New York Times Nonfiction Best Sellers 2017 Complete List Page 6

There are 185 books in the New York Times Nonfiction Best Sellers 2017 list. Here are the 35 books ranked from 151 to 185.

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151. The Last Castle

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by: Denise Kiernan
Release date: Sep 26, 2017
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The story of Biltmore House, the largest mansion ever built in the United States, and the Vanderbilt family members who lived there.

152. The Four

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by: Scott Galloway
Release date: Oct 03, 2017
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A study of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google, with suggestions on applying these companies’ strategies to your own business or career.

153. From Here To Eternity

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by: Caitlin Doughty
Release date: Oct 01, 2017
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An American undertaker chronicles the diversity of death practices around the globe, the better to argue for changes at home.

154. Daring To Hope

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by: Katie Davis Majors
Release date: Jan 01, 2017
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The author, who moved to Uganda and adopted 13 children, has her faith tested after facing tragedy.

155. The State Of Affairs

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by: Esther Perel
Release date: Oct 10, 2017
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An overview of the causes of infidelity and potential positive outcomes.

156. Billionaire At The Barricades

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by: Laura Ingraham
Release date: Oct 10, 2017
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The conservative radio host gives historical perspective to President Donald J. Trump’s agenda.

157. Beyond The Messy Truth

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by: Van Jones
Release date: Jan 01, 2017
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A look at the failures of both major political parties and a call for bipartisan efforts to solve current problems.

158. The Third Wave

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by: Steve Case
Release date: Apr 05, 2016
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In the current era, entrepreneurs will use technology to revolutionize various sectors of the economy.

159. 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.

160. Lab Girl

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by: Hope Jahren
Release date: Apr 05, 2016
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A geobiologist shares her fascination with plants and describes how she found her vocation.

161. Soonish

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by: Kelly Weinersmith Zach Weinersmith
Release date: Oct 17, 2017
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A humorous overview of emerging technological advances and their potential outcomes.

162. Where The Past Begins

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by: Amy Tan
Release date: Oct 17, 2017
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Personal recollections of storytelling, family memorabilia and writing fiction.

163. American Radical

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by: Tamer Elnoury Kevin Maurer
Release date: Jan 01, 2017
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The memoir of a Muslim-American undercover agent for the F.B.I.’s counterterrorism unit.

164. The Storm Before The Storm

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by: Mike Duncan
Release date: Oct 24, 2017
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How corruption, economic inequality and ethnic prejudices were early factors in the fall of the Roman Empire.

165. What Does This Button Do?

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by: Bruce Dickinson
Release date: Oct 31, 2017
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The lead singer of Iron Maiden discusses his time as a competitive fencer, airline pilot and cancer survivor.

166. Shoe Dog

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by: Phil Knight
Release date: Apr 26, 2016
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A memoir by the founder of Nike.

167. Playing With Fire

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by: Lawrence O’Donnell
Release date: Jan 01, 2017
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A recounting of the unexpected events of the 1968 presidential election.

168. You Can’t Spell America Without Me

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by: Alec Baldwin Kurt Andersen
Release date: Jan 01, 2017
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A satirical memoir of the 45th president’s first year in office.

169. God

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by: Reza Aslan
Release date: Nov 07, 2017
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A history of religion and an examination of the impulse to humanize the divine.

170. Grit

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by: Angela Duckworth
Release date: May 03, 2016
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A psychologist argues that passion and perseverance are the keys to success.

171. God, Faith, And Reason

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by: Michael Savage
Release date: Oct 17, 2017
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The conservative radio host shares moments when he has experienced glimpses of the divine.

172. Gold Dust Woman

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by: Stephen Davis
Release date: Nov 21, 2017
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A biography of the Fleetwood Mac singer Stevie Nicks.

173. Natural Disaster

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by: Ginger Zee
Release date: Dec 05, 2017
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The ABC News meteorologist discusses her career, relationships and struggles with depression.

174. Team Of Rivals

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by: Doris Kearns Goodwin
Release date: Sep 26, 2006
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The political genius of Abraham Lincoln, revealed in his relationship with his cabinet; originally published in 2005.

175. The Hidden Life Of Trees

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by: Peter Wohlleben
Release date: Jan 01, 2016
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A forester presents scientific research on the way trees interact with one another. A best seller in Germany.

176. Thinking, Fast And Slow

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by: Daniel Kahneman
Release date: Oct 25, 2011
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The winner of the Nobel in economic science discusses how we make choices in business and personal life and when we can and cannot trust our intuitions.

177. Unsinkable

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by: Debbie Reynolds Dorian Hannaway
Release date: Apr 02, 2013
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A second memoir by the actress, singer and dancer presents stories about her show-business friends, her man and money troubles, and her children.

178. The Telomere Effect

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by: Elizabeth Blackburn Elissa Epel
Release date: Jan 03, 2017
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Protecting genetic structures called telomeres through diet and lifestyle changes in order to increase health and combat aging.

179. The Great Equalizer

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by: David M Smick
Release date: Jan 24, 2017
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A call for economic policies that will promote economic growth by encouraging Main Street capitalism (small businesses and start-ups) rather than Wall Street capitalism.

180. Audacity

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by: Jonathan Chait
Release date: Jan 17, 2017
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An argument for the durability of Obama’s legacy.

181. Furiously Happy

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by: Jenny Lawson
Release date: Sep 22, 2015
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A humorous treatment of the author’s experience of depression and anxiety disorder.

182. Gosnell

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by: Ann McElhinney Phelim McAleer
Release date: Jan 24, 2017
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The investigation that led to the conviction for murder of Dr. Kermit Gosnell, a doctor who ran a grisly Philadelphia abortion clinic.

183. The Blood Of Emmett Till

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by: Timothy B Tyson
Release date: Jan 31, 2017
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An account of the shocking 1955 lynching presents new evidence.

184. How To Murder Your Life

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by: Cat Marnell
Release date: Jan 31, 2017
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An addiction memoir by a beauty editor and party girl.

185. Black Edge

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by: Sheelah Kolhatkar
Release date: Jan 01, 2017
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The career of the hedge-fund manager Steven A. Cohen, whose firm was the target of a seven-year investigation that resulted in a plea of guilty to insider trading, although he himself was not charged.

Last updated on December 18, 2021