New York Times Nonfiction Best Sellers 2022

The current #1 New York Times Nonfiction Best Seller is The Light We Carry written by Michelle Obama . This book has been in the list for one week and listed as #1 best seller for one week

There are 10 books listed as #1 best seller in New York Times Nonfiction Best Sellers 2022. I’m Glad My Mom Died written by Jennette McCurdy is listed as the #1 best seller for 8 weeks.

There are 106 books in the New York Times Nonfiction Best Sellers 2022 list. The Body Keeps The Score written by Bessel van der Kolk is in this list for 20 weeks.

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Current New York Times Best Seller List

1. The Light We Carry

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Michelle Obama
Release date: Nov 15, 2022
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The former first lady shares personal stories and the tools she uses to deal with difficult situations.

2. So Help Me God

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Mike Pence
Release date: Nov 15, 2022
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The former vice president gives an account of his career, including his time in the Oval Office and during the Jan. 6 insurrection.

3. Friends, Lovers, And The Big Terrible Thing

Weeks on the list: 3

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.

4. Surrender

Weeks on the list: 3

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.

5. I’m Glad My Mom Died

Weeks on the list: 15

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.

6. A Book Of Days

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Patti Smith
Release date: Nov 15, 2022
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More than 365 images and reflections by the National Book Award–winning author and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee.

7. The Body Keeps The Score

Weeks on the list: 117

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.

8. And There Was Light

Weeks on the list: 5

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

9. The Revolutionary

Weeks on the list: 4

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.

10. Cinema Speculation

Weeks on the list: 3

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.

11. The Queen

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Andrew Morton
Release date: Apr 18, 2023
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A biography of Queen Elizabeth II, which explores her influence on Britain and the rest of the world.

12. The Philosophy Of Modern Song

Weeks on the list: 3

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.

13. The Song Of The Cell

Weeks on the list: 4

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.

14. Have I Told You This Already?

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Lauren Graham
Release date: Nov 15, 2022
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Observations and anecdotes from a star of “Gilmore Girls.”

15. Braiding Sweetgrass

Weeks on the list: 57

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.

#1 New York Times Best Sellers 2022

1. I’m Glad My Mom Died

Weeks listed as #1: 8

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.

2. Friends, Lovers, And The Big Terrible Thing

Weeks listed as #1: 2

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.

3. Confidence Man

Weeks listed as #1: 2

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.

4. The 1619 Project

Weeks listed as #1: 2

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.

5. The Storyteller

Weeks listed as #1: 1

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.

6. The Body Keeps The Score

Weeks listed as #1: 1

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.

7. The Light We Carry

Weeks listed as #1: 1

by: Michelle Obama
Release date: Nov 15, 2022
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The former first lady shares personal stories and the tools she uses to deal with difficult situations.

8. Unthinkable

Weeks listed as #1: 1

by: Jamie Raskin
Release date: Jan 04, 2022
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The Maryland congressman describes leading the impeachment effort against the former president shortly after his son’s death by suicide and the insurrection at the Capitol.

9. Beyond The Wand

Weeks listed as #1: 1

by: Tom Felton
Release date: Oct 18, 2022
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The actor known for playing the villain Draco Malfoy in the “Harry Potter” movies recounts his life on and off the set of the film series.

10. Radio’s Greatest Of All Time

Weeks listed as #1: 1

by: Rush Limbaugh Kathryn Adams Limbaugh David Limbaugh
Release date: Oct 25, 2022
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A collection of the late conservative commentator’s on-air moments, with memories from his widow and brother.

Last updated on Sunday, November 27, 2022