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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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Endurance: A Year in Space, a Lifetime of Discovery

by Scott Kelly

A stunning, personal memoir from the astronaut and modern-day hero who spent a record-breaking year aboard the International Space Station—a candid account of his remarkable voyage, of the journeys that preceded it, and of his colorful and

Date Added: 10/27/2017


Year: 2017

Month: November

Leonardo da Vinci

by Walter Isaacson

"A powerful story of an exhilarating mind and life....the book is a study in creativity: how to define it, how to achieve it."—The New Yorker “Majestic . . . Enthralling, masterful, and passionate.

Date Added: 10/27/2017


Year: 2017

Month: November

Leonardo Da Vinci

by Walter Isaacson

'To read this magnificent biography of Leonardo da Vinci is to take a tour through the life and works of one of the most extraordinary human beings of all time in the company of the most engaging, informed, and insightful guide imaginable.

Date Added: 10/27/2017


Year: 2017

Month: November

The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump: 27 Psychiatrists and Mental Health Experts Assess a President

by Gail Sheehy and Noam Chomsky and Tony Schwartz and Judith Lewis Herman and James Gilligan and Philip Zimbardo and Nanette Gartrell and John D. Gartner and Edwin B. Fisher and Robert Jay Lifton and William J. Doherty and Lance Dodes and Rosemary Sword and Bandy X. Lee and Craig Malkin and Michael J. Tansey and David M. Reiss and James A. Herb M.A., Esq. and Leonard L. Glass M.D., M.P.H. and Henry J. Friedman and Diane Jhueck L.M.H.C., D.M.H.P. and Howard H. Covitz Ph.D., A.B.P.P. and Betty P. Teng M.F.A., L.M.S.W. and Jennifer Contarino Panning Psy.D. and Harper West M.A., L.L.P. and Luba Kessler and Steve Wruble and Thomas Singer and Elizabeth Mika M.A., L.C.P.C. and Dee Mosbacher

The New York Times bestseller! More than two dozen psychiatrists and psychologists offer their consensus view that Trump's mental state presents a clear and present danger to our nation and individual well-being.This is not normal.

Date Added: 12/28/2017


Year: 2017

Month: October

Recovery: Freedom from Our Addictions

by Russell Brand

A guide to all kinds of addiction from a star who has struggled with heroin, alcohol, sex, fame, food and eBay, that will help addicts and their loved ones make the first steps into recovery“This manual for self-realization comes not from a mountain

Date Added: 12/20/2017


Year: 2017

Month: October

From Here to Eternity: Traveling the World to Find the Good Death

by Caitlin Doughty

A New York Times Bestseller The best-selling author of Smoke Gets in Your Eyes expands our sense of what it means to treat the dead with “dignity.

Date Added: 10/23/2017


Year: 2017

Month: October

Beyond the Messy Truth: How We Came Apart, How We Come Together

by Van Jones

A passionate manifesto that exposes hypocrisy on both sides of the political divide and points a way out of the tribalism that is tearing America apart—by the CNN political contributor and host hailed as “a star of the 2016 campaign” (The New York

Date Added: 10/20/2017


Year: 2017

Month: October

The State of Affairs: Rethinking Infidelity

by Esther Perel

Iconic couples’ therapist and bestselling author of Mating in Captivity Esther Perel returns with a provocative look at relationships through the lens of infidelity.

Date Added: 10/20/2017


Year: 2017

Month: October

Grant

by Ron Chernow

Pulitzer Prize winner Ron Chernow returns with a sweeping and dramatic portrait of one of our most compelling generals and presidents, Ulysses S. Grant. Ulysses S. Grant's life has typically been misunderstood.

Date Added: 10/20/2017


Year: 2017

Month: October

Martin Luther: The Man Who Rediscovered God and Changed the World

by Eric Metaxas

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Eric Metaxas comes a brilliant and inspiring biography of the most influential man in modern history, Martin Luther, in time for the 500th anniversary of the Reformation On All Hallow’s Eve in 1517, a

Date Added: 10/13/2017


Year: 2017

Month: October

The Four: The Hidden DNA of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google

by Scott Galloway

Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google are the four most influential companies on the planet. Just about everyone thinks they know how they got there. Just about everyone is wrong.

Date Added: 10/13/2017


Year: 2017

Month: October

We Were Eight Years in Power: An American Tragedy

by Ta-Nehisi Coates

In these “urgently relevant essays,”* the National Book Award–winning author of Between the World and Me “reflects on race, Barack Obama’s presidency and its jarring aftermath”*—including the election of Donald Trump.

Date Added: 10/13/2017


Year: 2017

Month: October

Hit Refresh: The Quest to Rediscover Microsoft's Soul and Imagine a Better Future for Everyone

by Bill Gates and Satya Nadella and Greg Shaw and Jill Tracie Nichols

“At the core, Hit Refresh, is about us humans and the unique quality we call empathy, which will become ever more valuable in a world where the torrent of technology will disrupt the status quo like never before.

Date Added: 10/06/2017


Year: 2017

Month: October

Unstoppable: My Life So Far

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: My Front-Row Seat to the Craziest Campaign in American History

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 : Medicine and What Matters in the End

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 : Medicine and What Matters in the End

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: How America Went Haywire: A 500-Year History

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: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

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: A Young Girl's Account of Life in a Concentration Camp

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: 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


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