New York Times Nonfiction Best Sellers 2012 Complete List Page 4

There are 211 books in the New York Times Nonfiction Best Sellers 2012 list. Here are the 30 books ranked from 91 to 120.

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91. The Righteous Mind

Weeks on the list: 2

by: Jonathan Haidt
Release date: Jan 01, 2013
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A psychologist argues that people make decisions based on moral intuitions, which makes them attack opponents self-righteously.

92. Trickle Down Tyranny

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by: Michael Savage
Release date: Apr 03, 2012
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The radio host denounces President Obama’s domestic and foreign policies as tyranny.

93. Drop Dead Healthy

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by: A J Jacobs
Release date: Apr 10, 2012
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The author of “The Know-It-All” and “The Year of Living Biblically” samples workouts, diets and gadgets in pursuit of optimal health in every organ.

94. A Natural Woman

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by: Carole King
Release date: Apr 10, 2012
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A memoir by the songwriter, singer and activist.

95. Service

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by: Marcus Luttrell James D Hornfischer
Release date: May 08, 2012
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A Navy Seals member who was rescued in Afghanistan describes his experience in Iraq.

96. The Art Of Intelligence

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by: Henry A Crumpton
Release date: Jan 01, 2012
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The former operations officer who led the C.I.A.’s fight against Al Qaeda in Afghanistan after 9/11 reviews the lessons he learned from his 24-year career.

97. I Suck At Girls

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by: Justin Halpern
Release date: May 15, 2012
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A humorous look at sex and love.

98. Fearless

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by: Eric Blehm
Release date: May 22, 2012
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A tribute to Adam Brown, a member of Navy SEAL Team 6, who was killed in Afghanistan.

99. Not Taco Bell Material

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by: Adam Carolla
Release date: Jan 01, 2012
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Childhood recollections from the radio, TV and podcast host.

100. I Feel Bad About My Neck

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by: Nora Ephron
Release date: Aug 01, 2006
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A witty look at aging from the novelist and screenwriter who died on June 26.

101. Presumed Guilty

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by: Jose Baez Peter Golenbock
Release date: Aug 27, 2013
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Casey Anthony’s defense attorney discusses her case.

102. Life After Death

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by: Damien Echols
Release date: Sep 18, 2012
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The boyhood and prison life of a man who was released last year after serving 17 years on a wrongful conviction for the murder of three boys in Arkansas.

103. Total Recall

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by: Arnold Schwarzenegger Peter Petre
Release date: Oct 01, 2012
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A memoir by the actor, a former body builder and California governor.

104. Half The Sky

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by: Nicholas D Kristof Sheryl WuDunn
Release date: Jan 01, 2010
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A case for viewing women’s equality as our “paramount moral challenge.”

105. Plutocrats

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by: Chrystia Freel
Release date: Oct 11, 2012
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The lives of the global elites in the wealthiest 0.1 percent and the consequences of increasing income stratification.

106. Generals

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by: Thomas E Ricks
Release date: Jan 01, 2012
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A history of American military command from World War II to the present.

107. Hallucinations

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by: Oliver Sacks
Release date: Jan 01, 2012
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The renowned neurologist considers his patients’ hallucinatory experiences, and his own.

108. Brain On Fire

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by: Susannah Cahalan
Release date: Nov 13, 2012
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A medical mystery in which doctors struggle to discover why a young reporter suddenly experiences seizures, hallucinations and eventually near catatonia.

109. Patriarch

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by: David Nasaw
Release date: Jan 01, 2012
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The life and times of Joseph P. Kennedy.

110. Antifragile

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by: Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Release date: Nov 27, 2012
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The philosophical essayist and author of “The Black Swan” identifies things that not only gain from chaos but need it in order to survive and flourish.

111. Tap Dancing To Work

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by: Carol J Loomis
Release date: Jan 01, 2012
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A collection of updated Fortune magazine articles on Warren Buffett, published between 1966 and 2012.

112. Imperfect Justice

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

113. Then Again

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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.

114. The Zombie Survival Guide

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by: Max Brooks
Release date: Jan 01, 2003
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The comedy writer offers a plan for safeguarding yourself from the living dead.

115. A Universe From Nothing

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by: Lawrence M Krauss
Release date: Jan 01, 2012
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A cosmologist’s account of how our universe evolved, based on experimental observations and new theories.

116. Stories I Only Tell My Friends

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by: Rob Lowe
Release date: Apr 26, 2011
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The actor charts his professional path from teen idol to “The West Wing.”

117. Fairy Tale Interrupted

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by: RoseMarie Terenzio
Release date: Jan 24, 2012
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Recollections of John F. Kennedy Jr. from his former personal assistant and confidante.

118. Ali In Wonderland

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by: Ali Wentworth
Release date: Feb 07, 2012
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A memoir from the comedian and actress.

119. Life As I Blow It

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Sarah Colonna
Release date: Feb 07, 2012
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The “Chelsea Lately” writer tells her story.

120. That Woman

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Anne Sebba
Release date: Feb 14, 2012
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The life of Wallis Warfield Simpson, for whom Edward VIII gave up his throne.

Last updated on December 18, 2021