New York Times Nonfiction Bestsellers

The preeminent list of best selling nonfiction in the United States.
Updated December 9, 2023
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Killers of the Flower Moon the Osage murders and the birth of the FBI
Grann, David
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * A twisting, haunting true-life murder mystery about one of the most monstrous crimes in American history, from the author of The Wager and The Lost City of Z, "one of the preeminent adventure and true-crime writers working today."--New...
The Wager : a tale of shipwreck, mutiny and murder
Grann, David
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * From the author of Killers of the Flower Moon, a page-turning story of shipwreck, survival, and savagery, culminating in a court martial that reveals a shocking truth. The powerful narrative reveals the deeper meaning of the events on The Wager...
Elon Musk
Isaacson, Walter
From the author of Steve Jobs and other bestselling biographies, this is the astonishingly intimate story of the most fascinating and controversial innovator of our era--a rule-breaking visionary who helped to lead the world into the era of electric vehicles, private space exploration, and...
Outlive : the science & art of longevity
Attia, Peter
- THE INSTANT SUNDAY TIMES AND NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER, AND OVER 1 MILLION COPIES SOLD GLOBALLY - This is the ultimate manual for living better and longer. For all its successes, mainstream medicine has failed to make much progress against the...
Crying in H Mart : a memoir
Zauner, Michelle
'That book f**king destroyed me,' - Olivia Rodrigo 'Michelle Zauner explores what it means to cook your feelings... she uses the lens of food and cooking to explore her Korean identity after she loses her mother to cancer.' Jungkook of BTS From the indie rockstar Japanese Breakfast, an unflinching,...
Smith, Jada Pinkett
A gripping, painfully honest and ultimately inspirational, New York Times bestselling memoir from global superstar and creator of the Red Table Talk series Jada Pinkett Smith. 'It's a shame that Pinkett Smith's marriage has taken up so much attention because, as Worthy shows, it's far...
The body keeps the score : mind, brain and body in the transformation of trauma
Van der Kolk, Bessel A.
#1 New York Times bestseller "Essential reading for anyone interested in understanding and treating traumatic stress and the scope of its impact on society." --Alexander McFarlane, Director of the Centre for Traumatic Stress Studies A pioneering researcher...
American prometheus : the triumph and tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer
Bird, Kai
THE INSPIRATION FOR THE MAJOR MOTION PICTURE OPPENHEIMER * "A riveting account of one of history's most essential and paradoxical figures."--Christopher Nolan #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * PULITZER PRIZE WINNER * The definitive biography of J. Robert Oppenheimer, one of...
Zamora, Javier
A TELEGRAPH BOOK OF THE YEAR 'Solito is my travel book of the year.' Telegraph 'Heartbreaking... A rare, eye-opening rendition of the brutal reality of border-crossing.' Lea Ypi 'If there's any justice, Solito will someday be considered a classic.'...
The hundred years' war on Palestine : a history of settler colonial conquest and resistance
Khalidi, Rashid
This is the story of Palestine told from the inside.
An Immense World: ; How Animal Senses Reveal the Hidden Realms Around Us
Yong, Ed.
'Wonderful, mind-broadening... a journey to alternative realities as extraordinary as any you'll find in science fiction' The Times, Book of the Week 'Magnificent' Guardian Enter a new dimension - the world as it is truly...
Thinking, fast and slow
Kahneman, Daniel
One of the most influential books of the 21st century: the ground-breaking psychology classic - over 10 million copies sold - that changed the way we think about thinking 'There have been many good books on human rationality and irrationality, but only one masterpiece....
Conflict : the evolution of warfare from 1945 to Ukraine
Petraeus, David Howell
Talking to strangers : what we should know about the people we don't know
Gladwell, Malcolm
Malcolm Gladwell, host of the podcast Revisionist History and author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Outliers, offers a powerful examination of our interactions with strangers--and why they often go wrong.  A Best...
Stay true : a memoir
Hsu, Hua
PULITZER PRIZE WINNER * NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * A gripping memoir on friendship, grief, the search for self, and the solace that can be found through art, by the New Yorker staff writer Hua Hsu "This book is exquisite and excruciating and I will be...
Everything I know about love
Alderton, Dolly
TIKTOK BOOK AWARDS WINNER 2023 Read and loved it? Gift it to a friend this festive season! "Nearly everything I know about love, I've learnt from my long-term friendships with women." I know that love can be loud and jubilant. It can be dancing...
Israel : a simple guide to the most misunderstood country on earth
Tishby, Noa
A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A "fascinating and very moving" (Aaron Sorkin, award-winning screenwriter of The West Wing and The Social Network) chronological timeline spanning from Biblical times to today...
Nona the ninth
Muir, Tamsyn
Tamsyn Muir's New York Times and USA Today bestselling Locked Tomb Series continues with Nona ...the Ninth? Her city is under siege. The zombies are coming back. And all Nona wants is a birthday party. In many ways, Nona is like other people. She lives with her family, has a job at her local school,...

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