New York Times Nonfiction Best Sellers 2012 Complete List Page 7

There are 211 books in the New York Times Nonfiction Best Sellers 2012 list. Here are the 31 books ranked from 181 to 211.

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181. The Finish

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by: Mark Bowden
Release date: Jan 01, 2012
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From 9/11 to the killing of Osama bin Laden, from the author of “Black Hawk Down.”

182. The Meaning Of Marriage

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by: Timothy Keller Kathy Keller
Release date: Nov 01, 2011
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The pastor of New York’s Redeemer Presbyterian church relies on the Bible to argue that marriage is meant to bring us closer to God.

183. In The Pleasure Groove

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by: John Taylor Tom Sykes
Release date: Jan 01, 2012
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A memoir by the bass player and founding member of Duran Duran.

184. Argo

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by: Antonio Mendez Matt Baglio
Release date: Sep 13, 2012
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An account of the daring rescue of six Americans from Tehran that inspired the movie.

185. Makeup To Breakup

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by: Peter Criss Larry Sloman
Release date: Oct 23, 2012
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The Kiss drummer reflects on his life in rock.

186. Why I Left Goldman Sachs

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by: Greg Smith
Release date: Oct 22, 2012
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A former equity derivatives executive offers his analysis of investment bank culture.

187. A Gift Of Hope

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by: Danielle Steel
Release date: Oct 30, 2012
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In this memoir, the novelist describes how she transformed the pain of the loss of her son into an enriching campaign of service.

188. Lost At Sea

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by: Jon Ronson
Release date: Oct 30, 2012
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An investigation of the strange things human beings are willing to believe in.

189. Why Romney Lost

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by: David Frum
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A former speechwriter for George W. Bush argues that the Republican Party has become too ideologically extreme.

190. The Art Of Men

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by: Kirstie Alley
Release date: Nov 06, 2012
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The actress’s life and loves.

191. Custer

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by: Larry McMurtry
Release date: Nov 06, 2012
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A biography of the general who fell at the Little Bighorn, by the author of “Lonesome Dove.”

192. How To Create A Mind

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by: Ray Kurzweil
Release date: Jan 01, 2012
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A new theory of how the thinking part of the brain works can help us create more intelligent machines.

193. The Untold History Of The United States

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by: Oliver Stone Peter Kuznick
Release date: Oct 30, 2012
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The rise and decline of the American empire.

194. Fatal Friends, Deadly Neighbors

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by: Ann Rule
Release date: Nov 27, 2012
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The 16th collection in the Crime Files true-crime series.

195. Heads In Beds

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by: Jacob Tomsky
Release date: Nov 20, 2012
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A career that spanned every aspect of the hotel industry inspired this author to share insider secrets to getting the best service.

196. Dogfight

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by: Calvin Trillin
Release date: Jan 01, 2012
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The 2012 presidential campaign in humorous verse.

197. Underwater Dogs

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by: Seth Casteel
Release date: Oct 23, 2012
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Portraits of dogs paddling, chasing and churning chaotically in swimming pools and ponds.

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

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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.

199. Destiny Of The Republic

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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.

200. 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.

201. Back To Work

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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.

202. 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.

203. Unlikely Friendships

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

204. A History Of The World In 100 Objects

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by: Neil MacGregor
Release date: Jan 01, 2011
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British Museum curators attempt to tell the story of mankind through objects in the museum’s collections.

205. Greedy Bastards

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by: Dylan Ratigan
Release date: Jan 10, 2012
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The host of MSNBC’s “Dylan Ratigan Show” proposes solutions to political and economic problems.

206. Inside Apple

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by: Adam Lashinsky
Release date: Jan 25, 2012
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The company’s practices and leadership strategies.

207. Strategic Vision

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by: Zbigniew Brzezinski
Release date: Jan 24, 2012
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President Carter’s national security adviser offers advice on how American foreign policy should respond to the shift in gravity from West to East.

208. All In

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by: Paula Broadwell Vernon Loeb
Release date: Jan 01, 2012
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Gen. David Petraeus’s evolution as a soldier, from West Point to Iraq and Afghanistan.

209. Scorpions For Breakfast

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by: Jan Brewer
Release date: Nov 01, 2011
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The governor of Arizona describes her fight to defend the border.

210. How To Be Black

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by: Baratunde Thurston
Release date: Jan 31, 2012
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A memoir and satirical look at the complexities of racial politics.

211. Hiding From Reality

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by: Taylor Armstrong
Release date: Feb 07, 2012
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A star of “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” describes domestic abuse during her childhood and marriage.

Last updated on December 18, 2021