NYT Audio Nonfiction

Bestseller List for October 17, 2021

PERIL
Bob Woodward and Robert Costa
Simon & Schuster Audio
9781797137971

The Washington Post journalists detail the dangers and challenges during the transition to the Biden presidency. Read by Robert Petkoff. 13 hours, 35 minutes unabridged.
GREENLIGHTS
Matthew McConaughey
Random House Audio
9780593294185

The Academy Award-winning actor shares snippets from the diaries he kept over the last 35 years. Read by the author. 6 hours, 42 minutes unabridged.
A HUNTER-GATHERER'S GUIDE TO THE 21ST CENTURY
Heather Heying and Bret Weinstein
Penguin Audio
9780593457658
0-593-45765-X
The evolutionary biologists posit that the modern world is out of sync with our ancient brains and bodies. Read by the authors. 8 hours, 17 minutes unabridged.
VANDERBILT
Anderson Cooper and Katherine Howe
HarperAudio
9780062964656
0-06-296465-8
The CNN host and descendent of the Vanderbilt family charts the rise and fall of this American dynasty. Read by Anderson Cooper. 8 hours, 50 minutes unabridged.
WHAT HAPPENED TO YOU?
Bruce D. Perry and Oprah Winfrey
Macmillan Audio
9781250260635

An approach to dealing with trauma that shifts an essential question used to investigate it. Read by the authors. 8 hours, 27 minutes unabridged.
YOU GOT ANYTHING STRONGER?
Gabrielle Union with Kevin Carr O’Leary
HarperAudio
9780062979964
0-06-297996-5
The actress shares some of the challenges and changes she has faced in recent years. Read by the author. 8 hours, 8 minutes unabridged.
BASED ON A TRUE STORY
Norm MacDonald
Random House Audio
9781524703196

The late comedian’s tales of his life on a farm in Canada, sports betting and time in Hollywood. Read by Tim O’Halloran and the author. 7 hours, 18 minutes unabridged.
THE BODY KEEPS THE SCORE
Bessel van der Kolk
Penguin Audio
9780593412701

How trauma affects the body and mind, and innovative treatments for recovery. Read by Sean Pratt. 16 hours, 17 minutes unabridged.
EXTREME OWNERSHIP
Jocko Willink and Leif Babin
Macmillan Audio
9781427264305
1-4272-6430-9
Applying the principles of Navy SEALs leadership training to any organization. Read by the authors. 8 hours, 15 minutes unabridged.
AMERICAN MARXISM
Mark R. Levin
Simon & Schuster Audio
9781797122083

The Fox News host gives his take on the Green New Deal, critical race theory and social activism. Read by Jeremy Lowell and the author. 9 hours, 46 minutes unabridged.
THE AFGHANISTAN PAPERS
Craig Whitlock
Simon & Schuster Audio
9781797131528

An investigative reporter for The Washington Post gives an account of how three successive presidents and their military commanders handled America’s invasion of Afghanistan after 9/11. Read by Dan Bittner. 9 hours, 35 minutes unabridged.
DOPAMINE NATION
Anna Lembke
Penguin Audio
9780593409220

The medical director of Stanford Addiction Medicine explores the neuroscience and behaviors that inform the relationship between pleasure and pain. Read by the author. 6 hours, 11 minutes unabridged.
UNTAMED
Glennon Doyle
Random House Audio
9780593156070

The activist and public speaker describes her journey of listening to her inner voice. Read by the author. 8 hours, 22 minutes unabridged.
A PROMISED LAND
Barack Obama
Random House Audio
9780525633723

In the first volume of his presidential memoirs, Barack Obama offers personal reflections on his formative years and pivotal moments through his first term. Read by the author. 29 hours, 10 minutes unabridged.
BORN A CRIME
Trevor Noah
Audible Studios
9781603932158

A memoir about growing up in South Africa by the host of “The Daily Show.” Read by the author. 8 hours, 50 minutes unabridged.