The latest top selling paperback nonfiction books from Indie Bound
February 25th, 2021

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."
Author: Robin Wall Kimmerer
by Bill Bryson (Anchor Books, ISBN: 9780804172721); Last week: 2; Weeks on List: 4 "Bryson takes us on a head-to-toe tour of the marvel that is the human body. As addictive as it is comprehensive, this is Bryson at his very best, a must-read owner's manual for everybody."
Author: Bill Bryson
by Bessel van der Kolk (Penguin, ISBN: 9780143127741); Last week: 4; Weeks on List: 21 "van der Kolk transforms our understanding of trauma and offers a bold new paradigm for healing."
Author: Bessel van der Kolk
by Isabel Wilkerson (Vintage, ISBN: 9780679763888); Last week: 5; Weeks on List: * "Pulitzer Prize-winner Wilkerson's chronicle of the decades-long migration of Black citizens who fled the South in search of a better life."
Author: Isabel Wilkerson
by Sonya Renee Taylor (Berrett-Koehler, ISBN: 9781523090990); Last week: 3; Weeks on List: 2 "World-renowned activist and poet Sonya Renee Taylor invites us to reconnect with the radical origins of our minds and bodies and celebrate our collective, enduring strength."
Author: Sonya Renee Taylor
by Resmaa Menakem (Central Recovery Press, ISBN: 9781942094470); Last week: 11; Weeks on List: 23 "In this groundbreaking book, therapist Resmaa Menakem examines the damage caused by racism in America from the perspective of trauma and body-centered psychology."
Author: Resmaa Menakem
by Jenny Odell (Melville House, ISBN: 9781612198552); Last week: 13; Weeks on List: 8 "An action plan for thinking outside of capitalist narratives of efficiency and techno-determinism. Provocative, timely, and utterly persuasive, this book will change how you see your place in our world."
Author: Jenny Odell
by James Baldwin (Vintage, ISBN: 9780679744726); Last week: 14; Weeks on List: 30 "At once a powerful evocation of James Baldwin's early life in Harlem and a disturbing examination of the consequences of racial injustice."
Author: James Baldwin
by Kamala Harris (Penguin, ISBN: 9780525560739); Last week: 6; Weeks on List: 24 "Vice President Harris looks at the core truths that unite us, and the long struggle to discern what those truths are and how best to act upon them."
Author: Kamala Harris
by Robin DiAngelo (Beacon Press, ISBN: 9780807047415); Last week: 8; Weeks on List: * "DiAngelo explores the counterproductive reactions white people have when their assumptions about race are challenged, and how these reactions maintain racial inequality."
Author: Robin DiAngelo