New York Times
Hardcover Nonfiction Bestsellers
November 22, 2020
1. Clanlands: Whisky, Warfare, and a Scottish Adventure Like No Other
Sam Heughan and Graham McTavish
The stars of
use various means of travel to explore Scotland.
The Academy Award-winning actor shares snippets from the diaries he kept over the last 35 years.
3. The Best of Me
A collection of the humorist's essays including "Me Talk Pretty One Day" and "A Guy Walks Into a Bar Car."
4. 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.
The activist and public speaker describes her journey of listening to her inner voice.
6. Shade: A Tale of Two Presidents
Pictures of former President Obama are juxtaposed with tweets, headlines and quotes from the Trump administration.
7. Obama: An Intimate Portrait
More than 300 pictures of the former president by his White House photographer, with behind-the-scenes stories.
8. 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.
9. Blackout: How Black America Can Make Its Second Escape from the Democrat Plantation
The conservative commentator makes her case that Black Americans should part ways with the Democratic Party.
10. How to Be an Antiracist
Ibram X. Kendi
A primer for creating a more just and equitable society through identifying and opposing racism.
The public and private life of America's longest-serving first lady, Eleanor Roosevelt.
Photos and stories of people from over 40 countries collected by the creator of
Humans of New York.
13. Is This Anything?
The comedian shares material he collected in an accordion folder over the last 45 years.
14. Our Time Is Now
The non-profit chief executive and former minority leader of the Georgia House of Representatives makes her case for voter protections, elevated identity politics and moral international leadership.
Based on 17 on-the-record interviews with President Trump and other reporting, the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist details the president's perspective on multiple crises.
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A version of this list appears in the November 22, 2020 issue of The New York Times Book Review. Rankings reflect sales for the week ending November 7, 2020.
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