New York Times Nonfiction Best Sellers 2021 Complete List Page 2

There are 202 books in the New York Times Nonfiction Best Sellers 2021 list. Here are the 30 books ranked from 31 to 60.

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31. Nomadland

Weeks on the list: 6

by: Jessica Bruder
Release date: Jan 01, 2018
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A look at an expanding low-cost labor pool, which largely consists of transient older adults, and what this might portend.

32. Breath

Weeks on the list: 6

by: James Nestor
Release date: May 26, 2020
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A re-examination of a basic biological function and a look at the science behind ancient breathing practices.

33. To Rescue The Republic

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Bret Baier Catherine Whitney
Release date: Oct 12, 2021
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The Fox News chief political anchor recounts challenges faced by Ulysses S. Grant.

34. E.R. Nurses

Weeks on the list: 5

by: James Patterson Matt Eversmann Chris Mooney
Release date: Oct 11, 2021
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A collection of stories from people working in big-city and small-town hospitals.

35. How The Word Is Passed

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Clint Smith
Release date: Jun 01, 2021
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A staff writer at The Atlantic explores the legacy of slavery and its imprint on centuries of American history.

36. How I Saved The World

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Jesse Watters
Release date: Jan 01, 2021
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The Fox News host recounts his career and prescribes ways to defend against what he considers left-wing radicalism.

37. How To Be An Antiracist

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Ibram X. Kendi
Release date: Aug 13, 2019
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A primer for creating a more just and equitable society through identifying and opposing racism.

38. Four Hundred Souls

Weeks on the list: 5

by: edited Ibram X. Kendi Keisha N. Blain
Release date: Feb 02, 2021
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A compendium featuring 90 writers covering 400 years of African-American history.

39. The Beatles: Get Back

Weeks on the list: 5

by: the Beatles
Release date: Aug 31, 2021
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The story of the making of the band’s final album, gathered from transcripts of their conversations.

40. Will

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Will Smith Mark Manson
Release date: Nov 09, 2021
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The actor, producer and musician tells his life story and lessons he learned along the way.

41. The Splendid And The Vile

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Erik Larson
Release date: Jan 01, 2020
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An examination of the leadership of the prime minister Winston Churchill.

42. This Is The Fire

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Don Lemon
Release date: Mar 16, 2021
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The CNN host looks at the impact of racism on his life and prescribes ways to address systemic flaws in America.

43. On Tyranny

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Timothy Snyder
Release date: Jan 01, 2017
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Twenty lessons from the 20th century about the course of tyranny.

44. Going There

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Katie Couric
Release date: Oct 26, 2021
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The former anchor of the “CBS Evening News” and “Today” describes some of the personal and professional challenges she faced.

45. Zero Fail

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Carol Leonnig
Release date: May 18, 2021
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The three-time Pulitzer Prize winner brings to light the secrets, scandals and shortcomings of the Secret Service.

46. This Is Your Mind On Plants

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Michael Pollan
Release date: Jul 06, 2021
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A look at arbitrary beliefs surrounding opium, caffeine and mescaline, which are derived from plants.

47. The Sisters Of Auschwitz

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Roxane van Iperen
Release date: Aug 31, 2021
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Janny and Lien Brilleslijper from Amsterdam were sent by train to Auschwitz when the Jewish safehouse they created in the woods was discovered.

48. World Of Wonders

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Aimee Nezhukumatathil
Release date: Jan 01, 2020
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In a collection of essays, the poet celebrates various aspects of the natural world and its inhabitants.

49. The 1619 Project

Weeks on the list: 4

by: edited Nikole Hannah-Jones Caitlin Roper Ilena Silverman Jake Silverstein
Release date: Nov 16, 2021
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Viewing America’s entanglement with slavery and its legacy, in essays adapted and expanded from The New York Times Magazine.

50. All American Christmas

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Rachel Campos-Duffy Sean Duffy
Release date: Nov 16, 2021
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A collection of holiday memories from members of the staff of Fox News.

51. The Real Anthony Fauci

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Robert F. Kennedy Jr
Release date: Nov 16, 2021
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The anti-vaccine advocate gives his take on the chief medical advisor to the president.

52. These Precious Days

Weeks on the list: 3

by: Ann Patchett
Release date: Nov 23, 2021
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Essays on friendships, influences and the connection between life and art.

53. Broken Horses

Weeks on the list: 3

by: Br i Carlile
Release date: Jan 01, 2021
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The Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter recounts difficulties during her formative years and her hard-won successes.

54. Broken

Weeks on the list: 3

by: Jenny Lawson
Release date: Apr 06, 2021
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The humorist maps out her mental and physical health journey.

55. Empire Of Pain

Weeks on the list: 3

by: Patrick Radden Keefe
Release date: Apr 13, 2021
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A portrait of the Sackler family, known for their philanthropy toward institutions around the world, and their involvement with Valium and OxyContin.

56. The Boys

Weeks on the list: 3

by: Ron Howard Clint Howard
Release date: Oct 12, 2021
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The Howard brothers credit their success in Hollywood to their Midwestern parents, Rance and Jean.

57. Sapiens

Weeks on the list: 3

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

58. On Juneteenth

Weeks on the list: 3

by: Annette Gordon-Reed
Release date: May 04, 2021
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The Pulitzer Prize winner weaves together American history with personal memoir to show the importance of events in Galveston, Texas, on June 19, 1865.

59. Yearbook

Weeks on the list: 3

by: Seth Rogen
Release date: Jan 01, 2021
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A collection of personal essays by the actor, writer, producer, director, entrepreneur and philanthropist.

60. Noise

Weeks on the list: 3

by: Daniel Kahneman Olivier Sibony Cass R. Sunstein
Release date: May 18, 2021
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What might cause variability in judgments that should be identical and potential ways to remedy this.

Last updated on Sunday, December 19, 2021