NYT Bestselling Non-Fiction

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This Week Combined Print and E-Book Nonfiction Weeks On List
1 A PROMISED LAND A PROMISED LAND, by Barack Obama.

In the first volume of his presidential memoirs, Barack Obama offers personal reflections on his formative years and pivotal moments through his first term.

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2 GREENLIGHTS GREENLIGHTS, by Matthew McConaughey.

The Academy Award-winning actor shares snippets from the diaries he kept over the last 35 years.

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3 DOLLY PARTON, SONGTELLER DOLLY PARTON, SONGTELLER, by Dolly Parton with Robert K Oermann.

The country music icon offers insights on 175 of her songs.

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4 NO TIME LIKE THE FUTURE NO TIME LIKE THE FUTURE, by Michael J Fox.

The actor discusses the challenges he has faced with Parkinson’s disease and other setbacks that caused him to reassess his outlook.

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5 FRONTIER FOLLIES FRONTIER FOLLIES, by Ree Drummond.

The host of the Food Network show “The Pioneer Woman” shares stories on motherhood and marriage.

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6 BECOMING BECOMING, by Michelle Obama.

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.

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7 CASTE CASTE, by Isabel Wilkerson.

The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist examines aspects of caste systems across civilizations and reveals a rigid hierarchy in America today.

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8 UNTAMED UNTAMED, by Glennon Doyle.

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

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9 THE ANSWER IS ... THE ANSWER IS ..., by Alex Trebek.

A memoir by the host of the TV game show “Jeopardy!,” from 1984 to 2020.

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10 HRH HRH, by Elizabeth Holmes.

A style journalist looks at the fashion of four members of the British royal family.

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11 THE BEST OF ME THE BEST OF ME, by David Sedaris.

A collection of the humorist’s essays including “Me Talk Pretty One Day” and “A Guy Walks Into a Bar Car.”

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12 UNCOMFORTABLE CONVERSATIONS WITH A BLACK MAN UNCOMFORTABLE CONVERSATIONS WITH A BLACK MAN, by Emmanuel Acho.

A look at some questions and concepts needed to address systemic racism.

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13 FIRST PRINCIPLES FIRST PRINCIPLES, by Thomas E Ricks.

The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist explains the influence of the ancient Greeks and Romans on the thinking of America’s founding fathers.

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14 MY OWN WORDS MY OWN WORDS, by Ruth Bader Ginsburg with Mary Hartnett and Wendy W Williams.

A collection of articles and speeches by the Supreme Court justice.

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15 HUMANS HUMANS, by Brandon Stanton.

Photos and stories of people from over 40 countries collected by the creator of “Humans of New York.”

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