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New York Times Best Sellers -- Paperback Nonfiction

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Title: HIDDEN FIGURES.
Author: Margot Lee Shetterly
Publisher: Morrow/HarperCollins
Description: The story of the black women mathematicians at then-segregated NASA and its precursor. The basis of the movie.
Currently ranked 1 on the Best Seller list; has been on the list for 15 weeks.
ISBN: 9780062363596 (search for this title in the Dallas Public Library Catalog)



Title: THE ZOOKEEPER'S WIFE.
Author: Diane Ackerman
Publisher: Norton
Description: How a Warsaw couple sheltered Jews and members of the Resistance during World War II. Originally published in 2007; now the basis of a movie,
Currently ranked 2 on the Best Seller list; has been on the list for 33 weeks.
ISBN: 9780393333060 (search for this title in the Dallas Public Library Catalog)



Title: ON TYRANNY.
Author: Timothy Snyder
Publisher: Tim Duggan
Description: Twenty lessons from the 20th century about the course of tyranny.
Currently ranked 3 on the Best Seller list; has been on the list for 3 weeks.
ISBN: 9780804190114 (search for this title in the Dallas Public Library Catalog)



Title: KILLING JESUS.
Author: Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard
Publisher: Holt
Description: The host of "The O'Reilly Factor" recounts the events leading up to Jesus’ execution.
Currently ranked 4 on the Best Seller list; has been on the list for 1 week.
ISBN: 9780805098549 (search for this title in the Dallas Public Library Catalog)



Title: WE SHOULD ALL BE FEMINISTS.
Author: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Publisher: Anchor
Description: The adapted text of the much-watched TED talk by the Nigerian author.
Currently ranked 5 on the Best Seller list; has been on the list for 20 weeks.
ISBN: 9781101911761 (search for this title in the Dallas Public Library Catalog)



Title: LION.
Author: Saroo Brierley
Publisher: New American Library/Berkley
Description: The movie tie-in edition of "A Long Way Home," published in 2014, the story of how the author was lost on a train in India at age 5, adopted by an Australian couple and eventually found his birth family.
Currently ranked 6 on the Best Seller list; has been on the list for 6 weeks.
ISBN: 9780399584695 (search for this title in the Dallas Public Library Catalog)



Title: ALEXANDER HAMILTON.
Author: Ron Chernow
Publisher: Penguin
Description: A biography of the first Treasury secretary. Originally published in 2004 and the basis of the Broadway musical.
Currently ranked 7 on the Best Seller list; has been on the list for 75 weeks.
Review: https://www.nytimes.com/2004/04/22/books/books-of-the-times-inspired-windbag-who-molded-the-us-government.html
ISBN: 9781594200090 (search for this title in the Dallas Public Library Catalog)



Title: THINKING, FAST AND SLOW.
Author: Daniel Kahneman
Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Description: The winner of the Nobel in economic science discusses how we make choices.
Currently ranked 8 on the Best Seller list; has been on the list for 127 weeks.
Review: https://www.nytimes.com/2011/11/27/books/review/thinking-fast-and-slow-by-daniel-kahneman-book-review.html
ISBN: 9780374275631 (search for this title in the Dallas Public Library Catalog)



Title: ORIGINALS.
Author: Adam Grant
Publisher: Penguin
Description: A Wharton School professor argues that innovators are made, not born, and offers suggestions
 for how to become one.
Currently ranked 9 on the Best Seller list; has been on the list for 6 weeks.
ISBN: 9780525429562 (search for this title in the Dallas Public Library Catalog)



Title: EVICTED.
Author: Matthew Desmond
Publisher: Broadway
Description: How poor people repeatedly lose their homes while landlords profit.
Currently ranked 10 on the Best Seller list; has been on the list for 2 weeks.
Review: https://www.nytimes.com/2016/02/28/books/review/matthew-desmonds-evicted-poverty-and-profit-in-the-american-city.html
ISBN: 9780553447439 (search for this title in the Dallas Public Library Catalog)



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