New York Times Nonfiction Best Sellers 2011 Complete List Page 3

There are 180 books in the New York Times Nonfiction Best Sellers 2011 list. Here are the 30 books ranked from 61 to 90.

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61. The Pioneer Woman

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Ree Drummond
Release date: Feb 01, 2011
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The proprietor of ThePioneerWoman.com describes her marriage, or, as she puts it, her transition from “black heels to tractor wheels.”

62. Committed

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by: Elizabeth Gilbert
Release date: Feb 01, 2011
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The author of “Eat, Pray, Love” overcomes her ambivalence about marriage.

63. In The Blink Of An Eye

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by: Michael Waltrip Ellis Henican
Release date: Feb 01, 2011
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The race car driver’s memoir is built around the crash that killed Dale Earnhardt Sr. in 2001.

64. Known And Unknown

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by: Donald Rumsfeld
Release date: Jan 01, 2011
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The former defense secretary’s memoir discusses his role in the invasion and occupation of Iraq.

65. I Beat The Odds

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by: Michael Oher Don Yaeger
Release date: Jan 01, 2011
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This memoir by the Baltimore Ravens offensive tackle describes how he broke out of the tough streets of Memphis and into a world of opportunity.

66. This Is Herman Cain!

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by: Herman Cain
Release date: Oct 04, 2011
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The life and views of the Republican presidential candidate and former C.E.O. of Godfather’s Pizza.

67. Confidence Men

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by: Ron Suskind
Release date: Sep 20, 2011
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President Obama and his advisers, often at odds with one another, respond to the economic crisis.

68. I’m Over All That

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by: Shirley MacLaine
Release date: Apr 05, 2011
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The actress offers observations on what remains important to her.

69. Gabby

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by: Gabrielle Giffords Mark Kelly Jeffrey Zaslow
Release date: Nov 15, 2011
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The Arizona representative and her astronaut husband describe their lives in the aftermath of the assassination attempt against her in January 2011.

70. Then Again

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Diane Keaton
Release date: Jan 01, 2011
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The actress uses her mother’s diaries as a springboard for the examination of her own life.

71. Throw Them All Out

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by: Peter Schweizer
Release date: Jan 01, 2011
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Insider trading in Congress and how it enriches the permanent political class.

72. The Emperor Of All Maladies

Weeks on the list: 3

by: Siddhartha Mukherjee
Release date: Aug 09, 2011
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An oncologist’s history of cancer and its treatment covers both the eureka moments and the decades of despair.

73. Autobiography Of Mark Twain, Vol. 1

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by: Mark Twain
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In his autobiography, published unexpurgated for the first time, Twain is pointedly political and willing to play the angry prophet.

74. Just Kids

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by: Patti Smith
Release date: Nov 02, 2010
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The godmother of punk recalls her time with Robert Mapplethorpe and their yearnings for a life in art in New York City.

75. The King’S Speech

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by: Mark Logue Peter Conradi
Release date: Jan 01, 2010
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A therapist helps the man who became King George VI lose his stammer.

76. The Information

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by: James Gleick
Release date: Jan 01, 2011
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Gleick argues that information is “the blood and the fuel, the vital principle” of the world.

77. Jesus Of Nazareth

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by: Joseph Ratzinger
Release date: Jan 01, 2007
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Pope Benedict XVI challenges readers to grapple with the meaning of Jesus’ life.

78. Unfamiliar Fishes

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by: Sarah Vowell
Release date: Jan 01, 2011
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A wry look at the odd and exceptional history of Hawaii.

79. Malcolm X

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by: Manning Marable
Release date: Jan 01, 2011
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A biography that traces a path from Malcolm X’s troubled youth to his conversion to Islam to his split with the Nation of Islam to his assassination in 1965.

80. 63 Documents The Government Doesn’t Want You To Read

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by: Jesse Ventura Dick Russell
Release date: Apr 04, 2011
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The former governor of Minnesota implores Americans to challenge government secrecy.

81. The End Of Normal

Weeks on the list: 3

by: Stephanie Madoff Mack
Release date: Oct 20, 2011
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A memoir from the widow of Bernard L. Madoff’s son Mark, who committed suicide after helping to turn his father in to the authorities.

82. From This Moment On

Weeks on the list: 3

by: Shania Twain
Release date: May 03, 2011
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The country singer and songwriter writes of her hardscrabble origins and her rise to fame.

83. If You Ask Me

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by: Betty White
Release date: Jan 01, 2011
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The seven-time Emmy winner reflects on her seven-decade career in Hollywood.

84. The Heart And The Fist

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by: Eric Greitens
Release date: Jan 01, 2011
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A member of the Navy Seals describes his military deployments and his larger vision of public service.

85. Blue Nights

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by: Joan Didion
Release date: Nov 01, 2011
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The writer considers her daughter’s death in 2005.

86. No Higher Honor

Weeks on the list: 3

by: Condoleezza Rice
Release date: Jan 01, 2011
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A memoir of service during the Bush administration.

87. The Psychopath Test

Weeks on the list: 3

by: Jon Ronson
Release date: May 12, 2011
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A look into a potential hoax in the scientific community spurs a journey into the world of psychopathy.

88. On China

Weeks on the list: 3

by: Henry Kissinger
Release date: Jan 01, 2011
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China and America are mutually dependent economic giants, Kissinger writes, but they need an overarching design of strategic partnership.

89. Imperfect Justice

Weeks on the list: 3

by: Jeff Ashton Lisa Pulitzer
Release date: Nov 15, 2011
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A prosecutor’s account of the Casey Anthony trial.

90. How I Got This Way

Weeks on the list: 3

by: Regis Philbin
Release date: Nov 15, 2011
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The recently retired co-host of “Live! With Regis and Kelly” looks back on his years in show business.

Last updated on December 18, 2021