The latest top selling paperback nonfiction books from Indie Bound
November 29th, 2020
by Robin Wall Kimmerer (Milkweed Editions, ISBN: 9781571313560); Last week: 2; Weeks on List: 50 "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 Kamala Harris (Penguin, ISBN: 9780525560739); Last week: 1; Weeks on List: 11 "Vice President-elect 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."
by Ruth Bader Ginsburg (S&S, ISBN: 9781501145254); Last week: 3; Weeks on List: 46 "Ruth Bader Ginsburg's first book after becoming a Supreme Court Justice in 1993 is a witty, engaging, and serious collection of writings and speeches."
by Yuval Noah Harari (Harper Perennial, ISBN: 9780062316110); Last week: 12; 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 Isabel Wilkerson (Vintage, ISBN: 9780679763888); Last week: 5; Weeks on List: 42 "Pulitzer Prize-winner Wilkerson's chronicle of the decades-long migration of Black citizens who fled the South in search of a better life."
by Dan Rather, Elliot Kirschner (Algonquin Books, ISBN: 9781616209940); Last week: 8; Weeks on List: 4 "With this collection of essays, venerated journalist Rather reminds us of the principles upon which the United States was founded."
by Richard Rothstein (Liveright, ISBN: 9781631494536); Last week: 9; Weeks on List: 30 "Rothstein's powerful book describes how the American government systematically imposed residential segregation."
by Trevor Noah (One World, ISBN: 9780399588198); Last week: 7; Weeks on List: * "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 Robin DiAngelo (Beacon Press, ISBN: 9780807047415); Last week: 4; 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."
by Pete Souza (Voracious, ISBN: 9780316458214); Weeks on List: 3 "By the bestselling author of Obama: An Intimate Portrait, a potent commentary on the presidency--and our country."