New York Times Paperback Nonfiction Best Sellers 2010 Complete List Page 3

There are 89 books in the New York Times Paperback Nonfiction Best Sellers 2010 list. Here are the 29 books ranked from 61 to 89.

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61. Some Girls

Weeks on the list: 3

by: Jillian Lauren
Release date: Apr 27, 2010
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An American’s account of her 18 months in a harem in
Borneo.

62. 127 Hours

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by: Aron Ralston
Release date: Oct 26, 2010
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A mountaineer describes a nightmarish experience in Utah; the basis for the movie; first published as “Between a Rock and a Hard Place.”

63. Strength In What Remains

Weeks on the list: 2

by: Tracy Kidder
Release date: Jan 01, 2009
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A medical student survives civil war and genocide in Burundi, and flourishes in the United States.

64. Homer’s Odyssey

Weeks on the list: 2

by: Gwen Cooper
Release date: Jan 01, 2009
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A woman adopts a sightless cat.

65. Eating Animals

Weeks on the list: 2

by: Jonathan Safran Foer
Release date: Nov 02, 2009
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The novelist makes the case for ­vegetarianism.

66. Why We Suck

Weeks on the list: 2

by: Denis Leary
Release date: Jan 01, 2008
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Sardonic essays from the actor and comedian, currently the co-creator and star of the TV series “Rescue Me.”

67. The Next 100 Years

Weeks on the list: 2

by: George Friedman
Release date: Jan 01, 2009
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A forecast of future wars and changes in nations’ economic and political power.

68. Lords Of Finance

Weeks on the list: 2

by: Liaquat Ahamed
Release date: Jan 01, 2009
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How the four central bankers who dominated the post-World War I era pushed the global economy into the Great Depression by clinging to economic orthodoxy.

69. Jesus, Interrupted

Weeks on the list: 2

by: Bart D Ehrman
Release date: Mar 03, 2009
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What scholars have discovered about what the New Testament teaches.

70. Liberty And Tyranny

Weeks on the list: 2

by: Mark R Levin
Release date: Mar 24, 2009
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A conservative manifesto from a talk-show host and president of Landmark Legal Foundation.

71. Glenn Beck’S ‘Common Sense’

Weeks on the list: 2

by: Glenn Beck
Release date: Jun 16, 2009
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Thomas Paine-inspired thoughts on government.

72. It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Zombies

Weeks on the list: 2

by: Michael P Spradlin
Release date: Oct 27, 2009
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“Let”s Feast on Merry Gentlemen” and other zombie Christmas carols.

73. The Greatest Show On Earth

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Richard Dawkins
Release date: Jan 01, 2009
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Evidence for evolution; a counterattack on advocates of intelligent design.

74. Justice

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Michael J S el
Release date: Sep 15, 2009
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A Harvard professor addresses questions of political philosophy.

75. Eating The Dinosaur

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Chuck Klosterman
Release date: Oct 20, 2009
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Essays about pop culture.

76. I Am America (And So Can You!)

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Stephen Colbert
Release date: Oct 09, 2007
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The wit and wisdom of the mock pundit of Comedy Central’s “Colbert Report.”

77. The Big Burn

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Timothy Egan
Release date: Jan 01, 2009
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The heroism displayed in fighting a huge forest fire in 1910 won public support for Theodore Roosevelt’s conservation efforts; by a New York Times columnist.

78. The Book Of Basketball

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Bill Simmons
Release date: Jan 01, 2009
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ESPN.com’s Sports Guy crunches big questions in N.B.A. history.

79. The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind

Weeks on the list: 1

by: William Kamkwamba Bryan Mealer
Release date: Sep 29, 2009
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The story of an African teenager who built a windmill from scraps, bringing electricity to his community. Originally published in 2009.

80. Horse Soldiers

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Doug Stanton
Release date: Dec 19, 2017
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A small group of Special Forces operatives fought the Taliban on horseback shortly after Sept. 11.

81. The Ascent Of Money

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Niall Ferguson
Release date: Jan 01, 2008
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A financial history of the world, stressing the link between politics and economics.

82. No Angel

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Jay Dons Nils Johnson-Shelton
Release date: Jan 01, 2010
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An A.T.F. agent goes undercover with the Hells Angels.

83. The End Of Overeating

Weeks on the list: 1

by: David A Kessler
Release date: Apr 28, 2009
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How eating sugar, fat and salt affects our minds and bodies and encourages overindulgence.

84. The Possessed

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Elif Batuman
Release date: Feb 16, 2010
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Essays about Russian books and the people who read them.

85. Einstein’s God

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Krista Tippett
Release date: Feb 23, 2010
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Conversations about science and spirituality, from the host of the public radio program “Speaking of Faith.”

86. I Am Nujood, Age 10 And Divorced

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Nujood Ali Delphine Minoui
Release date: Jan 01, 2010
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A girl’s escape from an abusive arranged marriage.

87. Although Of Course You End Up Becoming Yourself

Weeks on the list: 1

by: David Lipsky
Release date: Jan 01, 2010
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On the road with the late David Foster Wallace.

88. In The President’S Secret Service

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Ronald Kessler
Release date: Jan 01, 2009
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Agents and the presidents they protect.

89. For You Mom, Finally

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Ruth Reichl
Release date: Jan 01, 2010
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A pioneering food journalist examines the life of her mother, and the sacrifices she made.

Last updated on December 8, 2021