The latest top selling paperback nonfiction books from Indie Bound
July 4th, 2020
by Robin DiAngelo (Beacon Press, ISBN: 9780807047415); Last week: 1; 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 Ijeoma Oluo (Seal Press, ISBN: 9781580058827); Last week: 2; Weeks on List: 5 "Oluo guides readers of all races in an attempt to make the seemingly impossible possible: honest conversations about race and racism, and how they infect almost every aspect of American life."
by Ibram X. Kendi (Bold Type Books, ISBN: 9781568585987); Last week: 3; Weeks on List: 5 "Kendi's National Book Award winning history of how racist ideas were created, spread, and deeply rooted in American society."
by Michelle Alexander (New Press, ISBN: 9781620971932); Last week: 4; Weeks on List: 5 "The tenth-anniversary edition of Alexander's iconic book discusses the impact the book has had and the state of the criminal justice reform movement today."
by Bryan Stevenson (One World, ISBN: 9780593133934); Last week: 5; Weeks on List: 26 "A powerful true story about the potential for mercy to redeem us, and a clarion call to fix our broken system of justice. Now a major motion picture."
by James Baldwin (Vintage, ISBN: 9780679744726); Last week: 8; Weeks on List: 4 "At once a powerful evocation of James Baldwin's early life in Harlem and a disturbing examination of the consequences of racial injustice."
by Isabel Wilkerson (Vintage, ISBN: 9780679763888); Last week: 15; Weeks on List: 21 "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 Richard Rothstein (Liveright, ISBN: 9781631494536); Last week: 7; Weeks on List: 9 "Rothstein's powerful book describes how the American government systematically imposed residential segregation."
by Trevor Noah (One World, ISBN: 9780399588198); Last week: 6; 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 Beverly Daniel Tatum (Basic Books, ISBN: 9780465060689); Last week: 9; Weeks on List: 3 "The fully revised edition of this classic book on the psychology of racism is essential reading for anyone seeking to understand the dynamics of race in America."