NYT E-Book Nonfiction

Bestseller List for January 29, 2017

HIDDEN FIGURES
Margot Lee Shetterly
Morrow/HarperCollins
9780062363619
0-06-236361-1
The black women mathematicians who worked at then-segregated NASA. The basis of the movie.
HILLBILLY ELEGY
JD Vance
HarperCollins
9780062300560
0-06-230056-3
A Yale Law School graduate looks at the struggles of the white working class through the story of his own childhood in the Rust Belt.
UNSINKABLE
Debbie Reynolds and Dorian Hannaway
Morrow
9780062213679

A second memoir by the actress, singer and dancer; originally published in 2013.
THE LOST CITY OF THE MONKEY GOD
Douglas Preston
Grand Central
9781455540020
1-4555-4002-1
A frightening search for a lost civilization in the Honduran rain forest.
WISHFUL DRINKING
Carrie Fisher
Simon & Schuster
9781439153802
1-4391-5380-9
A memoir based on Fisher’s one-woman autobiographical show. Originally published in 2008.
THREE DAYS IN JANUARY
Bret Baier with Catherine Whitney
Morrow/HarperCollins
9780062569066
0-06-256906-6
Eisenhower’s farewell address and his role in the Kennedy transition.
KILLING THE RISING SUN
Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard
Holt
9781627790635
1-62779-063-2
The host of “The O’Reilly Factor” recounts the final years of World War II.
WHEN BREATH BECOMES AIR
Paul Kalanithi
Random House
9780812988413
0-8129-8841-8
A memoir by a physician who received a diagnosis of Stage IV lung cancer at the age of 36.
THE UNDOING PROJECT
Michael Lewis
Norton
9780393254600
0-393-25460-7
How the psychologists Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky upended assumptions about the decision-making process and invented the field of behavioral economics.
THE PRINCESS DIARIST
Carrie Fisher
Blue Rider
9780698188365
None
Recollections of life on the set of the first Star Wars movie by the actress and writer, who died in December.
ALEXANDER HAMILTON
Ron Chernow
Penguin
9781101200858
None
A biography of the first Treasury secretary and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. Originally published in 2004 and the basis of the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical.
THE MAGNOLIA STORY
Chip Gaines and Joanna Gaines with Mark Dagostino
W Publishing/Thomas Nelson
9780718081539
0-7180-8153-6
The couple, who star in the HGTV show “Fixer Upper,” offer a look at their lives together.
BORN A CRIME
Trevor Noah
Spiegel & Grau
9780399588181
0-399-58818-3
A memoir about growing up in South Africa by the host of “The Daily Show.” Read by the author. 8 hours, 50 minutes unabridged.
TROUBLEMAKER
Leah Remini and Rebecca Paley
Ballantine
9781101886977
1-101-88697-8
The actress describes her life in Scientology and the aftermath of her break with the church in 2013.
THANK YOU FOR BEING LATE
Thomas L Friedman
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
9780374715144
0-374-71514-9
How globalization, climate change and the accelerating pace of technology are reshaping the world.