The latest top selling paperback nonfiction books from Indie Bound
May 29th, 2022
by Robin Wall Kimmerer (Milkweed Editions, ISBN: 9781571313560); Last week: 1; Weeks on List: * "Drawing on her life as an Indigenous scientist, and as a woman, Kimmerer shows how other living beings offer us gifts and lessons, even if we've forgotten how to hear their voices."
by bell hooks (Morrow, ISBN: 9780060959470); Last week: 3; Weeks on List: 29 "All About Love is a revelation about what causes a polarized society and how to heal the divisions that cause suffering."
by Bessel van der Kolk (Penguin, ISBN: 9780143127741); Last week: 2; Weeks on List: * "van der Kolk transforms our understanding of trauma and offers a bold new paradigm for healing."
4. A Swim in a Pond in the Rain: In Which Four Russians Give a Master Class on Writing, Reading, and Life
by George Saunders (Random House, ISBN: 9781984856036); Last week: 4; Weeks on List: 6 "Saunders' book is a literary master class on what makes great stories work and what they can tell us about ourselves--and our world today."
by Erik Larson (Crown, ISBN: 9780385348737); Last week: 5; Weeks on List: 14 "Larson's fresh and compelling portrait of Winston Churchill and London during the Blitz."
by Suleika Jaouad (Random House, ISBN: 9780399588600); Last week: 9; Weeks on List: 12 "A searing, deeply moving memoir of illness and recovery that traces one young woman's journey from diagnosis to remission and, ultimately, a road trip of healing and self-discovery."
by Art Spiegelman (Pantheon, ISBN: 9780394747231); Last week: 7; Weeks on List: 17 "A brutally moving work of art--widely hailed as the greatest graphic novel ever written--Maus recounts the chilling experiences of the author's father during the Holocaust."
by Tara Westover (Random House, ISBN: 9780399590528); Last week: 6; Weeks on List: 15 "Westover's unforgettable memoir about growing up, being kept out of school, leaving her survivalist family, and going on to earn a PhD from Cambridge University."
by Merlin Sheldrake (Random House, ISBN: 9780525510321); Last week: 8; Weeks on List: * "In Entangled Life, biologist Merlin Sheldrake shows us the world from a fungal point of view, providing an exhilarating change of perspective."
by Bernadette Banner (Page Street Publishing, ISBN: 9781645674863); Weeks on List: 1 "Whether you are just getting started with sustainable fashion and need to alter your new secondhand finds, or you want an introduction to sewing techniques for making your own clothes, Bernadette Banner guides you through all the traditional stitches and techniques you need to extend the life of your favorite pieces and take fashion into your own hands."