The latest top selling paperback nonfiction books from Indie Bound
October 20th, 2019
by Yuval Noah Harari (Harper Perennial, ISBN: 9780062316110); Last week: 1; 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 Susan Orlean (S&S, ISBN: 9781476740195); Last week: 3; Weeks on List: 2 "Orlean's book is a dazzling love letter to a beloved institution--and an investigation into one of its greatest mysteries."
by David Sedaris (Back Bay, ISBN: 9780316392426); Last week: 2; Weeks on List: 18 "Calypso is simultaneously Sedaris's darkest and warmest book yet--and it just might be his very best."
by Ben Macintyre (Broadway Books, ISBN: 9781101904213); Last week: 5; Weeks on List: 10 "Macintyre tells the incredible true story of Oleg Gordievsky, the Russian whose secret work helped hasten the end of the Cold War."
by Trevor Noah (Spiegel & Grau, ISBN: 9780399588198); Last week: 6; Weeks on List: 32 "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 Yuval Noah Harari (Spiegel & Grau, ISBN: 9780525512196); Last week: 4; Weeks on List: 8 "The bestselling author of Sapiens turns to the present to make sense of today's most pressing issues."
by Doris Kearns Goodwin (S&S, ISBN: 9781476795935); Last week: 9; Weeks on List: 2 "In this culmination of five decades of acclaimed studies in presidential history, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin offers an illuminating exploration of the early development, growth, and exercise of leadership."
by Harvard Business Review (Harvard Business Review Press, ISBN: 9781633694361); Last week: 7; Weeks on List: * "Ten articles from the Harvard Business Review to help you build your emotional strength and resilience--and to achieve high performance."
by Brene Brown (Random House, ISBN: 9780812985818); Last week: 8; Weeks on List: 7 "A timely and important book that challenges everything we think we know about cultivating true belonging in our communities, organizations, and culture."
by Robin DiAngelo (Beacon Press, ISBN: 9780807047415); Last week: 10; Weeks on List: 42 "DiAngelo explores the counterproductive reactions white people have when their assumptions about race are challenged, and how these reactions maintain racial inequality."