The latest top selling paperback nonfiction books from Indie Bound
January 28th, 2020
by Bryan Stevenson (Spiegel & Grau, ISBN: 9780593133934); Last week: 2; Weeks on List: 6 "A powerful true story about the potential for mercy to redeem us, and a clarion call to fix our broken system of justice. Now a major motion picture."
by Greta Thunberg (Penguin, ISBN: 9780143133568); Last week: 1; Weeks on List: 10 "The groundbreaking speeches of Greta Thunberg, the young climate activist who has become the voice of a generation, including her historic address to the United Nations."
by Yuval Noah Harari (Harper Perennial, ISBN: 9780062316110); Last week: 3; Weeks on List: * "A groundbreaking narrative of humanity's creation and evolution that explores the ways in which biology and history have defined us and enhanced our understanding of what it means to be human."
by Zora Neale Hurston (Amistad, ISBN: 9780062748218); Last week: 7; Weeks on List: 2 "Zora Neale Hurston brilliantly illuminates the horror and injustices of slavery in this true story of one of the last-known survivors of the Atlantic slave trade."
by David Sedaris (Back Bay, ISBN: 9780316392426); Last week: 4; Weeks on List: 32 "Calypso is simultaneously Sedaris's darkest and warmest book yet--and it just might be his very best."
by David W. Blight (S&S, ISBN: 9781416590323); Last week: 8; Weeks on List: 2 "Blight's definitive and dramatic biography of Frederick Douglass, the escaped slave who became the greatest orator of his day and one of the leading abolitionists and writers of the era."
by Nassim Nicholas Taleb (Random House, ISBN: 9780425284643); Last week: 13; Weeks on List: 2 "Taleb challenges many of our long-held beliefs about risk and reward, politics and religion, finance and personal responsibility."
by Michael Lewis (Norton, ISBN: 9780393357455); Last week: 5; Weeks on List: 7 "Lewis examines what the consequences are if the people given control over our government have no idea how it works."
by Susan Orlean (S&S, ISBN: 9781476740195); Last week: 6; Weeks on List: 16 "Orlean's book is a dazzling love letter to a beloved institution--and an investigation into one of its greatest mysteries."
by Toni Morrison (Vintage, ISBN: 9780525562795); Weeks on List: 1 "A rich gathering of Morrison's essays, speeches, and meditations on society, culture, and art, spanning four decades."