Nonfiction Best Sellers

Nonfiction Best Sellers: Week of April 22, 2018

  1. DEAR MADAM PRESIDENT by Jennifer Palmieri. The director of communications for Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign and the Obama White House prescribes a new model of leadership.
  2. RUSSIAN ROULETTE by Michael Isikoff and David Corn. Details of the 2016 presidential election, with an emphasis on Russia's possible involvement.
  3. TIGER WOODS by Jeff Benedict and Armen Keteyian. A deeper look at the personal and professional triumphs and disasters of the champion golfer.
  4. MAKE TROUBLE by Cecile Richards with Lauren Peterson. A memoir by the president of Planned Parenthood Federation of America and Planned Parenthood Action Fund, and former labor organizer.

  5. FACTFULNESS by Hans Rosling with Ola Rosling and Anna Rosling Rönnlund. A look at our biases and the argument for why the world is in a better state than we might think.

  6. I'LL BE GONE IN THE DARK by Michelle McNamara. The late true-crime journalist's search for the serial murderer and rapist known as "the Golden State Killer."

  7. ASTROPHYSICS FOR PEOPLE IN A HURRY by Neil deGrasse Tyson. A straightforward, easy-to-understand introduction to the universe.

  8. OUR 50-STATE BORDER CRISIS by Howard Buffett. An Illinois sheriff describes the close connection he sees between national security and the opioid crisis. 

  9. THIS IS ME by Chrissy Metz. A star of “This Is Us” describes her journey toward self-acceptance.

  10. EDUCATED by Tara Westover. The daughter of survivalists, who is kept out of school, educates herself enough to leave home for university.

  11. FAITH by Jimmy Carter. The former president discusses the broader meaning of faith and its effect on our lives, including its religious aspects.

  12. SECRET EMPIRES by Peter Schweizer. The author of “Clinton Cash” describes what some politicians might do to enrich themselves while in office.

  13. KILLING THE DEEP STATE by Jerome R. Corsi. The conservative commentator describes a secret conspiracy to undermine the Trump presidency. From the author of "The Obama Nation."

  14. UNIFIED by Tim Scott and Trey Gowdy. Two Republican lawmakers from South Carolina use their relationship as a model for overcoming differences.

  15. FIRE AND FURY by Michael Wolff. A journalist offers an inside account of the first year of the Trump White House.

     Excerpted from The New York Times Best Seller lists