New York Times Nonfiction Bestsellers

Week of June 29th (list limited to titles available at the library)

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1.

Educated

by Tara Westover

The daughter of survivalists leaves home for university.
2.

The Pioneers

by David McCullough

The Pulitzer Prize-winning historian tells the story of the settling of the Northwest Territory through five main characters.
3.

Becoming

by Michelle Obama

The former first lady describes how she balanced work, family and her husband’s political ascent.
4.

Unfreedom Of The Press

by Mark R Levin

The conservative commentator and radio host makes his case that the press is aligned with political ideology.
5.

Songs Of America

by Jon Meacham

Pulitzer Prize winner Jon Meacham and Grammy Award winner Tim McGraw explore how America was shaped by music.
7.

Howard Stern Comes Again

by Howard Stern

The radio interviewer delves into some of his favorite on-air conversations from the past four decades of his career.
8.

The Moment Of Lift

by Melinda Gates

The philanthropist shares stories of empowering women to improve society.
10.

Sea Stories

by William H McRaven

A memoir by the retired four-star Navy admiral, including the capture of Saddam Hussein and the raid to kill Osama bin Laden.
11.

The British Are Coming

by Rick Atkinson

The Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and journalist begins his Revolution Trilogy with events from 1775 to 1777.
12.

Range

by David Epstein

An argument for how generalists excel more than specialists, especially in complex and unpredictable fields.
13.

Maybe You Should Talk To Someone

by Lori Gottlieb

A psychotherapist gains unexpected insights when she becomes another therapist’s patient.
14.

The Second Mountain

by David Brooks

A New York Times Op-Ed columnist espouses having an outward focus to attain a meaningful life.
15.

Life Will Be The Death Of Me

by Chelsea Handler

The comedian chronicles going into therapy and becoming an advocate for change.