Monday, January 2, 2017

Bestselling nonfiction titles of 2016 at Boswell

Boswell Hardcover Nonfiction 2016 Bestsellers
1. Evicted, by Matthew Desmond
2. Celebrate, by Lauren Conrad
3. Milwaukee: City of Neighborhoods, by John Gurda
4. Presence, by Amy Cuddy
5. Between the World and Me, by Ta-Nehisi Coates
6. When Breath Becomes Air, by Paul Kalanithi
7. Gunslinger, by Jeff Pearlman
8. Born to Run, by Bruce Springsteen
9. Hungry Heart, by Jennifer Weiner (now that's a coincidence!)
10. Hillbilly Elegy, by J.D. Vance
11. Good Stock, by Sanford D'Amato
12. Hero of the Empire, by Candice Millard
13. Women in Science, by Rachel Ignotofsky
14. City of Thorns, by Ben Rawlence
15. My Son Wears Heels, by Julie Tarney
16. The Undoing Project, by Michael Lewis
17. Upstream, by Mary Oliver
18. Dogs As I See Them, by Lucy Dawson
19. Dark Money, by Jane Mayer
20. Atlas Obscura, by Joshua Foer, Dylan Thuras, and Ella Morton
21. Seinfeldia, by Jennifer Keishin Armstrong
22. Much Ado, by Michael Lenehan
23. My Own Words, by Ruth Bader Ginsburg
24. Being Mortal, by Atul Gawande
25. Start Here by Eric Langshur
26. The Life-Changing Habit of Tidying Up, by Marie Kondo
27. Hamilton: The Revolution, by Lin-Manuel Mirand and Jeremy McCarter
28. Speaking American, by Josh Katz
29. Meathead, by Meathead Goldwyn
30. Born a Crime, by Trevor Noah
31. In the Company of Women, by Grace Bonney
32. The Gene, Siddhartha Mukherjee
33. The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo, by Amy Schumer
34. Ten Ways to Not Commit Suicide, by Darryl DMC McDaniels
35. Wisconsin Supper Clubs: Another Round, by Ron Faiola (one of five cooking and entertaining books, all of which were events)
36. The Book of Joy, by Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu
37. Mamaleh Knows Best, by Marjorie Ingall
38. Seven Brief Lessons on Physics, by Carlo Rovelli
39. Listen Liberal, by Thomas Frank
40. Drink Like a Woman, by Jeanette Seal
41. The Romanovs, by Simon Sebag Montefiore
42. At the Existentialist Cafe, by Sarah Bakewell
43. Gratitude, by Oliver Sacks
44. People Get Ready, by John Nichols and Robert McChesney
45. Lab Girl, by Hope Jahren
46. Terror in the City of Champions, by Tom Stanton
47. The Life-Changing Magic of Not Giving a F*ck, by Sarah Knight
48. The Humane Economy, by Wayne Pacelle
49. The Making of Milwaukee, by John Gurda
50. Wisconsin on the Air, by Jack Mitchell

Paperback Nonfiction 2016 Bestsellers
1. Gumption, by Nick Offerman
2. You're Never Weird on the Internet Almost, by Felicia Day
3. As You Wish, by Cary Elwes
4. H Is for Hawk, by Helen Macdonald
5. Grace and Style, by Grace Helbig
6. Wisconsin Supper Club Cookbook, by Mary Bergin
7. Just Mercy, by Bryan Stevenson
8. Hold Still, by Sally Mann
9. We Should All Be Feminists, by Chimananda Ngozi Adichie
10. Alexander Hamilton, by Ron Chernow
11. Cream City Chronicles, by John Gurda
12. Project Smoke, by Steven Raichlen
13. You Are a Badass, by Jen Sincero
14. Fast and Easy Five Ingredient Recipes, by Philia Kelnhofer
15. Milwaukee in the 1930s, by John D. Buenker
16. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, by Rebecca Skloot
17. LGBT Milwaukee, by Michail Takach
18. We Gotta Get Outta This Place, by Craig Werner and Doug Bradley
19. World War II Milwaukee, by Meg Jones
20. Destiny and Power, by Jon Meacham
21. Playing Through the Fence, by Mary J. Dowell
22. White Dresses, by Mary Pflum Peterson
23. The Boys in the Boat, by Daniel James Brown
24. Sit Stay Heal, by Mel Miskimen
25. Descent into Happiness, by David Howell
26. Dead Wake, by Erik Larson
27. Milwaukee Frozen Custard, by Kathleen McCann and Robert Tanzilo
28. Unmeasured Strength, by Lauren Manning
29. Life on the Loose, by Cari Taylor-Carlson
30. Black Earth, by Timothy Snyder
31. The New Jim Crow, by Michelle Alexander
32. Conservative Counterrevolution, by Tula Connell
33. Happy Felsch, by Thomas Rathkamp
34. Ghettoside, by Jill Leovy
35. Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls, by David Sedaris
36. I Am Malala, by Malal Yousafzai
37. How to Bake Pi, by Eugenia Cheng
38. Dog Medicine, by Julie Barton
39. First They Killed my Father, by Loung Ung
40. Holidays on Ice, by David Sedaris
41. Bettyville, by George Hodgman
ae42. Kitchen Hacks, by America's Test Kitchen
43. Old Records Never Die, by Eric Spitznagel
44. My Stroke of Insight, by Jill Bolte Taylor
45. The Residence, by Kate Andersen Brower
46. Accidental Saints, by Nadia Bolz-Weber
47. Night, by Elie Wiesel
48. My Grandfather Would Have Shot Me, by Jennifer Teege
49. Bad Feminist, Roxane Gay
50. The Omnivore's Dilemma, by Michael Pollan

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