New York Times Hardcover Nonfiction Bestsellers
February 21, 2021
3. Just As I Am by Cicely Tyson with Michelle BurfordThe late iconic actress describes how she worked to change perceptions of Black women through her career choices.
4. A Promised Land by Barack ObamaIn the first volume of his presidential memoirs, Barack Obama offers personal reflections on his formative years and pivotal moments through his first term.
6. Greenlights by Matthew McConaugheyThe Academy Award-winning actor shares snippets from the diaries he kept over the last 35 years.
7. Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents by Isabel WilkersonThe Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist examines aspects of caste systems across civilizations and reveals a rigid hierarchy in America today.
8. Untamed by Glennon DoyleThe activist and public speaker describes her journey of listening to her inner voice.
9. Becoming by Michelle ObamaThe former first lady describes how she balanced work, family and her husband's political ascent.
10. How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. KendiA primer for creating a more just and equitable society through identifying and opposing racism.
12. Mike Nichols: A Life by Mark HarrisA biography of the award-winning theater and film director who was also half of the seminal improv duo with Elaine May.
13. Let Me Tell You What I Mean by Joan DidionA collection of 12 pieces written between 1968 and 2000 that includes observations on the underground press and the act of writing.