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New York Times Nonfiction Bestsellers

Week of May 11th (list limited to titles available at the library)

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1.

The Pioneers

by David McCullough

The Pulitzer Prize-winning historian tells the story of the settling of the Northwest Territory through five main characters.
2.

Becoming

by Michelle Obama

The former first lady describes how she balanced work, family and her husband’s political ascent.
3.

Educated

by Tara Westover

The daughter of survivalists leaves home for university.
4.

The Moment Of Lift

by Melinda Gates

The philanthropist shares stories of empowering women to improve society.
5.

The Second Mountain

by David Brooks

A New York Times Op-Ed columnist espouses having an outward focus to attain a meaningful life.
8.

Lake Of The Ozarks

by Bill Geist

Coming-of-age anecdotes set in a 1960s Midwestern summer vacation destination.
11.

Life Will Be The Death Of Me

by Chelsea Handler

The comedian chronicles going into therapy and becoming an advocate for change.
12.

Nanaville

by Anna Quindlen

The Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist observes the joys of being a grandmother.
13.

The Matriarch

by Susan Page

A biography of the former first lady Barbara Bush, based on interviews and her private diaries.
14.

Upheaval

by Jared Diamond

The ways in which six countries outlasted recent crises and adopted selective changes.

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