New York Times
Hardcover Nonfiction Bestsellers
June 23, 2019
1. Unfreedom of the Press
Mark R. Levin
The conservative commentator and radio host makes his case that the press is aligned with political ideology.
2. The Pioneers: The Heroic Story of the Settlers Who Brought the American Ideal West
The Pulitzer Prize-winning historian tells the story of the settling of the Northwest Territory through five main characters.
3. Educated: A Memoir
The daughter of survivalists leaves home for university.
4. Siege: Trump Under Fire
The author of
Fire and Fury
weaves a story of the second year of the Trump White House.
5. Howard Stern Comes Again
The radio interviewer delves into some of his favorite on-air conversations from the past four decades of his career.
The former first lady describes how she balanced work, family and her husband's political ascent.
7. Sea Stories: My Life in Special Operations
William H. McRaven
A memoir by the retired four-star Navy admiral, including the capture of Saddam Hussein and the raid to kill Osama bin Ladin.
8. The Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Changes the World
The philanthropist shares stories of empowering women to improve society.
9. The British Are Coming: The War for America, Lexington to Princeton, 1775-1777
The Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and journalist begins his Revolution Trilogy with events from 1775 to 1777.
10. Naturally Tan
A coming-of-age memoir by the
star, with behind-the-scenes stories of the reality TV show.
11. Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World
An argument for how generalists excel more than specialists, especially in complex and unpredictable fields.
12. The Conservative Sensibility
George F. Will
The Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist describes what he considers to be threats to conservatism.
13. Every Man a Hero: A Memoir of D-Day, the First Wave at Omaha Beach, and a World at War
Ray Lambert and Jim DeFelice
A firsthand account of two brothers who served in the Army during D-Day.
14. The Second Mountain: The Quest for a Moral Life
A New York Times Op-Ed columnist espouses having an outward focus to attain a meaningful life.
15. A Woman of No Importance: The Untold Story of the American Spy Who Helped Win World War II
The true story of a Baltimore socialite who joined a spy organization during World War II and became essential to the French Resistance.
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A version of this list appears in the June 23, 2019 issue of The New York Times Book Review. Rankings reflect sales for the week ending June 8, 2019.
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