New York Times
Hardcover Nonfiction Bestsellers
July 3, 2022
1. Battle for the American Mind: Uprooting a Century of Miseducation
Pete Hegseth with David Goodwin
Fox & Friends Weekend
host makes his case for what he calls classical Christian education.
2. I'd Like to Play Alone, Please
The stand-up comedian and podcaster shares stories of parenting and strange encounters.
3. Killing the Killers: The Secret War Against Terrorists
Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard
The 11th book in the conservative commentator's Killing series gives an account of the global war against terrorists.
4. James Patterson: The Stories of My Life.
The author's life, from growing up in small-town New York to working in the advertising industry to becoming a successful storyteller.
The humorist portrays personal and public upheavals of his life in its seventh decade and the world in the time of a pandemic.
6. Finding Me
The multiple award-winning actress describes the difficulties she encountered before claiming her sense of self and achieving professional success.
7. River of the Gods: Genius, Courage, and Betrayal in the Search for the Source of the Nile
The story of the hardships encountered during 19th-century expeditions in Africa, and the complicated partnerships behind them.
8. Rough Draft: A Memoir
The MSNBC anchor describes growing up with her helicopter journalist parents and her own journey in covering the news.
9. How to Raise an Antiracist
Ibram X. Kendi
The ways in which children at different ages experience race, and how racist structures might impact them.
10. Phil: The Rip-Roaring (and Unauthorized!) Biography of Golf's Most Colorful Superstar
An unauthorized biography of the golf champion Phil Mickelson.
The Academy Award-winning actor shares snippets from the diaries he kept over the last 35 years.
12. The End of the World is Just the Beginning: Mapping the Collapse of Globalization
A look at potential changes in globalization.
13.The Storyteller: Tales of Life and Music
A memoir by the musician known for his work with Foo Fighters and Nirvana.
14. 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.
15. Scars and Stripes: An Unapologetically American Story of Fighting the Taliban, UFC Warriors, and Myself
Tim Kennedy and Nick Palmisciano
The Green Beret and former mixed martial arts fighter describes how his failures shaped who he is today.
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A version of this list appears in the July 3, 2022 issue of The New York Times Book Review. Rankings reflect sales for the week ending June 18, 2022.
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