The latest top selling paperback nonfiction books from Indie Bound
February 25th, 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 Bill Bryson (Anchor Books, ISBN: 9780804172721); Last week: 2; Weeks on List: 4 "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 Bessel van der Kolk (Penguin, ISBN: 9780143127741); Last week: 4; Weeks on List: 21 "van der Kolk transforms our understanding of trauma and offers a bold new paradigm for healing."
by Isabel Wilkerson (Vintage, ISBN: 9780679763888); Last week: 5; Weeks on List: * "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 Sonya Renee Taylor (Berrett-Koehler, ISBN: 9781523090990); Last week: 3; Weeks on List: 2 "World-renowned activist and poet Sonya Renee Taylor invites us to reconnect with the radical origins of our minds and bodies and celebrate our collective, enduring strength."
by Resmaa Menakem (Central Recovery Press, ISBN: 9781942094470); Last week: 11; Weeks on List: 23 "In this groundbreaking book, therapist Resmaa Menakem examines the damage caused by racism in America from the perspective of trauma and body-centered psychology."
by Jenny Odell (Melville House, ISBN: 9781612198552); Last week: 13; Weeks on List: 8 "An action plan for thinking outside of capitalist narratives of efficiency and techno-determinism. Provocative, timely, and utterly persuasive, this book will change how you see your place in our world."
by James Baldwin (Vintage, ISBN: 9780679744726); Last week: 14; Weeks on List: 30 "At once a powerful evocation of James Baldwin's early life in Harlem and a disturbing examination of the consequences of racial injustice."
by Kamala Harris (Penguin, ISBN: 9780525560739); Last week: 6; Weeks on List: 24 "Vice President 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 Robin DiAngelo (Beacon Press, ISBN: 9780807047415); Last week: 8; 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."