New York Times
Hardcover Nonfiction Bestsellers
February 24, 2019
The former first lady describes how she balanced work, family and her husband's political ascent.
2. Educated: A Memoir
The daughter of survivalists leaves home for university.
3. Women Rowing North: Navigating Life's Currents and Flourishing As We Age
Reflections on the ageism, misogyny and loss that women might encounter as they grow older.
4. From the Ground Up: A Journey to Reimagine the Promise of America
Howard Schultz with Joanne Gordon
The former chief executive of Starbucks recounts his journey to success and shares the inspirational stories of others.
The achievements and private relationships of several interconnecting historical figures.
6. The First Conspiracy: The Secret Plot to Kill George Washington
Brad Meltzer and Josh Mensch
The story of a secret plot to kill George Washington in 1776.
7. Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup
The rise and fall of the biotech startup Theranos.
8. The Unwinding of the Miracle: A Memoir of Life, Death, and Everything That Comes After
After receiving a terminal cancer diagnosis, a lawyer and mother of two chronicles her life.
9. The Library Book
The story of the 1986 fire at the Los Angeles Public Library provides a backdrop to the evolution and purpose of libraries.
10. Let Me Finish: Trump, the Kushners, Bannon, New Jersey, and the Power of In-Your-Face Politics
The former governor of New Jersey describes his relationship with President Trump and the tensions among others close to the president
11. The Truths We Hold: An American Journey
A memoir by a daughter of immigrants who was raised in Oakland, Calif., and became the second black woman ever elected to the United States Senate.
12. Team of Vipers: My 500 Extraordinary Days in the Trump White House
The former special assistant to President Trump recalls what he considers his successes and failures in the White House.
13. Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother's Will to Survive
An unexpected pregnancy forces the author to navigate challenges faced by the working poor.
14. The Point of It All: A Lifetime of Great Loves and Endeavors
Charles Krauthammer, edited by Daniel Krauthammer
A collection of essays, speeches and unpublished writings by the late conservative columnist.
15. Zucked: Waking Up to the Facebook Catastrophe
A Silicon Valley investor and mentor to Mark Zuckerberg describes some of the negative effects of the attention economy on our democracy and the greater culture.
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A version of this list appears in the February 24, 2019 issue of The New York Times Book Review. Rankings reflect sales for the week ending February 9, 2019.