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New York Times Non-Fiction Bestsellers (1970-2020)

This list encompasses fifty years of every single book to top the renowned New York Times Bestseller List. From How-to, to comedic memoirs, exposés, tell-alls, cash-ins, and modern classics.
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Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex: But Were Afraid to Ask (Dr David Reuben)
Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex: But Were Afraid to Ask (Dr David Reuben)
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Up the Organization (By Robert Townsend)
Up the Organization (By Robert Townsend)
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The Sensuous Woman (J)
The Sensuous Woman (J)
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The Greening of America (Charles A. Reich)
The Greening of America (Charles A. Reich)
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Civilisation (Kenneth Clark)
Civilisation (Kenneth Clark)
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Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee (Dee Brown)
Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee (Dee Brown)
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The Female Eunuch (Germaine Greer)
The Female Eunuch (Germaine Greer)
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Any Woman Can! (David Reuben, M.D)
Any Woman Can! (David Reuben, M.D)
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9
Honor Thy Father (Gay Talese)
Honor Thy Father (Gay Talese)
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Eleanor and Franklin (Joseph Lash)
Eleanor and Franklin (Joseph Lash)
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The Game of the Foxes (Ladislas Farago)
The Game of the Foxes (Ladislas Farago)
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The Boys of Summer (Roger Kahn)
The Boys of Summer (Roger Kahn)
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I'm OK, You're OK (Thomas A. Harris, M.D.)
I'm OK, You're OK (Thomas A. Harris, M.D.)
14
O Jerusalem! (Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre)
O Jerusalem! (Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre)
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Harry S. Truman (Margaret Truman)
Harry S. Truman (Margaret Truman)
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The Best and the Brightest (David Halberstam)
The Best and the Brightest (David Halberstam)
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Dr. Atkins' Diet Revolution (Robert C. Atkins)
Dr. Atkins' Diet Revolution (Robert C. Atkins)
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The Joy of Sex (Alex Comfort)
The Joy of Sex (Alex Comfort)
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How to Be Your Own Best Friend (Mildred Newman, Bernard Berkowitz and Jean Owen)
How to Be Your Own Best Friend (Mildred Newman, Bernard Berkowitz and Jean Owen)
20
Alistair Cooke's America (Alistair Cooke)
Alistair Cooke's America (Alistair Cooke)
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21
Plain Speaking (Merle Miller)
Plain Speaking (Merle Miller)
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You Can Profit From a Monetary Crisis (Harry Browne)
You Can Profit From a Monetary Crisis (Harry Browne)
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Times to Remember (Rose Kennedy)
Times to Remember (Rose Kennedy)
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All the President's Men (Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein)
All the President's Men (Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein)
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All Things Bright and Beautiful (James Herriot)
All Things Bright and Beautiful (James Herriot)
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The Bermuda Triangle (Charles Berlitz)
The Bermuda Triangle (Charles Berlitz)
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The Palace Guard (Dan Rather and Gary Paul Gates)
The Palace Guard (Dan Rather and Gary Paul Gates)
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Breach of Faith (Theodore H. White)
Breach of Faith (Theodore H. White)
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Sylvia Porter's Money Book (Sylvia Porter)
Sylvia Porter's Money Book (Sylvia Porter)
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Power! (Michael Korda)
Power! (Michael Korda)
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Bring on the Empty Horses (David Niven)
Bring on the Empty Horses (David Niven)
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The Relaxation Response (Herbert Benson)
The Relaxation Response (Herbert Benson)
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33
Winning Through Intimidation (Robert J. Ringer)
Winning Through Intimidation (Robert J. Ringer)
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Doris Day: Her Own Story (A. E. Hotchner)
Doris Day: Her Own Story (A. E. Hotchner)
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World of Our Fathers (Irving Howe With Kenneth Libo)
World of Our Fathers (Irving Howe With Kenneth Libo)
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The Final Days (Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein)
The Final Days (Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein)
37
Passages (Gail Sheehy)
Passages (Gail Sheehy)
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Roots (Alex Haley)
Roots (Alex Haley)
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Your Erroneous Zones (Wayne Dwyer)
Your Erroneous Zones (Wayne Dwyer)
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The Book of Lists (David Wallechinsky, Irving Wallace and Amy Wallace)
The Book of Lists (David Wallechinsky, Irving Wallace and Amy Wallace)
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