The 36 Bestselling Adult Nonfiction Books for 2008

This page highlights 36 books, published in 2008, that made our Bestsellers List.

Note: We carry over bestseller status for out of print versions of books to new editions, so the punlication year may not reflect the year the book was orignally published.

6 Time 2008 Bestseller Book cover of Baldwin’s Harlem: A Biography of James Baldwin by Herb Boyd

Baldwin’s Harlem

by Herb Boyd

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6 Time 2008 Bestseller Book cover of Queen Bitch: Part 4 (Bitch Series) by Joy Deja King

Queen Bitch

by Joy Deja King

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5 Time 2008 Bestseller Book cover of Harlem Godfather: The Rap On My Husband, Ellsworth “Bumpy” Johnson by Mayme Johnson and Karen E. Quinones Miller

Harlem Godfather

by Mayme Johnson and Karen E. Quinones Miller

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4 Time 2008 Bestseller Book cover of The Ditchdigger’s Daughters by Yvonne S. Thornton

The Ditchdigger’s Daughters

by Yvonne S. Thornton

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3 Time 2008 Bestseller Book cover of Low Road: The Life and Legacy of Donald Goines by Eddie B. Allen

Low Road

by Eddie B. Allen

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3 Time 2008 Bestseller Book cover of Black Male Handbook: A Blueprint for Life by Kevin Powell

Black Male Handbook

by Kevin Powell

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3 Time 2008 Bestseller Book cover of Zero Debt: The Ultimate Guide to Financial Freedom 2nd Edition by Lynnette Khalfani-Cox

Zero Debt

by Lynnette Khalfani-Cox

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3 Time 2008 Bestseller Book cover of 21 Nights by Prince Rogers Nelson and Randee St. Nicholas

21 Nights

by Prince Rogers Nelson and Randee St. Nicholas

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2 Time 2008 Bestseller Book cover of 2009 Guide To Literary Agents by Chuck Sambuchino

2009 Guide To Literary Agents

by Chuck Sambuchino

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2 Time 2008 Bestseller Book cover of Don’t Blame It on Rio: The Real Deal Behind Why Men Go to Brazil for Sex by Karen Hunter

Don’t Blame It on Rio

by Karen Hunter

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2 Time 2008 Bestseller Book cover of Hiding In Hip Hop: On The Down Low In The Entertainment Industry--From Music To Hollywood by Terrance Dean

Hiding In Hip Hop

by Terrance Dean

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1 Time 2008 Bestseller Book cover of One Drop: My Father’s Hidden Life--A Story Of Race And Family Secrets by Bliss Broyard

One Drop

by Bliss Broyard

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1 Time 2008 Bestseller Book cover of Standing Tall: A Memoir Of Tragedy And Triumph by C. Vivian Stringer and Laura Tucker

Standing Tall

by C. Vivian Stringer and Laura Tucker

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1 Time 2008 Bestseller Book cover of Sinking Saints: Ten Reasons Why Judgment Must Begin in the House of God by Etta B. Harbin

Sinking Saints

by Etta B. Harbin

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1 Time 2008 Bestseller Book cover of Words Cross & Across: Word Search On Barack Obama by Eugene Williams, Sr.

Words Cross & Across

by Eugene Williams, et al.

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1 Time 2008 Bestseller Book cover of Sovereign Evolution: Manifest Destiny From

Sovereign Evolution

by Ezrah Aharone

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1 Time 2008 Bestseller Book cover of The New Paradigm for Financial Markets: The Credit Crisis of 2008 and What It Means by George Soros

The New Paradigm for Financial Markets

by George Soros

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1 Time 2008 Bestseller Book cover of The Adventures of Grandmaster Flash: My Life, My Beats by Grandmaster Flash

The Adventures of Grandmaster Flash

by Grandmaster Flash

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1 Time 2008 Bestseller Book cover of Why African Americans Can’t Get Ahead by Gwen Richardson

Why African Americans Can’t Get Ahead

by Gwen Richardson

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1 Time 2008 Bestseller Book cover of A Long Way Gone by Ishmael Beah

A Long Way Gone

by Ishmael Beah

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1 Time 2008 Bestseller Book cover of Tapping The Power Within: A Path To Self-Empowerment  For Women by Iyanla Vanzant

Tapping The Power Within

by Iyanla Vanzant

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1 Time 2008 Bestseller Book cover of Sweet Release: The Last Step to Black Freedom by James Davison Jr.

Sweet Release

by James Davison Jr.

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1 Time 2008 Bestseller Book cover of Just Who Will You Be?: Big Question. Little Book. Answer Within. (ROUGHCUT) by Maria Shriver

Just Who Will You Be?

by Maria Shriver

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1 Time 2008 Bestseller Book cover of The Next American Century: How The U.S. Can Thrive As Other Powers Rise by Nina Hachigian and Mona Sutphen

The Next American Century

by Nina Hachigian and Mona Sutphen

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1 Time 2008 Bestseller Book cover of Take Back Your Family: A Challenge to America’s Parents by Rev. Run, Justine Simmons and Chris Morrow

Take Back Your Family

by Rev. Run, et al.

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1 Time 2008 Bestseller Book cover of No-Nonsense Dating: Maximize Your Confidence and Recognize Your God-Given Soul Mate by Ronn Elmore

No-Nonsense Dating

by Ronn Elmore

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1 Time 2008 Bestseller Book cover of That Mean Old Yesterday: A Memoir by Stacey Patton

That Mean Old Yesterday

by Stacey Patton

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1 Time 2008 Bestseller Book cover of All About Love: Favorite Selections From In The Spirit On Living Fearlessly by Susan L. Taylor

All About Love

by Susan L. Taylor

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1 Time 2008 Bestseller Book cover of Before You Do: Making Great Decisions That You Won’t Regret by T. D. Jakes

Before You Do

by T. D. Jakes

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1 Time 2008 Bestseller Book cover of Reposition Yourself: Living Life Without Limits by T. D. Jakes

Reposition Yourself

by T. D. Jakes

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1 Time 2008 Bestseller Book cover of The Beautiful Struggle: A Father, Two Sons, And An Unlikely Road To Manhood by Ta-Nehisi Coates

The Beautiful Struggle

by Ta-Nehisi Coates

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1 Time 2008 Bestseller Book cover of The American Journey of Barack Obama by The Editors of Life Magazine

The American Journey of Barack Obama

by The Editors of Life Magazine

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