New York Times Audio Nonfiction Best Sellers 2020 Complete List Page 2

There are 73 books in the New York Times Audio Nonfiction Best Sellers 2020 list. Here are the 43 books ranked from 31 to 73.

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31. Hidden Valley Road

Weeks on the list: 9

by: Robert Kolker
Release date: Apr 07, 2020
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From 1945 to 1965, a family in Colorado had 12 children, six of whom went on to develop schizophrenia.

32. Fortitude

Weeks on the list: 9

by: Dan Crenshaw
Release date: Apr 07, 2020
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The Texas congressman and former Navy SEAL prescribes ways to overcome adversity.

33. Just Mercy

Weeks on the list: 8

by: Bryan Stevenson
Release date: Oct 21, 2014
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A civil rights lawyer and MacArthur grant recipient’s memoir of his decades of work to free innocent people condemned to death.

34. The Truths We Hold

Weeks on the list: 8

by: Kamala Harris
Release date: Jan 08, 2019
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A memoir by a daughter of immigrants who was raised in Oakland, Calif., and became the second black woman ever elected to the United States Senate.

35. Unorthodox

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Deborah Feldman
Release date: Feb 14, 2012
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A woman breaks free of the Satmar Hasidic community in Brooklyn in which she was raised.

36. Begin Again

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Eddie S Glaude Jr
Release date: Jan 01, 2020
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An appraisal of the life and work of James Baldwin and their meaning in relation to the Black Lives Matter movement and the Trump presidency.

37. How To Destroy America In Three Easy Steps

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Ben Shapiro
Release date: Jan 01, 2020
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The conservative commentator describes what he perceives as threats to American history, ideals and culture.

38. Alexander Hamilton

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Ron Chernow
Release date: Mar 29, 2005
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A biography of the first Treasury secretary, a major author of the Federalist Papers and an advocate of strong central government. Originally published in 2004 and the basis of the Broadway play.

39. Is This Anything?

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Jerry Seinfeld
Release date: Oct 06, 2020
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The comedian shares material he collected in an accordion folder over the last 45 years.

40. Why We’re Polarized

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Ezra Klein
Release date: Jan 28, 2020
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The editor at large and co-founder of Vox offers his take on what causes divisions in America.

41. Dark Towers

Weeks on the list: 5

by: David Enrich
Release date: Feb 18, 2020
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The New York Times finance editor traces the history and illicit dealings of Deutsche Bank.

42. Chaos

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Tom O’Neill Dan Piepenbring
Release date: Jun 25, 2019
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A reassessment of events surrounding the murders committed by Charles Manson’s followers. Read by Kevin Stillwell. 16 hours, 15 minutes unabridged.

43. The Immortality Key

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Brian C Muraresku
Release date: Sep 29, 2020
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The potential role psychedelics may have played in the origins of Western civilization. Read by the author. 15 hours, 11 minutes unabridged.

44. More Myself

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Alicia Keys Michelle Burford
Release date: Nov 05, 2019
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The Grammy Award-winning musician retraces her path to discovering her own worth.

45. Stamped From The Beginning

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Ibram X Kendi
Release date: Aug 15, 2017
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Winner of the 2016 National Book Award for nonfiction. A look at anti-black racist ideas and their effect on the course of American history.

46. I’m Still Here

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Austin Channing Brown
Release date: May 15, 2018
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A black woman who was given a white man’s name by her parents shares her journey to finding her own worth and what stands in the way of racial justice.

47. The Answer Is …

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Alex Trebek
Release date: Jul 21, 2020
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Who is the Canadian-American who got his break on American TV by hosting the game show “The Wizard of Odds” and whose pronunciation of the word “genre” has been shared widely on social media?

48. Live Free Or Die

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Sean Hannity
Release date: Aug 04, 2020
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The Fox News host offers his assessment on what is at stake in the 2020 election.

49. It Was All A Lie

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Stuart Stevens
Release date: Jan 01, 2020
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The former political campaign strategist evaluates the changes within the Republican Party in the last half-century.

50. Finding Freedom

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Omid Scobie Carolyn Dur
Release date: Aug 11, 2020
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The Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s journey from courtship to their decision to step away from their royal lives.

