New York Times Nonfiction Best Sellers 2016 Complete List Page 5

There are 257 books in the New York Times Nonfiction Best Sellers 2016 list. Here are the 30 books ranked from 121 to 150.

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121. When Nobody Was Watching

Weeks on the list: 2

by: Carli Lloyd Wayne Coffey
Release date: Sep 26, 2016
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How the champion soccer player turned her career around in 2003.

122. My Own Words

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by: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Mary Hartnett Wendy W. Williams
Release date: Oct 04, 2016
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A collection of articles and speeches by the Supreme Court justice.

123. A Life In Parts

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by: Bryan Cranston
Release date: Oct 11, 2016
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The actor discusses his relationships and career.

124. A Torch Kept Lit

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by: William F Buckley Jr
Release date: Jan 01, 2016
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More than 50 eulogies for significant 20th-century figures.

125. Not Dead Yet

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by: Phil Collins
Release date: Jan 01, 2016
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A memoir by the Genesis drummer/singer/songwriter.

126. Gunslinger

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by: Jeff Pearlman
Release date: Nov 01, 2016
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A biography of the quarterback Brett Favre, who won fame on the Green Bay Packers.

127. Strangers In Their Own Land

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by: Arlie Russell Hochschild
Release date: Jan 01, 2016
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The Berkeley sociologist interviews members of the Tea Party in Louisiana.

128. Talking As Fast As I Can

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by: Lauren Graham
Release date: Jan 01, 2016
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Essays by the star of “The Gilmore Girls” (both the original and the mini-series) and “Parenthood.”

129. Not My Father’s Son

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Alan Cumming
Release date: Oct 07, 2014
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The actor’s memoir describes growing up with his abusive father and his exploration of family mysteries.

130. Lost Girls

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by: Robert Kolker
Release date: Jul 09, 2013
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An account of the troubled young Internet prostitutes whose bodies were found in Suffolk County, Long Island, in 2010; the cases have not been solved. Originally published in 2013.

131. Notorious Rbg

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by: Irin Carmon Shana Knizhnik
Release date: Oct 27, 2015
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A celebration of the life and career of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

132. The Power Of Habit

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by: Charles Duhigg
Release date: Feb 28, 2012
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A Times reporter’s account of the science behind how we form, and break, habits.

133. My Life On The Road

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by: Gloria Steinem
Release date: Oct 27, 2015
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A memoir by the feminist writer and activist is also a history of the movement.

134. Troublemaker

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by: Leah Remini Rebecca Paley
Release date: Nov 03, 2015
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The actress describes her life in Scientology and the aftermath of her break with the church in 2013.

135. Black Hawk Down

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by: Mark Bowden
Release date: Apr 01, 2010
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The bloody battle between American forces and Somali street fighters in 1993. Originally published in 1999.

136. A Thousand Days In Venice

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by: Marlena de Blasi
Release date: Jun 11, 2013
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A memoir by a woman who falls in love with a city and a man. Originally published in 2013.

137. The Lost Tudor Princess

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by: Alison Weir
Release date: Jan 12, 2016
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138. Why The Right Went Wrong

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by: EJ Dionne Jr
Release date: Jan 19, 2016
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Republican politics from Goldwater onward.

139. The Last Jews In Berlin

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by: Leonard Gross
Release date: Jan 20, 2015
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Interviews with some of the 4,000 Jews who survived World War II by going underground in Berlin. Originally published in 1982.

140. The Demon In The Freezer

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by: Richard Preston
Release date: Oct 08, 2002
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The author of ”The Hot Zone” examines the threat of smallpox as a biological weapon and reports on the anthrax attacks of 2001. Originally published in 2002.

141. Toms River

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by: Dan Fagin
Release date: Mar 19, 2013
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This investigation of a New Jersey seaside town’s cluster of childhood cancers linked to water and air pollution won a Pulitzer Prize. Originally published in 2013.

142. Dry

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by: Augusten X Burroughs
Release date: Apr 23, 2013
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The author of “Running With Scissors” recalls his time working, and drinking, in the advertising industry. Originally published in 2004.

143. The Run Of His Life

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by: Jeffrey Toobin
Release date: Mar 27, 2013
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An account of the O. J. Simpson trial by a journalist and former prosecutor. Originally published in 1996.

144. Based On A True Story

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by: Norm Macdonald
Release date: Jun 13, 2017
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The late comedian’s tales of his life on a farm in Canada, sports betting and time in Hollywood.

145. The Finest Hours

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by: Michael J Tougias Casey Sherman
Release date: May 19, 2009
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The story of a dramatic 1952 Coast Guard rescue of men in the broken halves of two oil tankers during a nor’easter off Cape Cod. The basis of the movie.

146. The Measure Of A Man

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by: Sidney Poitier
Release date: Oct 13, 2009
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The actor’s spiritual autobiography. Originally published in 2000.

147. My Lucky Life In And Out Of Show Business

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by: Dick Van Dyke
Release date: May 03, 2011
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A memoir by the comic personality of television and film.

148. In Other Words

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Jhumpa Lahiri
Release date: Feb 09, 2016
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The Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist describes learning to write in another language, Italian.

149. West Of Eden

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by: Jean Stein
Release date: Jan 01, 2016
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An oral history of five significant Los Angeles families.

150. Thomas Jefferson

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Christopher Hitchens
Release date: Oct 13, 2009
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A brief portrait. Originally published in 2005.

Last updated on December 18, 2021