New York Times Nonfiction Best Sellers 2015 Complete List Page 6

There are 264 books in the New York Times Nonfiction Best Sellers 2015 list. Here are the 30 books ranked from 151 to 180.

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151. The End Of Power

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by: Moises Naim
Release date: Mar 11, 2014
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From board rooms to battlefields, why being in charge isn’t what it used to be.

152. Altitude Adjustment

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by: Mary Beth Baptiste
Release date: May 06, 2014
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A memoir of the author’s quest for love, home and meaning in the Tetons.

153. Things That Matter

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by: Charles Krauthammer
Release date: Oct 22, 2013
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Three decades’ worth of essays from the conservative columnist.

154. Pilgrim’s Wilderness

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by: Tom Kizzia
Release date: Jul 16, 2013
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The scion of a wealthy Texas family,claiming to be a Christian patriarch, moves to a remote Alaska town.

155. Clapton

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by: Eric Clapton
Release date: Oct 09, 2007
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The renowned rock guitarist looks back on his life and his music; first published in 2007.

156. The Life And Legend Of Chris Kyle

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by: Michael J Mooney
Release date: Apr 23, 2013
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A biography of the man whose story was told in “American Sniper.”

157. The Water Is Wide

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by: Pat Conroy
Release date: Aug 31, 2010
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The author describes a year he spent teaching in a two-room schoolhouse on a remote island off South Carolina.

158. Memories Are Made Of This

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by: Deana Martin Wendy Holden
Release date: May 12, 2010
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A memoir of life as the daughter of Dean Martin.

159. The Adventure Of English

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by: Melvyn Bragg
Release date: Apr 01, 2011
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The biography of a language; the companion volume to the History Channel series.

160. The Crusades

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by: Thomas Asbridge
Release date: Mar 30, 2010
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161. Child Bride

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by: Suzanne Finstad
Release date: Apr 20, 2011
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An account of the life of Priscilla Beaulieu Presley and her marriage to Elvis.

162. The Orchid Thief

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by: Susan Orlean
Release date: Jul 20, 2011
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A journalist’s account of a man who was caught pilfering 200 rare orchids.

163. The Good Good Pig

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by: Sy Montgomery
Release date: May 30, 2006
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A naturalist learns life lessons from her 750 pound pig.

164. Official Book Club Selection

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by: Kathy Griffin
Release date: Sep 08, 2009
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A humorous memoir from the star of “My Life on the D-List.”

165. The Black Count

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by: Tom Reiss
Release date: Sep 18, 2012
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A biography of the first Alexandre Dumas, a mixed-race general of the French Revolution.

166. The Kennedy Men, 1901-1963

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by: Laurence Leamer
Release date: Feb 22, 2011
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The first volume of a multigenerational history.

167. Red Notice

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by: Bill Browder
Release date: Feb 03, 2015
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An American hedge fund manager in Russia is expelled by kleptocrats who then seize his property. Browder’s investigation into the death of his attorney led to the Magnitsky Act.

168. Isis

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by: Michael Weiss Hassan Hassan
Release date: Feb 17, 2015
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An American journalist and a Syrian analyst examine the origins and methods of the terrorist group.

169. Spring Chicken

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by: Bill Gifford
Release date: Feb 17, 2015
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A review of the science of — and myths about — aging, and advice on how to live longer.

170. On My Own Two Feet

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by: Amy Purdy Michelle Burford
Release date: Dec 30, 2014
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The woman who competed on “Dancing With the Stars” with bionic legs tells her story.

171. Empire Of Mud

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by: JD Dickey
Release date: Sep 02, 2014
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How Washington attained its reputation as dirty in multiple senses of the word.

172. Charlie Wilson’s War

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by: George Crile
Release date: Dec 01, 2007
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A chronicle of a congressman’s efforts in the 1980s to steer billions to the anti-Soviet side in Afghanistan.

173. Data And Goliath

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by: Bruce Schneier
Release date: Mar 02, 2015
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A security expert offers tips for protecting your privacy and proposes an alternative to mass surveillance by government and corporations.

174. The Man Who Left

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by: Theresa Weir
Release date: Apr 16, 2012
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A memoir of paternal abandonment and a daughter’s duty.

175. Out Of The Woods

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by: Lynn Darling
Release date: Jan 07, 2014
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A memoir of a widow’s move from Manhattan to a backwoods cabin in Vermont.

176. The Autobiography Of Eleanor Roosevelt

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by: Eleanor Roosevelt
Release date: Oct 21, 2014
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A look at an era and a life through the eyes of the first lady and humanitarian.

177. Our Kids

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by: Robert D Putnam
Release date: Mar 10, 2015
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A social scientist argues that income inequality is creating an “opportunity gap” for poor children that is destroying the American dream.

178. Anne Frank

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by: Francine Prose
Release date: Sep 29, 2009
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An examination of Anne Frank’s powerful global legacy.

179. 17 Carnations

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by: Andrew Morton
Release date: Mar 10, 2015
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The Duke of Windsor; his wife, Wallis Simpson; and their relations with the Nazis.

180. The Dressmaker Of Khair Khana

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by: Gayle Tzemach Lemmon
Release date: Mar 15, 2011
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The story of Kamila Sidiqi, an Afghan entrepreneur who started a successful sewing business and mobilized her community under the Taliban.

Last updated on December 18, 2021