New York Times Hardcover Nonfiction Bestsellers
April 1, 2018
1. Russian Roulette: The Inside Story of Putin's War on America and the Election of Donald Trump
Michael Isikoff and David Corn
Details of the 2016 presidential election, with an emphasis on Russia's possible involvement.
2. Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House
A journalist offers an inside account of the first year of the Trump White House.
3. Educated: A Memoir
The daughter of survivalists, who is kept out of school, educates herself enough to leave home for university.
4. I'll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman's Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer
The late true-crime journalist's search for the serial murderer and rapist known as "the Golden State Killer."
5. Astrophysics for People in a Hurry
Neil deGrasse Tyson
A straightforward, easy-to-understand introduction to the universe.
6. Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress
A case for using reason, science and humanism to counter pessimistic views of Western civilization.
7. Obama: An Intimate Portrait
More than 300 pictures of the former president by his White House photographer, with behind-the-scenes stories.
8. The Last Black Unicorn
The comedian recounts growing up in South Central Los Angeles and finding success after a period of homelessness.
9. Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI
The story of a murder spree in 1920s Oklahoma that targeted Osage Indians.
10. Leonardo Da Vinci
A biography of the Italian Renaissance polymath that connects his work in various disciplines.
11. Bachelor Nation: Inside the World of America's Favorite Guilty Pleasure
An insider look at the Bachelor franchise and its effect on society.
12. Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood
A memoir about growing up biracial in apartheid South Africa by the host of
The Daily Show.
13. Skin in the Game: Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life
Nassim Nicholas Taleb
An argument for taking on risk.
14. Heart Berries: A Memoir
Terese Marie Mailhot
A woman comes of age and reckons with intergenerational trauma on the Seabird Island Indian Reservation.
15. The Future of Humanity: Terraforming Mars, Interstellar Travel, Immortality, and Our Destiny Beyond Earth
The physicist describes how humans might develop civilization in outer space and possibly become immortal.
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A version of this list appears in the April 1, 2018 issue of The New York Times Book Review. Rankings reflect sales for the week ending March 17, 2018.