The New York Times Best Sellers August 18, 2019 (Combined Print & E-Book Nonfiction)

The New York Times Best Sellers August 18, 2019 (Combined Print & E-Book Nonfiction)

COVERTITLEAUTHORSYNOPSISN° OF WEEKS ON THE LISTLINKS
#1EDUCATEDby Tara WestoverThe daughter of survivalists, who is kept out of school, educates herself enough to leave home for university.76 WEEKS ON THE LISTDOWNLOAD READ
#2THREE WOMENby Lisa TaddeoThe inequality of female desire is explored through the sex lives of a homemaker, a high school student and a restauranteur.4 WEEKS ON THE LISTDOWNLOAD READ
#3BECOMINGby Michelle ObamaThe former first lady describes her journey from the South Side of Chicago to the White House, and how she balanced work, family and her husband’s political ascent.38 WEEKS ON THE LISTDOWNLOAD READ
#4UNFREEDOM OF THE PRESSby Mark R. LevinThe conservative commentator and radio host makes his case that the press is aligned with political ideology.11 WEEKS ON THE LISTDOWNLOAD READ
#5THE PIONEERSby David McCulloughThe Pulitzer Prize-winning historian tells the story of the settling of the Northwest Territory through five main characters.13 WEEKS ON THE LISTDOWNLOAD READ
#6SAPIENSby Yuval Noah HarariHow Homo sapiens became Earth’s dominant species.64 WEEKS ON THE LISTDOWNLOAD READ
#7BORN A CRIMEby Trevor NoahA memoir about growing up biracial in apartheid South Africa by the host of “The Daily Show.”25 WEEKS ON THE LISTDOWNLOAD READ
#8JUSTICE ON TRIALby Mollie Hemingway and Carrie SeverinoThe conservative authors give their take on the confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh.4 WEEKS ON THE LISTDOWNLOAD READ
#9MAYBE YOU SHOULD TALK TO SOMEONEby Lori GottliebA psychotherapist gains unexpected insights when she becomes another therapist’s patient.14 WEEKS ON THE LISTDOWNLOAD READ
#10JUST MERCYby Bryan StevensonA civil rights lawyer and MacArthur grant recipient’s memoir of his decades of work to free innocent people condemned to death.164 WEEKS ON THE LISTDOWNLOAD READ
#11THE MOMENT OF LIFTby Melinda GatesThe philanthropist shares stories of empowering women to improve society.10 WEEKS ON THE LISTDOWNLOAD READ
#12A DREAM ABOUT LIGHTNING BUGSby Ben FoldsA memoir by the former frontman of the alternative rock band Ben Folds Five.NEW THIS WEEKDOWNLOAD READ
#13BEYOND CHARLOTTESVILLEby Terry McAuliffeThe former governor of Virginia describes the forces and events behind the "Unite the Right" rally and suggests ways to prevent similar occurrences in the future.NEW THIS WEEKDOWNLOAD READ
#14RANGEby David EpsteinAn argument for how generalists excel more than specialists, especially in complex and unpredictable fields.4 WEEKS ON THE LISTDOWNLOAD READ
#15THE MUELLER REPORTwith related materials by The Washington PostRedacted findings from the special counsel’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and potential obstruction of justice by the president.15 WEEKS ON THE LISTDOWNLOAD READ