The New York Times Best Sellers August 4, 2019 (Combined Print & E-Book Nonfiction)

The New York Times Best Sellers August 4, 2019 (Combined Print & E-Book Nonfiction)

COVERTITLEAUTHORN° OF WEEKS IN THE LISTSYNOPSISLINKS
#1EDUCATEDby Tara Westover74 WEEKS ON THE LISTThe daughter of survivalists, who is kept out of school, educates herself enough to leave home for university.DOWNLOAD READ
#2AMERICAN CARNAGEby Tim AlbertaNEW THIS WEEKPolitico Magazine’s chief political correspondent narrates a decade-long civil war inside the GOP and Donald Trump’s concurrent ascension.DOWNLOAD READ
#3THREE WOMENby Lisa Taddeo2 WEEKS ON THE LISTThe inequality of female desire is explored through the sex lives of a homemaker, a high school student and a restaurant owner.DOWNLOAD READ
#4JUSTICE ON TRIALby Mollie Hemingway and Carrie Severino2 WEEKS ON THE LISTThe conservative authors give their take on the confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh.DOWNLOAD READ
#5THE PIONEERSby David McCullough11 WEEKS ON THE LISTThe Pulitzer Prize-winning historian tells the story of the settling of the Northwest Territory through five main characters.DOWNLOAD READ
#6BECOMINGby Michelle Obama36 WEEKS ON THE LISTThe former first lady describes how she balanced work, family and her husband’s political ascent.DOWNLOAD READ
#7UNFREEDOM OF THE PRESSby Mark R. Levin9 WEEKS ON THE LISTThe conservative commentator and radio host makes his case that the press is aligned with political ideology.DOWNLOAD READ
#8BORN A CRIMEby Trevor Noah23 WEEKS ON THE LISTA memoir about growing up biracial in apartheid South Africa by the host of “The Daily Show.”DOWNLOAD READ
#9SAPIENSby Yuval Noah Harari62 WEEKS ON THE LISTHow Homo sapiens became Earth’s dominant species.DOWNLOAD READ
#10AMERICA'S RELUCTANT PRINCEby Steven M. Gillon2 WEEKS ON THE LISTA historian describes John F. Kennedy Jr. through the lens of their decades-long friendship.DOWNLOAD READ
#11THE MUELLER REPORTwith related materials by The Washington Post13 WEEKS ON THE LISTRedacted findings from the special counsel’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and potential obstruction of justice by the president.DOWNLOAD READ
#12THEY CALLED US ENEMYby George Takei, Justin Eisinger and Steven Scott. Illustrated by Harmony BeckerNEW THIS WEEKA graphic novel of Mr. Takei’s firsthand experiences while imprisoned in a Japanese American internment camp during World War II.DOWNLOAD READ
#13JUST MERCYby Bryan Stevenson162 WEEKS ON THE LISTA civil rights lawyer and MacArthur grant recipient’s memoir of his decades of work to free innocent people condemned to death.DOWNLOAD READ
#14MAYBE YOU SHOULD TALK TO SOMEONEby Lori Gottlieb12 WEEKS ON THE LISTA psychotherapist gains unexpected insights when she becomes another therapist’s patient.DOWNLOAD READ
#15WHITE FRAGILITYby Robin DiAngelo3 WEEKS ON THE LISTHistorical and cultural analyses on what causes defensive moves by white people and how this inhibits cross-racial dialogue.DOWNLOAD READ