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New York Times Bestsellers - Non-Fiction

Description: Bookshare is pleased to offer the top 10 non-fiction books from the New York Times bestseller list on a monthly basis. Books are added in as they become available. The month corresponds to the first time they appeared on the list.


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Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln

by Doris Kearns Goodwin

Winner of the Lincoln PrizeAcclaimed historian Doris Kearns Goodwin illuminates Lincoln's political genius in this highly original work, as the one-term congressman and prairie lawyer rises from obscurity to prevail over three gifted rivals of

Date Added: 09/01/2017


Year: 2017

Month: September

Outliers: The Story of Success

by Malcolm Gladwell

In this stunning new book, Malcolm Gladwell takes us on an intellectual journey through the world of "outliers"--the best and the brightest, the most famous and the most successful. He asks the question: what makes high-achievers different?

Date Added: 09/01/2017


Year: 2017

Month: September

The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness

by Cornel West and Michelle Alexander

Once in a great while a book comes along that changes the way we see the world and helps to fuel a nationwide social movement. The New Jim Crow is such a book.

Date Added: 09/01/2017


Year: 2017

Month: September

Hail to the Chin: Further Confessions of a B Movie Actor

by Bruce Campbell and John Hodgman and Craig Sanborn

New York Times bestsellerIntroduction by New York Times bestselling author and famous minor television personality John HodgmanOne of my dad’s favorite jokes about getting older was: “I went out for coffee when I was twenty-one and when I got back I

Date Added: 09/22/2017


Year: 2017

Month: August

The Big Lie: Exposing the Nazi Roots of the American Left

by Dinesh D'Souza

"Of course, everything [D'Souza] says here is accurate... But it's not going to sit well with people on the American left who, of course, are portraying themselves as the exact opposite of all of this.

Date Added: 09/20/2017


Year: 2017

Month: August

Stamped From The Beginning: The Definitive History Of Racist Ideas In America

by Ibram X. Kendi

Some Americans cling desperately to the myth that we are living in a post-racial society, that the election of the first Black president spelled the doom of racism.

Date Added: 08/25/2017


Year: 2017

Month: August

Why Buddhism is True: The Science and Philosophy of Meditation and Enlightenment

by Robert Wright

From one of America’s greatest minds, a journey through psychology, philosophy, and lots of meditation to show how Buddhism holds the key to moral clarity and enduring happiness.

Date Added: 08/18/2017


Year: 2017

Month: August

Conscience of a Conservative: A Rejection of Destructive Politics and a Return to Principle

by Jeff Flake

“A thoughtful defense of traditional conservatism and a thorough assault on the way Donald Trump is betraying it.

Date Added: 08/11/2017


Year: 2017

Month: August

The Miracle of Dunkirk

by Walter Lord

Stranded on the beach with the Nazis closing in, the British army managed one of the most unlikely maneuvers in modern military historyIn May of 1940, the remnants of the French and British armies, broken by Hitler's blitzkrieg, retreated to Dunkirk.

Date Added: 08/04/2017


Year: 2017

Month: August

Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

by Yuval Noah Harari

From a renowned historian comes a groundbreaking narrative of humanity’s creation and evolution—a #1 international bestseller—that explores the ways in which biology and history have defined us and enhanced our understanding of what it means to be

Date Added: 08/04/2017


Year: 2017

Month: August

Sapiens

by Yuval Harari

Destined to become a modern classic in the vein of Guns, Germs, and Steel, Sapiens is a lively, groundbreaking history of humankind told from a unique perspective. 100,000 years ago, at least six species of human inhabited the earth.

Date Added: 08/04/2017


Year: 2017

Month: August

Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption

by Bryan Stevenson

A powerful true story about the potential for mercy to redeem us, and a clarion call to fix our broken system of justice—from one of the most brilliant and influential lawyers of our time Bryan Stevenson was a young lawyer when he founded the

Date Added: 08/04/2017


Year: 2017

Month: August

Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption

by Bryan Stevenson

#1 New York Times Bestseller | Named one of the Best Books of the Year by The New York Times • The Washington Post • The Boston Globe • The Seattle Times • Esquire • Time Winner of the Carnegie Medal for Nonfiction | Winner of the NAACP Image

Date Added: 08/04/2017


Year: 2017

Month: August

The Glass Castle: A Memoir

by Jeannette Walls

Jeannette Walls grew up with parents whose ideals and stubborn nonconformity were both their curse and their salvation. Rex and Rose Mary Walls had four children.