51. Hoax

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Brian Stelter
Release date: Aug 25, 2020
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The CNN anchor and chief media correspondent examines the inner workings of Fox News and its relationship with President Trump.

52. Melania And Me

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Stephanie Winston Wolkoff
Release date: Sep 01, 2020
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The former director of special events at Vogue describes parting ways with the First Lady after being made the scapegoat for inauguration finance irregularities.

53. Killing Crazy Horse

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Bill O’Reilly Martin Dugard
Release date: May 12, 2020
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The ninth book in the conservative commentator’s Killing series focuses on conflicts with Native Americans.

54. Compromised

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Peter Strzok
Release date: Sep 01, 2020
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The former F.B.I. deputy assistant director of counterintelligence chronicles the investigation into Russia’s election interference and key moments from his career.

55. Say Nothing

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Patrick Radden Keefe
Release date: Jan 01, 2019
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A look at the conflict in Northern Ireland known as the Troubles.

56. Clanlands

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Sam Heughan Graham McTavish
Release date: Nov 03, 2020
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The stars of “Outlander” use various means of travel to explore Scotland.

57. The Best Of Me

Weeks on the list: 4

by: David Sedaris
Release date: Nov 03, 2020
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A collection of the humorist’s essays including “Me Talk Pretty One Day” and “A Guy Walks Into a Bar Car.”

58. Uncomfortable Conversations With A Black Man

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Emmanuel Acho
Release date: Nov 10, 2020
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A look at some questions and concepts needed to address systemic racism.

59. A Promised Land

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Barack Obama
Release date: Nov 17, 2020
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In the first volume of his presidential memoirs, Barack Obama offers personal reflections on his formative years and pivotal moments through his first term.

60. Dolly Parton, Songteller

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Dolly Parton Robert K Oermann
Release date: Nov 17, 2020
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The country music icon offers insights on 175 of her songs.

61. No Time Like The Future

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Michael J Fox
Release date: Nov 17, 2020
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The actor discusses the challenges he has faced with Parkinson’s disease and other setbacks that caused him to reassess his outlook.

62. The Autobiography Of Malcolm X

Weeks on the list: 4

by: as told to Alex Haley
Release date: Aug 25, 2015
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The life story of a leader in the Black Muslim movement and his views on racism in American society. Read by Laurence Fishburne. 16 hours, 52 minutes unabridged.

63. United States Of Socialism

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Dinesh D’Souza
Release date: Jun 02, 2020
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The conservative commentator makes his case that identity politics are woven into what he considers socialism in America.

64. So You Want To Talk About Race

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Ijeoma Oluo
Release date: Jan 16, 2018
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A look at the contemporary racial landscape of the United States.

65. Blowout

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Rachel Maddow
Release date: Jan 01, 2019
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The MSNBC host argues that the global oil and gas industry has weakened democracies and bolstered authoritarians.

66. Dear Girls

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Ali Wong
Release date: Jan 01, 2019
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The comedian dispenses her brand of wisdom through letters to her children.

67. A Warning

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Anonymous
Release date: Nov 19, 2019
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A senior official in the Trump administration offers an assessment of the president and makes a moral appeal.

68. Profiles In Corruption

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Peter Schweizer
Release date: Jan 20, 2020
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The author of “Clinton Cash” gives his evaluations of members of the Democratic Party.

69. Me And White Supremacy

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Layla F Saad
Release date: Jan 01, 2020
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Ways to understand and possibly counteract white privilege.

70. My Own Words

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Mary Hartnett Wendy W. Williams
Release date: Oct 04, 2016
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A collection of articles and speeches by the Supreme Court justice.

71. Between The World And Me

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Ta-Nehisi Coates
Release date: Jul 14, 2015
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A meditation on race in America as well as a personal story by the national correspondent of The Atlantic, framed as a letter to his teenage son.

72. Deadliest Enemy

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Michael T Osterholm Mark Olshaker
Release date: Mar 14, 2017
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How epidemics and pandemics can disrupt everyday life and world order.

73. The Lincoln Conspiracy

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Brad Meltzer Josh Mensch
Release date: May 05, 2020
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How Allan Pinkerton, along with undercover agents, thwarted a lesser-known assassination attempt of Abraham Lincoln in Baltimore in 1861.

Last updated on December 9, 2021