New York Times Nonfiction Best Sellers 2013 Complete List Page 7

There are 222 books in the New York Times Nonfiction Best Sellers 2013 list. Here are the 42 books ranked from 181 to 222.

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181. Civilian Warriors

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by: Erik Prince
Release date: Jan 01, 2013
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An account of Blackwater’s history by its founder.

182. Man Who Killed Kennedy

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by: Roger Stone Mike Colapietro
Release date: Nov 06, 2013
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An argument that Lyndon Johnson was behind a conspiracy to kill John F. Kennedy.

183. The Kid

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by: Ben Bradlee Jr
Release date: Dec 03, 2013
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A thrilling and honest biography of Ted Williams (1918-2002), the Boston Red Sox slugger and war hero who was all too human when he stepped away from the game.

184. 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.

185. Bruce

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by: Peter Ames Carlin
Release date: Oct 30, 2012
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A biography of Bruce Springsteen looks at his family, his music and his drive for fame and influence.

186. Roll Me Up And Smoke Me When I Die

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by: Willie Nelson
Release date: Nov 13, 2012
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The musician muses on family, friends, Texas and life on the road.

187. 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.

188. 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.

189. The Onion Book Of Known Knowledge

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by: the staff of The Onion
Release date: Oct 23, 2012
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A wry encyclopedia from the satirical news publication.

190. Seriously… I’m Kidding

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by: Ellen DeGeneres
Release date: Oct 04, 2011
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A collection of humor pieces from the stand-up comedian and talk-show host.

191. The Omnivore’S Dilemma

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by: Michael Pollan
Release date: Apr 11, 2006
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Tracking dinner from the soil to the plate, a journalist juggles appetite and conscience; originally published in 2006.

192. Outlaw Platoon

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by: Sean Parnell John R Bruning
Release date: Feb 28, 2012
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A personal account of the Army’s 10th Mountain Division’s heroic 16-months of nearly continuous combat in the mountains of Afghanistan.

193. An Invisible Thread

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by: Laura L Schroff
Release date: Nov 01, 2011
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The long friendship between a sales executive and a destitute boy.

194. The Dude And The Zen Master

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by: Jeff Bridges Bernie Glassman
Release date: Jan 01, 2012
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The actor and the Zen master, longtime friends, examine the wisdom of Bridges’s character the Dude from the 1998 cult classic “The Big Lebowski.”

195. A Stolen Life

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by: Jaycee Dugard
Release date: Jul 12, 2011
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A woman tells of being kidnapped at the age of 11 and held prisoner for 18 years by a convicted rapist and his wife.

196. Total Frat Move

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by: W R Bolen the creators of TotalFratMovecom
Release date: Jan 15, 2013
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Fraternity humor.

197. Buried Memories

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by: Katie Beers Carolyn Gusoff
Release date: Apr 13, 2015
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Twenty years ago Beers, a neglected child, was kidnapped by a family friend and held in an underground box and sexually abused for 17 days; she is now a working mother. Gusoff, a reporter, covered the original story.

198. Lady Almina And The Real Downton Abbey

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by: The Countess of Carnarvon
Release date: Dec 27, 2011
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The inspiration and setting for the show on PBS.

199. Hitmaker

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by: Tommy Mottola Cal Fussman
Release date: Jan 29, 2013
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The music industry executive recalls his life and career.

200. Cut

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by: Cathy Glass
Release date: Jan 19, 2009
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An account, first published in 2009, of a foster mother who tries to save a suicidal little girl.

201. Long Shot

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by: Mike Piazza Lonnie Wheeler
Release date: Feb 12, 2013
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The catcher’s memoir.

202. Whitey Bulger

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by: Kevin Cullen Shelley Murphy
Release date: Feb 11, 2013
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The criminal career of the notorious Boston gangster, and the manhunt that led to his capture.

203. The Vatican Diaries

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by: John Thavis
Release date: Feb 21, 2013
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A look behind the scenes at the Vatican, by the (now retired) longtime Rome bureau chief of the Catholic News Service.

204. Lost In Shangri-La

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by: Mitchell Zuckoff
Release date: Apr 26, 2011
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After a jungle plane crash in the wilds of New Guinea in 1945, three survivors were caught between headhunters and enemy Japanese.

205. The Girls Of Atomic City

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by: Denise Kiernan
Release date: Mar 05, 2013
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Thousands of women took well-paid jobs in Oak Ridge, Tenn., during World War II, not knowing that the government project where they worked was enriching uranium for the first atomic bomb.

206. Those Angry Days

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by: Lynne Olson
Release date: Jan 01, 2013
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An account of the debate over American entry into World War II focuses on Franklin D. Roosevelt, who favored intervention, and Charles Lindbergh, a leading isolationist.

207. Carry On, Warrior

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by: Glennon Doyle Melton
Release date: Apr 02, 2013
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Reflections on marriage, motherhood, faith, addiction and recovery; from the author of the blog Momastery.com.

208. Everything Is Perfect When You’re A Liar

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by: Kelly Oxford
Release date: Apr 02, 2013
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Humorous stories from the “Twitter Mom,” now a Hollywood writer.

209. Secrets Of Silicon Valley

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by: Deborah Perry Piscione
Release date: Apr 02, 2013
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The lessons of Silicon Valley’s innovative culture.

210. Clean

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by: David Sheff
Release date: Jan 01, 2013
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A review of research from psychology, neuroscience and medicine argues that addiction is a disease, not a crime; by the author of “Beautiful Boy.”

211. Athena Doctrine

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by: John Gerzema Michael D’Antonio
Release date: Apr 16, 2013
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How feminine values of nurturing, listening and collaborating are redefining success for both genders.

212. My Foot Is Too Big For The Glass Slipper

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by: Gabrielle Reece Karen Karbo
Release date: Apr 16, 2013
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The athlete and fashion model discusses her marriage, relationship issues and aging gracefully.

213. 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.

214. Trident K9 Warriors

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by: Michael Ritl Gary Brozek
Release date: Apr 15, 2013
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A former member of the Navy SEALs describes his subsequent career finding, training and supplying working dogs to the U.S. military.

215. Waking Up In Heaven

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by: Crystal McVea
Release date: Apr 02, 2013
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An account of what happened to a teacher from Oklahoma, formerly a religious skeptic, during nine minutes of unconsciousness.

216. Dirty Wars

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by: Jeremy Scahill
Release date: Apr 23, 2013
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An account of America’s new covert wars, fought by secret commandos.

217. Top Of The Morning

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by: Brian Stelter
Release date: Apr 23, 2013
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A look at the most competitive time slot in television, complete with Machiavellian booking wars and manic behavior by the producers, executives, and stars.

218. American Rose

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by: Karen Abbott
Release date: Dec 28, 2010
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The life and times of Gypsy Rose Lee.

219. My Next Step

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by: Dave Liniger Laura Morton
Release date: Apr 23, 2013
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The founder of Re/Max recounts his ordeal with a staph infection that left him paralyzed.

220. Henry Viii

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by: Alison Weir
Release date: Dec 18, 2007
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An account of the powerful English king and his court.

221. Obsessed

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by: Mika Brzezinski Diane Smith
Release date: May 07, 2013
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The “Morning Joe” co-host discusses the obesity epidemic and her own struggles around food.

222. Impossible Odds

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by: Jessica Buchanan
Release date: May 14, 2013
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The story of an American teacher in Somalia who was rescued by Navy SEAL Team Six after being held hostage by pirates.

Last updated on December 18, 2021