New York Times Paperback Nonfiction Best Sellers 2017

There are 10 books listed as #1 best seller in New York Times Paperback Nonfiction Best Sellers 2017. The Glass Castle written by Jeannette Walls is listed as the #1 best seller for 17 weeks.

There are 72 books in the New York Times Paperback Nonfiction Best Sellers 2017 list. On Tyranny written by Timothy Snyder is in this list for 42 weeks.

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#1 New York Times Best Sellers 2017

1. The Glass Castle

Weeks listed as #1: 17

by: Jeannette Walls
Release date: Jan 17, 2006
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The author recalls how she and her siblings were constantly moved from one bleak place to another.

2. Hidden Figures

Weeks listed as #1: 12

by: Margot Lee Shetterly
Release date: Sep 06, 2016
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he story, based in part on interviews, of the black women mathematicians who were hired as “computers” by the precursor of NASA during World War II. The basis of the forthcoming movie.

3. The Zookeeper’S Wife

Weeks listed as #1: 8

by: Diane Ackerman
Release date: Sep 17, 2008
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How a Warsaw couple sheltered Jews and members of the Resistance during World War II. Originally published in 2007.

4. On Tyranny

Weeks listed as #1: 5

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

5. Alexander Hamilton

Weeks listed as #1: 3

by: Ron Chernow
Release date: Mar 29, 2005
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A biography of the first Treasury secretary, a major author of the Federalist Papers and an advocate of strong central government. Originally published in 2004 and the basis of the Broadway play.

6. Collusion

Weeks listed as #1: 3

by: Luke Harding
Release date: Jan 01, 2017
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The British journalist recounts his meeting with the former MI6 officer Christopher Steele and makes his case for a connection between Moscow and Donald Trump.

7. Being Mortal

Weeks listed as #1: 2

by: Atul Gaw e
Release date: Oct 07, 2014
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The surgeon and New Yorker writer considers how doctors fail patients at the end of life, and how they can do better.

8. Same Kind Of Different As Me

Weeks listed as #1: 1

by: Ron Hall Denver Moore Lynn Vincent
Release date: Mar 09, 2008
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The unlikely friendship between a homeless drifter and a successful art dealer who meet at a shelter in Texas.

9. The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks

Weeks listed as #1: 1

by: Rebecca Skloot
Release date: Jan 01, 2011
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The story of a woman whose cancer cells were extensively cultured without her permission in 1951.

10. Thank You For Being Late

Weeks listed as #1: 1

by: Thomas L Friedman
Release date: Nov 22, 2016
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How the accelerating pace of technology, globalization and climate change are reshaping the world, and what we can do about it.

Last updated on December 8, 2021