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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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Unstoppable

by Maria Sharapova

From Maria Sharapova, one of our fiercest female athletes, the captivating—and candid—story of her rise from nowhere to tennis stardom, and the unending fight to stay on top.

Date Added: 10/04/2017


Year: 2017

Month: September

The Autobiography of Gucci Mane

by Gucci Mane and Neil Martinez-Belkin

The highly anticipated memoir from Gucci Mane, “one of hip-hop’s most prolific and admired artists” (The New York Times).For the first time Gucci Mane tells his story in his own words.

Date Added: 09/29/2017


Year: 2017

Month: September

Unbelievable

by Katy Tur

“Compelling… this book couldn’t be more timely.

Date Added: 09/22/2017


Year: 2017

Month: September

What Happened

by Hillary Rodham Clinton

“In the past, for reasons I try to explain, I’ve often felt I had to be careful in public, like I was up on a wire without a net. Now I’m letting my guard down.

Date Added: 09/22/2017


Year: 2017

Month: September

Being Mortal

by Atul Gawande

Medicine has triumphed in modern times, transforming birth, injury, and infectious disease from harrowing to manageable. But in the inevitable condition of aging and death, the goals of medicine seem too frequently to run counter to the interest of the human spirit. In Being Mortal, bestselling author Atul Gawande tackles the hardest challenge of his profession: how medicine can not only improve life but also the process of its ending.

Date Added: 09/15/2017


Year: 2017

Month: September

Being Mortal

by Atul Gawande

Medicine has triumphed in modern times, transforming birth, injury, and infectious disease from harrowing to manageable. But in the inevitable condition of aging and death, the goals of medicine seem too frequently to run counter to the interest of the human spirit. In Being Mortal, bestselling author Atul Gawande tackles the hardest challenge of his profession: how medicine can not only improve life but also the process of its ending.

Date Added: 09/15/2017


Year: 2017

Month: September

It Takes Two: Our Story

by Jonathan Scott and Drew Scott

Jonathan and Drew Scott, known for their wildly popular HGTV shows including Property Brothers and Brother vs Brother, follow up their New York Times bestseller, Dream Home, with a highly anticipated memoir.

Date Added: 09/15/2017


Year: 2017

Month: September

Fantasyland

by Kurt Andersen

A razor-sharp thinker offers a new understanding of our post-truth world and explains the American instinct to believe in make-believe, from the Pilgrims to P. T. Barnum to Disneyland to zealots of every stripe . . . to Donald Trump.

Date Added: 09/15/2017


Year: 2017

Month: September

Life 3.0

by Max Tegmark

How will Artificial Intelligence affect crime, war, justice, jobs, society and our very sense of being human?

Date Added: 09/08/2017


Year: 2017

Month: September

Helga's Diary

by Francine Prose and Neil Bermel and Helga Weiss

"A sacred reminder of what so many millions suffered, and only a few survived."--Adam Kirsch, New Republic In 1939, Helga Weiss was a young Jewish schoolgirl in Prague.

Date Added: 09/01/2017


Year: 2017

Month: September

Team of Rivals

by Doris Kearns Goodwin

Acclaimed 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 national reputation to become

Date Added: 09/01/2017


Year: 2017

Month: September

Outliers

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The Glass Castle

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

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


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