New York Times Hardcover Nonfiction Bestsellers
September 22, 2019
1. Call Sign Chaos: Learning to Lead by Jim Mattis and Bing WestThe former Marine infantry officer and secretary of defense recounts key moments from his career and imparts his leadership philosophy.
2. Educated by Tara WestoverThe daughter of survivalists, who is kept out of school, educates herself enough to leave home for university.
4. Becoming by Michelle ObamaThe former first lady describes her journey from the South Side of Chicago to the White House, and how she balanced work, family and her husband's political ascent.
6. How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. KendiA primer for creating a more just and equitable society through identifying and opposing racism.
8. Three Women by Lisa TaddeoThe inequality of female desire is explored through the sex lives of a homemaker, a high school student and a restaurant owner.
10. Thank You for My Service by Mat Best with Ross Patterson and Nils ParkerAn inside look into military life by the YouTube personality and former Army Ranger.
11. Hurricanes by Rick Ross and Neil Martinez-BelkinThe Grammy-nominated rapper recounts health scares, the controversy of his time as a correctional officer and his rise in the music industry.
13. Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber by Mike IsaacA technology reporter for The New York Times chronicles the rise and fall of Uber, and how this serves as a corporate cautionary tale.
14. Unfreedom of the Press by Mark R. LevinThe conservative commentator and radio host makes his case that the press is aligned with political ideology.
15. Bill Cunningham: On the Street by Bill CunninghamA collection of five decades of photographs by the late New York Times fashion photographer, accompanied by essays from various contributors, with photography edited by Tiina Loite.