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NYT Best Sellers: nonfiction

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Matthew McConaughey photographed remotely, September 14, 2020. (Photo: NYTimes)
1. The Code Breaker, by Walter Isaacson
(Simon & Schuster)
How Nobel Prize winner Jennifer Doudna and her colleagues invented CRISPR, a tool that can edit DNA.اضافة اعلان
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2. Greenlights, by Matthew  McConaughey
(Crown)
The Academy Award-winning actor shares snippets from the diaries he kept over the last 35 years.
This week: 2
Last week: 3
Weeks on list: 23

3. Caste, by Isabel Wilkerson
(Random House)
The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist examines aspects of caste systems across civilizations and reveals a rigid hierarchy in America today.
This week: 3
Last week: 4
Weeks on list: 34

4. Untamed, by Glennon Doyle
(Dial)
The activist and public speaker describes her journey of listening to her inner voice.
This week: 4
Last week: 6
Weeks on list: 55

5. Think Again, by Adam Grant
(Viking)
An examination of the cognitive skills of rethinking and unlearning that could be used to adapt to a rapidly changing world.
This week: 5
Last week: 10
Weeks on list: 8

6. A Promised Land, by Barack Obama
(Crown)
In the first volume of his presidential memoirs, Barack Obama offers personal reflections on his formative years and pivotal moments through his first term.
This week: 6
Last week: 7
Weeks on list: 19

7. How to Avoid a Climate Disaster, by Bill Gates
(Knopf)
A prescription for what business, governments and individuals can do to work toward zero emissions.
This week: 7
Last week: 5
Weeks on list: 6

8. Just As I Am, by Cicely Tyson with Michelle Burford
(HarperCollins)
The late iconic actress describes how she worked to change perceptions of Black women through her career choices.
This week: 8
Last week: 9
Weeks on list: 9

9. The Sum of Us, by Heather McGhee
(One World)
The chair of the board of the racial justice organization Color of Change analyzes the impact of racism on the economy.
This week: 9
Last week: 8
Weeks on list: 6

10. This is the Fire, by Don Lemon
(Little, Brown)
The CNN host looks at the impact of racism on his life and prescribes ways to address systemic flaws in America.
This week: 10
Last week: 1
Weeks on list: 2