Nonfiction Best Sellers

Nonfiction Best Sellers: Week of October 21, 2018

  1. SHIP OF FOOLS by Tucker Carlson. The Fox News anchor argues that America’s ruling class is out of touch with everyday citizens.

  2.  FEAR by Bob Woodward. Based on hours of interviews with sources, the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist describes debates and decision-making within the Trump White House.

  3. THE FIFTH RISK by Michael Lewis. The author of "The Big Short" examines how the Trump administration staffs its federal agencies.

  4. IN PIECES by Sally Field. A memoir by the two-time Academy Award and three-time Emmy Award winner.

  5. GOOD AND MAD by Rebecca Traister. The history and cultural significance of women's anger.

  6. LEADERSHIP by Doris Kearns Goodwin. The challenges that shaped the leadership abilities of four presidents: Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Lyndon B. Johnson.

  7. THIRST by Scott Harrison. A memoir by the founder of the nonprofit Charity: Water.

  8. TO SHAKE THE SLEEPING SELF by Jedidiah Jenkins. The son of conservative Christians cycles from Oregon to Patagonia, reconciling his sexuality with his upbringing.

  9. LESSONS by Gisele Bündchen. A memoir by the international supermodel detailing her childhood in southern Brazil and her career as a fashion icon.

  10. EDUCATED by Tara Westover. The daughter of survivalists, who is kept out of school, educates herself enough to leave home for university.

  11. FULL DISCLOSURE by Stormy Daniels with Kevin Carr O'Leary. The adult film actress and director recounts her road to the national spotlight and experiences with President Trump.

  12. THE GREATEST LOVE STORY EVER TOLD by Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman. In a series of intimate conversations between themselves, the authors recount lessons learned from their 18-year romance.

  13. THESE TRUTHS by Jill Lepore. An investigation of truth in America traced through its intertwining histories of politics, law, technology and journalism. 

  14. ALWAYS LOOK ON THE BRIGHT SIDE OF LIFE by Eric Idle. The Monty Python icon recalls his decades-long career in television, comedy, theater and film.

  15. LIARS, LEAKERS AND LIBERALS by Jeanine Pirro. The legal analyst and Fox News host argues in favor of President Trump.

     Excerpted from The New York Times Best Seller lists