Nonfiction Best Sellers
Nonfiction Best Sellers: Week of December 10, 2017
- OBAMA by Pete Souza. More than 300 pictures of the former president by his White House photographer, with behind-the-scenes stories.
- LEONARDO DA VINCI by Walter Isaacson. A biography of the Italian Renaissance polymath which connects his work in various disciplines.
- PROMISE ME, DAD by Joe Biden. The former vice president recalls his toughest year in office, as his son battled brain cancer.
- GRANT by Ron Chernow. A biography of the Union general of the Civil War and two-term president of the United States.
- ANDREW JACKSON AND THE MIRACLE OF NEW ORLEANS by Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger. Major General Jackson takes on the British in Louisiana.
- BOBBY KENNEDY by Chris Matthews. The New York senator's journey from his formative years to his tragic run for president.
- 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.
- SISTERS FIRST by Jenna Bush Hager and Barbara Pierce Bush. The twin daughters of former president George W. Bush offer their account of growing up in the public eye.
- ASTROPHYSICS FOR PEOPLE IN A HURRY by Neil deGrasse Tyson. A straightforward, easy-to-understand introduction to the universe.
- ENDURANCE by Scott Kelly. A memoir by the retired astronaut and former commander of the International Space Station.
- 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.
- HACKS by Donna Brazile. An account of the Russian hacking of the Democratic National Committee and the fights within the party during the 2016 campaign.
- WE WERE EIGHT YEARS IN POWER by Ta-Nehisi Coates. A series of essays that cover each year of the Obama administration, the writer's own journey and the echoes of American history in modern times.
GOLD DUST WOMAN by Stephen Davis. A biography of the Fleetwood Mac singer Stevie Nicks.
HILLBILLY ELEGY by J. D. Vance. A Yale Law School graduate examines white working class struggles.