NYT Hardcover Nonfiction

Bestseller List for May 26, 2024

THE DEMON OF UNREST
Erik Larson
Crown
9780385348744
0-385-34874-6
The author of “The Splendid and the Vile” portrays the months between the election of Abraham Lincoln and the beginning of the Civil War.
YOU NEVER KNOW
Tom Selleck with Ellis Henican
Dey Street
9780062945761
0-06-294576-9
The actor charts his journey from his California childhood to success in Hollywood.
THE ANXIOUS GENERATION
Jonathan Haidt
Penguin Press
9780593655030
0-593-65503-6
A co-author of “The Coddling of the American Mind” looks at the mental health impacts that a phone-based life has on children.
THE END OF EVERYTHING
Victor Davis Hanson
Basic
9781541673526
1-5416-7352-2
The author of “The Dying Citizen” and “The Case for Trump” looks at how some societies obliterate their foes.
BITS AND PIECES
Whoopi Goldberg
Blackstone
9798200920235
1-5416-7352-2
The EGOT winner shares personal stories about her mother and older brother and the struggles they faced.
LOVE, MOM
Nicole Saphier
Broadside
9780063325654
0-06-332565-9
Fox News anchors and personalities contribute to a collection of reflections on motherhood.
COMING HOME
Brittney Griner with Michelle Burford
Knopf
9780593801345
0-593-80134-2
The women’s basketball icon and two-time Olympic gold medalist recounts being held captive in Russia.
AN UNFINISHED LOVE STORY
Doris Kearns Goodwin
Simon & Schuster
9781982108663
1-982108-66-5
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.
NO GOING BACK
Kristi Noem
Center Street
9781546008163
1-5460-0816-0
The governor of South Dakota and author of “Not My First Rodeo” gives her take on where the Republican Party is headed.
OUTLIVE
Peter Attia with Bill Gifford
Harmony
9780593236598
0-593-23659-9
A look at recent scientific research on aging and longevity.
THE WAGER
David Grann
Doubleday
9780385534260
0-385-53426-4
The survivors of a shipwrecked British vessel on a secret mission during an imperial war with Spain have different accounts of events.
FOR LOVE OF COUNTRY
Tulsi Gabbard
Regnery
9781684514854
1-68451-485-1
The Army Reserve officer, former member of Congress and 2020 presidential candidate explains why she left the Democratic Party.
THE LIGHT EATERS
Zoë Schlanger
Harper
9780063073852
0-06-307385-4
The Atlantic staff writer delves into recent discoveries in botanical research that give insights into plant intelligence.
I'M GLAD MY MOM DIED
Jennette McCurdy
Simon & Schuster
9781982185824
1-982185-82-1
The actress and filmmaker describes her eating disorders and difficult relationship with her mother.
SOMEHOW
Anne Lamott
Riverhead
9780593714416
0-593-71441-5
Meditations and stories about the transformational power of love by the author of “Dusk, Night, Dawn” and “Bird by Bird.”