NYT - Hardcover Nonfiction

New York Times - Hardcover Nonfiction

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Book cover for The anxious generation.
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#1 on the Hardcover Nonfiction list for 2024-07-21. Last week it was ranked 2. It has been on the list for 15 week(s).
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After more than a decade of stability or improvement, the mental health of adolescents plunged in the early 2010s, with rates of depression, anxiety, self-harm, and suicide rising sharply. The author lays out the facts about the epidemic of teen mental illness that hit many countries at the same time, and then investigates the nature of childhood, including why children need play and independent exploration to mature into competent, thriving adults....
Book cover for The demon of unrest.
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#2 on the Hardcover Nonfiction list for 2024-07-21. Last week it was ranked 3. It has been on the list for 10 week(s).
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"On November 6, 1860, Abraham Lincoln became the fluky victor in a tight race for president. The country was bitterly at odds; Southern extremists were moving ever closer to destroying the Union, with one state after another seceding and Lincoln powerless to stop them. Slavery fueled the conflict, but somehow the passions of North and South came to focus on a lonely federal fortress in Charleston Harbor: Fort Sumter. ...[An] account of the chaotic...
Book cover for On call.
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#3 on the Hardcover Nonfiction list for 2024-07-21. Last week it was ranked 1. It has been on the list for 3 week(s).
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"The memoir by the doctor who became a beacon of hope for millions through the COVID pandemic, and whose six-decade career in high-level public service put him in the room with seven presidents"--
Book cover for The singularity is nearer.
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#4 on the Hardcover Nonfiction list for 2024-07-21. Last week it was ranked 4. It has been on the list for 2 week(s).
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"This successor volume to The Singularity Is Near explores how technology will refashion the human race in the decades to come. In this entirely new book, Ray Kurzweil brings a fresh perspective to advances in the singularity-assessing the progress of many of his predictions and examining the novel advancements that, in the near future, will bring a revolution in knowledge and an expansion of human potential. Among the topics he discusses are rebuilding...
Book cover for The war on warriors.
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#6 on the Hardcover Nonfiction list for 2024-07-21. Last week it was ranked 8. It has been on the list for 5 week(s).
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"Pete Hegseth joined the Army to fight extremists. Then that same Army called him one. The military Pete joined twenty years ago was fiercely focused on lethality, competency, and color blindness. Today our brass are following the rest of our country off the cliff of cultural chaos and weakness. Americans with common sense are fighting this on many fronts, but if we can't save the meritocracy of our military, we're definitely going to lose everywhere...
Book cover for The situation room.
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#7 on the Hardcover Nonfiction list for 2024-07-21. Last week it was ranked 11. It has been on the list for 8 week(s).
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"George Stephanopoulos, former senior advisor to President Clinton and for more than 20 years host of This Week and Good Morning America, recounts never-before-told crises that decided the course of history, from the place 12 presidents made their highest-pressure decisions: the White House Situation Room. No room better defines American power and its role in the world than the White House Situation Room. And yet, none is more shrouded in secrecy...
Book cover for What this comedian said will shock you.
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#8 on the Hardcover Nonfiction list for 2024-07-21. Last week it was ranked 5. It has been on the list for 7 week(s).
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Inspired by the "editorial" he delivers at the end of each episode of Real Time, this hilarious work of commentary about American life speaks exactly to the moment we're in, covering free speech, cops, drugs, race, religion, cancel culture, the media, show biz, romance, health and more.
Book cover for Outlive.
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#9 on the Hardcover Nonfiction list for 2024-07-21. Last week it was ranked 10. It has been on the list for 67 week(s).
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"Wouldn't you like to live longer? And better? In this operating manual for longevity, Dr. Peter Attia draws on the latest science to deliver innovative nutritional interventions, techniques for optimizing exercise and sleep, and tools for addressing emotional and mental health. For all its successes, mainstream medicine has failed to make much progress against the diseases of aging that kill most people: heart disease, cancer, Alzheimer's disease,...
Book cover for The Wager.
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#10 on the Hardcover Nonfiction list for 2024-07-21. Last week it was ranked 9. It has been on the list for 62 week(s).
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"From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Killers of the Flower Moon and The Lost City of Z, a mesmerizing story of shipwreck, survival, and savagery, culminating in a court martial that reveals a shocking truth. On January 28, 1742, a ramshackle vessel of patched-together wood and cloth washed up on the coast of Brazil. Inside were thirty emaciated men, barely alive, and they had an extraordinary tale to tell. They were survivors of His Majesty's...
Book cover for An unfinished love story.
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#11 on the Hardcover Nonfiction list for 2024-07-21. Last week it was ranked 6. It has been on the list for 11 week(s).
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The Pulitzer Prize-winning historian reflects on her 42- year marriage with Dick Goodwin, one the shining stars of John F. Kennedy's New Frontier and the journey of going through the letters, diaries, documents and memorabilia he saved over the years.
Book cover for The Friday afternoon club.
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#12 on the Hardcover Nonfiction list for 2024-07-21. Last week it was ranked 13. It has been on the list for 4 week(s).
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"A memoir and coming-of-age story chronicling the successes and disappointments, wit and wildness of Dunne and his multigenerational family of larger-than-life characters"-- "At eight, Sean Connery saved him from drowning. At thirteen, desperate to hook up with Janis Joplin, he attended his aunt Joan Didion and uncle John Gregory Dunne's legendary LA launch party for Tom Wolfe's The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test. At sixteen, he got kicked out of boarding...
Book cover for I'm glad my mom died.
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#13 on the Hardcover Nonfiction list for 2024-07-21. It has been on the list for 86 week(s).
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"A heartbreaking and hilarious memoir by iCarly and Sam & Cat star Jennette McCurdy about her struggles as a former child actor - including eating disorders, addiction, and a complicated relationship with her overbearing mother - and how she retook control of her life." --
Book cover for Nuclear war.
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#14 on the Hardcover Nonfiction list for 2024-07-21. It has been on the list for 6 week(s).
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"Every generation, a journalist has looked deep into the heart of the nuclear military establishment: the technologies, the safeguards, the plans, and the risks. These projects are vital to how we understand the world we really live in: where one nuclear missile begets one in return; where the choreography of the world's end requires massive decisions made on seconds-notice, with information that is only as good as the intelligence we have. Annie...
Book cover for Love & Whiskey.
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#15 on the Hardcover Nonfiction list for 2024-07-21. Last week it was ranked 7. It has been on the list for 3 week(s).