New York Times Audio Nonfiction Best Sellers 2018 Complete List Page 2

There are 72 books in the New York Times Audio Nonfiction Best Sellers 2018 list. Here are the 42 books ranked from 31 to 72.

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31. Homo Deus

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Yuval Noah Harari
Release date: Sep 04, 2018
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A provocative look into the future by the author of “Sapiens.”

32. A Brief History Of Time

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Stephen Hawking
Release date: Jan 01, 1998
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The British cosmologist reviews efforts to create a unified theory of the universe; first published in 1988.

33. Things That Matter

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Charles Krauthammer
Release date: Oct 22, 2013
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Three decades’ worth of essays from the conservative columnist.

34. Grant

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Ron Chernow
Release date: Oct 10, 2017
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A biography of the Union general of the Civil War and two-term president of the United States.

35. Skin In The Game

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Release date: Feb 27, 2018
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An argument for taking on risk.

36. Unbroken

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Laura Hillenbr
Release date: Nov 16, 2010
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An Olympic runner’s story of survival as a prisoner of the Japanese in World War II.

37. Hidden Figures

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Margot Lee Shetterly
Release date: Sep 06, 2016
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he story, based in part on interviews, of the black women mathematicians who were hired as “computers” by the precursor of NASA during World War II. The basis of the forthcoming movie.

38. Outliers

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Malcolm Gladwell
Release date: Nov 18, 2008
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Unexpected factors that explain why some people succeed, such as upbringing, timing and 10,000 hours of deliberate practice.

39. The Sun Does Shine

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Anthony Ray Hinton Lara Love Hardin
Release date: Jun 05, 2018
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A wrongfully imprisoned man on death row becomes a beacon to his fellow inmates.

40. The World As It Is

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Ben Rhodes
Release date: Apr 02, 2019
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A memoir by the former speechwriter and deputy national security advisor to President Obama.

41. Alone

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Michael Korda
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Historical events of World War II and the personal story of the author’s family leaving Europe before the Nazis’s advance. 12 hours, 57 minutes unabridged. Read by John Lee.

42. Everything Trump Touches Dies

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Rick Wilson
Release date: Aug 07, 2018
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The Republican political campaign strategist gives his take on the current president and offers a way forward for conservatives.

43. English History Made Brief, Irreverent, And Pleasurable

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Lacey Baldwin Smith
Release date: Oct 01, 2006
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An offbeat guide to many of England’s memorable moments over the centuries. 9 hours, 43 minutes unabridged. Read by Peter Noble.

44. Unhinged

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Omarosa Manigault Newman
Release date: Aug 14, 2018
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The reality TV star and former White House staffer describes her time and relationship with Donald Trump.

45. Evil Has A Name

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Paul Holes Jim Clemente Peter McDonnell
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A conversation about the story behind the investigation of the Golden State Killer. Read by Paul Holes and Jim Clemente. 6 hours, 13 minutes unabridged.

46. A People’s History Of The United States: 1492 To Present

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Howard Zinn
Release date: Aug 02, 2005
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An account from the point of view of women, African-Americans and others who are often marginalized.

47. This Will Only Hurt A Little

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Busy Philipps
Release date: Oct 16, 2018
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A memoir by the actress and host of the late-night talk show “Busy Tonight.”

48. Lost Connections

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Johann Hari
Release date: Jan 23, 2018
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The journalist describes nine causes of depression and anxiety, and offers potential solutions.

49. Factfulness

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Hans Rosling Ola Rosling Anna Rosling Ronnlund
Release date: Apr 03, 2018
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A look at our biases and the argument for why the world is in a better state than we might think.

50. Fascism: A Warning

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Madeleine Albright Bill Woodward
Release date: Apr 10, 2018
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The former secretary of state examines the legacy of fascism in the 20th century and its potential revival.

51. Measure What Matters

Weeks on the list: 4

by: John Doerr
Release date: Apr 24, 2018
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How a goal-setting system helped large tech companies succeed.

52. Barracoon

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Zora Neale Hurston
Release date: May 08, 2018
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A previously unpublished, first-person account of Cudjo Lewis, a man who was transported and enslaved 50 years after the slave trade was banned.

