The 14 Bestselling Adult Nonfiction Books for 2022

This page highlights 14 books, published in 2022, 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.

2 Time 2022 Bestseller Book cover of Miss Chloe: A Literary Friendship with Toni Morrison by A.J. Verdelle

Miss Chloe

by A.J. Verdelle

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2 Time 2022 Bestseller Book cover of Finding Me: A Memoir by Viola Davis

Finding Me

by Viola Davis

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1 Time 2022 Bestseller Book cover of White Lies: The Double Life of Walter F. White and America’s Darkest Secret by A. J. Baime

White Lies

by A. J. Baime

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1 Time 2022 Bestseller Book cover of Gathering Blossoms Under Fire: The Journals of Alice Walker by Alice Walker and Valerie Boyd (editor)

Gathering Blossoms Under Fire

by Alice Walker and Valerie Boyd (editor)

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1 Time 2022 Bestseller Book cover of Isn’t Her Grace Amazing!: The Women Who Changed Gospel Music by Cheryl Wills

Isn’t Her Grace Amazing!

by Cheryl Wills

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1 Time 2022 Bestseller Book cover of The Enneagram for Black Liberation: Return to Who You Are Beneath the Armor You Carry by Chichi Agorom

The Enneagram for Black Liberation

by Chichi Agorom

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1 Time 2022 Bestseller Book cover of Of Blood and Sweat: Black Lives and the Genesis of White Power and Wealth by Clyde W. Ford

Of Blood and Sweat

by Clyde W. Ford

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1 Time 2022 Bestseller Book cover of Allow Me to Retort: A Black Guy’s Guide to the Constitution by Elie Mystal

Allow Me to Retort

by Elie Mystal

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1 Time 2022 Bestseller Book cover of South to America: A Journey Below the Mason-Dixon to Understand the Soul of a Nation by Imani Perry

South to America

by Imani Perry

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1 Time 2022 Bestseller Book cover of How We Can Win: Race, History and Changing the Money Game That’s Rigged by Kimberly Jones

How We Can Win

by Kimberly Jones

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1 Time 2022 Bestseller Book cover of Koshersoul by Michael W. Twitty

Koshersoul

by Michael W. Twitty

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1 Time 2022 Bestseller Book cover of Reparations on Fire: How and Why it’s Spreading Across America by Nkechi Taifa

Reparations on Fire

by Nkechi Taifa

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1 Time 2022 Bestseller Book cover of His Name Is George Floyd: One Man’s Life and the Struggle for Racial Justice by Robert Samuels and Toluse Olorunnipa

His Name Is George Floyd

by Robert Samuels and Toluse Olorunnipa

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1 Time 2022 Bestseller Book cover of You Don’t Know Us Negroes And Other Essays by Zora Neale Hurston, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (editor), M. Genevieve West (editor)

You Don’t Know Us Negroes And Other Essays

by Zora Neale Hurston, et al.

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