NYT Audio Nonfiction

Bestseller List for May 12, 2024

THE ANXIOUS GENERATION
Jonathan Haidt
Penguin Audio
9780593829097
0-593-82909-3
A co-author of “The Coddling of the American Mind” looks at the mental health impacts that a phone-based life has on children. Read by Sean Pratt and the author. 10 hours, 33 minutes unabridged.
I'M GLAD MY MOM DIED
Jennette McCurdy
Simon & Schuster Audio
9781797147949

The actress and filmmaker describes her eating disorders and difficult relationship with her mother. Read by the author. 6 hours, 25 minutes unabridged.
NUCLEAR WAR
Annie Jacobsen
Penguin Audio
9780593869635
0-593-86963-X
The author of “Operation Paperclip” portrays possible outcomes in the minutes following a nuclear missile launch. Read by the author. 11 hours, 20 minutes unabridged.
OUTLIVE
Peter Attia with Bill Gifford
Random House Audio
9780593664445

A look at recent scientific research on aging and longevity. Read by Peter Attia. 17 hours, 8 minutes unabridged.
GREENLIGHTS
Matthew McConaughey
Random House Audio
9780593294185

The Academy Award-winning actor shares snippets from the diaries he kept over 35 years. Read by the author. 6 hours, 42 minutes unabridged.
THE BODY KEEPS THE SCORE
Bessel van der Kolk
Penguin Audio
9780593412701

How trauma affects the body and mind, and innovative treatments for recovery. Read by Sean Pratt. 16 hours, 17 minutes unabridged.
REBEL RISING
Rebel Wilson
Simon & Schuster Audio
9781797163987

The comedic actress shares impactful experiences from her childhood in Australia to more recent obstacles in life. Read by the author. 10 hours, 48 minutes unabridged.
EXTREME OWNERSHIP
Jocko Willink and Leif Babin
Macmillan Audio
9781427264305

Applying the principles of Navy SEALs leadership training to any organization. Read by the authors. 8 hours, 15 minutes unabridged.
AGE OF REVOLUTIONS
Fareed Zakaria
Simon & Schuster Audio
9781442377011

The CNN host draws out lessons for the present polarized era from the 17th-century Netherlands, the French Revolution and the Industrial Revolution. Read by the author. 13 hours, 2 minutes unabridged.
AN UNFINISHED LOVE STORY
Doris Kearns Goodwin
Simon & Schuster Audio
9781797168982

A trove of items collected by the Pulitzer Prize-winning historian’s late husband inspired an appraisal of central figures and pivotal moments of the 1960s. Read by Bryan Cranston and the author. 17 hours, 38 minutes unabridged.
ELON MUSK
Walter Isaacson
Simon & Schuster Audio
9781797162263

The author of “The Code Breaker” traces Musk’s life and summarizes his work on electric vehicles, private space exploration and artificial intelligence. Read by Jeremy Bobb. 20 hours, 27 minutes unabridged.
SOCIOPATH
Patric Gagne
Simon & Schuster Audio
9781797170770

Gagne, who was diagnosed as a sociopath when she was in college, reconnects with someone from her past who helps her chart her future. Read by the author. 11 hours, 6 minutes unabridged.
BAD THERAPY
Abigail Shrier
Penguin Audio
9780593867556
0-593-86755-6
Shrier makes her case that the mental health industry has a negative impact on American children. Read by the author. 8 hours, 57 minutes unabridged.
THE WOMAN IN ME
Britney Spears
Simon & Schuster Audio
9781797159515

The Grammy Award-winning pop star details her personal and professional experiences, including the years she spent under a conservatorship overseen by her father. Read by Michelle Williams. 5 hours, 31 minutes unabridged.
FRIENDS, LOVERS, AND THE BIG TERRIBLE THING
Matthew Perry
Macmillan Audio
9781250867070

The late actor, known for playing Chandler Bing on “Friends,” shares stories from his childhood and his struggles with sobriety. Read by the author. 8 hours, 49 minutes unabridged.