New York Times
Hardcover Nonfiction Bestsellers
September 26, 2021
1. American Marxism
Mark R. Levin
The Fox News host gives his take on the Green New Deal, critical race theory and social activism.
2. Countdown Bin Laden: The Untold Story of the 247-day Hunt to Bring the Mastermind of...
Chris Wallace with Mitch Weiss
The intelligence gathering, security strategizing and military planning during the final eight months of the pursuit of Osama bin Laden.
3. Beautiful Country: A Memoir
Qian Julie Wang
A 7-year-old girl and her parents encounter difficulties in New York City when they leave China in the 1990s.
4. This Bright Future: A Memoir
The hip-hop recording artist known as Logic tells his life story.
5. What Happened to You? Conversations on Trauma, Resilience, and Healing
Bruce D. Perry and Oprah Winfrey
An approach to dealing with trauma that shifts an essential question used to investigate it.
6. The Afghanistan Papers: A Secret History of the War
An investigative reporter for
The Washington Post
gives an account of how three successive presidents and their military commanders handled America's invasion of Afghanistan after 9/11.
7. The Long Slide: Thirty Years in American Journalism
A collection of previously published essays from 1995 to 2016 by the Fox News host.
8. The American Experiment: Dialogues on a Dream
David M. Rubenstein
Conversations that explore what America is and what it could be with leaders in various fields.
9. Forever Young: A Memoir
A Disney child star of the 1960s and daughter of an acclaimed British actor shares some of her experiences in Hollywood.
The Academy Award-winning actor shares snippets from the diaries he kept over the last 35 years.
11. Think Again: The Power of Knowing What You Don't Know
An examination of the cognitive skills of rethinking and unlearning that could be used to adapt to a rapidly changing world.
The activist and public speaker describes her journey of listening to her inner voice.
13. Ordinary Heroes: A Memoir of 9/11
A memoir by the first F.D.N.Y. chief to respond to the 9/11 attacks at the World Trade Center.
14. 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.
15. Crying in H Mart: A Memoir
The daughter of a Korean mother and Jewish-American father, and leader of the indie rock project Japanese Breakfast, describes creating her own identity after losing her mother to cancer.
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A version of this list appears in the September 26, 2021 issue of The New York Times Book Review. Rankings reflect sales for the week ending September 11, 2021.