New York Times Best Sellers
February 19, 2017

Adult Nonfiction


1

HILLBILLY ELEGY by J D Vance
A Yale Law School graduate looks at the struggles of America's white working class through his own childhood in the Rust Belt.

2

KILLING THE RISING SUN by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard
The host of ?The O?Reilly Factor? recounts the final years of World War II.

3

THREE DAYS IN JANUARY by Bret Baier with Catherine Whitney
Eisenhower's farewell address and his role in the Kennedy transition.

4

THE MAGNOLIA STORY by Chip Gaines and Joanna Gaines with Mark Dagostino
The lives of the couple who star in the HGTV show ?Fixer Upper.?

5

THE BOOK OF JOY by Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu
A discussion between two spiritual leaders about how to find joy in the face of suffering.

6

TEARS WE CANNOT STOP by Michael Eric Dyson
A frank and searing discussion of race.

7

HIDDEN FIGURES by Margot Lee Shetterly
The black women mathematicians who worked at then-segregated NASA. The basis of the movie.

8

THE LOST CITY OF THE MONKEY GOD by Douglas Preston
A frightening search for a lost civilization in the Honduran rain forest.

9

THANK YOU FOR BEING LATE by Thomas L Friedman
How globalization, climate change and the accelerating pace of technology are reshaping the world.

10

WHEN BREATH BECOMES AIR by Paul Kalanithi
A memoir by a physician who received a diagnosis of Stage IV lung cancer at the age of 36.

11

BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME by Ta-Nehisi Coates
A meditation on race in America.

12

THE UNDOING PROJECT by Michael Lewis
How the psychologists Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky upended assumptions about the decision-making process.

13

THE BLOOD OF EMMETT TILL by Timothy B Tyson
An account of the shocking 1955 lynching presents new evidence.

14

BORN A CRIME by Trevor Noah
A memoir about growing up biracial in apartheid South Africa by the comedian, now the host of ?The Daily Show.?

15

THE PRINCESS DIARIST by Carrie Fisher
Recollections of life on the set of the first Star Wars movie by the actress and writer, who died in December.