NYT Hardcover Nonfiction

Bestseller List for March 14, 2021

HOW TO AVOID A CLIMATE DISASTER
Bill Gates
Knopf
9780385546133
0-385-54613-0
A prescription for what business, governments and individuals can do to work toward zero emissions.
JUST AS I AM
Cicely Tyson with Michelle Burford
HarperCollins
9780062931061
0-06-293106-7
The late iconic actress describes how she worked to change perceptions of Black women through her career choices.
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.
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.
WALK IN MY COMBAT BOOTS
James Patterson and Matt Eversmann with Chris Mooney
Little, Brown
9780316429092
0-316-42909-0
A collection of interviews with troops who fought overseas.
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.
A PROMISED LAND
Barack Obama
Crown
9781524763169
1-5247-6316-0
In the first volume of his presidential memoirs, Barack Obama offers personal reflections on his formative years and pivotal moments through his first term.
THE SUM OF US
Heather McGhee
One World
9780525509561
0-525-50956-9
The chair of the board of the racial justice organization Color of Change analyzes the impact of racism on the economy.
UNTAMED
Glennon Doyle
Dial
9781984801258
1-984801-25-2
The activist and public speaker describes her journey of listening to her inner voice.
FOUR HUNDRED SOULS
edited Ibram X. Kendi and Keisha N. Blain
One World
9780593134047
0-593-13404-4
A compendium featuring 90 writers covering 400 years of African-American history.
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 TWO KINGDOMS
Suleika Jaouad
Random House
9780399588587
0-399-58858-2
The writer of the New York Times column “Life, Interrupted” chronicles her fight with cancer and an impactful road trip.
THE DAUGHTERS OF KOBANI
Gayle Tzemach Lemmon
Penguin Press
9780525560685
0-525-56068-8
In 2014, a group of all-female Kurdish militia faced off against ISIS in a small town in Syria.
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.
A SWIM IN A POND IN THE RAIN
George Saunders
Random House
9781984856029
1-984856-02-2
A collection of essays examining the functions and importance of works of fiction.