New York Times Best Sellers

A list of best-selling books in the United States, compiled by The New York Times.

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Paperback Nonfiction

Top 13
    • The Mueller Report

    • By: The Washington Post
    • Narrated by: Matt Zapotosky, Rosalind S. Helderman, Marc Fisher, and others
    • Length: 19 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 315
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 278
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 269

    Listen to the findings of the Special Counsel’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, complete with accompanying analysis by the Post reporters who’ve covered the story from the beginning....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Inciteful and insightful

    • By Jeff Lacy on 05-11-19

    Regular price: $22.67

    • Born a Crime

    • Stories from a South African Childhood
    • By: Trevor Noah
    • Narrated by: Trevor Noah
    • Length: 8 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 123,587
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 114,345
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 113,799

    Trevor Noah is the host of The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, where he gleefully provides America with its nightly dose of serrated satire....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Profanity Too Big of Hurdle

    • By tlcarver on 06-05-19
    • Stories from a South African Childhood
    • By: Trevor Noah
    • Narrated by: Trevor Noah
    • Length: 8 hrs and 44 mins
    • Release date: 11-15-16
    • 5 out of 5 stars 123,587 ratings

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Sapiens

    • A Brief History of Humankind
    • By: Yuval Noah Harari
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 15 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24,954
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 22,028
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21,887

    From a renowned historian comes a groundbreaking narrative of humanity's creation and evolution that explores the ways in which biology and history have defined us....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Should be required reading

    • By Blue Zion on 12-22-18

    Regular price: $32.95

    • Calypso

    • By: David Sedaris
    • Narrated by: David Sedaris
    • Length: 6 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13,148
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 11,917
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11,831

    With Calypso, Sedaris sets his formidable powers of observation - and humor - toward middle age and mortality....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent, as always

    • By Ruthie on 05-31-18

    Regular price: $30.79

    • White Fragility

    • Why It's so Hard for White People to Talk About Racism
    • By: Robin DiAngelo, Michael Eric Dyson - foreword
    • Narrated by: Amy Landon
    • Length: 6 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,038
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,794
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1,769

    The New York Times best-selling book exploring the counterproductive reactions white people have when their assumptions about race are challenged and how these reactions maintain racial inequality....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good book but...

    • By Amazon Customer on 08-06-18

    Regular price: $28.00

    • The Body Keeps the Score

    • Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma
    • By: Bessel Van der Kolk MD
    • Narrated by: Sean Pratt
    • Length: 16 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 6,611
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5,806
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5,719

    In The Body Keeps the Score, Bessel van der Kolk transforms our understanding of traumatic stress, revealing how it literally rearranges the brain’s wiring....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Unbelievably clear and Life Changing

    • By colleen geis on 05-06-15

    Regular price: $24.49

    • How to Change Your Mind

    • What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence
    • By: Michael Pollan
    • Narrated by: Michael Pollan
    • Length: 13 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 10,298
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 9,268
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9,199

    An investigation by Michael Pollan into the medical and scientific revolution taking place around psychedelic drugs - and the spellbinding story of his own life-changing psychedelic experiences....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A delightful trip

    • By Paul E. Williams on 05-19-18
    • What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence
    • By: Michael Pollan
    • Narrated by: Michael Pollan
    • Length: 13 hrs and 35 mins
    • Release date: 05-15-18
    • 5 out of 5 stars 10,298 ratings

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Just Mercy

    • A Story of Justice and Redemption
    • By: Bryan Stevenson
    • Narrated by: Bryan Stevenson
    • Length: 11 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 8,302
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,508
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 7,473

    Bryan Stevenson was a young lawyer when he founded the Equal Justice Initiative, a legal practice dedicated to defending those most desperate and in need: the poor, the wrongly condemned....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Made me question justice, peers and myself.

    • By Kristy VL on 04-17-15

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Indianapolis

    • By: Lynn Vincent, Sara Vladic
    • Narrated by: John Bedford Lloyd
    • Length: 18 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 848
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 788
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 778

    The USS Indianapolis was the key ship in the largest and most powerful fleet to ever sail the face of the earth - or that will ever sail again....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • As good as In Harm's Way but different

    • By tru britty on 07-13-18

    Regular price: $34.95

    • Outliers

    • The Story of Success
    • By: Malcolm Gladwell
    • Narrated by: Malcolm Gladwell
    • Length: 7 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30,932
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22,893
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22,862

    Malcolm Gladwell takes us on an intellectual journey through the world of "outliers" - the best and the brightest, the most famous and the most successful....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Engaging, but overrated

    • By Scott T. Hards on 12-13-08

    Regular price: $30.79

    • Grit

    • The Power of Passion and Perseverance
    • By: Angela Duckworth
    • Narrated by: Angela Duckworth
    • Length: 9 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16,884
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14,704
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14,614

    Angela Duckworth shows parents, educators, students, and businesspeople - both seasoned and new - that the secret to outstanding achievement is not talent but a focused persistence called "grit"....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • A 9 hour commencement address

    • By Grimjack on 05-13-18
    • The Power of Passion and Perseverance
    • By: Angela Duckworth
    • Narrated by: Angela Duckworth
    • Length: 9 hrs and 22 mins
    • Release date: 05-03-16
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 16,884 ratings

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Being Mortal

    • Medicine and What Matters in the End
    • By: Atul Gawande
    • Narrated by: Robert Petkoff
    • Length: 9 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 8,473
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 7,435
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 7,420

    Being Mortal asserts that medicine can comfort and enhance our experience even to the end, providing not only a good life but also a good end....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Required Reading!

    • By Jeffrey on 10-13-14

    Regular price: $19.83

    • Killers of the Flower Moon

    • The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI
    • By: David Grann
    • Narrated by: Will Patton, Ann Marie Lee, Danny Campbell
    • Length: 9 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8,477
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 7,678
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,653

    From David Grann, a twisting, haunting true-life murder mystery about one of the most monstrous crimes in American history....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An outstanding story, highly recommended

    • By S. Blakely on 06-22-17

    Regular price: $27.95