NYT Combined Print and E-Book Nonfiction

Bestseller List for June 20, 2021

HOW THE WORD IS PASSED
Clint Smith
Little, Brown
9780316492935
0-316-49293-0
A staff writer at The Atlantic explores the legacy of slavery and its imprint on centuries of American history.
KILLING THE MOB
Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard
St. Martin's
9781250273659
1-250-27365-X
The 10th book in the conservative commentator’s Killing series looks at organized crime in the United States during the 20th century.
AFTER THE FALL
Ben Rhodes
Random House
9781984856050
1-984856-05-7
A former White House aide and close confidant to President Barack Obama traveled the globe to discover just how much America’s fingerprints are on the world we shaped.
THE PREMONITION
Michael Lewis
Norton
9780393881554
0-393-88155-5
Stories of skeptics who went against the official response of the Trump administration to the outbreak of Covid-19. The profiles include a local public-health officer and a group of doctors nicknamed the Wolverines.
WHAT HAPPENED TO YOU?
Bruce D. Perry and Oprah Winfrey
Flatiron
9781250223180
1-250-22318-0
An approach to dealing with trauma that shifts an essential question used to investigate it.
THE BODY KEEPS THE SCORE
Bessel van der Kolk
Penguin
9780143127741
0-14-312774-8
How trauma affects the body and mind, and innovative treatments for recovery.
GREENLIGHTS
Matthew McConaughey
Crown
9780593139134
0-593-13913-5
The Academy Award-winning actor shares snippets from the diaries he kept over the last 35 years.
THE ANTHROPOCENE REVIEWED
John Green
Dutton
9780525555216
0-525-55521-8
A collection of personal essays that review different facets of the human-centered planet.
THE BOMBER MAFIA
Malcolm Gladwell
Little, Brown
9780316296618
0-316-29661-9
A look at the key players and outcomes of precision bombing during World War II.
SOMEBODY'S DAUGHTER
Ashley C. Ford
Flatiron
9781250305978
1-250-30597-7
A memoir about growing up a poor Black girl in Indiana with a family fragmented by incarceration.
UNTAMED
Glennon Doyle
Dial
9781984801258
1-984801-25-2
The activist and public speaker describes her journey of listening to her inner voice.
ZERO FAIL
Carol Leonnig
Random House
9780399589010
0-399-58901-5
The three-time Pulitzer Prize winner brings to light the secrets, scandals and shortcomings of the Secret Service.
CASTE
Isabel Wilkerson
Random House
9780593230251
0-593-23025-6
The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist examines aspects of caste systems across civilizations and reveals a rigid hierarchy in America today.
REMEMBERINGS
Sinead O’Connor
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
9780358423881
0-358-42388-0
The singer-songwriter’s memoir sheds light on her fraught childhood, musical triumphs and activism.
NOISE
Daniel Kahneman, Olivier Sibony and Cass R. Sunstein
Little, Brown Spark
9780316451406
0-316-45140-1
What might cause variability in judgments that should be identical and potential ways to remedy this.