NYT Hardcover Nonfiction

Bestseller List for December 6, 2020

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.
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.
DOLLY PARTON, SONGTELLER
Dolly Parton with Robert K Oermann
Chronicle
9781797205090
1-79720-509-9
The country music icon offers insights on 175 of her songs.
NO TIME LIKE THE FUTURE
Michael J Fox
Flatiron
9781250265616
1-250-26561-4
The actor discusses the challenges he has faced with Parkinson’s disease and other setbacks that caused him to reassess his outlook.
FRONTIER FOLLIES
Ree Drummond
Morrow
9780062962751
0-06-296275-2
The host of the Food Network show “The Pioneer Woman” shares stories on motherhood and marriage.
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.
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.
THE ANSWER IS ...
Alex Trebek
Simon & Schuster
9781982157999
1-982157-99-2
A memoir by the host of the TV game show “Jeopardy!,” from 1984 to 2020.
UNTAMED
Glennon Doyle
Dial
9781984801258
1-984801-25-2
The activist and public speaker describes her journey of listening to her inner voice.
HRH
Elizabeth Holmes
Celadon
9781250625083
1-250-62508-4
A style journalist looks at the fashion of four members of the British royal family.
UNCOMFORTABLE CONVERSATIONS WITH A BLACK MAN
Emmanuel Acho
Flatiron
9781250800466
1-250-80046-3
A look at some questions and concepts needed to address systemic racism.
HUMANS
Brandon Stanton
St. Martin's
9781250114297
1-250-11429-2
Photos and stories of people from over 40 countries collected by the creator of “Humans of New York.”
IS THIS ANYTHING?
Jerry Seinfeld
Simon & Schuster
9781982112691
1-982112-69-7
The comedian shares material he collected in an accordion folder over the last 45 years.
THE BEST OF ME
David Sedaris
Little, Brown
9780316628242
0-316-62824-7
A collection of the humorist’s essays including “Me Talk Pretty One Day” and “A Guy Walks Into a Bar Car.”
FIRST PRINCIPLES
Thomas E Ricks
Harper
9780062997456
0-06-299745-9
The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist explains the influence of the ancient Greeks and Romans on the thinking of America’s founding fathers.