New York Times Hardcover Nonfiction Bestsellers
March 11, 2018
1. Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House
A journalist offers an inside account of the first year of the Trump White House.
2. Obama: An Intimate Portrait
More than 300 pictures of the former president by his White House photographer, with behind-the-scenes stories.
3. Educated: A Memoir
The daughter of survivalists, who is kept out of school, educates herself enough to leave home for university.
4. 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.
5. Astrophysics for People in a Hurry
Neil deGrasse Tyson
A straightforward, easy-to-understand introduction to the universe.
6. Everything Happens for a Reason: And Other Lies I've Loved
A divinity school professor examines her tacit beliefs when she learns she has colon cancer.
7. 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.
8. All-American Murder
James Patterson and Alex Abramovich with Mike Harvkey
The story of Aaron Hernandez, the New England Patriots tight end convicted of first-degree murder.
9. The Last Black Unicorn
The comedian recounts growing up in South Central Los Angeles and finding success after a period of homelessness.
10. When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing
Daniel H. Pink
Research reveals the ideal time to make small decisions and big life changes.
11. 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.
12. Leonardo Da Vinci
A biography of the Italian Renaissance polymath which connects his work in various disciplines.
13. All the Pieces Matter: The Inside Story of The Wire
An oral history of the creation and development of the series "The Wire."
14. Directorate S: The C.I.A. and America's Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan
How the United States failed to understand a secret wing of a Pakistani intelligence agency and doomed two wars.
15. The Common Good
Robert B. Reich
A case for strengthening public morality in the United States.
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A version of this list appears in the March 11, 2018 issue of The New York Times Book Review. Rankings reflect sales for the week ending February 24, 2018.