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#1 HILLBILLY ELEGY

J D Vance

A Yale Law School graduate looks at the struggles of the white working class through the story of his own childhood in the Rust Belt.

On the bestsellers list for 24 weeks


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#2 HIDDEN FIGURES

Margot Lee Shetterly

he story, based in part on interviews, of the black women mathematicians who were hired as “computers” by the precursor of NASA during World War II. The basis of the movie.

On the bestsellers list for 4 weeks


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#3 THE PRINCESS DIARIST

Carrie Fisher

Recollections of life on the set of the first Star Wars movie by the actress and writer, who died in December.

On the bestsellers list for 2 weeks

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#4 THE LOST CITY OF THE MONKEY GOD

Douglas Preston

A frightening search for a lost civilization in the Honduran rain forest.

On the bestsellers list for 1 week


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#5 KILLING THE RISING SUN

Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard

The host of “The O’Reilly Factor” recounts the final years of World War II.

On the bestsellers list for 17 weeks


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#6 THE MAGNOLIA STORY

Chip Gaines and Joanna Gaines with Mark Dagostino

The couple who star in the HGTV show “Fixer Upper.”

On the bestsellers list for 12 weeks


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#7 THE UNDOING PROJECT

Michael Lewis

How the psychologists Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky upended assumptions about the decision-making process and invented the field of behavioral economics.

On the bestsellers list for 5 weeks


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#8 WISHFUL DRINKING

Carrie Fisher

A memoir based on Fisher’s one-woman autobiographical show. Originally published in 2008.

On the bestsellers list for 2 weeks

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#9 WHEN BREATH BECOMES AIR

Paul Kalanithi

A memoir by a physician who received a diagnosis of Stage IV lung cancer at the age of 36.

On the bestsellers list for 46 weeks


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#10 ALEXANDER HAMILTON

Ron Chernow

A biography of the first Treasury secretary. Originally published in 2004 and the basis of the Broadway musical.

On the bestsellers list for 54 weeks

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#11 THE BOOK OF JOY

Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu

A discussion between two spiritual leaders about how to find joy in the face of suffering.

On the bestsellers list for 7 weeks


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#12 BORN A CRIME

Trevor Noah

A memoir about growing up in South Africa by the comedian, now the host of “The Daily Show,” whose parents had an illegal (under apartheid) interracial relationship.

On the bestsellers list for 8 weeks


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#13 THANK YOU FOR BEING LATE

Thomas L Friedman

How the accelerating pace of technology, globalization and climate change are reshaping the world, and what we can do about it.

On the bestsellers list for 6 weeks

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#14 SETTLE FOR MORE

Megyn Kelly

The anchor of Fox News’s “The Kelly File” discusses the personal and professional challenges she has faced.

On the bestsellers list for 7 weeks


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#15 THE TELOMERE EFFECT

Elizabeth Blackburn and Elissa Epel

Protecting genetic structures called telomeres through diet and lifestyle changes in order to increase health and combat aging.

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#16 TALKING AS FAST AS I CAN

Lauren Graham

Essays by the star of “Gilmore Girls” (both the original and the mini-series) and “Parenthood.”

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#17 THE CASE AGAINST SUGAR

Gary Taubes

A science writer warns of sugar’s dangers.

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#18 BORN TO RUN

Bruce Springsteen

The singer-songwriter’s autobiography.

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#19 SHOE DOG

Phil Knight

A memoir by the founder of Nike.

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#20 THE GIRL WITH THE LOWER BACK TATTOO

Amy Schumer

Humorous personal essays by the comedian, actor and writer.

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