NYT Hardcover Nonfiction

Bestseller List for August 8, 2021

AMERICAN MARXISM
Mark R. Levin
Threshold Editions
9781501135972
1-5011-3597-X
The Fox News host gives his take on the Green New Deal, critical race theory and social activism.
I ALONE CAN FIX IT
Carol Leonnig and Philip Rucker
Penguin Press
9780593298947
0-593-29894-2
The Pulitzer Prize-winning reporters examine Trump’s final year in office, with a focus on the key players around him.
LANDSLIDE
Michael Wolff
Holt
9781250830012
1-250-83001-X
The author of “Fire and Fury” and “Siege” portrays events during the final days of Trump’s presidency.
HOW I SAVED THE WORLD
Jesse Watters
Broadside
9780063049086
0-06-304908-2
The Fox News host recounts his career and prescribes ways to defend against what he considers left-wing radicalism.
THIS IS YOUR MIND ON PLANTS
Michael Pollan
Penguin Press
9780593296905
0-593-29690-7
A look at arbitrary beliefs surrounding opium, caffeine and mescaline, which are derived from plants.
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.
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.
UNTAMED
Glennon Doyle
Dial
9781984801258
1-984801-25-2
The activist and public speaker describes her journey of listening to her inner voice.
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.
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.
FRANKLY, WE DID WIN THIS ELECTION
Michael C. Bender
Twelve
9781538734803
1-5387-3480-X
A senior White House reporter for The Wall Street Journal looks at Trump’s 2020 campaign and final year in office.
CRYING IN H MART
Michelle Zauner
Knopf
9780525657743
0-525-65774-6
The daughter of a Korean mother and Jewish-American father, and leader of the indie rock project Japanese Breakfast, describes creating her own identity after losing her mother to cancer.
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.
THINK AGAIN
Adam Grant
Viking
9781984878106
1-984878-10-7
An examination of the cognitive skills of rethinking and unlearning that could be used to adapt to a rapidly changing world.
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.