NYT Hardcover Nonfiction

Bestseller List for May 16, 2021

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 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.
YOU ARE YOUR BEST THING
edited Tarana Burke and Brené Brown
Random House
9780593243626
0-593-24362-5
An anthology of writing on the Black experience and shame resilience.
HOW Y'ALL DOING?
Leslie Jordan
Morrow
9780063076198
0-06-307619-5
A collection of essays by the Emmy-winning actor who became a viral sensation without knowing what that phrase meant at the time.
OUT OF MANY, ONE
George W. Bush
Crown
9780593136966
0-593-13696-9
Forty-three portraits by the former president, of men and women who have immigrated to the United States.
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.
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.
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 CODE BREAKER
Walter Isaacson
Simon & Schuster
9781982115852
1-982115-85-8
How the Nobel Prize winner Jennifer Doudna and her colleagues invented CRISPR, a tool that can edit DNA.
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.
ANTITRUST
Amy Klobuchar
Knopf
9780525654896
0-525-65489-5
The senior senator from Minnesota suggests ways to deal with monopolies, promote business competition and encourage innovation.
MADAM SPEAKER
Susan Page
Twelve
9781538750698
1-5387-5069-4
Based on numerous interviews, the USA Today Washington bureau chief profiles the current speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi.
EMPIRE OF PAIN
Patrick Radden Keefe
Doubleday
9780385545686
0-385-54568-1
A portrait of the Sackler family, known for their philanthropy toward institutions around the world, and their involvement with Valium and OxyContin.
ON THE HOUSE
John Boehner
St. Martin's
9781250238443
1-250-23844-7
The former speaker of the House reflects on his time in Washington, key political figures and the current state of the Republican Party.