New York Times Nonfiction Best Sellers 2011 Complete List Page 4

There are 180 books in the New York Times Nonfiction Best Sellers 2011 list. Here are the 30 books ranked from 91 to 120.

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91. Being George Washington

Weeks on the list: 3

by: Glenn Beck Kevin Balfe
Release date: Nov 22, 2011
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How Washington turned himself into the indispensable (if imperfect) man.

92. Miracle Of Freedom

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by: Chris Stewart Ted Stewart
Release date: Jan 01, 2011
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A claim that the outcome of seven historical tipping points assured the freedom and democracy of today.

93. Of Thee I Zing

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by: Laura Ingraham Raymond Arroyo
Release date: Jul 12, 2011
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The talk radio host satirizes America’s cultural decline, from muffin tops to body shots.

94. Ghost In The Wires

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by: Kevin Mitnick William L Simon
Release date: Aug 15, 2011
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A onetime “most wanted” criminal of cyberspace recounts his exploits.

95. Cocktail Hour Under The Tree Of Forgetfulness

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by: Alex ra Fuller
Release date: Jan 01, 2011
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Fuller’s mother is at the center of this memoir set in Africa.

96. My Lucky Life In And Out Of Show Business

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by: Dick Van Dyke
Release date: May 03, 2011
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A memoir by the comic personality of television and film.

97. Decoded

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by: Jay-Z
Release date: Nov 16, 2010
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The hip-hop star leads a narrative journey through his lyrics and his life.

98. Eat, Pray, Love

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by: Elizabeth Gilbert
Release date: Jan 30, 2007
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A writer’s journey in search of self takes her to Italy, India and Indonesia.

99. Townie

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by: Andre Dubus III
Release date: Feb 23, 2011
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In this memoir, Dubus explores his attachment to violence and his relationship with his famous father.

100. Rawhide Down

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by: Del Quentin Wilber
Release date: Mar 15, 2011
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An account of the assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan in 1981.

101. The Swerve

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by: Stephen Greenblatt
Release date: Jan 01, 2012
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A Renaissance book hunter rediscovered Lucretius’ classic “On the Nature of Things” and kept it from disappearing.

102. Rin Tin Tin

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by: Susan Orlean
Release date: Sep 27, 2011
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The German shepherd’s journey from orphaned puppy to movie star and international celebrity.

103. Liberty Defined

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by: Ron Paul
Release date: Apr 19, 2011
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The Texas congressman examines 50 controversial issues.

104. Suicide Of A Superpower

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by: Patrick J Buchanan
Release date: Oct 18, 2011
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How the death of faith has accelerated American decline.

105. West By West

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by: Jerry West Jonathan Coleman
Release date: Oct 19, 2011
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The N.B.A. All-Star reveals his struggles with anger and depression.

106. A Singular Woman

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by: Janny Scott
Release date: Jan 03, 2012
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A biography of Barack Obama’s late mother, Stanley Ann Dunham, an anthropologist and development consultant, from a former New York Times reporter.

107. The Time Of Our Lives

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by: Tom Brokaw
Release date: Jan 01, 2011
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How to revitalize the promise of the American dream, based on stories of Americans who are making a difference.

108. Kris Jenner…And All Things Kardashian

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by: Kris Jenner
Release date: Nov 01, 2011
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The mother and manager of the Kardashians describes her busy life as a parent and producer.

109. Thank You Notes

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by: Jimmy Fallon the writers of “Late Night”
Release date: May 23, 2011
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Many things give the TV host opportunities to be grateful.

110. Incognito

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by: David Eagleman
Release date: Jan 01, 2011
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Probing the depths of the subconscious brain.

111. New New Rules

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by: Maher Bill
Release date: Jan 01, 2011
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Humorous observations on politics and life.

112. Sex On The Moon

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by: Ben Mezrich
Release date: Jul 12, 2011
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The story of Thad Roberts, a NASA intern who stole a 600-pound safe containing priceless moon rock samples.

113. Auschwitz

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by: Miklos Nyiszli
Release date: Apr 01, 2011
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An eyewitness account of the Nazi death camp, written shortly after the war by a doctor who was a prisoner there.

114. Stolen Innocence

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by: Elissa Wall Lisa Pulitzer
Release date: Oct 13, 2009
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The star witness against the polygamous sect leader Warren Jeffs describes how he forced her to marry her first cousin when she was 14.

115. Willpower

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by: Roy F Baumeister John Tierney
Release date: Jan 01, 2011
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Baumeister and Tierney set out to revolutionize our understanding of the virtue of self-control.

116. Here Comes Trouble

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by: Michael Moore
Release date: Sep 13, 2011
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Stories from the life of the provocative filmmaker.

117. Quest

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by: Daniel Yergin
Release date: Jan 01, 2011
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How the need for energy — especially, but not only, oil — drives global political and economic change.

118. The Rogue

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by: Joe McGinniss
Release date: Jan 01, 2011
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McGinniss moved to Wasilla to report on the career of Sarah Palin.

119. Dear Cary

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Dyan Cannon
Release date: Sep 20, 2011
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Cannon’s memoir discusses her romance with the actor Cary Grant, their glamorous careers and stormy marriage, and his dark family secrets. Originally published in 2011.

120. Bonhoeffer

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by: Eric Metaxas
Release date: Aug 29, 2011
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A biography of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, the German theologian who was hanged for his role in an assassination plot against Hitler.

Last updated on December 18, 2021