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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Top 13
    • Unfreedom of the Press

    • By: Mark R. Levin
    • Narrated by: Jeremy Lowell, Mark R. Levin - introduction and epilogue
    • Length: 6 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1,324
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,217
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1,215

    Unfreedom of the Press is not just another book about the press. Levin shows how those entrusted with news reporting today are destroying freedom of the press from within....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Thought Provoking Book

    • By JP on 05-22-19

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Educated

    • A Memoir
    • By: Tara Westover
    • Narrated by: Julia Whelan
    • Length: 12 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 60,682
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 54,760
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 54,545

    An unforgettable memoir about a young girl who, kept out of school, leaves her survivalist family and goes on to earn a PhD from Cambridge University....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Other Side of Idaho's Mountains

    • By Darwin8u on 03-28-18

    Regular price: $28.00

    • The Pioneers

    • The Heroic Story of the Settlers Who Brought the American Ideal West
    • By: David McCullough
    • Narrated by: John Bedford Lloyd
    • Length: 10 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,100
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 991
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 984

    Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David McCullough rediscovers an important and dramatic chapter in the American story - the settling of the Northwest Territory by dauntless pioneers who overcame incredible hardships to build a community based on ideals that would define our country....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Ancestors Were Some of These Pioneers

    • By Zack on 05-08-19

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Becoming

    • By: Michelle Obama
    • Narrated by: Michelle Obama
    • Length: 19 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 107,192
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 97,414
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 96,885

    In her memoir, a work of deep reflection and mesmerizing storytelling, Michelle Obama invites listeners into her world, chronicling the experiences that have shaped her....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • I love Michelle Obama

    • By Celeste Resvaloso on 07-05-19

    Regular price: $35.71

    • Songs of America

    • Patriotism, Protest, and the Music That Made a Nation
    • By: Jon Meacham, Tim McGraw
    • Narrated by: Jon Meacham, Tim McGraw
    • Length: 7 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 74
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 65
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 64

    Through all the years of strife and triumph, America has been shaped not just by our elected leaders and our formal politics but also by our music - by the lyrics, performers, and instrumentals that have helped to carry us through the dark days and to celebrate the bright ones....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Book & Storytelling, Wish Songs Were Sung

    • By Caitlin Rabideau on 06-13-19

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Sea Stories

    • My Life in Special Operations
    • By: William H. McRaven
    • Narrated by: William H. McRaven
    • Length: 10 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1,109
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,040
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1,026

    Admiral William H. McRaven is back with amazing stories of bravery and heroism from his career as a Navy SEAL and commander of America's Special Operations Forces....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing & Totally Enthralling Book!

    • By Richard Paul Reynolds on 05-24-19

    Regular price: $29.65

    • The Moment of Lift

    • How Empowering Women Changes the World
    • By: Melinda Gates
    • Narrated by: Melinda Gates
    • Length: 7 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1,333
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,183
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1,174

    A debut from Melinda Gates, The Moment of Lift is a timely and necessary call to action for women's empowerment. Writing with emotion, candor, and grace, she introduces us to remarkable women and shows the power of connecting with one another....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Phenomenal Book, Absolute Gem

    • By D. Sooley on 04-28-19

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The British Are Coming

    • The War for America, Lexington to Princeton, 1775-1777 (The Revolution Trilogy, Book 1)
    • By: Rick Atkinson
    • Narrated by: George Newbern, Rick Atkinson - introduction
    • Length: 26 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 207
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 197
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 192

    Rick Atkinson recounts the first 21 months of America’s violent war for independence, from the battles at Lexington and Concord in spring 1775 to those at Trenton and Princeton in winter 1777....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Bad reader

    • By Jhimi Island on 05-23-19

    Regular price: $55.99

    • The Second Mountain

    • How People Move from the Prison of Self to the Joy of Commitment
    • By: David Brooks
    • Narrated by: Arthur Morey
    • Length: 12 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 369
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 326
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 325

    Everybody tells you to live for a cause larger than yourself, but how exactly do you do it? The best-selling author of The Road to Character explores what it takes to lead a meaningful life in a self-centered world....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Pursue meaning, reject hyper-individualism

    • By Adam Shields on 05-07-19

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Siege

    • Trump Under Fire
    • By: Michael Wolff
    • Narrated by: Holter Graham
    • Length: 11 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 761
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 674
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 671

    With Fire and Fury, Michael Wolff defined the first phase of the Trump administration; now, in Siege, he has written an equally essential and explosive book about a presidency that is under fire from almost every side....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Read the Mueller Report first...

    • By Carolyn Talbot on 06-08-19

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The Conservative Sensibility

    • By: George F. Will
    • Narrated by: Peter Ganim
    • Length: 24 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 57
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 56
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 55

    From the Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist, a monumental new reflection on American conservatism, examining how the Founders' belief in natural rights created a great American political tradition - one that now finds itself under threat....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Conservativism explained and in practice

    • By kevinf on 06-13-19

    Regular price: $29.65

    • Range

    • Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World
    • By: David Epstein
    • Narrated by: Will Damron
    • Length: 10 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 723
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 627
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 620

    Provocative, rigorous, and engrossing, Range makes a compelling case for actively cultivating inefficiency. People who think broadly and embrace diverse experiences and perspectives will increasingly thrive.... 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • If you're highly curious, read this

    • By anon. on 06-07-19
    • Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World
    • By: David Epstein
    • Narrated by: Will Damron
    • Length: 10 hrs and 17 mins
    • Release date: 05-28-19
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 723 ratings

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Lake of the Ozarks

    • My Surreal Summers in a Vanishing America
    • By: Bill Geist
    • Narrated by: Bill Geist, Allan Robertson
    • Length: 4 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 85
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 75
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 78

    Before there was "tourism" and souvenir ashtrays became "kitsch", the Lake of the Ozarks was a Shangri-La for middle-class Midwestern families on vacation, complete with man-made beaches, Hillbilly Mini Golf, and feathered rubber tomahawks....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A look back at a bygone era

    • By Lili on 05-13-19

    Regular price: $28.50