New York Times Nonfiction Best Sellers 2015 Complete List Page 7

There are 264 books in the New York Times Nonfiction Best Sellers 2015 list. Here are the 30 books ranked from 181 to 210.

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181. Thomas Jefferson

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by: Henry Moscow
Release date: Jan 08, 2015
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182. Anatomy Of An Epidemic

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by: Robert Whitaker
Release date: Apr 13, 2010
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A study of the increase of mentally ill Americans on government disability rolls; first published in 2010.

183. Same Kind Of Different As Me

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by: Ron Hall Denver Moore Lynn Vincent
Release date: Mar 09, 2008
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The unlikely friendship between a homeless drifter and a successful art dealer who meet at a shelter in Texas.

184. Born Fighting

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by: James Webb
Release date: Oct 11, 2005
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An account of how the Scots-Irish shaped America, by the former United States senator.

185. The Six Wives Of Henry Viii

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by: Alison Weir
Release date: Dec 01, 2007
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A history of the king’s serial marriages, from Catherine of Aragon to Catherine Parr; first published in 1991.

186. Heretic

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by: Ayaan Hirsi Ali
Release date: Mar 24, 2015
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The author of “Infidel” and “Nomad” argues that fundamental doctrines of Islam must change for it to be compatible with democracy.

187. The Upside Of Irrationality

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by: Dan Ariely
Release date: Jun 01, 2010
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The unexpected benefits of defying logic at work and at home.

188. Where You Go Is Not Who You’ll Be

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by: Frank Bruni
Release date: Mar 17, 2015
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The New York Times columnist urges students and their parents to give up the high-stakes competition for Ivy League admission and consider other types of schools and other measures of success.

189. What Comes Next And How To Like It

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by: Abigail Thomas
Release date: Mar 24, 2015
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190. Under The Tuscan Sun

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by: Frances Mayes
Release date: Aug 26, 2003
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A memoir of buying, renovating and settling into a villa near Cortona, Italy; first published in 1996.

191. The Nazi Officer’s Wife

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by: Edith H Beer Susan Dworkin
Release date: Jan 31, 2012
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The story of a Jewish woman who hid her identity and married a Nazi Party member, thus saving her life.

192. So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed

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by: Jon Ronson
Release date: Mar 31, 2015
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The Welsh journalist describes the phenomenon of social media denunciation.

193. Thrive

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by: Arianna Huffington
Release date: Jan 01, 2014
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Personal well-being as the indispensable third measure — after money and power — of success.

194. The Emperor Of All Maladies

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by: Siddhartha Mukherjee
Release date: Aug 09, 2011
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An oncologist’s history of cancer and its treatment covers both the eureka moments and the decades of despair.

195. Unforgettable

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by: Scott Simon
Release date: Mar 31, 2015
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The NPR host recalls his mother’s glamorous life and describes her last days, expanded from his Twitter messages.

196. Upstairs At The White House

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by: J B West Mary Lynn Kotz
Release date: Oct 01, 2013
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Reminiscences of five presidents and their families by a former White House major-domo. First published in 1974.

197. In Defense Of A Liberal Education

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by: Fareed Zakaria
Release date: Jan 01, 2015
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A case for the centrality of the curriculum in the sciences and humanities.

198. Going Off Script

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by: Giuliana Rancic
Release date: Apr 07, 2015
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A memoir by the “E News!” host and reality TV star.

199. Forgiveness

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by: Chiquis Rivera
Release date: Apr 07, 2015
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The daughter of Jenni Rivera discusses her father’s abuse and her estrangement from her mother.

200. So That Happened

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by: Jon Cryer
Release date: Apr 07, 2015
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A memoir by the actor, a co-star in the television series, “Two and A Half Men.”

201. Capital Dames

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by: Cokie Roberts
Release date: Apr 14, 2015
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Women in Washington, D.C., during the Civil War.

202. Born With Teeth

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by: Kate Mulgrew
Release date: Apr 14, 2015
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A memoir by the actress, a star of “Orange Is the New Black.”

203. 90 Minutes In Heaven

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by: Don Piper Cecil Murphey
Release date: Aug 25, 2015
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A minister on the otherworldly experience he had after an accident.

204. John Lennon

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by: Philip Norman
Release date: Oct 06, 2009
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Life in the Beatles and beyond, from the author of “Shout!”; first published in 2008.

205. Natural Born Heroes

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by: Christopher McDougall
Release date: Jan 01, 2015
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Scrutinizing historical and contemporary figures, the author of “Born to Run” discusses what makes a hero and what fitness techniques we can learn from some of them.

206. Inside The Dementia Epidemic

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by: Martha Stettinius
Release date: Jan 01, 2012
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A memoir of a daughter’s caregiving for her mother, and a broad overview of Alzheimer’s disease.

207. Ashley’s War

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by: Gayle Tzemach Lemmon
Release date: Apr 21, 2015
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208. Look Me In The Eye

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by: John Elder Robison
Release date: Sep 25, 2007
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A life with Asperger’s syndrome; first published in 2007.

209. John

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by: Cynthia Lennon
Release date: Feb 17, 2010
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John Lennon’s first wife discusses their relationship.

210. Deal

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by: Bill Kreutzmann Benjy Eisen
Release date: May 05, 2015
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An account of three wild decades of drumming for the Grateful Dead.

Last updated on December 18, 2021