Nonfiction Best Sellers
Nonfiction Best Sellers: Week of October 15, 2017
- KILLING ENGLAND by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard. Major events and battles during the Revolutionary War are told from the perspectives of George Washington, Benjamin Franklin and others.
- WHAT HAPPENED by Hillary Rodham Clinton. The first woman nominated for president by a major political party details her campaign, mistakes she made, outside forces that affected the outcome and how she recovered in its aftermath.
- UNBELIEVABLE by Katy Tur. The NBC News correspondent describes her work covering the 2016 campaign of the Republican nominee for president and his behavior toward her.
- ASTROPHYSICS FOR PEOPLE IN A HURRY by Neil deGrasse Tyson. A straightforward, easy-to-understand introduction to the universe.
- HIT REFRESH by Satya Nadella with Greg Shaw and Jill Tracie Nichols. Microsoft's chief executive discusses changes at the company, advancements in technology and the importance of empathy.
- THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF GUCCI MANE by Gucci Mane with Neil Martinez-Belkin. A memoir by the East Atlanta hip-hop artist, who made a comeback after setbacks that included doing time in a maximum-security federal prison.
- THE PARADIGM by Jonathan Cahn. Ancient figures from the Middle East are used to explain the rise and fall of contemporary leaders and events.
- HILLBILLY ELEGY, by J. D. Vance. A Yale Law School graduate looks at the struggles of America's white working class through his own childhood in the Rust Belt.
- THE VIETNAM WAR by Geoffrey C. Ward. A companion to the PBS series by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick that looks at the events and the legacy of the war.
- AL FRANKEN, GIANT OF THE SENATE by Al Franken. A memoir by the Democratic senator from Minnesota and former “Saturday Night Live” writer.
- THE LAST CASTLE by Denise Kiernan. The story of Biltmore House, the largest mansion ever built in the United States, and the Vanderbilt family members who lived there.
- FANTASYLAND by Kurt Andersen. The politics and culture of 21st-century America are put in the context of five centuries of historical events and movements, including elements of conspiracy theories, crackpot ideas and hucksterism.
- THE SMEAR by Sharyl Attkisson. How political operatives, disinformation and media manipulation influence opinions and how people vote.
- THANKS, OBAMA by David Litt. A comic memoir from a young presidential speechwriter, who served in the Obama White House.
- BUNNY MELLON by Meryl Gordon. A biography of the style icon, art collector and American aristocrat.