New York Times
Hardcover Nonfiction Bestsellers
August 26, 2018
1. The Russia Hoax
The Fox News analyst makes his case against the F.B.I. investigation into collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia.
2. Liars, Leakers and Liberals
The legal analyst and Fox News host argues in favor of President Trump.
3. Everything Trump Touches Dies
The Republican political campaign strategist gives his take on the current president and offers a way forward for conservatives.
4. Educated: A Memoir
The daughter of survivalists leaves home for university.
5. Death of a Nation: Plantation Politics and the Making of the Democratic Party
A companion text to the conservative author and filmmaker's documentary, which offers an alternative history of the Democratic Party.
6. Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company That Addicted America
An in-depth look at how opioid addiction affects Americans across geographic and class lines.
7. Indianapolis: The True Story of the Worst Sea Disaster in U.S. Naval History and the Fifty-Year Fight to Exonerate an Innocent Man
Lynn Vincent and Sara Vladic
A newly researched look into the sinking of the
, the story of the survivors and the fight to exonerate the court-martialed skipper.
A collection of comedic stories on mortality, middle age and a beach house dubbed the Sea Section.
9. Astrophysics for People in a Hurry
Neil deGrasse Tyson
A straightforward, easy-to-understand introduction to the universe.
10. The Gutfeld Monologues
A collection of rants by the Fox News host.
11. The Soul of America: The Battle for Our Better Angels
The present political climate is contextualized through the lens of difficult moments in American history.
12. How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence
A personal account of how psychedelics might help the mentally ill and people dealing with everyday challenges.
13. The Plot to Destroy Democracy : How Putin and His Spies are Undermining America and Dismantling the West
The former U.S. intelligence officer describes the tools and techniques used by Vladimir Putin to affect the 2016 election.
14. Outside the Wire: Ten Lessons I've Learned in Everyday Courage
The Army veteran and former Missouri secretary of state describes his time in public service.
15. Between the World and Me
A meditation on race in America.
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A version of this list appears in the August 26, 2018 issue of The New York Times Book Review. Rankings reflect sales for the week ending August 11, 2018.