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#1 HIDDEN FIGURES

Margot Lee Shetterly

The story of the black women mathematicians at then-segregated NASA and its precursor. The basis of the movie.

On the bestsellers list for 15 weeks


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#2 THE ZOOKEEPER'S WIFE

Diane Ackerman

How a Warsaw couple sheltered Jews and members of the Resistance during World War II. Originally published in 2007; now the basis of a movie,

On the bestsellers list for 33 weeks


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#3 ON TYRANNY

Timothy Snyder

Twenty lessons from the 20th century about the course of tyranny.

On the bestsellers list for 3 weeks


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#4 KILLING JESUS

Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard

The host of "The O'Reilly Factor" recounts the events leading up to Jesus’ execution.

On the bestsellers list for 1 week


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#5 WE SHOULD ALL BE FEMINISTS

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

The adapted text of the much-watched TED talk by the Nigerian author.

On the bestsellers list for 20 weeks


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#6 LION

Saroo Brierley

The movie tie-in edition of "A Long Way Home," published in 2014, the story of how the author was lost on a train in India at age 5, adopted by an Australian couple and eventually found his birth family.

On the bestsellers list for 6 weeks


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#7 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 75 weeks

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#8 THINKING, FAST AND SLOW

Daniel Kahneman

The winner of the Nobel in economic science discusses how we make choices.

On the bestsellers list for 127 weeks

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#9 ORIGINALS

Adam Grant

A Wharton School professor argues that innovators are made, not born, and offers suggestions
 for how to become one.

On the bestsellers list for 6 weeks


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#10 EVICTED

Matthew Desmond

How poor people repeatedly lose their homes while landlords profit.

On the bestsellers list for 2 weeks

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