Best selling Books in the US – Adult Non-Fiction

October 2020

Below, you will find a list of the best selling non-fiction book in the US and similar books to read in case the library’s hold list gets a bit long. Please be aware that any political/personal opinions or statements made in the following books represent the views of the respective authors and do not represent the Georgetown Public Library.

  1. Rage by Bob Woodward
    Based on 17 on-the-record interviews with President Trump and other reporting, the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist details the president’s perspective on multiple crises.
    Similar Books: The Fifth Risk by Michael Lewis, Siege by Michael Wolff and All the President’s Men by Carl Bernstein.
  2. Blackout by Candace Owens
    The conservative commentator makes her case that Black Americans should part ways with the Democratic Party.
    Similar Books: Dark Money by Jane Meyer, Death of a Nation by Dinesh D’Souza and The Party is Over by Mike Lofgren.
  3. Everything Beautiful in its Time by Jenna Bush Hager
  4. Essays by the former first daughter and granddaughter celebrating the lives of her grandparents
    Similar Books: The 9 of Us by Jean Kennedy Smith, The Rainbow Comes and Goes by Anderson Cooper and Blue Nights by Joan Didion.
  5. Killing Crazy Horse by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard
    The ninth book in the conservative commentator’s Killing series focuses on conflicts with Native Americans.
    Similar Books: The Last Stand by Nathaniel Philbrick, The Earth is Weeping by Peter Cozzens and Unworthy Republic by Claudio Saunt.
  6. Compromised by Peter Strzok
    The former F.B.I. deputy assistant director of counterintelligence chronicles the investigation into Russia’s election interference and key moments from his career.
    Similar Books: Hacks by Donna Brazile, True Crimes and Misdemeanors by Jeffery Toobin and Devil’s Bargain by Joshua Green.
  7. Speaking for Myself by Sarah Huckabee Sanders
    The former White House press secretary shares her perspective on her time working with President Trump.
    Similar Books: The World as it Is by Benjamin J. Rhodes, Who Thought this was a Good Idea by Alyssa Mastromonaco and Shattered by Jonathan Allen.
  8. Eat a Peach by David Chang and Gabe Ulla
    A memoir by the chef and founder of Momofuku and the star of the Netflix series “Ugly Delicious.”
    Similar Books: Buttermilk Graffiti by Edward Lee, Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain and Fresh off the Boat by Eddie Huang.