New York Times
Hardcover Nonfiction Bestsellers
December 8, 2019
1. A Warning
A senior official in the Trump administration offers an assessment of the president and makes a moral appeal.
2. Triggered: How the Left Thrives on Hate and Wants to Silence Us
Donald Trump Jr.
Forays into politics and views on liberals from the executive vice president of the Trump Organization.
The multi-award-winning solo artist's first autobiography chronicles his career, relationships and private struggles.
The former first lady describes how she balanced work, family and her husband's political ascent.
5. Sam Houston and the Alamo Avengers: The Texas Victory That Changed American History
Fox & Friends
host gives an account of the battle against the Mexican Army in 1836.
6. 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.
7. Finding Chika: A Little Girl, an Earthquake, and the Making of a Family
Lessons learned by the Alboms when they bring a Haitian orphan with a life-threatening illness into their family.
The daughter of survivalists, who is kept out of school, educates herself enough to leave home for university.
9. 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.
10. With All Due Respect: Defending America With Grit and Grace
Nikki R. Haley
A memoir by the former United States ambassador to the United Nations and governor of South Carolina.
11. Blowout: Corrupted Democracy, Rogue State Russia, and the Richest, Most Destructive Industry on Earth
The MSNBC host argues that the global oil and gas industry has weakened democracies and bolstered authoritarians.
12. The Book of Gutsy Women: Favorite Stories of Courage and Resilience
HIllary Rodham Clinton and Chelsea Clinton
Profiles of women from around the world who have blazed trails and challenged the status quo.
13. The Way I Heard It
The television personality relays stories from his podcast and personal anecdotes.
14. The Plot Against the President: The True Story of How Congressman Devin Nunes Uncovered the Biggest Political Scandal in US History
A narrative is depicted from the perspective of Representative Devin Nunes.
15. The Beautiful Ones
Prince. Edited by Dan Piepenbring
A memoir by the musician written before his death, with photos and other memorabilia showing his evolution.
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A version of this list appears in the December 8, 2019 issue of The New York Times Book Review. Rankings reflect sales for the week ending November 23, 2019.
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