New York Times Nonfiction Best Sellers 2022 Complete List Page 1

There are 107 books in the New York Times Nonfiction Best Sellers 2022 list. Here are the 30 books ranked from 1 to 30.

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1. The Body Keeps The Score

Weeks on the list: 21

by: Bessel van der Kolk
Release date: Jan 01, 2015
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How trauma affects the body and mind, and innovative treatments for recovery.

2. I’m Glad My Mom Died

Weeks on the list: 16

by: Jennette McCurdy
Release date: Aug 09, 2022
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The actress and filmmaker describes her eating disorders and difficult relationship with her mother.

3. Braiding Sweetgrass

Weeks on the list: 10

by: Robin Wall Kimmerer
Release date: Sep 01, 2014
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A botanist and member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation espouses having an understanding and appreciation of plants and animals.

4. Crying In H Mart

Weeks on the list: 9

by: Michelle Zauner
Release date: Jan 01, 2021
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The daughter of a Korean mother and Jewish-American father, and leader of the indie rock project Japanese Breakfast, describes creating her own identity after losing her mother to cancer.

5. All About Love

Weeks on the list: 9

by: bell hooks
Release date: Jan 09, 2001
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The feminist icon explores the causes of a polarized society and the meaning of love.

6. Greenlights

Weeks on the list: 7

by: Matthew McConaughey
Release date: Oct 20, 2020
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The Academy Award-winning actor shares snippets from the diaries he kept over the last 35 years.

7. The Storyteller

Weeks on the list: 6

by: Dave Grohl
Release date: Oct 05, 2021
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A memoir by the musician known for his work with Foo Fighters and Nirvana.

8. The Myth Of Normal

Weeks on the list: 6

by: Gabor Maté Daniel Maté
Release date: Sep 13, 2022
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The potential ways in which trauma and stress from modern-day living can affect our physical health.

9. Killing The Legends

Weeks on the list: 6

by: Bill O’Reilly Martin Dugard
Release date: Sep 27, 2022
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The conservative commentator’s Killing series profiles. Elvis Presley, John Lennon and Muhammad Ali.

10. Confidence Man

Weeks on the list: 6

by: Maggie Haberman
Release date: Oct 04, 2022
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The New York Times White House correspondent traces events from Donald Trump’s rise in New York City through to his post-presidency.

11. And There Was Light

Weeks on the list: 6

by: Jon Meacham
Release date: Oct 18, 2022
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The Pulitzer Prize–winning biographer portrays the life of Abraham Lincoln.

12. Taste

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Stanley Tucci
Release date: Oct 05, 2021
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The award-winning actor reflects on his career, Italian-American heritage, meals and mishaps.

13. Breaking History

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Jared Kushner
Release date: Aug 03, 2022
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An account of time spent in the Trump White House by the former president’s son-in-law and senior adviser.

14. What If? 2

Weeks on the list: 5

by: R all Munroe
Release date: Sep 13, 2022
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The creator of the web comic “xkcd” and former NASA roboticist looks into hypothetical and oddball scenarios.

15. Dinners With Ruth

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Nina Totenberg
Release date: Sep 13, 2022
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The NPR legal affairs correspondent details her professional accomplishments and friendship with the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

16. Educated

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Tara Westover
Release date: Jan 01, 2018
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The daughter of survivalists, who is kept out of school, educates herself enough to leave home for university.

17. Starry Messenger

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Neil deGrasse Tyson
Release date: Sep 20, 2022
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The astrophysicist and director of the Hayden Planetarium delves into subjects including politics, religion, gender and race.

18. Live Wire

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Kelly Ripa
Release date: Sep 27, 2022
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The Daytime Emmy Award-winning TV host shares stories from her life on and off screen.

19. 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.

20. Born A Crime

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Trevor Noah
Release date: Nov 15, 2016
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A memoir about growing up in South Africa by the comedian, now the host of “The Daily Show,” whose birth was the result of an illegal (under apartheid) relationship between a white Swiss father and a black Xhosa mother.

21. The 1619 Project

Weeks on the list: 5

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.

22. The Song Of The Cell

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Siddhartha Mukherjee
Release date: Oct 25, 2022
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The Pulitzer Prize-winning author chronicles the discovery of cells and describes how modern medicine uses them.

23. The Revolutionary

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Stacy Schiff
Release date: Oct 25, 2022
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The Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer details Samuel Adams’s contributions to the American Revolution.

24. Friends, Lovers, And The Big Terrible Thing

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Matthew Perry
Release date: Nov 01, 2022
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The actor, known for playing Chandler Bing on “Friends,” shares stories from his childhood and his struggles with sobriety.

25. Surrender

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Bono
Release date: Nov 01, 2022
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The lead singer of the Irish rock band U2 offers details of his life, career and activism.

26. The Philosophy Of Modern Song

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Bob Dylan
Release date: Nov 01, 2022
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In a collection of more than 60 essays, the musician and winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature explores the nature of popular music.

27. Cinema Speculation

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Quentin Tarantino
Release date: Oct 25, 2022
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The filmmaker shares his love of cinema with special attention given to key American films of the 1970s.

28. Path Lit By Lightning

Weeks on the list: 4

by: David Maraniss
Release date: Aug 09, 2022
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The life story of the Olympic athlete, All-American football player and Major League Baseball player Jim Thorpe.

29. Diana, William, And Harry

Weeks on the list: 4

by: James Patterson Chris Mooney
Release date: Aug 15, 2022
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A biography of the late Princess of Wales and her sons.

30. Finding Me

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Viola Davis
Release date: Jan 01, 2022
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The multiple award-winning actress describes the difficulties she encountered before claiming her sense of self and achieving professional success.

Last updated on Sunday, December 4, 2022