The New York Times: Nonfiction Bestsellers

The top 15 "Combined Print and E-Book Nonfiction" titles for 06/08/2024, fetched from The New York Times Books API.

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  • 1 (-). THE WAR ON WARRIORS, Pete Hegseth (Broadside)
    The "Fox & Friends Weekend" host shares his experiences serving in the Army and his views on the current state of the American military.
  • 2 (1). THE DEMON OF UNREST, Erik Larson (Crown)
    The author of “The Splendid and the Vile” portrays the months between the election of Abraham Lincoln and the beginning of the Civil War.
  • 3 (2). THE ANXIOUS GENERATION, Jonathan Haidt (Penguin Press)
    A co-author of “The Coddling of the American Mind” looks at the mental health impacts that a phone-based life has on children.
  • 4 (3). WHAT THIS COMEDIAN SAID WILL SHOCK YOU, Bill Maher (Simon & Schuster)
    The host of “Real Time With Bill Maher” gives his take on a variety of subjects in American culture and politics.
  • 5 (-). WHEN THE SEA CAME ALIVE, Garrett M. Graff (Avid Reader)
    An oral history, based on numerous interviews, of events leading up to and part of the operation known as D-Day.
  • 6 (6). THE BODY KEEPS THE SCORE, Bessel van der Kolk (Penguin)
    How trauma affects the body and mind, and innovative treatments for recovery.
  • 7 (-). ENTRANCES AND EXITS, Michael Richards (Permuted)
    The comedic actor, known for his role as Kramer on “Seinfeld,” shares insights on physical comedy and moments from his life.
  • 8 (-). OUTLIVE, Peter Attia with Bill Gifford (Harmony)
    A look at recent scientific research on aging and longevity.
  • 9 (7). AN UNFINISHED LOVE STORY, Doris Kearns Goodwin (Simon & Schuster)
    A trove of items collected by the Pulitzer Prize-winning historian’s late husband inspired an appraisal of central figures and pivotal moments of the 1960s.
  • 10 (-). WHEN WOMEN RAN FIFTH AVENUE, Julie Satow (Doubleday)
    The impact three women had on the American department store business in the 20th century.
  • 11 (5). THE SITUATION ROOM, George Stephanopoulos with Lisa Dickey (Grand Central)
    The ABC host and former adviser to President Clinton describes the location where and conditions under which a dozen presidential administrations handled crises.
  • 12 (12). THE WAGER, David Grann (Doubleday)
    The survivors of a shipwrecked British vessel on a secret mission during an imperial war with Spain have different accounts of events.
  • 13 (8). IN MY TIME OF DYING, Sebastian Junger (Simon & Schuster)
    After suffering a ruptured aneurysm, the author of “Tribe” and "The Perfect Storm” addresses some imponderables related to mortality.
  • 14 (-). BRAIDING SWEETGRASS, Robin Wall Kimmerer (Milkweed Editions)
    A botanist and member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation espouses having an understanding and appreciation of plants and animals.
  • 15 (4). THE END OF EVERYTHING, Victor Davis Hanson (Basic)
    The author of “The Dying Citizen” and “The Case for Trump” looks at how some societies obliterate their foes.