New York Times
Hardcover Nonfiction Bestsellers
September 27, 2020
1. Disloyal: The True Story of the Former Personal Attorney to President Donald J. Trump
An account of President Trump's business empire, political campaign and presidential administration by his former personal attorney.
2. Killing Crazy Horse: The Merciless Indian Wars in America
Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard
The ninth book in the conservative commentator's Killing series focuses on conflicts with Native Americans.
3. Everything Beautiful in Its Time: Seasons of Love and Loss
Jenna Bush Hager
Essays by the former first daughter and granddaughter celebrating the lives of her grandparents.
4. Live Free or Die: America (And the World) on the Brink
host offers his assessment on what is at stake in the 2020 election.
5. Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents
The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist examines aspects of caste systems across civilizations and reveals a rigid hierarchy in America today.
6. Compromised: Counterintelligence and the Threat of Donald J. Trump
The former F.B.I. deputy assistant director of counterintelligence chronicles the investigation into Russia's election interference and key moments from his career.
7. Melania and Me: The Rise and Fall of My Friendship With the First Lady
Stephanie Winston Wolkoff
The former director of special events at
describes parting ways with the First Lady after being made the scapegoat for inauguration finance irregularities.
8. Speaking for Myself: Faith, Freedom, and the Fight of Our Lives Inside the Trump White House
Sarah Huckabee Sanders
The former White House press secretary shares her perspective on her time working with President Trump.
The activist and public speaker describes her journey of listening to her inner voice.
10. Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World's Most Dangerous Man
Mary L. Trump
The clinical psychologist gives her assessment of events and patterns inside her family and how they shaped President Trump.
11. Hoax: Donald Trump, Fox News, and the Dangerous Distortion of the Truth
anchor and chief media correspondent examines the inner workings of Fox News and its relationship with President Trump.
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. Eat a Peach: A Memoir
David Chang and Gabe Ulla
A memoir by the chef and founder of Momofuku and the star of the Netflix series
14. Donald Trump v. The United States: Inside the Struggle to Stop a President
Michael S. Schmidt
New York Times
Washington correspondent details actions by officials who attempted to contain the president.
15. His Truth Is Marching on: John Lewis and the Power of Hope
The Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer creates a portrait of Representative John Lewis, the late civil rights leader and congressman for Georgia's Fifth Congressional District.
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A version of this list appears in the September 27, 2020 issue of The New York Times Book Review. Rankings reflect sales for the week ending September 12, 2020.
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