New York Times Nonfiction Best Sellers 2011 Complete List Page 2

There are 180 books in the New York Times Nonfiction Best Sellers 2011 list. Here are the 30 books ranked from 31 to 60.

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31. The Original Argument

Weeks on the list: 9

by: Glenn Beck Joshua Charles
Release date: Jun 14, 2011
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The Federalists’ case for the Constitution, adapted for the 21st century.

32. The Devil In The White City

Weeks on the list: 8

by: Erik Larson
Release date: Feb 10, 2004
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A story of how an architect and a serial killer were linked by the Chicago World’s Fair of 1893. Originally published in 2003.

33. Moneyball

Weeks on the list: 8

by: Michael Lewis
Release date: Aug 22, 2011
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How Billy Beane, the general manager of the Oakland Athletics, has produced successful teams despite having one of the smallest payrolls in baseball.

34. That Used To Be Us

Weeks on the list: 8

by: Thomas L Friedman Michael M elbaum
Release date: Sep 05, 2011
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How America fell behind in the world it invented, and how it can come back.

35. Area 51

Weeks on the list: 8

by: Annie Jacobsen
Release date: May 17, 2011
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An account of the mysterious military installation, which the author contends is the home of secret espionage programs, not extraterrestrials.

36. Born To Run

Weeks on the list: 7

by: Christopher McDougall
Release date: Jan 01, 2011
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Secrets of distance running from a Mexican Indian tribe.

37. Steve Jobs

Weeks on the list: 7

by: Walter Isaacson
Release date: Oct 24, 2011
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A biography of the recently deceased entrepreneur, based on 40 interviews with Jobs conducted over two years.

38. Thinking, Fast And Slow

Weeks on the list: 7

by: Daniel Kahneman
Release date: Oct 25, 2011
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The winner of the Nobel in economic science discusses how we make choices in business and personal life and when we can and cannot trust our intuitions.

39. Reckless Endangerment

Weeks on the list: 7

by: Gretchen Morgenson Joshua Rosner
Release date: May 24, 2011
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This account of the Wall Street implosion highlights individuals who played crucial roles of responsibility.

40. Red

Weeks on the list: 6

by: Sammy Hagar Joel Selvin
Release date: Mar 15, 2011
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Hagar tells of his tear through rock, from his first break with Montrose to his role as the front man of Van Halen.

41. Physics Of The Future

Weeks on the list: 6

by: Michio Kaku
Release date: Jan 01, 2011
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An examination of innovative developments in medicine, computers, quantum physics and space travel.

42. Jacqueline Kennedy: Historic Conversations On Life With John F. Kennedy

Weeks on the list: 6

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Release date: Sep 14, 2011
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Recordings and transcripts of a seven-part interview with Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr. in 1964.

43. Jack Kennedy

Weeks on the list: 6

by: Chris Matthews
Release date: Nov 01, 2011
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An admiring portrait.

44. Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?

Weeks on the list: 6

by: Mindy Kaling
Release date: Nov 01, 2011
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Observations from the comedy writer and actress.

45. Those Guys Have All The Fun

Weeks on the list: 6

by: James Andrew Miller Tom Shales
Release date: May 24, 2011
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An oral history of the sports network ESPN.

46. Demonic

Weeks on the list: 6

by: Ann Coulter
Release date: Jan 01, 2011
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The columnist compares the Democratic Party to a mob.

47. Unlikely Friendships

Weeks on the list: 6

by: Jennifer Holl
Release date: Jun 21, 2011
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Forty-seven remarkable stories of attachment, from the animal kingdom.

48. The Hidden Reality

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Brian Greene
Release date: Jan 01, 2011
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A physicist explains various theories involving the existence of parallel universes.

49. Blood, Bones And Butter

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Gabrielle Hamilton
Release date: Jan 01, 2011
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A memoir by the chef and owner of the Manhattan restaurant Prune.

50. Onward

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Howard Schultz Joanne Gordon
Release date: Mar 29, 2011
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Schultz tells of his second stint as the C.E.O. of Starbucks and how he helped return the company to profitability.

51. All That Is Bitter And Sweet

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Ashley Judd Maryanne Vollers
Release date: Apr 05, 2011
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A memoir by the actress and humanitarian.

52. Destiny Of The Republic

Weeks on the list: 5

by: C ice Millard
Release date: Jan 01, 2011
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The life and death by assassination (and medical malpractice) of President James A. Garfield.

53. She Walks In Beauty

Weeks on the list: 5

by: selected introduced Caroline Kennedy
Release date: Apr 05, 2011
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Poems that inspired the former first daughter.

54. Back To Work

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Bill Clinton
Release date: Jan 01, 2011
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The former president argues that cooperation between the private sector and government is necessary to restore prosperity.

55. Catherine The Great

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Robert K Massie
Release date: Jan 01, 2011
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The author of “Nicholas and Alexandra” provides a sweeping narrative of the life of the minor 18th-century German princess who became Empress of All the Russias.

56. After America

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Mark Steyn
Release date: Aug 08, 2011
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The writer foresees Armageddon for America, which he says has caught up with Europe in the rush to self-destruction.

57. 1493

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Charles C Mann
Release date: Jan 01, 2011
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Picking up where “1491” left off, the author says that ecological encounters since Columbus have affected much of subsequent human history.

58. In My Time

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Dick Cheney
Release date: Aug 30, 2011
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The former vice president opens up about his life and nearly four decades at the core of American politics.

59. Lone Survivor

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Marcus Luttrell Patrick Robinson
Release date: Jun 12, 2007
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A harrowing Navy SEALs operation.

60. The Dressmaker Of Khair Khana

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Gayle Tzemach Lemmon
Release date: Mar 15, 2011
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The story of Kamila Sidiqi, an Afghan entrepreneur who started a successful sewing business and mobilized her community under the Taliban.

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