NYT Bestsellers - Paperback Nonfiction

Adult Paperback Nonfiction

  1. The Great Influenza by John M Barry
  2. The Body Keeps the Score by Bessel van der Kolk
  3. A Woman of No Importance by Sonia Purnell
  4. White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo
  5. Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari
  6. Born a Crime by Trevor Noah
  7. Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson
  8. Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer
  9. Unorthodox by Deborah Feldman
  10. The Pioneers by David McCullough
  11. Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman
  12. Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell
  13. Grit by Angela Duckworth
  14. Being Mortal by Atul Gawande
  15. 21 Lessons for the 21st Century by Yuval Noah Harari
The Great Influenza: The Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9780143036494
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Published: Penguin Books - October 4th, 2005

#1 New York Times bestseller

“Barry will teach you almost everything you need to know about one of the deadliest outbreaks in human history.”—Bill Gates, GatesNotes.com

"Monumental... an authoritative and disturbing morality tale."—Chicago Tribune 


The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9780143127741
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Published: Penguin Books - September 8th, 2015

#1 New York Times bestseller

“Essential reading for anyone interested in understanding and treating traumatic stress and the scope of its impact on society.” —Alexander McFarlane, Director of the Centre for Traumatic Stress Studies


A Woman of No Importance: The Untold Story of the American Spy Who Helped Win World War II Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780735225312
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Published: Penguin Books - March 24th, 2020

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Chosen as a BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR by NPR, the New York Public Library, Amazon, the Seattle Times, the Washington Independent Review of Books, PopSugar, the Minneapolis Star Tribune, BookBrowse, the Spectator, and the Times of London


White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780807047415
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Published: Beacon Press - June 26th, 2018

The New York Times best-selling book exploring the counterproductive reactions white people have when their assumptions about race are challenged, and how these reactions maintain racial inequality.


Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9780062316110
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Published: Harper Perennial - May 15th, 2018

Official U.S. edition with full color illustrations throughout.

#1 New York Times Bestseller

The Summer Reading Pick for President Barack Obama, Bill Gates, and Mark Zuckerberg,  now available as a beautifully packaged paperback


Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780399588198
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Published: One World - February 12th, 2019

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The compelling, inspiring, and comically sublime story of one man’s coming-of-age, set during the twilight of apartheid and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed


Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780812984965
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Published: One World - August 18th, 2015

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING MICHAEL B. JORDAN AND JAMIE FOXX • A powerful true story about the potential for mercy to redeem us, and a clarion call to fix our broken system of justice—from one of the most brilliant and influential lawyers of our time.


Braiding Sweetgrass Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781571313560
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Published: Milkweed Editions - September 1st, 2014

A New York Times Bestseller
A Washington Post Bestseller
Named a "Best Essay Collection of the Decade" by Literary Hub


Unorthodox: The Scandalous Rejection of My Hasidic Roots Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781439187012
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Published: Simon & Schuster - October 2nd, 2012

Now a Netflix original series!


The Pioneers: The Heroic Story of the Settlers Who Brought the American Ideal West Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781501168703
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Published: Simon & Schuster - May 5th, 2020

The #1 New York Times bestseller by Pulitzer Prize–winning historian David McCullough rediscovers an important chapter in the American story that’s “as resonant today as ever” (The Wall Street Journal)—the settling of the Northwest Territory by courageous pioneers who overcame incredible hardships to build a community based on ideals that would


Thinking, Fast and Slow Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780374533557
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - April 2nd, 2013

Major New York Times bestseller
Winner of the National Academy of Sciences Best Book Award in 2012
Selected by the New York Times Book Review as one of the ten best books of 2011
A Globe and Mail Best Books of the Year 2011 Title
One of The Economist's 2011 Books of the Year


Outliers: The Story of Success Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316017930
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Published: Back Bay Books - June 7th, 2011

Learn what sets high achievers apart -- from Bill Gates to the Beatles -- in this #1 bestseller from "a singular talent" (New York Times Book Review).


Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781501111112
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Published: Scribner - August 21st, 2018

In this instant New York Times bestseller, Angela Duckworth shows anyone striving to succeed that the secret to outstanding achievement is not talent, but a special blend of passion and persistence she calls “grit.” “Inspiration for non-geniuses everywhere” (People).

The daughter of a scientist who frequently noted her lack of “genius,&rdqu


Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781250076229
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Published: Picador - September 5th, 2017

Named a Best Book of the Year by The Washington Post, The New York Times Book Review, NPR, and Chicago Tribune, now in paperback with a new reading group guide


21 Lessons for the 21st Century Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780525512196
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Published: Random House - August 20th, 2019

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • In Sapiens, he explored our past. In Homo Deus, he looked to our future. Now, one of the most innovative thinkers on the planet turns to the present to make sense of today’s most pressing issues.