promise to make blood testing more efficient.

9

2 weeks on the list

The Unwinding of the Miracle

by Julie Yip-Williams

Random House

After receiving a terminal cancer diagnosis, a lawyer and mother of two chronicles her life.

10

6 weeks on the list

Say Nothing

by Patrick Radden Keefe

Doubleday

A look at the conflict in Northern Ireland known as the Troubles.

11

3 weeks on the list

Doing Justice

by Preet Bharara

Knopf

The former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York describes some of his career highlights and gives insights into our legal system.

12

41 weeks on the list

Born a Crime

by Trevor Noah

Spiegel & Grau

A memoir about growing up biracial in apartheid South Africa by the host of “The Daily Show.”

13

New this week

American Moonshot

by Douglas Brinkley

Harper

The development of NASA and the space race against the Soviet Union during the Cold War.

14

4 weeks on the list

Shortest Way Home

by Pete Buttigieg

Liveright

A memoir by the current mayor of South Bend, Ind., and the first openly gay Democratic candidate to run for president of the United States.

15

New this week

Save Me the Plums

by Ruth Reichl

Random House

A memoir by the former restaurant critic of The New York Times and editor in chief of Gourmet.