NYT Hardcover Nonfiction
Bestseller List for May 16, 2021
WHAT HAPPENED TO YOU?
Bruce D. Perry and Oprah Winfrey
An approach to dealing with trauma that shifts an essential question used to investigate it.
THE BOMBER MAFIA
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
An anthology of writing on the Black experience and shame resilience.
HOW Y'ALL DOING?
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
Forty-three portraits by the former president, of men and women who have immigrated to the United States.
CRYING IN H MART
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 activist and public speaker describes her journey of listening to her inner voice.
The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist examines aspects of caste systems across civilizations and reveals a rigid hierarchy in America today.
The Academy Award-winning actor shares snippets from the diaries he kept over the last 35 years.
THE CODE BREAKER
Simon & Schuster
How the Nobel Prize winner Jennifer Doudna and her colleagues invented CRISPR, a tool that can edit DNA.
An examination of the cognitive skills of rethinking and unlearning that could be used to adapt to a rapidly changing world.
The senior senator from Minnesota suggests ways to deal with monopolies, promote business competition and encourage innovation.
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
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
The former speaker of the House reflects on his time in Washington, key political figures and the current state of the Republican Party.