New York Times Nonfiction Bestsellers

Week of December 2nd (list limited to titles available at the library)

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1.

Leonardo Da Vinci

by Walter Isaacson

A biography of the Italian Renaissance polymath which connects his work in various disciplines.
2.

Grant

by Ron Chernow

A biography of the Union general of the Civil War and two-term president of the United States.
3.

Obama

by Pete Souza

More than 300 pictures of the former president by his White House photographer, with behind-the-scenes stories.
4.

Promise Me, Dad

by Joe Biden

The former vice president recalls his toughest year in office, as his son battled brain cancer.
5.

Andrew Jackson And The Miracle Of New Orleans

by Brian Kilmeade

Major General Jackson takes on the British in Louisiana.
6.

Astrophysics For People In A Hurry

by Neil deGrasse Tyson

A straightforward, easy-to-understand introduction to the universe.
7.

Killing England

by Bill O'Reilly

Major events and battles during the Revolutionary War are told from several perspectives.
8.

Bobby Kennedy

by Chris Matthews

The New York senator's journey from his formative years to his tragic run for president.
9.

Sisters First

by Jenna Bush Hager

How the twin daughters of former president George W. Bush grew up in the public eye.
10.

What Happened

by Hillary Rodham Clinton

An inside look at her campaign and how she recovered in its aftermath.
11.

Endurance

by Scott Kelly

A memoir by the retired astronaut and former commander of the International Space Station.
12.

What Unites Us

by Dan Rather

A collection of essays that define the historical changes and essential institutions of America to suggest ways to overcome divisions within the country.
13.

Killers Of The Flower Moon

by David Grann

The story of a murder spree in 1920s Oklahoma that targeted Osage Indians.
14.

We Were Eight Years In Power

by Ta-Nehisi Coates

A series of essays that cover each year of the Obama administration and the writer's own journey.
15.

Hillbilly Elegy

by JD Vance

A Yale Law School graduate examines white working class struggles.