The latest top selling paperback nonfiction books from Indie Bound
September 30th, 2023
by David Grann (Vintage, ISBN: 9780307742483); Last week: 1; Weeks on List: * "Grann's twisting and haunting true-life murder mystery about one of the most monstrous crimes in American history."
by Ed Yong (Random House, ISBN: 9780593133255); Last week: 3; Weeks on List: 4 "Every kind of animal, including humans, is enclosed within its own unique sensory bubble, perceiving but a tiny sliver of our immense world. In An Immense World, science journalist Ed Yong helps us to experience the skeins of scent, waves of electromagnetism, and pulses of pressure that other animals perceive."
by Robin Wall Kimmerer (Milkweed Editions, ISBN: 9781571313560); Last week: 2; 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 Michelle Zauner (Vintage, ISBN: 9781984898951); Last week: 6; Weeks on List: 26 "From the indie rock star of Japanese Breakfast, an unflinching, powerful memoir about growing up Korean American, losing her mother, and forging her own identity."
by Kai Bird, Martin J. Sherwin (Vintage, ISBN: 9780375726262); Last week: 4; Weeks on List: 14 "A deep, fantastic look at the complex physicist and father of the atomic bomb."
by bell hooks (Morrow, ISBN: 9780060959470); Last week: 7; Weeks on List: * "All About Love is a revelation about what causes a polarized society and how to heal the divisions that cause suffering."
by Bessel van der Kolk, M.D. (Penguin, ISBN: 9780143127741); Last week: 5; Weeks on List: * "van der Kolk transforms our understanding of trauma and offers a bold new paradigm for healing."
by Hua Hsu (Anchor, ISBN: 9780593315200); Last week: 8; Weeks on List: 2 "From The New Yorker staff writer Hua Hsu, a gripping memoir on friendship, grief, the search for self, and the solace that can be found through art. Winner of the 2023 Pulitzer Prize in Memoir."
by Javier Zamora (Hogarth, ISBN: 9780593498088); Last week: 9; Weeks on List: 16 "A young poet tells the unforgettable story of his harrowing migration from El Salvador to the United States at the age of nine in this moving, page-turning memoir."
by Old Farmer's Almanac (Old Farmer's Almanac, ISBN: 9781571989529); Last week: 10; Weeks on List: 4 "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."