New York Times Nonfiction Best Sellers 2015 Complete List Page 5

There are 264 books in the New York Times Nonfiction Best Sellers 2015 list. Here are the 30 books ranked from 121 to 150.

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121. Barbarian Days

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by: William Finnegan
Release date: Jul 07, 2015
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This surfing chronicle and memoir by a New Yorker writer celebrates a lifelong obsession.

122. My Fight / Your Fight

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by: Ronda Rousey Maria Burns Ortiz
Release date: May 12, 2015
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The U.F.C. women’s bantamweight champion and Olympic judo medalist describes her struggles to succeed.

123. You’re Never Weird On The Internet (Almost)

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by: Felicia Day
Release date: Aug 11, 2015
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A memoir of rising to stardom in the web video world.

124. Exceptional

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by: Dick Cheney Liz Cheney
Release date: Sep 01, 2015
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The former vice president and his daughter chart their vision for a formidable future America.

125. Fast Girl

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by: Suzy Favor Hamilton Sarah Tomlinson
Release date: Sep 14, 2015
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Bipolar disorder drove a former Olympic runner to become a high-priced Las Vegas escort until she received treatment.

126. Black Mass

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by: Dick Lehr Gerald O’Neill
Release date: Jul 28, 2015
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The consequences of the Boston F.B.I.’s protection of James (Whitey) Bulger, the head of the Irish mob. Originally published in 2000; now a movie.

127. 1944

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by: Jay Winik
Release date: Sep 22, 2015
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A pivotal year that saw D-Day, the liberation of Paris, Franklin Roosevelt’s re-election and the Battle of the Bulge.

128. Better

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by: Amy Robach
Release date: Sep 29, 2015
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The experience of a “Good Morning America” anchor who received a diagnosis of breast cancer.

129. Superforecasting

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by: Philip E Tetlock Dan Gardner
Release date: Sep 29, 2015
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130. Deep South

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by: Paul Theroux
Release date: Sep 29, 2015
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In his 10th travel book, Theroux journeys in the rural American South.

131. In This Together

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by: Ann Romney
Release date: Sep 29, 2015
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A memoir by the wife of the 2012 Republican presidential candidate discusses her faith and family.

132. American Gun

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by: Chris Kyle William Doyle
Release date: Jun 04, 2013
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Kyle, a former member of the Navy SEALs who was shot to death in Texas in February, tells how 10 firearms changed United States history.

133. Fortunate Son

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by: John Fogerty Jimmy McDonough
Release date: Oct 06, 2015
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A memoir by the songwriter, lead singer and lead guitarist of Creedence Clearwater Revival.

134. Where I Am

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by: Billy Graham
Release date: Sep 29, 2015
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The evangelist shares his vision of Heaven, the afterlife and eternity.

135. Lafayette In The Somewhat United States

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by: Sarah Vowell
Release date: Jan 01, 2015
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A look at the American Revolution through the lens of the Marquis de Lafayette

136. Sapiens

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by: Yuval Noah Harari
Release date: May 15, 2018
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How Homo sapiens became Earth’s dominant species.

137. Jeter Unfiltered

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by: Derek Jeter Anthony Bozza
Release date: Oct 28, 2014
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The Yankee shortstop and team captain looks back over his career, with photographs from his recently concluded final season, as well as older ones.

138. Hunger Makes Me A Modern Girl

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by: Carrie Brownstein
Release date: Oct 27, 2015
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The guitarist of the riot girrl band Sleater-Kinney (and co-star of “Portlandia”) describes finding a life in music.

139. Dreamers And Deceivers

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by: Glenn Beck Kevin Balfe
Release date: Oct 28, 2014
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More little-known stories from America’s past; a follow-up to “Miracles and Massacres.”

140. Bridge Of Spies

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by: Giles Whittell
Release date: Nov 09, 2010
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The story behind a Cold War prisoner exchange in 1962.

141. The Time Of Our Lives

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by: Peggy Noonan
Release date: Nov 03, 2015
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142. Clara’s War

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by: Clara Kramer Stephen Glantz
Release date: Apr 21, 2009
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The experience of a Polish Jewish teenager who hid from the Nazis in a bunker under a neighbor’s house for 18 months. Originally published in 2009.

143. Petty

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by: Warren Zanes
Release date: Nov 10, 2015
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A biography of Tom Petty by his friend Zanes, a writer and musician, also sheds light on band dynamics.

144. But Enough About Me

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by: Burt Reynolds Jon Winokur
Release date: Jan 01, 2015
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The actor recalls the people in his life.

145. Small Victories

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by: Anne Lamott
Release date: Nov 10, 2014
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Essays about forgiveness, transformation and grace.

146. The Light Between Us

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by: Laura Lynne Jackson
Release date: Oct 27, 2015
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A medium describes the development of her gift, offers accounts of people’s reunions with departed loved ones and presents lessons for living.

147. Gi Brides

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by: Duncan Barrett Nuala Calvi
Release date: Sep 02, 2014
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The story of four British women who crossed the Atlantic for love after World War II.

148. Two Old Fools On A Camel

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by: Victoria Twead
Release date: Dec 07, 2012
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A couple leave their Spanish mountain village to work for a year in the Middle East on the eve of the Arab revolution; from Spain to Bahrain.

149. A Short History Of The World

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by: Christopher Lascelles
Release date: Jan 01, 2012
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A concise overview, with 32 maps.

150. The Lost German Slave Girl

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by: John Bailey
Release date: Dec 01, 2007
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The story of an enigmatic woman’s fight for freedom in 19th-century New Orleans; first published in 2003.

Last updated on December 18, 2021