New York Times
Hardcover Nonfiction Bestsellers
February 16, 2020
1. Profiles in Corruption: Abuse of Power by America's Progressive Elite
The author of
gives his evaluations of members of the Democratic Party.
2. A Very Stable Genius: Donald J. Trump's Testing of America
Philip Rucker and Carol Leonnig
The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists use firsthand accounts to chart patterns of behavior within the Trump administration.
The daughter of survivalists, who is kept out of school, educates herself enough to leave home for university.
4. The Mamba Mentality: How I Play
Various skills and techniques used on the court by the Los Angeles Laker player.
5. Why We're Polarized
The editor at large and co-founder of Vox offers his take on what causes divisions in America.
The former first lady describes how she balanced work, family and her husband's political ascent.
7. Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know About the People We Don't Know
Famous examples of miscommunication serve as the backdrop to explain potential conflicts and misunderstandings.
8. Me and White Supremacy: Combat Racism, Change the World, and Become a Good Ancestor
Layla F. Saad
Ways to understand and possibly counteract white privilege.
9. Maybe You Should Talk to Someone: A Therapist, Her Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed
A psychotherapist gains unexpected insights when she becomes another therapist's patient.
10. The Body: A Guide for Occupants
An owner's manual of the human body covering various parts, functions and what happens when things go wrong.
11. Tightrope: Americans Reaching for Hope
Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn
The Pulitzer Prize-winning authors examine issues affecting working-class Americans.
12. How to Be an Antiracist
Ibram X. Kendi
A primer for creating a more just and equitable society through identifying and opposing racism.
13. Arguing with Zombies: Economics, Politics, and the Fight for a Better Future
The Nobel-winning economist and New York Times columnist describes potential misunderstandings in discussing economics.
14. Catch and Kill: Lies, Spies, and a Conspiracy To Protect Predators
The Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter details some surveillance and intimidation tactics used to pressure journalists and elude consequences by certain wealthy and connected men.
15. Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland
Patrick Radden Keefe
A look at the conflict in Northern Ireland known as The Troubles.
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A version of this list appears in the February 16, 2020 issue of The New York Times Book Review. Rankings reflect sales for the week ending February 1, 2020.
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