The latest top selling paperback nonfiction books from Indie Bound
September 25th, 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 Isabel Wilkerson (Vintage, ISBN: 9780679763888); Last week: 2; Weeks on List: 33 "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 Ruth Bader Ginsburg (S&S, ISBN: 9781501145254); Weeks on List: 37 "Ruth Bader Ginsburg's first book after becoming a Supreme Court Justice in 1993 is a witty, engaging, and serious collection of writings and speeches."
by Ijeoma Oluo (Seal Press, ISBN: 9781580058827); Last week: 3; Weeks on List: 17 "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 Richard Rothstein (Liveright, ISBN: 9781631494536); Last week: 9; Weeks on List: 21 "Rothstein's powerful book describes how the American government systematically imposed residential segregation."
by Zadie Smith (Penguin, ISBN: 9780593297612); Last week: 7; Weeks on List: 8 "Deeply personal and powerfully moving, a short and timely series of reflective essays by one of the most clear-sighted and essential writers of our time."
by James Baldwin (Vintage, ISBN: 9780679744726); Last week: 10; Weeks on List: 16 "At once a powerful evocation of James Baldwin's early life in Harlem and a disturbing examination of the consequences of racial injustice."
by Michelle Alexander (New Press, ISBN: 9781620971932); Last week: 6; Weeks on List: 17 "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 Resmaa Menakem (Central Recovery Press, ISBN: 9781942094470); Last week: 15; Weeks on List: 12 "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 Trevor Noah (One World, ISBN: 9780399588198); Last week: 11; 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."