Date Added: 08/04/2017


Year: 2017

Month: August

Red Notice

by Bill Browder

A real-life political thriller about an American financier in the Wild East of Russia, the murder of his principled young tax attorney, and his dangerous mission to expose the Kremlin's corruption.

Date Added: 08/04/2017


Year: 2017

Month: August

Devil's Bargain: Steve Bannon, Donald Trump, and the Storming of the Presidency

by Joshua Green

From the reporter who was there at the very beginning comes the revealing inside story of the partnership between Steve Bannon and Donald Trump—the key to understanding the rise of the alt-right, the fall of Hillary Clinton, and the hidden forces

Date Added: 07/28/2017


Year: 2017

Month: July

The Swamp: Washington's Murky Pool of Corruption and Cronyism and How Trump Can Drain It

by Eric Bolling

When Washington D.C. was first built, it was on top of a swamp that had to be drained. Donald Trump says it's time to drain it again.

Date Added: 07/19/2017


Year: 2017

Month: July

Dunkirk: The History Behind the Major Motion Picture

by Joshua Levine

THE EPIC TRUE STORY OF DUNKIRK—NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE, WRITTEN AND DIRECTED BY CHRISTOPHER NOLAN, AND STARRING KENNETH BRANAGH, TOM HARDY, AND MARK RYLANCEThe Battle of Dunkirk, in May/June 1940, is remembered as a stunning defeat, yet a major

Date Added: 07/14/2017


Year: 2017

Month: July

Rediscovering Americanism: And the Tyranny of Progressivism

by Mark R. Levin

The new book from #1 New York Times bestselling author and syndicated radio host Mark R. Levin.

Date Added: 07/14/2017


Year: 2017

Month: July

No is Not Enough: Resisting Trump's Shock Politics and Winning the World We Need

by Naomi Klein

"This is one attempt to uncover how we got to this surreal political moment. It is also an attempt to predict how, under cover of shocks and crises, it could get a lot worse.

Date Added: 10/06/2017


Year: 2017

Month: June

Hué 1968: A Turning Point of The American War in Vietnam

by Mark Bowden

From "a master of narrative journalism" (New York Times Book Review), a riveting history of the biggest and bloodiest battle of the Vietnam

Date Added: 10/06/2017


Year: 2017

Month: June

Bill O'Reilly's Legends and Lies: The Civil War

by David Fisher

The newest installment in the New York Times #1 bestselling companion series to the Fox historical docudrama, Bill O’Reilly’s Legends and Lies; The Civil War is a pulse-quickening account of the deadliest war in American historyFrom the birth of the

Date Added: 07/19/2017


Year: 2017

Month: June

We Are Never Meeting in Real Life.: Essays

by Samantha Irby

Sometimes you just have to laugh, even when life is a dumpster fire. With We Are Never Meeting in Real Life., “bitches gotta eat” blogger and comedian Samantha Irby turns the serio-comic essay into an art form.

Date Added: 07/14/2017


Year: 2017

Month: June

The Vanishing American Adult: Our Coming-of-Age Crisis--and How to Rebuild a Culture of Self-Reliance

by Ben Sasse

THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERIn an era of safe spaces, trigger warnings, and an unprecedented election, the country's youth are in crisis. Senator Ben Sasse warns the nation about the existential threat to America's future.

Date Added: 07/14/2017


Year: 2017

Month: June

Understanding Trump

by Newt Gingrich and Eric Trump

The presidency of Donald Trump marks a profound change in the trajectory of American government, politics, and culture. Like his administration, the movement that put him in office represents a phenomenon that is worth studying. p.p1 {margin: 0.

Date Added: 07/14/2017


Year: 2017

Month: June


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