The latest top selling paperback nonfiction books from Indie Bound
October 27th, 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."
by Bessel van der Kolk (Penguin, ISBN: 9780143127741); Last week: 3; Weeks on List: * "van der Kolk transforms our understanding of trauma and offers a bold new paradigm for healing."
by Malcolm Gladwell (Back Bay, ISBN: 9780316299220); Last week: 4; Weeks on List: 3 "Gladwell offers a powerful examination of our interactions with strangers--and why they often go wrong."
by Timothy Snyder, Nora Krug (Illus.) (Ten Speed Press, ISBN: 9781984859150); Last week: 2; Weeks on List: 2 "A graphic edition of historian Timothy Snyder's bestselling book of lessons for surviving and resisting America's arc toward authoritarianism, featuring the visual storytelling talents of renowned illustrator Nora Krug."
by Merlin Sheldrake (Random House, ISBN: 9780525510321); Last week: 6; Weeks on List: 27 "In Entangled Life, biologist Merlin Sheldrake shows us the world from a fungal point of view, providing an exhilarating change of perspective."
by David Sedaris (Back Bay, ISBN: 9780316242400); Last week: 5; Weeks on List: 6 "The Best of Me spans a career spent watching and learning and laughing--quite often at himself--and invites readers deep into the world of one of the most brilliant and original writers of our time."
by Old Farmer's Almanac (Ed.) (Old Farmer's Almanac, ISBN: 9781571988935); Last week: 7; Weeks on List: 8 "The annual almanac of weather, astrology, calendars, gardening tips, home remedies, and more all presented in the inimitably useful and humorous way it has done since 1792."
by Ed Yong, Jaime Green (Eds.) (Mariner Books, ISBN: 9780358400066); Weeks on List: 1 "Bestselling author and renowned science journalist Ed Yong compiles the best science and nature writing of the year."
by Timothy Snyder (Crown, ISBN: 9780804190114); Last week: 8; Weeks on List: * "Today, our political order faces new threats, not unlike the totalitarianism of the 20th century. We are no wiser than the Europeans who saw democracy yield to fascism, Nazism, or communism. Our one advantage is that we might learn from their experience."
by Yuval Noah Harari (Harper Perennial, ISBN: 9780062316110); Last week: 10; 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."