The latest top selling paperback nonfiction books from Indie Bound
August 1st, 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 van der Kolk, Bessel M.D. (Penguin, ISBN: 9780143127741); Last week: 2; Weeks on List: 43 "van der Kolk transforms our understanding of trauma and offers a bold new paradigm for healing."
by Merlin Sheldrake (Random House, ISBN: 9780525510321); Last week: 3; Weeks on List: 15 "In Entangled Life, biologist Merlin Sheldrake shows us the world from a fungal point of view, providing an exhilarating change of perspective."
by Bill Bryson (Anchor, ISBN: 9780804172721); Last week: 5; Weeks on List: 26 "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."
by Yuval Noah Harari (Harper Perennial, ISBN: 9780062316110); Last week: 6; 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 Ayana Elizabeth Johnson, Katharine K. Wilkinson Wilkinson (Eds.) (One World, ISBN: 9780593237083); Weeks on List: 1 "Provocative and illuminating essays from women at the forefront of the climate movement who are harnessing truth, courage, and solutions to lead humanity forward."
by Helen Macdonald (Grove Press, ISBN: 9780802158673); Last week: 10; Weeks on List: 2 "Macdonald's collection of essays is a captivating and foundational book about observation, fascination, time, memory, love, and loss and how we make sense of the world around us."
by Don Miguel Ruiz (Amber-Allen, ISBN: 9781878424310); Last week: 9; Weeks on List: * "A practical guide to personal freedom, outlining a way of life rooted in traditional Toltec beliefs."
by Mikki Kendall (Penguin, ISBN: 9780525560562); Last week: 7; Weeks on List: 22 "A potent and electrifying critique of today's feminist movement announcing a fresh new voice in Black feminism."
by Trevor Noah (One World, ISBN: 9780399588198); Last week: 4; 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."