New York Times NonFiction Best Sellers

The Light We Carry: Overcoming in Uncertain Times by Michelle Obama

The former first lady shares personal stories and the tools she uses to deal with difficult situations.


I’m Glad My Mom Died by Jennette McCurdy

The actress and filmmaker describes her eating disorders and difficult relationship with her mother.


Friends, Lovers, and the Big Terrible Thing by Matthew Perry

The actor, known for playing Chandler Bing on Friends, shares stories from his childhood and his struggles with sobriety.


The Revolutionary: Samuel Adams by Stacy Schiff

The Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer details Samuel Adams’s contributions to the American Revolution.


And There Was Light by Jon Meacham

The Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer portrays the life of Abraham Lincoln.


Surrender by Bono

The lead singer of the Irish rock band U2 offers details of his life, career and activism.


Crying in H Mart by Michelle Zauner

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.


What Happened to You? by Bruce D. Perry and Oprah Winfrey

An approach to dealing with trauma that shifts an essential question used to investigate it.