NYT Hardcover Nonfiction

Bestseller List for July 12, 2020

THE ROOM WHERE IT HAPPENED
John Bolton
Simon & Schuster
9781982148034
1-982148-03-9
The former national security advisor gives his account of the 17 months he spent working for President Trump.
HOW TO BE AN ANTIRACIST
Ibram X Kendi
One World
9780525509288
0-525-50928-3
A primer for creating a more just and equitable society through identifying and opposing racism.
BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME
Ta-Nehisi Coates
Spiegel & Grau
9780812993547
0-8129-9354-3
Winner of the 2015 National Book Award for nonfiction. A meditation on race in America as well as a personal story, framed as a letter to the author's teenage son.
UNTAMED
Glennon Doyle
Dial
9781984801258
1-984801-25-2
The activist and public speaker describes her journey of listening to her inner voice.
ME AND WHITE SUPREMACY
Layla F Saad
Sourcebooks
9781728209807
1-72820-980-3
Ways to understand and possibly counteract white privilege.
COUNTDOWN 1945
Chris Wallace with Mitch Weiss
Avid Reader
9781982143343
1-982143-34-7
The Fox News Sunday anchor gives an account of the key people involved in and events leading up to America’s attack on Hiroshima in 1945.
BECOMING
Michelle Obama
Crown
9781524763138
1-5247-6313-6
The former first lady describes how she balanced work, family and her husband’s political ascent.
THE SPLENDID AND THE VILE
Erik Larson
Crown
9780385348713
0-385-34871-1
An examination of the leadership of the prime minister Winston Churchill.
I'M STILL HERE
Austin Channing Brown
Convergent
9781524760854
1-5247-6085-4
A Black woman who was given a white man's name by her parents shares her journey to finding her own worth and what stands in the way of racial justice.
HOOD FEMINISM
Mikki Kendall
Viking
9780525560548
0-525-56054-8
A critique of how today's mainstream feminism overlooks basic needs such as access to food, education, living wages and medical care.
BREATH
James Nestor
Riverhead
9780735213616
0-7352-1361-5
A re-examination of a basic biological function and a look at the science behind ancient breathing practices.
TRUMP AND THE AMERICAN FUTURE
Newt Gingrich
Center Street
9781546085041
1-5460-8504-1
The former speaker of the House and 2012 presidential candidate states why he thinks President Trump should be re-elected.
EDUCATED
Tara Westover
Random House
9780399590504
0-399-59050-1
The daughter of survivalists, who is kept out of school, educates herself enough to leave home for university.
BLITZ
David Horowitz
Humanix
9781630061388
1-63006-138-7
The author of “Big Agenda” explains why he thinks President Trump will be re-elected.
UNITED STATES OF SOCIALISM
Dinesh D'Souza
All Points
9781250163783
1-250-16378-1
The conservative commentator makes his case that identity politics are woven into what he considers socialism in America.