New York Times NonFiction Best Sellers

How to Avoid a Climate Disaster: The Solutions We Have and the Breakthroughs We Need by Bill Gates

A prescription for what business, governments and individuals can do to work toward zero emissions.


Just As I Am: A Memoir by Cicely Tyson with Michelle Burford

The late iconic actress describes how she worked to change perceptions of Black women through her career choices.


Caste by Isabel Wilkerson

The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist examines aspects of caste systems across civilizations and reveals a rigid hierarchy in America today.


Think Again by Adam Grant

An examination of the cognitive skills of rethinking and unlearning that could be used to adapt to a rapidly changing world.


Untamed by Glennon Doyle

The activist and public speaker describes her journey of listening to her inner voice.


Greenlights by Matthew McConaughey

The Academy Award-winning actor shares snippets from the diaries he kept over the last 35 years.


A Promised Land by Barack Obama

In the first volume of his presidential memoirs, Barack Obama offers personal reflections on his formative years and pivotal moments through his first term.


Walk in My Combat Boots by James Patterson and Matt Eversmann with Chris Mooney

A collection of interviews with troops who fought overseas.


Four Hundred Souls by Ibram X. Kendi (editor) and Keisha N. Blain (editor)

compendium featuring 90 writers covering 400 years of African-American history.


Breath by James Nestor

A re-examination of a basic biological function and a look at the science behind ancient breathing practices.


World of Wonders by Aimee Nezhukumatathil

In a collection of essays, the poet celebrates various aspects of the natural world and its inhabitants.


How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi

A primer for creating a more just and equitable society through identifying and opposing racism.


Uncomfortable Conversations With a Black Man by Emmanuel Acho

A look at some questions and concepts needed to address systemic racism.