The latest top selling paperback nonfiction books from Indie Bound
October 3rd, 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 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 bell hooks (Morrow, ISBN: 9780060959470); Last week: 2; Weeks on List: 47 "All About Love is a revelation about what causes a polarized society and how to heal the divisions that cause suffering."
by Mary Roach (Norton, ISBN: 9781324036128); Last week: 4; Weeks on List: 4 "Roach's irresistible investigation into the unpredictable world where wildlife and humans meet."
by Suzanne Simard (Vintage, ISBN: 9780525565994); Last week: 6; Weeks on List: 14 "Simard brings us into the intimate world of trees to illuminate fascinating and vital truths--that trees are not simply the source of timber or pulp, but are a complicated, interdependent circle of life."
by Old Farmer's Almanac (Old Farmer's Almanac, ISBN: 9781571989215); Last week: 5; Weeks on List: 3 "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 Thich Nhat Hanh, Jason DeAntonis (Illus.) (Parallax Press, ISBN: 9781952692178); Last week: 7; Weeks on List: 10 "Written with characteristic simplicity and kindness, these wise meditations teach us that by practicing mindfulness in daily life, we are cultivating the power of concentration and fostering the conditions that bring insight, liberating us from misperceptions and misunderstanding."
by Maia Kobabe (Oni Press, ISBN: 9781549304002); Weeks on List: 3 "Started as a way to explain to eir family what it means to be nonbinary and asexual, Gender Queer is more than a personal story: it is a useful and touching guide on gender identity--what it means and how to think about it--for advocates, friends, and humans everywhere."
by Ross Gay (Algonquin Books, ISBN: 9781643753287); Last week: 13; Weeks on List: 2 "Gay's spirited collection of essays reminds us of the purpose and pleasure of praising, extolling, and celebrating ordinary wonders."
by Tara Westover (Random House, ISBN: 9780399590528); Last week: 8; Weeks on List: 33 "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."