53. The Restless Wave

Weeks on the list: 4

by: John McCain Mark Salter
Release date: May 22, 2018
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A memoir by the Republican senator from Arizona.

54. Facts And Fears

Weeks on the list: 4

by: James R Clapper Trey Brown
Release date: May 22, 2018
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The former director of national intelligence describes events that challenged the intelligence community and considers some ethical questions around its efforts.

55. Liars, Leakers And Liberals

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Jeanine Pirro
Release date: Jul 17, 2018
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The legal analyst and Fox News host argues in favor of President Trump.

56. The Russia Hoax

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Gregg Jarrett
Release date: Jul 24, 2018
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The Fox News analyst makes his case for why the F.B.I. investigation into collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia is without legal merit.

57. The Lost Airman

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Seth Meyerowitz Peter F Stevens
Release date: Jan 19, 2016
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During World War II, an American airman is shot down over France and eludes the Gestapo for more than six months. 9 hours, 36 minutes unabridged. Read by Jonathan Todd Ross.

58. Canada

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Mike Myers
Release date: Oct 30, 2018
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The actor and comedian extolls the beauty of his native country and its people. 5 hours, 58 minutes unabridged. Read by the author.

59. A Little History Of Economics

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Niall Kishtainy
Release date: Mar 07, 2017
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An overview of the theories and major events of economics. 9 hours, 52 minutes unabridged. Read by Steven Crossley.

60. Origin Story

Weeks on the list: 4

by: David Christian
Release date: May 22, 2018
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A history of the universe from the Big Bang through the present day. Read by Jamie Jackson. 12 hours, 23 minutes unabridged.

61. The Coddling Of The American Mind

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Greg Lukianoff Jonathan Haidt
Release date: Sep 04, 2018
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An investigation of cultural trends that the authors argue are failing the next generation.

62. Accessory To War

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Neil deGrasse Tyson Avis Lang
Release date: Jan 01, 2018
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Observations of the two-way relationship between science and military power.

63. The Fifth Risk

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Michael Lewis
Release date: Oct 02, 2018
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The author of “The Big Short” examines how the Trump administration staffs its federal agencies.

64. The Greatest Love Story Ever Told

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Megan Mullally Nick Offerman
Release date: Oct 02, 2018
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In a series of intimate conversations between themselves, the authors recount lessons learned from their 18-year romance.

65. Killing The Ss

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Bill O’Reilly Martin Dugard
Release date: Oct 09, 2018
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A look at the postwar manhunt for members of Hitler’s inner circle.

66. The Art Of Asking

Weeks on the list: 3

by: Am a Palmer
Release date: Nov 11, 2014
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An expansion of a popular TED talk by the singer and blogger about the value of art and of pursuing dreams.

67. Theft By Finding

Weeks on the list: 3

by: David Sedaris
Release date: May 30, 2017
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Excerpts from the writer’s diaries, 1977-2002.

68. Leonardo Da Vinci

Weeks on the list: 3

by: Walter Isaacson
Release date: Oct 17, 2017
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A biography of the Italian Renaissance polymath which connects his work in various disciplines.

69. Fire And Fury

Weeks on the list: 3

by: Michael Wolff
Release date: Jan 05, 2018
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A journalist offers an inside account of the first year of the Trump White House.

70. Enlightenment Now

Weeks on the list: 3

by: Steven Pinker
Release date: Feb 13, 2018
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A case for using reason, science and humanism to counter pessimistic views of Western civilization.

71. Hillbilly Elegy

Weeks on the list: 3

by: J.D. Vance
Release date: Jun 28, 2016
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A Yale Law School graduate looks at the struggles of the white working class through the story of his own childhood in the Rust Belt.

72. Elon Musk

Weeks on the list: 3

by: Ashlee Vance
Release date: May 19, 2015
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A technology writer follows Musk’s life from his difficult South African childhood to his involvement in Internet start-ups like the rocket company SpaceX, the electric-car company Tesla and the solar power installation company Solar City.

Last updated on December 9, 2021