New York Times
Hardcover Nonfiction Bestsellers
April 26, 2020
The activist and public speaker describes her journey of listening to her inner voice.
2. The Splendid and the Vile: A Saga of Churchill, Family, and Defiance During the Blitz
An examination of the leadership of the prime minister Winston Churchill.
3. The Last Book on the Left: Stories of Murder and Mayhem From History's Most Notorious Serial Killers
Ben Kissel, Marcus Parks and Henry Zebrowski
A survey of serial killers from the creators of the
Last Podcast on the Left
4. Hidden Valley Road: Inside the Mind of an American Family
From 1945 to 1965, a family in Colorado had 12 children, six of whom went on to develop schizophrenia.
5. Fortitude: American Resilience in the Era of Outrage
The Texas congressman and former Navy SEAL prescribes ways to overcome adversity.
6. The Mamba Mentality: How I Play
Various skills and techniques used on the court by the late Los Angeles Lakers player.
7. Arguing with Socialists
The conservative commentator espouses free-market capitalism.
The daughter of survivalists, who is kept out of school, educates herself enough to leave home for university.
9. More Myself: A Journey
Alicia Keys with Michelle Burford
The Grammy Award-winning musician retraces her path to discovering her own worth.
10. Front Row at the Trump Show
The ABC News chief White House correspondent gives his perspective on our current president and describes the shifts within their relationship.
The former first lady describes how she balanced work, family and her husband's political ascent.
12. Open Book
Jessica Simpson with Kevin Carr O'Leary
The singer, actress and fashion designer discloses times of success, trauma and addiction.
13. Nothing General About It: How Love (and Lithium) Saved Me on and Off General Hospital
The Emmy Award-winning soap opera star opens up about his mental health issues and how they affected his marriage.
14. Hiding in Plain Sight: The Invention of Donald Trump and the Erosion of America
A journalist elucidates a connection between Donald Trump's decades-long rise to power, the increase of consolidated corruption and attacks on civil liberties by foreign powers.
15. Apropos of Nothing
A memoir by the filmmaker and comedian.
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A version of this list appears in the April 26, 2020 issue of The New York Times Book Review. Rankings reflect sales for the week ending April 11, 2020.
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