The latest top selling paperback nonfiction books from Indie Bound
December 9th, 2019
by Greta Thunberg (Penguin, ISBN: 9780143133568); Last week: 1; Weeks on List: 3 "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: 2; 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 David Sedaris (Back Bay, ISBN: 9780316392426); Last week: 3; Weeks on List: 25 "Calypso is simultaneously Sedaris's darkest and warmest book yet--and it just might be his very best."
by Susan Orlean (S&S, ISBN: 9781476740195); Last week: 4; Weeks on List: 9 "Orlean's book is a dazzling love letter to a beloved institution--and an investigation into one of its greatest mysteries."
by Trevor Noah (Spiegel & Grau, ISBN: 9780399588198); Last week: 11; Weeks on List: 39 "Noah's compelling, inspiring, and comically sublime coming-of-age memoir is set during the twilight of apartheid and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed."
by Jon Krakauer (Anchor, ISBN: 9781984897695); Last week: 7; Weeks on List: 4 "Spanning an extraordinary range of subjects and locations, these 10 gripping essays show why Jon Krakauer is considered a standard-bearer of modern journalism."
by Hampton Sides (Anchor, ISBN: 9781101971215); Last week: 5; Weeks on List: 5 "A chronicle of the extraordinary feats of heroism by Marines called on to do the impossible during the greatest battle of the Korean War."
by Mary Oliver (Penguin, ISBN: 9780143130086); Last week: 9; Weeks on List: 5 "Upstream is a collection of essays in which Mary Oliver reflects on her willingness, as a young child and as an adult, to lose herself within the beauty and mysteries of both the natural world and the world of literature."
by Harvard Business Review, et al. (Harvard Business School Press, ISBN: 9781422157992); Last week: 6; Weeks on List: * "A collection of Harvard Business Review articles to help you maximize yourself."
by Yuval Noah Harari (Spiegel & Grau, ISBN: 9780525512196); Last week: 8; Weeks on List: 15 "The bestselling author of Sapiens turns to the present to make sense of today's most pressing issues."