The New York Times: Nonfiction Bestsellers
The top 15 "Combined Print and E-Book Nonfiction" titles for 05/27/2023, fetched from The New York Times Books API.
- 1 (2). KILLERS OF THE FLOWER MOON, David Grann (Doubleday)
The story of a murder spree in 1920s Oklahoma that targeted Osage Indians, whose lands contained oil.
- 2 (1). 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.
- 3 (5). OUTLIVE, Peter Attia with Bill Gifford (Harmony)
A look at recent scientific research on aging and longevity.
- 4 (3). THE BODY KEEPS THE SCORE, Bessel van der Kolk (Penguin)
How trauma affects the body and mind, and innovative treatments for recovery.
- 5 (-). THE BOOK OF CHARLIE, David Von Drehle (Simon & Schuster)
The Washington Post columnist shares stories and wisdom he learned from a neighbor who was more than a century old.
- 6 (9). I'M GLAD MY MOM DIED, Jennette McCurdy (Simon & Schuster)
The actress and filmmaker describes her eating disorders and difficult relationship with her mother.
- 7 (4). SPARE, Prince Harry (Random House)
The Duke of Sussex details his struggles with the royal family, loss of his mother, service in the British Army and marriage to Meghan Markle.
- 8 (11). CRYING IN H MART, Michelle Zauner (Vintage)
The daughter of a Korean mother and Jewish American father, and leader of the indie rock project Japanese Breakfast, describes creating her own identity after losing her mother to cancer.
- 9 (6). THE DADDY DIARIES, Andy Cohen (Holt)
The host and executive producer of “Watch What Happens Live” juggles fatherhood and his career.
- 10 (-). ON OUR BEST BEHAVIOR, Elise Loehnen (Dial)
An examination of the seven deadly sins and their influence over the lives of women today.
- 11 (-). THE ESCAPE ARTIST, Jonathan Freedland (Harper)
Rudolf Vrba, who became one of the first Jews to escape from Auschwitz, warned others about the death camp.
- 12 (10). THE LIGHT WE CARRY, Michelle Obama (Crown)
The former first lady shares personal stories and the tools she uses to deal with difficult situations.
- 13 (-). RAW DOG, Jamie Loftus (Forge)
The comedian and Emmy-nominated TV writer explains the cultural and culinary significance of hot dogs.
- 14 (15). 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 (-). ALL ABOUT LOVE, bell hooks (Morrow)
The late feminist icon explores the causes of a polarized society and the meaning of love.